Oak with his hiking haul, preparing to summit the Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat. As we left the house for our daily post-breakfast walk I noticed something hanging from our mailbox. Oakley ran to retrieve a plastic egg, and discovered 4 chocolate pieces wrapped in foil. He wasn't sure what they were yet, but I … Continue reading Getting to “Yes!”
I LOVE diversity in my work, and for a long time I’ve viewed vocation as more of a mosaic; not wanting one job to satisfy all my vocational hopes and dreams. So I share the load between hobbies and income-producing activities these days. Shortly after I moved to Denver I taught a handful of yoga … Continue reading Vocation takes a vacation!
I’ve gone so many directions with my baking schedule over the years. When I first started baking sourdough I wouldn’t plan for the timing of it all and end up baking at midnight, or waking up to a loaf that fell after too long of a rise. It still happens, for sure, but here’s my … Continue reading Sourdough Baking Schedule
I'm almost a year in to being a consultant and I LOVE this company, and the opportunity, y'all. If you're like me, and started by saying I would not join as a consultant, I'm not here to convince you, but would love to debunk the myths by sharing my experience. I joined when my (now) … Continue reading Beautycounter Consultant 101
About 9 months ago I joined Beautycounter as a consultant - I bought the products because they were safer, but I moved to a consultant role because of the way this company lives out its mission to get safer products into the hands of everyone. A few days ago the House Energy and Commerce Committee's … Continue reading Social Impact From Your Couch
When we are mindful of our struggles, and respond to ourselves with compassion, kindness, and support in times of difficulty, things start to change. We can learn to embrace ourselves and our lives, despite inner and outer imperfections, and provide ourselves with the strength needed to thrive. Liz Gilbert wrote recently that another word for … Continue reading Taking Care…
For all you Band of Beauty Members: How is Product Credit accrued? How long does it last? How do I know my balance? Band of Beauty members earn 10% product credit on all qualifying purchases, every time you purchase! Product Credit expires 90 days from each original purchase date. Want to use your credit? Simply … Continue reading Beautycounter Product Credit 101
If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it's not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That's why it's your path. - Joseph Campbell The holidays often hold a mix of nostalgia, expectation, elation and disappointment for me. I want … Continue reading True Belonging
When the weather starts to shift in Colorado, I notice my skin feeling parched more quickly, particularly my hands and my face. So, here's what I've shifted. Holler back if you have any questions about how to tailor your routine for the winter. I adjust the frequency of using the Overnight Resurfacing Peel from 1-2 … Continue reading Winter Skin Routine for Yours Truly!
I'm intrigued about gender differences in the domestic realm, and committed to finding tools that nurture partnership (vs resentment!), and this interview was full of helpful perspective! I come back to this episode when I need a reminder to care for myself and receive goodness! I'm revisiting one of my favorite rituals, daily meditation through … Continue reading on my nightstand + in my ears