Well friends, this is so fun for me to share info, and support you in making great switches to cleaner and safer products. I am truly delighted to find ways to help you land on the right products for your journey, skin + budget. If you hear me say I "recommend" something, what I'm saying … Continue reading Mini-Manifesto
I woke up early this morning, with the sun in fact, hungry for a fresh perspective before hitting "send" on this newsletter. I read an excerpt from Seven Sacred Pauses, and was reminded of how the morning is not simply about waking up my physical body, but awakening my spirit to the possibilities that await … Continue reading on my nightstand + in my ears
The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you; don't go back to sleep. - Jalaluddin Rumi We were packing up to leave our campsite at 3am and I was exhausted, cursing the 3-day-ago-Leah who thought it was a good idea to go camping with a baby and a toddler. As I carried Oakley … Continue reading Perspective
I recently started using Beautycounter products, and I honestly don't think I've ever been this kind to my skin (seriously.). I quickly jumped in and joined as a consultant because I believe in using my voice and my dollar to change a terribly unregulated industry (no new legislation since 1938). You can buy their products … Continue reading Skincare Journey
Here's a short article about ways to set boundaries by my bestie, BB. I'm dreaming of my own space to craft (or nap) sans interruptions. Aren't these dreamy?! This is one of the most beautifully illustrated, and intended children's books I've read lately. I've been so encouraged by sacred practices like Aaron Niequist writes about … Continue reading on my nightstand + in my ears
If we do not transform our pain, we will most assuredly transmit it—usually to those closest to us: our family, our neighbors, our co-workers, and, invariably, the most vulnerable, our children. - Richard Rohr When my husband and I talked about growing our family, one of my biggest fears was that I would pass along … Continue reading Doing the work.
Cold Tangerines by Shauna Niequist The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah Building our House by Jonathan Bean The Midlife Unraveling by Brene Brown. I read this every so often when I need better words to describe some of my own midlife crisis (or midlife unraveling as she calls it). I love the Daily Meditations from … Continue reading on my nightstand and in my ears
Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue. - Rilke In some seasons, usually the one's wrought with the pesky and uncomfortable emotions like anxiety, frustration, grief, sadness, I notice I … Continue reading Outsourcing Wisdom
currently reading voraciously... or at a snail's pace You Belong Here by M.H. Clark The Sacred Enneagram by Chris Heuertz Open Mind, Open Heart by Fr. Thomas Keating What are you reading?
“True belonging is the spiritual practice of believing in and belonging to yourself so deeply that you can share your most authentic self with the world and find sacredness in both being a part of something and standing alone in the wilderness. True belonging doesn’t require you to change who you are; it requires you … Continue reading belonging.