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…
Beautycounter Product Credit 101
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
Boundaries of steel?
I sat in a counseling session some time ago, working on a relationship that matters a great deal to me, and I asked, “So, I’ve finally set these boundaries, but why do I still feel so angry and resentful?” Can you relate? You’ve done all this work to finally clarify what does and doesn’t work … Continue reading Boundaries of steel?
Dualistic thinking works well for the sake of simplification and conversation, but not for the sake of truth or the immense subtlety of actual personal experience. Most of us settle for quick and easy answers instead of any deep perception, which we leave to poets, philosophers, and prophets. - Richard Rohr When I was in … Continue reading Dualism
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
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
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