Benefits of a Cold Swim

Benefits of a Cold Swim

Ice Ice Baby! I grew up in a tropical climate. To say I’ve experienced cold weather is a stretch. So when my husbands lovely Danish Aunt Eva told me she swims in the ocean year round, I was shocked. The water in Northern Europe is COLD! But according to Aunt Eva, cold swims keep her healthy. There is a lot of research that backs up the health benefits of […]

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Exercise and Endorphins

Exercise and Endorphins

Biking to Denmark! My husband and I decided to get some exercise and bike from Sweden to Denmark. The distance for our route seemed manageable…70 kilometers, 43 miles spit over two days.  Especially since we have family at the half way point and would have an extra two days to rest in between. The bike paths were really beautiful! However the weather was not in our favor and […]

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Freedom from Self-Doubt – TED Talk

Freedom from Self-Doubt – TED Talk

Create Your Own Miracle…Freedom from Self-Doubt! I’ve been trying to get in the habit of watching a few inspiring TED Talks per week. As the saying goes, the  quality of what you put in your mind determines the quality of what comes out! This week I came across B.J. Davis’ talk, “Freedom from Self-Doubt”. I wanted to notate a few of his statements in hopes that you […]

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Words Have Power…Use With Care!

Words Have Power…Use With Care!

Words Have Power! We all know this to be true when someone speaks badly of us. The blow from words can hit harder than a blow from a fist and recovery time for emotions can be longer than physical injuries. On the contrast, we also know the power of someone saying kind words and giving encouragement. But we rarely think about the words we are speaking […]

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Take Time to Smell the Roses!

Take Time to Smell the Roses!

Look for the Roses! “One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.” – Dale Carnegie We often get caught up in all the things we need to do […]

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Jade Facial Roller

Jade Facial Roller

The Jade Facial Roller I just bought a jade facial roller and so far, I love this thing. It feels great on the skin and is very relaxing. The roller is suppose to: Improve blood circulation and skin tone Improve elasticity of the skin Promote lymphatic drainage Reduce puffiness and wrinkles Reduce dark under eye circles Eliminating toxins The jade roller can also tighten pores […]

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Gratitude Journal – A Better Life Is An Entry Away!

Gratitude Journal – A Better Life Is An Entry Away!

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” -Denis Waitley One of my New Year’s Resolutions is starting a gratitude journal! I’ve been reading a lot written about the power of gratitude. It turns out that how we feel about our lives really matters. Believing that we have a wonderful life full of […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! Time to make New Year’s Resolutions! With 2017 right around the corner, it’s a good time to reflect upon 2016. What went right, what could have been better? I usually take a few days to reflect before the New Year and set resolutions. It’s a good idea to not only set healthy goals for the New Year, but goals that foster where your headed in life. […]

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Mental Health – Deprex for Depression

Mental Health – Deprex for Depression

Deprex Mood Enhancer: Homeopathic Medicine I’ve suffered with depression all my life…minor, major, short episodes to years of struggling. When I was young, doctors put me on prescription medication. For me, the medications really didn’t work. The best they did was make me feel numb, but with side effects. Next thing you know, one pill became three and I was spiraling worse than before. I decided to turn […]

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Morning Routines and Why You Should Have One

Morning Routines and Why You Should Have One

“If you win the morning, you win the day!” I forget where I first read about morning routines. As a remote employee for many years and now someone who is self-employed, I know first hand the importance of routines, especially when it comes to starting the day! In college, I actually had good routines, partly out of necessity. After graduation however, I was a work from home […]

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