Let’s practice some Hygge now that the cold is here and daylight hours are dwindling. You may have heard of Hygge last year, it was a big buzz word. To me, it is now a lifestyle. Hygge (pronounce it HOO GA) is basically the Danish way of contentment, coziness and happiness during the cold months. As someone who used to rebel against winter and complain … Continue reading Embracing the season with Hygge
It’s Fall. With less humidity in the air, you might already be seeing a change in your skin. And if not yet, you know it’s coming. Many women get dehydrated skin in the fall and winter months. This is not actually dry skin. Though you can also have dry skin year round. Confusing right? During these cold weather seasons, you will want to add oils … Continue reading Get glowing hydrated skin with oils and serums!
In the last few years , not only have I learned a lot about herbs, I’ve started taking many. Research on these herbs is pretty extensive in the world of holistic remedies. Most have been used thousands of years. How do you know if you might need to take some herbs? Well, how’s your gut health? Do you have any inflammation in your body? Need … Continue reading Herbal Remedies for wellness
It’s my favorite month of the year- hot and summery July! But we all know as much as summer lovers love this month, there are some things to look out for and certain ways we have to treat our skin now, including the “bonuses” that come this month like bug bites, sunburns, poison ivy and rashes. Not to mention there’s messed up sleep schedules with … Continue reading Summer Skin Savers and Beach Bag must-haves!
A simple list of wellness habits to add to your life to nurture your mind, body, and spirit. Remember, experts often say it takes 21 days to form a new habit so give things time to adjust into your lifestyle. 1. Keep a gratitude journal. Write in it daily if you can. Choose 3 things a day that your are grateful for and write how … Continue reading 21 wellness habits to work on in 2021
We all know when we are in balance, we feel better. Yet sometimes we focus on taking care of certain parts of our lives and almost forget about the others. For each of us, some areas will come naturally and others we have to remember about and make sure to focus on. We definitely need a holistic balance. We should be choosing natural, organic solutions … Continue reading The Pillars of Health for mind, body, spirit balance
Do you have an old container in your cosmetic drawer with nail polishes from God -knows- when? Yeah, I did too. And I cleaned it out recently to replace them with new nail polishes that are known to have fewer chemicals. Many of us are doing nails at home now so why not make sure you have a good stash of safe polishes? You can … Continue reading Non Toxic is the new norm for nails
I’m pretty sure we all have some great beauty habits, with the wealth of online information we have access to. We all probably have some not-so-great habits too. What are your worst beauty habits? Any of these? Biting your nails and cuticles. This can be a hard to break habit. Some people have been doing it since childhood. Others do it when bored. Biting not only … Continue reading Conquering your worst beauty habits
Wellness is key this season, more than ever! And it’s not just about wearing a mask or staying away from people.Wellness starts with mindset, and conscious choices.It’s about feeding the mind, body and spirit with good. Good foods, good thoughts, good nurturing self care.It’s about keeping your passions alive and maybe exploring some new ones now, since many of us are home more. 7 Tips … Continue reading Top Tips for Self Care right now!
Here’s my top 10 product lists, from skincare to wellness products to things to do to feel and look better! Many of these are my personal favorites, many best sellers for a reason…so ,in no particular order… Top 10 skincare Wild Rose Beauty Balm– wonder balm for all skin types, a cult favorite from NYR Organic Frankincense Intense Age Defying Serum– Instantly smooths and works … Continue reading Top 10 lists for natural beauty and wellness!
Once a year many of us do our deep spring cleaning. This Spring, we’re home, pandemic style home. We’re cleaning maniacs, going through closets, attics, garages and drawers. Have you added your cosmetic drawer into your things-to-clean list? Whether it’s a cabinet, a bag or drawer, or like many of us, several places with various scattered cosmetics, it’s time to take a look at them. Some … Continue reading Have you Spring Cleaned your Cosmetic Drawer?
I’m sharing the top 4 posts of this past month from my Facebook group. Hope you get some value out of them- short and sweet, with some tips and a little positive inspiration ( I hope) Post 1– Tip: if you have sensitive skin and are trying a new product , try a little on that area of skin behind/under your ear. If no reaction … Continue reading Top posts of the month-skin, oils, Earthley and nature!
Meditation is a buzz word now with so many people doing it or trying it. Some give up after a few times though. It’s not always easy to sit and clear your mind. Personally, I find meditating with guided meditation apps is the best way for me. Have you tried any? Sometimes call mindfulness apps, they are such great tools that we (literally) have in … Continue reading Get Started Meditating with these Great Apps
Do you know what part of your body shows aging as much as your face (or possibly more)? Your hands. Take a look down. I know when I did I was a bit surprised. Now I am nurturing those babies as much as I do my face. Women spend hundreds of dollars a year on face creams to look younger. We use sunscreen, wear hats, … Continue reading Don’t forget your hands need love too
If you’re lucky enough to grow tomatoes, you know you’re always in for a huge treat late summer. Picked at the height of the season, a fresh tomato is a mouthwatering delight for many people, myself included. Not only do tomatoes taste incredible, they are known to have potential benefits to skin! Lycopene and beta carotene can help protect skin against damage and UV damage. … Continue reading Tomatoes- for meals and for skin!
Some people are lucky to have naturally flawless skin. But for most of us, it takes work to keep our skin looking its best. Are you guilty of any of these habits? And keep reading for 8 better choices you can make to improve the look, texture, tone and radiance of your skin. 1~ going to bed with make up on. Just no. Give … Continue reading 8 habits that are hurting your skin
Almost every week I post a selfcare sunday tip on my group. Not just for my friends and group members, but as a reminder for myself too- to slow down, end the weekend with some self care, and get ready for a new week with a relaxed state of mind and a well taken care of body. So I’m sharing 7 of my ideas here … Continue reading 7 Easy Self Care Ideas
With Earth Day falling the day after Easter this year, as well as on our school spring break, I noticed many friends were either still busy on vacation or visiting family, or cleaning up from a family Holiday. So with that in mind, we can make the rest of April “Earth month”, then really, if you think about it, earth year, and we can make … Continue reading Making Earth Day EVERY day
Embracing aging doesn’t mean we don’t want to look our best. Trust me I know. I’m on that fine line between embracing it, fighting it and just trying to live in the moment. When we feel young on the inside ( I do, do you?), we want our face and body to look youthful and glowing too! Though, yeah, I get it, not everyone is … Continue reading 6 Ways to Look Younger Naturally
Everything is energy. We all vibrate at a certain energy level and we can change that by simply doing different things and thinking different thoughts. Without getting into quantum physics , let’s just think of it as what we do, think, say and feel, we become. So if we want to become lighter, rather than that heavy sluggish energy we all carry time to time, … Continue reading 14 Ways to Raise your Vibration and Feel Better!
Isn’t it crazy how some days we go through life not noticing what’s around us? Distractions, both big and small, suck the moment out of us and before we know it, it’s bedtime. Some people are like that every day. Others used to be like that. But now live in more awareness. Which are you? Do you take the moment to notice the ocean waves … Continue reading Noticing
Despite some snow piles still on the ground here in New York, I feel Spring. Oh thank the Universe for this beautiful changing of the seasons! Every year around this time, I’m done. D. O. N. E. Done. I’ve had it with cold, with staying home, with dry skin, with lack of sun…and then, here it comes FINALLY, one day, the sun is shining, the … Continue reading Emerging into Spring
When it comes to beauty, cleaning and healing, there are a few multi purpose items that I just love!! To be honest, for the longest time I never even realized that you could use one product for literally dozens of uses. Now I have know about these things, I literally use all of them daily around here. Plus it makes me feel kinda crunchy too. … Continue reading 4 Clever Multi Purpose Natural Products from your Kitchen!
We all hear the term “wellness” pretty often nowadays, don’t we? It’s everywhere! What does it make you think of? Do you instantly think of physical well-being? Emotional? Both? Neither? Something else? Turns out wellness has a broad definition, but many people think of it simply as “being well”. That’s how I think of it- feeling well, being well, living well, sort of like a … Continue reading Balancing Your Five Areas of Wellness