If a friend or family member has HG (hyperemesis gravidarum), you may not know what to say. They may not know what to say. You know they're struggling. You want to help. But you should also know that the woman with HG (or anyone else going through a physical illness, mental trauma, or any other … Continue reading What NOT to Say to Someone with HG and What to Say Instead
Let's get real. In life, there is a glass floor, a sheet of ice, and sometimes we fall through. Most of the time, when we feel like we're at "rock bottom," we're really standing on that sheet of ice. It's uncomfortable, sure. And we think we can't possibly get any lower. And, most of the … Continue reading How to Self-Care when You’re too Sick or Exhausted to Self-Care
My astute husband said something to me a few weeks ago that I haven't been able to get out of my head. I was having a bad day. Well, more than a bad day. You could call it a panic attack... or a mini mid-life crisis. I was sobbing. Why? Because I was overwhelmed. I … Continue reading How Minimalism is like Hoarding.
Guys, I have a confession. I've been trying to move towards a zero-waste lifestyle for a while. And it is taking a lot longer than I expected. I don't know if I'll ever be zero-waste. But I do like reusing things to save money! Reusing things just seems more logical to me. And probably something my … Continue reading Top Ten Zero-Waste Products that Actually Save Time and Money for Real-Life Busy People!
I love when reading helps me think and grow spiritually. So without further ado, here is my list of the top ten modern books for spiritual growth! Note: All these books are great, but I've tried to list them in order with my favorite first. 1. Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle I just … Continue reading Top Ten Books for Spiritual Growth
"Ahimsa." What is it, why does it matter, and how can it help us? I first heard the word "ahimsa" in a yoga class. The instructor explained that "ahimsa" is nonviolence towards oneself and others, and that we could use "ahimsa" to guide our practice and discern when to push ourselves and when to rest. … Continue reading So what is “ahimsa” anyway?