Amish Practices and Environmentalism
Can spirituality lead to eco-consciousness? The Amish way of life is significantly different than many Americans’ lifestyle, and it is their spirituality that dictates how they live. Care for nature is deeply ingrained in their way of life. Therefore their spirituality has led them to have a strong eco-consciousness. Amish Practices The Amish do not believe that Christianity is something...
Honey Lemon Madeleines →
Honey Lemon Madeleines
What can I say? Â I know this is supposed to be a “healthy living” blog and we do try to live in a very healthy organic way but the other day I had someone pop over unexpectedly and needed to throw something together on very short notice. Â Usually I have something dazzling for just such occasions but it had been a busy week. What I did have was the most gorgeous, unpasteurized, grass...
Conscious Parenting and the Great Outdoors →
Conscious Parenting and the Great Outdoors
It is a common to hear that kids these days don’t spend enough time outdoors, because it is true. According to a study by the Kaiser Foundation, “Children six and under spend an average of two hours a day using screen media (1:58), about the same amount of time they spend playing outside (2:01), and well over the amount they spend reading or being read to (39 minutes).” An...
Your Greatest Hopes and Dreams Contest →
Your Greatest Hopes and Dreams Contest
I recently did a review on a FABULOUS book by Maureen Simon called “Awakening the Essential Feminine”, a book that reached deep down and pulled me to have the desire to reach further than I ever have before. Read the review HERE. Now, I am so pleased to post information on a contest going on through the 18th of November. The Essential Feminine Company is sponsoring “Your...
Editor's Choice: Awards for Best Supplements →
Editor's Choice: Awards for Best Supplements
Many people that come to me for health coaching walk into my office already taking handfuls of supplements in a very slipshod way. Â Many still may be adding the “herbs du jour” Â because they have heard thatÂ aÃ§aÃ is the new wonder weight loss product, or ginko biloba actually helps boost memory. Â Many are taking massive doses of synthetic vitamins in mononutrient form. I am not...
Is Your Pain in the Neck a Pain in the Neck? →
Is Your Pain in the Neck a Pain in the Neck?
Today’s post comes from one of the most amazing women I know, Linda DesMarais. Meeting her was like opening a door to a beautiful garden that had been closed a very long time. Her sessions are unorthodox to a lot of people but I can attest personally to the power of her work. Overnight I felt much lighter and less conflicted and she helped me break through some self-limiting barriers with...
Chevy and Maine Housing Project Warms Community →
Chevy and Maine Housing Project Warms Community
In a bid to follow up on its announcement that it will reduce carbon emissions by 8 million metric tons, Chevrolet has teamed up with Maine State Housing Authority to weatherize 5,500 low income houses over the next five years. The program helps reduce energy used in these homes, improve air quality and cut resident’s heating and cooling bills. It will also aggregate tons of avoided CO2...
Foodie Friday: Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies →
Conscious Parenting and Music →
Sale Alert: 30% Off Beauty Without Cruelty at... →
Sale Alert: 30% Off Beauty Without Cruelty at...
LovingEco, one of my favorite sites for bringing awesome eco-friendly products to us at up to 70% off retail. Every once in awhile they have such an awesome find I have to share it with all of you. This week, they have found the most amazing product line that is vegan Â to showcase and even give us a 30% discount. Â Beauty Without CrueltyÂ was founded in the UK in 1963 with a goal to manufacture...
Book Review: Awakening the Essential Feminine →
Book Review: Awakening the Essential Feminine
I love reading but with day to day life, family, work and maintaining a home, it can be a challenge to find the time. When I was approached to review Awakening The Essential Feminine: Claiming Your Influential Power by Maureen Simon, I made time. I am very glad I did. This was one book I could not put down. There are many books out there that try to help women find the strength to “do it...
Whole Foods $20 Gift Card Cold and Flu Giveaway →