“Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.” ~ Marcel Proust Slackin’ Kate I have slacked horribly with keeping up with my blog, comments, emails, and basically life in general the last two weeks. Just when I think I have caught up, wham, something else hits me, ….
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll Missing Charleston Since I came back from Charleston, life has been all kinda of hectic with many ups and downs, (The reason my Charleston posts took forever to upload and I have been horrible about communication. I am sorry guys!) I won’t ….
“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” ~ Buddha Early Mornings Smoothies are my go to in the morning for breakfast. They not only fill me up, but give me the energy I need to get through the day. I am not a breakfast ….
“Take good care of your skin and hydrate. If you have good skin, everything else will fall into place.” ~ Liya Kebede The struggle is real From the time I reached puberty, I had a love hate relationship with my face. Going between oil slicks to crater like break-outs like it was an intense tennis match between the Venus sisters. I would ….
“Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.” ~ Mikhail Lermontov Growing up in the White Mountains, I hiked year round. Yes, even in the winter. What? Do I like torture? Nope not particularly. I get the trepidation of winter hiking; its cold, threats of avalanches (which is ….
So a year ago after much advertising persuading and really twisting my arm, I caved and bought a Clarisonic. Why oh why did I not buy this sooner?!?! Seriously! It was Christmas come to town. It was who the hell needs a boyfriend when I have this? It was love and if you try to steal it I will go ….
“In order to have skin that glows and looks healthy and actually is healthy, you need to look at the whole picture and have a holistic approach to it. A lot of it is exercising regularly, drinking enough water, getting enough sleep, and keeping stress down.” ~Allison Williams I was talking to fellow blogger, and friend Nida from Shopaholic Blogs who had decided ….
“When you feel good, you look good. And vice versa: When you look good, you feel good.” ~ Christie Brinkley Skincare is incredibly important to me. I have got to protect my money making mug after all! I wish I was that girl who could stop eating sugar or dairy and voila! Like magic, my face clears up. Alas my ….
My back and shoulders could be considered the bang of my existence. I know I am all about self-love and loving your body for what it is, but my back just needs to take an attitude adjustment or a hike. Whichever fixes it first. I say this all in just kind of. If I was being conceited I would say ….
The creative person is flexible – able to change as the situation changes, to break habits, to face indecision and changes in conditions without undue stress. ~ Frank Goble The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers. ~ Brian Greene As a yoga teacher as well as practitioner I constantly get ….