15 Creative Ways For Children To Express Gratitude

According to numerous scientific studies, gratitude is one of the most important ways for us to get a happiness boost and provides us with so many wonderful psychological, physical, and interpersonal benefits. It improves our health, reduces stress, and helps us focus on the positive. Stepping back and being thankful for what we have gives us energy, inspires us, and transforms us. It helps us realize that life is truly a gift....more

the 3 S's of Self-Care

Check yo' self before you wreck yo' self.But seriously, friends. I'm tired. Exhausted really. And it's not the kind of fatigue an early bedtime or a lazy afternoon nap can solve. It's a deep sort of despair, an anxiety that has settled into my bones. I ache. For long stretches of silence and entire days without a single ounce of productivity in them. I feel as if I have misplaced my relentless ambition beneath a pile of unfolded laundry or dirty dishes and I just can't summon the energy to care. About anything....more

the 3 S's of Self-Care

Check yo' self before you wreck yo' self.But seriously, friends. I'm tired. Exhausted really. And it's not the kind of fatigue an early bedtime or a lazy afternoon nap can solve. It's a deep sort of despair, an anxiety that has settled into my bones. I ache. For long stretches of silence and entire days without a single ounce of productivity in them. I feel as if I have misplaced my relentless ambition beneath a pile of unfolded laundry or dirty dishes and I just can't summon the energy to care. About anything....more

The Truth about Self-Love

It is important to understand that you and only you are the source of all the love you seek and feel, always. You possess the sacred gift of free will to choose when and how you feel that inner love or when to block it off. Love has always been inside of you like a vast ocean with an infinite supply at hand; it never diminishes or fades away. No one can actually add love to you that you don’t already have; and no one can subtract love from you (no matter what you were taught to believe).  ...more

Lafe's Deodorant - Review

`Lafe's is an American company, out of Austin, Texas. The founder Lafe Larson, "started creating his own formulations in 1997, operating exclusively in the U.S. and using only natural and organic ingredients" ...more

The Vitamins & Supplements I Take Every Day!

Vitamins and supplements can be controversial topics. So, let me just start this post reminding everyone that I am not a doctor. This post is just about what works for me and may work for you too. Please remember to consult with a medical professional before taking any kind of vitamins/ supplements. Anyway, I have SO MANY thoughts and opinions about vitamins and supplements this post could easily be 10 pages long. To avoid boring you all to death here's just a little summarized version:...more

4 Ways We Can Teach Our Daughters to Shine from Within

When I look at this quote I can’t stop hearing this song in my head…This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine.This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine.This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine.Let it shine. Let it shine. Let it shine....more

Finding the Shine: My Journey from Miserable Marzia to Marvelous Marzia

Who knew I would become a lifestyle transformation coach for a living? Years ago, when I was living as Miserable Marzia, I would’ve never imagined it. But I know from firsthand experience that change is always possible!...more

How's It Going Wednesday #10

-Working from bed today. Yesterday was a bit nightmarish. I had either a 24 hr flu, or a severe fibro flare. After going to bed at 9 last night, I feel mostly better today. My back just feels like someone threw a cement block at it. Normal for me unfortunately. I'm pretty sure stress & a crappy nighttime routine are the cause, this time. Although, I've been on a strict light's out by 10:30 pm for the last 5 or so days....more
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