Cultivate Joy

Cultivate Joy

Like we cultivate a garden, cultivating joy is intentional and it can take work at times!

It is much easier to do after we have nourished our body, and renewed our mind.

It is about beauty.  Connection.  Purpose.  Things that make life delicious.

The Magnesium Bath

The intention of this post is for quick inspiration and a recipe.  These recipes utilize different kinds of magnesium for different purposes.  This post contains affiliate links. Epsom salt has magnesium sulfate in it, and is good for detoxing through your...

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Managing Expectations

Managing the expectations of the people you love can be a huge challenge over the holidays. Our children want it to be absolutely magical.  Which is almost impossible to guarantee. Our partners have their own vision of what is important - which is often...

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Uncertainty

Uncertainty is a fascinating and complicated topic. According to Tony Robbins - it is one of the main human needs.  It WILL get fulfilled, whether we are conscious of it or not.  (Learning this pretty much blew my mind and changed everything for me.) Certainty is...

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Remember with Thanksgiving

One year I read and summarized each verse of the entire Old Testament.  While it was a bit tedious at times, and sometimes honestly confusing/bothersome (I have no formal Biblical education), there were some great lessons!  My biggest takeaway was how often the Lord...

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Vulnerability

With any kind of major change or shift, people notice.  It is very easy to feel vulnerable with that kind of attention.  That vulnerability can keep us from shifting further, or even cause us to shift back to where we were. This is a picture of my second birthday....

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