Dreaming Of The Future, Remembering The Past – A Journal

It’s overcast but balmy. Im sitting in the garden amongst the mints, thymes, blueberries and sage.  Its almost time to harvest , dry and store them; they’ll add their lovely flavours to soups and dressings.  The rain is coming, we’re going to get out for a walk along the ocean before it does as it’s…

It’s About The Simple Things – A Journal On Gratitude

Listening to a musical piece that moves me. A bowl of Spaghetti. Watching a rainstorm out the window. It’s the simple things in life that bring the most joy, peace and contentment. I’ve been watching Headspace Guide to Meditation on Netflix. Narrated by a Buddhist Monk, the series takes you through a different type of…

The Importance of Moving Slowly And Cultivating Peace.

“Sometimes I think there are only two instructions we need to follow to develop and deepen our spiritual life: Slow down and Let Go.” While the world seems to be moving in every direction I’ve been cultivating inner peace by moving slowly. Purposefully noticing and being present in every task I’m doing. Being in the…

How The Pandemic Inspired Me To Start A Business

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity It’s cloudy, grey and rainy; A typical day on Pacific Northwest.  We call the month of June “June-uary” on the coast because after the sunny days of May when people get excited about their gardens and the prospect of Summer, the rain comes every year and the temperature…

Makeup For Staying At Home

I’ve been making it a point to keep somewhat of a regular schedule even though I’m mostly at home these days.  It’s good to keep routines like meal times, exercise and sleep; our bodies appreciate it.  I’ve been starting my day as I would any work day;  healthy breakfast, shower, skincare, makeup and wearing something…

A Hawaiian Island Inspired Beauty Ritual

Your body is a temple. Worship it.  West Coast winters can be grey and gloomy.  Cloudy mornings and afternoon rains with no end in sight.  It’s around this time each year that I day dream of being in Hawaii.  One way I bring sunshine into my life is with this beauty ritual inspired by the…