what I learned this winter

Things I Learned This Winter – 2020 It’s been a mild winter here in the Mid-Atlantic. Springtime is coming. The sun has begun to warm the soil. Just the other day, I noticed green spikes of crocuses and snowdrops poking through the wet, icy soil. Once again, I join writer Emily P. Freeman and other…

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soulful healthy eating

This post contains affiliate links. For my full disclosure policy visit here. Let’s Get A New Perspective on Healthy Eating If you want to change the way you eat, it will help to view food through a different lens. Soulful healthy eating is a lifestyle, a practice, not a trend or a fad. Developing a…

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goals and practices

I am a recovering self-care skeptic. My love-hate relationship with the concept spans two decades. In the twilight days of my mothering, I confused self-care with selfishness. I thought a much-needed respite was a trademark of weakness. Self-care cultivates a vibrant spiritual life, manages stress, prevents burn-out, fosters a lifestyle of healthy living, and helps…

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what I learned

It’s that time again when I join my friend Emily P.Freeman and share some of the life lessons I learned this season. This fall is particularly exciting because I am personally transitioning into a different season of life. Because of entering a new phase, most of my life lessons this fall are stories and memories…

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inner critic

{This post contains affiliate links.} Acknowledging the driving force behind the inner critic is the gateway to soulful healthy living. Words aren’t cheap. They are costly. The words that stay locked inside your head are just as treacherous as those that roll off the tongue. The voice of the inner critic spews words that can…

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saying grace

{This post contains affiliate links} It’s lunchtime at the orphanage, and about 50 girls clamor to the windowless, concrete structure and take their seat. There is nothing more sobering than to watch a child in a developing country saying grace. I fixed my eyes on a frail, quiet girl who whispers a humble prayer of…

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