Wednesday, February 10, 2016

How To Choose Chocolates for Valentine's Day (And Create Positive Change To Stop Child Labor)

Over 58 million pounds of chocolate
will be purchased for Valentine's Day
in the United States alone.
That's a lot of chocolate.
The sad truth is, some of what were
once my favorite chocolate companies,
still have not made the switch away
from the ironic tragedy & dirty secrets
behind our beloved chocolates.

But it's as easy as switching
the brand you choose to buy.

To help with that, find out
my top 3 new
chocolate companies.
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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Beautiful Living: What You Should Do Now That Microbeads Are Banned

First locally, now nationally, 'Microbeads'
are officially banned from all 
personal care products in the USA.
Earlier this year, I wrote on why you
should stop using any cleansers
containing 'Microbeads'; tiny globules
of plastic. (You can read it here)

Because although this is great news,
clean-up is another
eco-disaster awaiting a solution.
What can you do?
Follow this week's BEAUTIFUL LIVING TIP!

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Monday, January 11, 2016

3 Fabulous, Mindful Alternate Resolutions To New Year's Resolutions | via whowhatwhere

Megan Blalock, of WhoWhatWhere, wrote a great new set
New Year's Resolutions for you to consider.
I've chosen my top 3 picks from her inspiring post,
added my thoughts and related quotes, with
subtle, but powerful shifts to the usual resolutions.
Try them out. They'll point you in the right direction on
how you can make 2016 your most mindful year yet.

Click to create your New Year New You! 

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Friday, December 18, 2015

How To Make Divinely Delectable (but Healthy) Holiday Hot Cocoa

 Holiday Happiness in a Mug,
Hot Chocolate together by the fire!

My fabulous friend, Holistic Chef Shelley Alexander,
has compiled a treasury of 18 recipes for
a favorite winter holiday treat: hot cocoa.

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Friday, December 11, 2015

How To Treat Yourself To A Luxurious Abhyanga of Ayurveda For Well-Being

Holidays are a fun time, and a favorite of many,
but this can often be a stressful time, too,
with all the extra things that need
to be done and all that entails.
Being mindful and staying calm can go a long way to enjoying
the holiday season. But sometimes we need a little more...

Sunday, November 29, 2015

3 Quotes To Improve Your Travel Mindset and Enjoy Happy Holidays

Holiday season is a time we often
have to travel - whether we want to or not.
Here's 3 thoughts to help you shift your perspective
to create less stress and more joy and
keep your travel - and any tasks we need to do -
more mindful & meaningful.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

How to Fuel Your Life with Gratitude to Enjoy More

Start today.
Shift to a mindset of gratitude.
Have an appreciation for all you have.

...and feel how it fuels and empowers you.
"You simply will not be the same person 2 months
from now - after consciously giving thanks each day..."

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Sunday, October 18, 2015

3 Powerful Eckhart Tolle Quotes To Simply Transform Your Life

Years ago, when I first read Eckhart Tolle's 'A New Earth',
I could not stop... mind-blowing thoughts on
mindfulness, enlightenment
and the benefits of being present.
If you haven't yet heard of this best-selling
(and Oprah Book Club) author, get a taste,
with my selections of his quotes.
They just might make you think about
yourself, your thoughts and your life -

simply... differently.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

6 Simple Ways To Be In An Autumn State Of Mind

I usually spend the month of October
still feeling sad that Summer is over. 

But with the past few days here in Los Angeles hovering
around 100 degrees, I'm loving the lat of the Summer heat.
But the heat won't last and I always celebrate the seasons,
and love the crisp air and colorful beauty of Fall.

To get in the spirit, here's 6 simple things I do to
welcome Fall and celebrate October. Hope you'll try
them, get inspired and get yourself into a Fall attitude.
Read through, then let me know:
What do you enjoy doing to
shift into an Autumn state of mind?

Sunday, October 4, 2015

7 'Scarf Crimes' You Should Never Commit (or How To Properly Care For Your Luxury Organic Voile and Silk Scarves)

The way some people treat their
luxury scarves is... well, criminal.

Daybreak scarf in 'Glimmer' colorway

Are you guilty of these destructive acts against
your luxury organic voile or silk scarves?
If so, don't worry too much.
In this post I'll show you what to do instead.
-and what will happen to your poor, innocent
scarves if you choose to do otherwise. 

Monday, September 28, 2015

3 Beautiful Cocktail Beverages To Celebrate Fall

It's Fall. Time for cozy clothes and
pumpkin spice lattes...
fall-cocktails-blog beau-monde-beau-monde-organics
...and pretty much
Pumpkin-Spiced everything!

Before you get too 'pumpkin-ed out'
on your lattes, give these fabulous Fall
beverages a try at your next get-together.

I've selected 3 drinks, with the idea
to slowly transition from late Summer
into Fall... and into pumpkin spice.
(for those of you who can't wait,
go straight to No. 3!)

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

How To Live Life, From An Oscar Wilde Perspective

I love the quotes of Oscar Wilde.

He had such a love for life
and living it his way, that
it got him into trouble.
Yet he never shied away,
but stood by his convictions.

Here's quotes I feel exemplify
his fabulous outlook
and bold attitude on life.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

3 Tips To Shift Your Outfits To Fall Like A Boss

 Fall is quickly approaching, and
changes to your wardrobe are a must.
I've put together 3 top styling tips to keep
your outfits ready for the changing weather,
so you can look chic (& stay cozy) deep into Autumn.  

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