My StrengthsFinder aha moment

Have you heard of StrengthsFinder? StrengthsFinder 2.0 is an assessment designed to discover your innate talents (aka strengths).  Then you take those strengths, discover more about them and focus on developing those talents. I admit, I’d heard of the assessment. I just brushed it off as yet another one of those tests. Then I went…

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Finding the Perfect Mattress is Essential

I’ve been talking a lot about sleep lately but what about the Mattress? Mattresses are a very important part of a good night’s sleep. Have you priced mattresses lately? Crazy expensive!!! If you’ve been around me for a while you know that I’m pretty frugal when it comes to my purchasing of anything over $50.…

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Internalizing

Do you internalize things? Have inner chatter going on in the back of your mind about something that is bothering you? I know I do. I’m an innate problem solver. The belief that every problem can be solved with a reasonable solution is something that is hard-wired in me. When there is a problem I…

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How to End the Dreaded Bedtime Battles

What is it about bedtime that makes me cringe? Sleep? No – not my bedtime… theirs. It seems 5 minutes before bedtime they are so hyper they are climbing the walls or the whining and crying starts. You’d think we are trying to kill them, not do what is natural and sleep and recharge our…

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Beautiful Nails Naturally

Nail envy… I think most girls have it at one time or another. My mom has the perfect nails. Oval, long, and natural. She rarely files,polishes or does anything to them. Me on the other hand, my nails don’t look like that at all. They are more like rectangles and they have ridges and peel…

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Surviving the Holidays Gluten Free

Surviving the Holidays Gluten Free I made it through Thanksgiving staying gluten free. For those who don’t ‘do gluten free’ it might sound silly but most who’ve had to go gluten free can clearly remember each first holiday. You might be wondering why I chose to go gluten free, after all I eat a pretty…

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How Much Should I Dilute My Essential Oils?

How Much Should I Dilute My Essential Oils? Like many others, I have some pretty strong feelings about how doTERRA essential oils should be used. To help I’ve included the safety chart below.  First, I think it is really important to point out that this chart is really for adults and one drop of oil.…

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Cozy Christmas Diffuser Blends

Christmas? I know it is a little bit early. Usually I don’t go into Christmas mode until December. But… doTERRA ran out of Holiday Peace and it smells so divine I was feeling a little guilty so I thought I’d get my apothecary on and come up with a DIY recipe so everyone could enjoy…

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The Really Crappy Very Bad Day

The really crappy very bad day What do you do when you have a really crappy very bad day? How do you reset yourself? How do you get over it? It is super easy for me to make suggestions when I’m sitting behind my desk having an ordinary okay day. But, just like everyone else,…

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