Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman This thought says it all. Positive thinking can change the outlook and the outcome. A person's positive outlook on life helps them to reduce tension, and stress and makes them healthy. On the other hand, negative thinking can affect the physical image, increase stress, increase blood pressure, and other health conditions, so below are some easy steps to thinking in a positive way and ultimately cutting … [Read more...]
How to Self Love: A 30 Day Self-Love Challenge
What is Self-Love? When I was younger I don't remember the term "self-love" do you? I do remember self-esteem and self-worth, but the idea of loving oneself seemed foreign at a younger age. Do you love yourself? Merriam Webster says that self-love is: an appreciation of one's own worth or virtueproper regard for and attention to one's own happiness or well-being Ephesians 5:29 says, "For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ does the … [Read more...]
A Great New Cancer App: Download LivingWith Today!
Thank you Pfizer for sponsoring this post. Join Pfizer's This Is Living With Cancer™ initiative by sharing your story with #InspirationLives on Facebook and Instagram to support and inspire those who have been affected by cancer, and be sure to check out the LivingWith™ mobile app available via iTunes and Google Play! It’s often said, “There’s an app for everything.” Yes, you can find many apps for your smartphones, but a well-done app? That’s more difficult to find. A … [Read more...]
What is a low FODMAP Diet?
This post is sponsored by ProNourishⓇ Drinks. I received free ProNourishⓇ drinks, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Have you heard about the low FODMAP diet? I hadn't until recently. Maybe you have digestive sensitivities and know all about low FODMAP foods and the low FODMAP diet. But if you don't know much, or are just learning about digestion issues and foods to eat and foods to avoid, then please read on. What are FODMAPs? FODMAP is an acronym for … [Read more...]
Life With Cancer: A Family Member Point of View
Thank you Pfizer for sponsoring this post. Join Pfizer’s #InspirationLives initiative by sharing your story with the hashtag on Facebook and Instagram to support and inspire those who have been affected by cancer, and be sure to check out the LivingWith™ mobile app available via iTunes and Google Play! My parents had me when they were too young and somewhat irresponsible. Maybe that’s often the case. Thankfully, growing up on a Native American reservation meant that my grandparents … [Read more...]
21 Benefits of Gratitude and How It Can Change Your Life
O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Psalm 106: 1 What is it that all of us really want from life? Isn’t it simply just one thing? I think many people will answer this question with one word: Happiness. And what’s the simplest, easiest way to be more happy? It’s just being grateful! Being grateful has many benefits, all of which are highly underrated, and that’s exactly why I've got over 20 super benefits of practicing gratitude in your everyday life. … [Read more...]
Holiday Essential Oils You Need in the Home!
Christmas is around the bend and folks are asking “What essential oils should we use for the occasion?” Since the holiday season stretches through a number of weeks from November to December, it is only right to have a couple of essential oil options that you can use for the duration. Also, there are seasonal ailments to avoid during the extended season. Using scents may help us keep illnesses at bay. Thanksgiving Day Bathed with Aromas We start out with Thanksgiving. It’s the time when … [Read more...]