Health Benefits Of Peppermint Essential Oil

  Close your eyes and imagine the scent of peppermint surrounding you, the crisp freshness, the cleanliness of this earthy scent, allowing it to fill your lungs, and to clear your mind. How easy was it to imagine this scent in details? The scent of peppermint has such a large place in our day to …

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10 Ways You Can Practice “A Random Act Of Kindness”

During turbulent times – and we are surely in the middle of some very disturbing times, no matter what your viewpoint is when it comes to the political – kindness, and the spreading of it is even more needed, than ever before. It is our point of power, our way to shine, one person at …

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A Quick Positive Thought For Today: Be Kind To Yourself

A Quick Positive Thought For Today: Be Kind To Yourself

So you had a bad week, a few days you could not meditate or did not follow through on your exercise routine, and maybe went back into your old habits of eating, that are less than optimal. You are left now with two choices: Beat yourself up, over the next few days, and maybe even …

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Finding Happiness In Gratitude

  Happiness can not exist in the absence of gratitude. If you are looking for happiness, you will not find it in the search for new experiences, nor in the absence of desire. Happiness is found within the moments of appreciation, the time when we stop and express with every aspect of our being, a …

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Friday Favorites, Gratitude And Fill In’s Week # 5

Friday Favorites, Gratitude And Fill In’s Week # 5

Hi everyone, I am always looking forward to Friday’s when I can share with you, my favorite finds of the week. This week, I have been lucky enough to come across many inspiring posts, books, and other amazing links that are just too good to not talk about. Books: Lauren Carr just released her new …

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My Safe Place – A Haiku

lost in the pages embraced by the floating song of words, I am safe Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2017 What is your safe place, the one space where you can escape from the tension and pressures of the day, and be you, just you, and be still? Is it an activity that brings you in the …

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Gratitude Should Be A Daily Practice Beyond A Holiday

While I love Thanksgiving, and what is not to love about a holiday that centers around gratitude, family and great food, I do think that sometimes we use it as an excuse to not be as kind, as grateful and as considerate throughout the day. We are only reminded that people are in need, when …

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Why We Need to Focus on Kindness Now More Than Ever

If you have been online, turned on the television or read a newspaper this morning, you are surely aware of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida last night. I will not go into the details, only that I am deeply feeling for the families involved, and am sending light and hope into their direction. Kindness, …

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Wordless Wednesday: Make Your Day Perfect

This blog post is a part of the following blog hops: Wordless Wednesday Wordless Wednesdays At 5 Minute Mom Happy Spring! Wordless Wednesday  Share With Me  Be Inspired Blog Hop    

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How Should We Combat Hatred? – Offering A Prayer Of Peace

This is not a post I usually write – frankly, this is not a post I want to write, because I do not want to talk about hatred, negativity and politics in this blog. But after I just heard the news that the Mother of my daughter’s boyfriend was attacked by someone using racial slurs, …

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