Small Joys

Wanted to share this great blog entry from Ashley Forrer Wellness.  She has some great suggestions for small things to add to your daily routine to continue to bring more joy to your day.  Enjoy! ———————————— Happy Friday! I wanted to close out the week by sharing a few things I’ve been adding in smallContinue reading “Small Joys”

Do Less Today

I often find myself rushing around trying to get more into my day.  Thinking ahead two or three or more steps, maybe even thinking two days ahead, I forget to just stop and smell the roses for a second. One of the many reasons I love my job as a massage therapist so much isContinue reading “Do Less Today”

Why Touch is Important

We’re touch-deprived in this culture, in the States.  I wonder when we began to make those conscious decisions to be less forth-coming with our physical gestures towards others.  It was likely born out of hygienic reasons, avoiding getting sicknesses from others.  And it probably just stuck around after that.  Compared to other countries, we areContinue reading “Why Touch is Important”

Good Morning, Sunshine

I am an early riser.  I haven’t always been, but in the last 10 years, yes.  The coffee pot is set to brew at 5:30 AM and most mornings I’m awake before it’s done. Early mornings are when my energy is fresh and clear.  Yesterday’s successes and failures are a closed chapter.  Now, it’s justContinue reading “Good Morning, Sunshine”

Living Out of One Bag

Over the winter holiday, my husband and I traveled to Italy.  We would be away for five weeks and I was determined to travel as light as possible (in winter), take just a carry-on and my small backpack.  I carefully curated a couple of mix-and-match outfits, brought one pair of riding boots, then wore myContinue reading “Living Out of One Bag”

Why Should I Write?

  This question has been following me around for the last few months.  In the process of thinking about starting a blog, this little voice in my head kept saying, Why should I write?  What if I don’t have anything smart or interesting to say?  What if no one reads this?  What if…? One morning,Continue reading “Why Should I Write?”