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July 2011 Archives

I make an effort to wake up happy each morning. Even though I am a naturally optimistic person, for me happiness is a choice I make. Thats not to say that I don’t have less than perfect days, but the […]

  What does Whole Living mean? I’ve been thinking about this for awhile, and I think it’s all about balance. When I started this blog, I intended to  focus on  holistic living and eastern medicine. The thing is I am interested in much more […]

Question: What’s the one thing (other than your family, friends, or pets) that always boosts your mood, no matter how grumpy you are feeling? The one thing that always makes me feel better is, random acts of kindness. Doing something nice […]

  “Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.”   Read MORE  inspiring words: How […]

I will start off with Five things Friday, more specifically five things that made me happy today. Feel free to share your five things below. 1) Getting up early for work this morning, it was nice to have a little […]

  I love olive oil. I make salads dressing with it, and drizzle it over almost every meal. But, there are even more uses for olive oil than just at meal time. Olive oil is a inexpensive all natural way […]

This past weekend was my ferrets 7th birthday.  In honor of that, here are some ways pets make our lives better.   1) Pets give unconditional love and loyalty. The wonderful thing about animals is that they see beyond any […]

The choices we make daily add up, even the small, seemingly insignificant ones. What makes you happy every single day? For me it’s: Taking care of my pets in the morning Hot Coffee/Tea Walking/Exercise/Yoga Seeing friends/family Being outside Music Reading More […]

You don’t need to spend alot of money to have an enjoyable weekend. One of my favorite weekend activites is a trip to the local library. It’s a ritual I keep up no matter where I live. Below are 10 things […]

Need a little inspiration? Remember to rest when you are tired… To always share…. To look beyond differences…. And to enjoy silence.    For more inspiration visit: Ten Keys To Unlock Your Life Lessons From Nature Inspiration For Moving Forward