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Searching for Happiness – Becoming Fearless

“The only way to ease our fear and be truly happy is to acknowledge our fear and look deeply at its source. Instead of trying to escape from our fear, we can invite it up to our awareness and look at it clearly and deeply.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh I recently completed level two Shambhala training. For those of you who do not know what Shambhala is, allow me to explain myself. Shambhala is a form of Tibetan Buddhism in which I have been practicing for over a year now. Last fall I attended level one training, a meditation retreat on…

A Beginners Guide to Utilizing Twitter for your Blog

Welcome to week two of this blog improvement series. I hope you had the opportunity to use some of the tools from last weeks post on Building an Engaging Facebook Page for your Blog. If so leave me a link to your Facebook page below so I can check it out! This week we will be talking about Twitter. This week we will be talking about Twitter. There is no doubt that Twitter is a major social media platform. With over 500 million tweets sent per day and over 6000 tweets per second, there is no wonder why Twitter is…

Mini Camping Trip – Gros Mourne, Newfoundland

This year we decided to take a mini-vacation right here at home. Three nights in Gros Mourne National Park. I guess Gros Mourne isn’t exactly in our backyard as it is an 8-hour drive from St. John’s, but it is still Newfoundland and it is beautiful. Gros Mourne is a World heritage site and an amazing place to visit for outdoor enthusiasts, hikers, adventurers and explorers. It really is magical. A member of the Long Range Mountains, an outlying range of the Appalachian Mountains, stretching the length of the Newfoundland’s West coast…

Building an Engaging Facebook Page for your Blog

Hello, beautiful bloggers and welcome to the first of four posts all about blogging hacks! Yay! Today’s focus is on developing a Facebook platform for your blog. If you are a new blogger or have simply never taken the time to create a Facebook page for your blog then I hope this post serves as an easy inspiration for you to do so. Additionally, this post will prove beneficial for bloggers who wish to improve their current Facebook pages. For those bloggers, you can simply scroll down to the tips and tricks section of this post. Today&#8217…

30 Day Self Care Challenge

Self-care can be difficult to get into the habit of doing for ourselves. It is a sad truth. We would rather tackle a laundry list of items for our households, work, and family before we even begin thinking about taking time for ourselves. What is the deal with that? It takes more than one special moment or one day to cultivate the real love within you that you may have been neglecting from yourself. This is why I created this 30-day self-care challenge. If you are like me then perhaps you need to challenge yourself in order…

All Natural Summer Bath Routine

One of the best self-care activities for your mind and body is spending time for yourself relaxing in the tub. It is not only the relaxation that makes bath time a favorite way to unwind it’s the other scientifically proven benefits that keep many soaking up more. Benefits of taking a bath improved heart health improved skin lowered stress levels improved muscles improved joints enhanced bone health better gastrointestinal health balancing your hormones help regulate your core body temperature improved sleep helps with memory helps with cold symptoms With so many benefits it is no wonder that…

All Natural Skin Care Routine

Hello, beautiful readers. Today’s post features a proudly Canadian all natural, vegan and cruelty-free company. Pelle Beauty! If you enjoy a minimal beauty routine and are someone who loves natural products then this post might be exactly what you are looking for. In my experience you can use these products morning or night, however, I happen to prefer to use them in the evening. I hope you enjoy! Step 1: Wash and Cleanse – Bloom Foaming Face Wash First thing is first, wash your face. After coming home from a long day the first thing I like…

All Natural Product Review – DEMES

Hello, friends! I have three amazing products to share with you today, from a wonderful Canadian company called DEMES! It is beyond inspiring to me to know that there are so many wonderful people out there who are trying to help change opinions about the products we use, reconnect with the earth and help us reconnect with our bodies! This is one of those companies and I am extremely excited to share some o their goods with you all today. DEMES belief is simple. They believe that what goes on goes in, which has been a life changing concepts to…

Dear Planet, I’m sorry we don’t give a Fuck

Dear Planet, I’m sorry we don’t give a fuck… Love Steph aka Destroyer of the world Guys I am freaking out just a little. OK, deep breath.  Allow me to explain like a normalish person. I just spent the better part of the evening educating myself on the current state of the environment. Yea, that’s right. I just went down the black hole of global warming and there was nothing warm about it. I feel fearful, I feel helpless, I feel we as a species are failing each other. I feel we are…

Searching for Happiness- PT5: Evolving your Environment

You made it! This is the final part in my latest Searching for Happiness series. 1: Body Gentleness 2: Nourishing your Mind 3: Healthy Relationships 4: Supporting your Spirit I truly believe with the help of these 5 posts you can start transforming your life into a more content and real manifestation of what you want, or at the very least stop and think about a few small changes you might want to start making. I would like to finish this off by talking about enriching your environment. Now that you have the tools you need to take care of…