11 Crudités Platters We Want to Recreate This Summer – Lifestyle Article

Remember when “crudités” was considered an entertaining cop-out? And serving it meant that at the 90th minute, you thought to run to the grocery store and get yourself a plastic tray of pre-cut bland vegetables with a tub of ranch dip? Those days are over, y’all. Nowadays, serving crudités (yes, it’s technically spelled with an “s” at the end) is a summer entertaining staple, and the more artful your arrangement, the better. Big or small; round or rectangular; cooked or raw; there’s…

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5 Lessons Learned From a (Modified) Month of Saying Yes – Wit & Delight – Lifestyle Article

Georgia O’Keeffe’s “Ladder to the Moon” 1958There’s a lesson we learn when we’re little that’s offered more so as a silly promise: in like a lion, out like a lamb. If April starts soft it’ll end roaring. The other way works, too.While this lesson was developed specifically for a month when the weather is a little unpredictable, it also offers insight into how much can change in a short amount of time.“How much fun would it be to force myself…

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Super Quick Coronavirus Clearing Meditation — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

This Super Quick Coronavirus Clearing Meditation uses high frequencies and colors to clear, cleanse, and protect the areas in the body where the virus can enter. At the speed with which coronavirus is spreading and the panic it continues to create all over the world, we need all the help we can get to take care, not only of ourselves but also of those around us. To keep ourselves healthy, safe, and sane. And not get pulled into the dark…

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If You Hate Your Body and Think You Need to Fix It… – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“That girl was fat, and I hate her.” One of my clients said this the other day—about herself. Well, her little girl self. And my heart broke. One of the very first things I do with clients is encourage them to practice self-compassion and kindness—just extending themselves the same basic human compassion and kindness that they would anyone else. Very much the opposite of what most people who struggle with weight and food are used to. After all, when it…

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Dal is the Easy Dinner Recipe You Need In Your Life – Lifestyle Article

There are only a handful of recipes that have the power to take me back to my growing up years. And I’m not talking about those foods that remind me of grand memories or any sort of life-changing event. It’s a simple dal that my mom placed on our dinner table that we spooned over rice on the most average of weeknights that stands out in my mind and takes me back home. For many of my favorite childhood meals, I have…

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Mix & Match Lunchtime Grain Bowls – Lifestyle Article

These grain bowls are what’s for lunch during the #CSCleanse! Checkout all the breakfast and dinner recipes right here. One on hand, I love a good desk lunch. It’s a little pause in my workday to savor something delish and grab some me time (even when I’m at my desk, I pause the real work and spend my lunchtime doing something fun like catching up on digital magazines or browsing my fave shopping sites.) On the other hand, lunch is…

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Easy Mixed-Berry Trifle With Angel Food Cake – Lifestyle Article

* This post is sponsored by Holland House. The information and content presented here are all ours.   After all your holiday to-dos are done and the cookies are baked, if you’re still looking for an impressive yet easy holiday dessert that will make your holiday table shine this Holiday Mixed Berry-Marsala Trifle is exactly what you need. While this trifle looks sinfully rich, we decided to lighten it up so that you can have your trifle and a bite…

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On Having the Courage to Disappoint Your Family to Be True to Yourself — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

“There comes a time in life when you are asked to disappoint your family to be true to yourself. And if you dare to say ‘no’ to yourself – out of a fear of rejection and abandonment, and ‘yes’ to them – out of a need for approval and validation, chances are that you will regret it for the rest of your life.” ~ Luminita D. Saviuc There is something about family that makes us behave in bizarre ways. Something…

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Superfood Recipe: MĀNUKA HONEY + LAVENDER LEMONADE – Lifestyle Article

* Thank you to Flora Health for sponsoring this post! They’re an amazing source for super high-quality and natural health promoting foods and supplements, including authentic, potent, and sustainable Manuka Honey. The content and information presented here is all our own.   Lemonade is timeless. It’s sweet, citrusy and there’s nothing that refreshes quite like it when the heat sets in. That being said, there’s nothing wrong with modifying the classic traditional lemonade recipe—made with lemons, sugar and water—into something…

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5 Ways to Better Accomplish Your Health Goals – Self Improvement Article

The Self Improvement Blog | Self Esteem | Self Confidence Improving your health can be an amazing goal to have and there can be many ways to accomplish it. Depending on where you are starting from and what your end goal is, you may have to take multiple different steps to reach your optimum level of health. Luckily, there are a few strategies that can help equip you for success no matter what your personal project is. Here are a…

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