The Soap and Personal Care Products You Should Never Use Again

As you know, this is a mindfulness blog.  This article asks us to be more mindful of what we wash with and what we give our children to wash with.  It is important information to share with your friends and family and everyone world wide! This article was taken directly from Mercola.com, a website that publishes health information daily. By Dr. Mercola Triclosan, a high production volume ingredient used as a bactericide in personal care products such as toothpaste, deodorant, and antibacterial soap, has been linked to heart disease and heart failure in a new study. Yet the U.S. Food…

The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

A few days ago I was honored by Krissy @ My Soulful Healing with a nomination for The Very Inspiring Blogger Award.  I very much want to pass on all the good feelings. I understand that there are some rules to follow when one receives this nomination.  I am to pass the nomination along to 7 other inspirational bloggers and share seven things about myself.  So here goes… I love to communicate: phone, text, blogging, Skype, Facebook, Twitter … you name it! I have a husband, 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren; I enjoy my back yard bird feeders, and I love…

Essential Oils and Sleep

Welcome our guest blogger Dr. Indrani Maity, ND DAy.  Dr. Indrani Maity has been practicing a combination of Ayurveda, Naturopathy and Clinical nutrition for the last 10 years.  Ayurveda and Naturopathy encompasses the best of both the holistic worlds of the east and west.  Her unique approach to health and healing have helped many to discover the root cause of their life and health challenge, and to address it effectively. I’d like to share some possible causes of insomnia, and suggested protocols using Young Living’s all natural products. “A friend suggested that I try using the essential oil of valerian…

The Poetry from Pathways to Wholeness

Wishing You A Happy and Relaxed Holiday Season   As I Walk, I Am Earth is my home. Her foliage brings softness and beauty, and provides the breath of life. Everything about her brings attention to divine beginning. My footsteps touch Her peacefully, and I know. My eyes gently focus on everything and nothing, and I see. My mind is quiet and free of worry, and it refreshes me. My breath flows softly in and out, and my senses are heightened. My body is alive, as I fully experience my wholeness and the miraculous nature of each footstep. My awareness…

Putting Joplin Missouri Back Together Again

Remember the destructive tornadoes of May 2011?  Joplin Missouri was the town most devastated by those terrible storms.  One third of Joplin is gone, nothing left but the land…and the dreams that guide resilient citizens as they rebuild their lives and their city.  A quick snapshot of Joplin on October 29, 2011:  · A cement bank vault standing alone surrounded by a square of emptiness that used to be the bank · A parking lot that used to serve the bank’s customers surrounds the emptiness · A lonely make-shift, quickly erected structure serves as a temporary drive through window. Frank…