30 Pounds Lighter

This is a big deal to me.  Apart from that time in my early 20s when I lost 50 pounds in 8 months because I stopped working pizza delivery, I’ve never had this much success at losing weight.  I can’t give chronic illness all the credit for pushing me to make the change, but it…

Ready, Set, Hydrate!

As a guideline, the adult body needs about 8 cups of water daily, though the exact amount depends on your physical composition, level of activity, climate, and diet.  As you would guess, people in very hot regions, or those who break a sweat from physical exertion, need to replenish not only the water but the…

Stone of the Week: Pearl

I can’t let June escape without taking a week for Pearl.  Pearls are all about feminine energy, and because of their biological origin, they are much younger than other gemstones. Beware their absorptive nature.  They can wick up negative energy and will need to be cleared frequently.

Awakening in a Box: January

January marks the first month in the new Elements series from Awakening in a Box.  This box features stones attuned to Water and a special item with a water theme.  The special item is an herbal blend of bath salts.  I have some insight about the special item for another of the element boxes, and…