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Quote from the book Stone Soup by Marcia Brown "A rich  man's soup - and all from a few stones.  It seemed like magic."  The photo is a stack of rocks.

Change is like stone soup

“A rich man's soup - and all from a few stones. It seemed like magic!” ― Marcia Brown, Stone Soup   I was sitting on the back porch the other day, ...
Quote becoming is better than being by carol dweck with butterflies in the background

Being or becoming. The Choice is Yours.

I am not a big fan of self-help books and I’m particularly not a fan of the “tip” books.   You know the ones – ten things every successful business...
Hold on and let go

Hold on and let go

 I have spent the better part of a week writing and deleting.  And thinking about change.  I have read the articles, I have taken the class (litera...
Change - adapting to the new normal

Change - adapting to the new normal

Well, Stress Awareness Month, otherwise known as April, is past, and May has begun.  I hope the posts were helpful.  For me, the biggest learning i...
Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times:  How About a Dose of Laughter?

Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times: How About a Dose of Laughter?

  Week Four. How is it going for you? In the past week I have completely forgotten to do a task I volunteered for because I got confused about what...
Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times:  Let Music Soothe Your Soul

Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times: Let Music Soothe Your Soul

"There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva." Josh Groban And so it continues. Most of us still sheltering ...
Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times:  Meditation to quiet your mind

Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times: Meditation to quiet your mind

  As we enter the second full week of April, it’s time to expand the ways we are managing the stress and anxiety arising from situations we are fa...
Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times:  MOVE IT!

Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times: MOVE IT!

Does thinking about exercise stress you out?  No more!   Anxiety about what’s going on right now, and what the future holds, can feel overwhelming,...
Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times - Gratitude, Mindfulness, Self-Care

Managing Stress in Extraordinary Times - Gratitude, Mindfulness, Self-Care

  Managing stress has become even more important over the last few weeks.  While managing “ordinary” stress, the kind we experience every day when ...
20 Seconds to Lather Happy and Change Your World

20 Seconds to Lather Happy and Change Your World

 

 

NEW Gratitude Soapery Naturally Beautiful Facial Bar Soaps

NEW Gratitude Soapery Naturally Beautiful Facial Bar Soaps

We’re launching our very own skincare line of Naturally Beautiful facial soaps! Think: four new fragrances, and one tried-and-true favorite.
Let’s Talk About Our NEW Bath Bombs!

Let’s Talk About Our NEW Bath Bombs!

We divide people into a lot of groups—chocolate lovers versus vanilla lovers, coffee drinkers versus tea drinkers, red wine versus white wine, and ...