Self-Love Tips (…and What I’m Doing)

I’m getting ready to take a big step, something I’ve been thinking about for a while. I’ve decided it’s time to take a step back and take care of myself, show a little self-love. But, before I get to what I’m going to be doing, I wanted to share a video and some self-love tips…Read more »

Walk to Wellness: Top 5 Ways to Deal with a Detox Healing Response (AKA Detox symptoms)

Aegrescit medendo This is the original latin phrase which translates to “The disease worsens with the treatment” or “The remedy is worse than the disease.” This is the phrase aptly given to what is known as the Herxheimer Reaction (technically the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction), AKA, “healing reaction”, “healing response” “healing crisis” “die-off reaction” or “detox symptoms”.…Read more »

Grateful Thoughts: Christy Birmingham ~ When Women Inspire

Today’s Grateful Thoughts (aka: Thankful Thursday) is a bit unusual, in that I have TWO articles, highlighting TWO followers, instead one, as is the norm. I’m highlighting the winners of my CELEBRATING 2000 FOLLOWERS give-a-way. The first article was on the other winner, Jo Ann Maxwell, which you can find HERE. The second winner I’m…Read more »

Grateful Thoughts: Joann Maxwell ~ Fearless in Jesus

Before I get to the first of two articles for today, I wanted to let everyone know that I am changing the name of this series from: THANKFUL THURSDAY TO GRATEFUL THOUGHTS The focus of the series will still be highlighting followers, however, it allows me to have a bit more flexibility on content, as…Read more »

The Purple Almond Hall of Fame: Zen Body Cafe

  The next inductee into The Purple Almond Hall of Fame is Christi from The Zen Body Cafe: Living Healthy Naturally. In October, 2017, Christie nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger Award. THANK YOU SO MUCH for the nomination. I apologize for the long delay in replying to your nomination.   Christie is the Owner…Read more »

The Purple Almond Hall of Fame ~ That Feeling Inside

  Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Purple Almond Hall of Fame posts. Because I am an award free blog, I established this series as a way of honoring the wonderful and talented bloggers who nominate me for awards. Instead of answering each individual award per the usual route, I will be logging each…Read more »

Have you seen this? Meet Charles Eugster ~ 98 year old athlete.

As we continue on into this new year, I am determined to get myself into better shape. I have the nutrition side of it down, but fitness and exercise are a HUGE sticking point for me. I’ll be blunt… I HATE TO EXERCISE! But, I know just how crucial exercise is to our overall health,…Read more »

Kindness Counts: The Rainforest Hero

Did you know that forests cover 30% of the Earth’s surface? (2) Trees are a very important part of our ecosystem. To name just a few things, trees… provide oxygen; combat climate change by absorbing CO2; absorb pollutants; prevent water pollution by preventing runoff; provide food; provide over 121 natural remedies; and  provide a habitat…Read more »

I Tried it! Hello Fresh Meal Delivery Product Review

  Welcome to the 2nd edition of my meal delivery product review series. I started this series to test the plethora of meal delivery services available and to see if they were cost effective, easy to prepare and healthy. My hope is to find a way to help people eat healthy and do away with…Read more »