A Bucket List or A To-Do List?

A Bucket List or A To-Do List?

“Unless we take that first step into the unknown, we will never know our own potential!” ― Allan Rufus, The Master's Sacred Knowledge Since the beginning of 2018, I have been more active physically and pushing myself to try new things that I have always wanted to do but had managed to find all the reasons in the [...]

Bringing You the Holiday Season: Pacific Northwest Style

Bringing You the Holiday Season: Pacific Northwest Style

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're doing something. ~Neil Gaiman Unlike the past holiday seasons, [...]

Reflecting on 2017 – A Year of Tribulation and Perseverance

Reflecting on 2017 – A Year of Tribulation and Perseverance

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. ~ Confucius It's another cold winter day, the best time to sit in a warm corner of the house and reflect upon the year before the chaos of [...]

When Life Throws You a Giant Curveball

When Life Throws You a Giant Curveball

As life goes on as usual, it seems like a lifetime ago, although in fact only a month ago that my husband had a heart attack. We are still trying to digest the magnitude of the words 'heart attack'. He is too young to have a heart attack. My mind would still run through the [...]

Friday Favorites – Attitude

Friday Favorites – Attitude

What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every opportunity has a difficulty, and every difficulty has an opportunity.” ― J. Sidlow Baxter Looking back at this week, with all the stress and challenges I encountered, the one thing I'm holding on to is keeping a positive attitude and [...]

Spring – the Season of Life

Spring – the Season of Life

The smell of cut grass, flowers blooming, the longer day light, the stuffy nose and sneezing are all telltale signs that spring is here. Although so far it has been rainy at times, there were still bouts of sunshine breaking through. It is time to go out and enjoy the fresh air and to feel [...]

Weekends

Weekends

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. ~Albert Einstein Weekends - short and precious. I figure if I am busy working during the weekdays, I need to spend my weekends relaxing and recharging my mind. We need something more exciting than the routine house keeping tasks and grocery shopping. [...]

My Favorite Things for a Nourished Journey

My Favorite Things for a Nourished Journey

The most important thing is to enjoy your life to be happy, it's all that matter - Audrey Hepburn Since I started the clean eating journey a few years back, I had done a lot of searching and learning about food that we consume and products that we use. Not eating that doughnut or french [...]