How to Master Loving Yourself Fully & Fiercely
I connected recently with artist Peyton Turner and when I told her that I’d love to feature her art in a future journal issue, she offered to do an intuitive painting with a message for JMB Living. Of course I was thrilled and couldn’t wait to see how this would unfold. The following is a guest blog by Peyton about her experience creating the piece and its meaning.
Hygge Hacks with The Hygge Gathering
As winter approaches, we wanted to revisit hygge and share some great tips and hacks to add it into your lifestyle, and Kim is the perfect person to learn from! To learn more about her business and delve into all things hygge, we interviewed Kim to share the best information and discuss how mindfulness and hygge go hand-in-hand.
Living your Bucket List
I created The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Dream Bucket List based on a mindset shift from dying without regrets, to living without regrets. This is a step-by-step comprehensive guide that allows you to explore the most fulfilling desires you have and how to accomplish them.
Cultivating Virtues to Heal a Fractured Nation - Part 3
This post concludes the three-part series detailing six virtues I am working to cultivate in my life with the intent of contributing to society by being a better human. I can’t help but wonder if the actions of some in our political organizations can’t be motivated by greed and power. And as I notice these faults in others, I challenge myself to increase the opposite in the way I choose to live—with simplicity and generosity.
The Simple Joys of Rosemary
I fell madly in love with rosemary years ago. It wasn’t love at first sight and I don’t even remember how she started capturing my heart, but there are so many simple ways of using rosemary that bring me such joy today. This fragrant fair maiden is native to the Mediterranean and is a member of the mint family. In this post I’ll share how to reciprocate love for this herb so you can cultivate a year long relationship and I’ll suggest some of my favorite ways to enjoy both inside and outside the home.
Creating a Solo Retreat at Home - A Wise use of Precious Time
So many joy filled moments, so much laughter, so much fun. Yet what we came away with was even more precious. We came away with a renewed sense of focus, a strong feeling of purpose and a plan. Each in our own we, we jumpstarted our paths forward in our own directions by allowing this time for ourselves. And this is why you should go on a retreat. With so many of us choosing not to travel this year, we can still create a lovely solo retreat at home or close to home.
Sthira and Sukha in Yoga, Life and Love
Sharing a journey and insights on stretching, but honoring your limits in yoga, life and love. As I reflect back over the years, I realize how many facets of life I stretched beyond my limits and broke parts of myself. Yes, I mended and in many cases came back stronger, but I don’t think the breaking was necessary for the strengthening along the journey...
Tips for Grounding and Creating Moments of Joy in Uncertain Times
Grounding activities get you out of the chatter in your head and back into the comfort of your body. Grounding is a frequent term used in the yoga community, but you don’t have to practice yoga to feel grounded. There are a multitude of ways to reestablish your connection with the earth, with something bigger, to sink fully back into your body and to allow yourself a few moments to simply savor the joy of being...
Rituals to Multiple Joy
I keep pondering the ending to a yoga class I recently took from Rachel Roberts, owner of The Yoga Bar studios. As we rested in savasana, she told us about a nightly ritual shared by her and her husband…
An Uncomplicated Life
Ah Corsica, dare I speak of you for fear the secret spread and taint your unspoiled beauty? What is it about you that lures me back time and again?
Mindfulness goes Mainstream
This is an enlightening read written by David Gelles. I had no idea that the practice of Mindfulness is quietly becoming mainstream and that many corporations have developed mindfulness programs for their employees…