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January 13, 2020

Three Simple Ways to Live Intentionally: What changed?

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If you’re feeling like you’re just going through life without a direction, check out these three simple ways to live intentionally.

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December 27, 2019

Journal Prompts for 2020

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Journal prompts for 2020. rnaling is one of my favorite ways to process and manifest, so here are some journal prompts for you to use or create a vision board around!

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December 26, 2019

Ways clear your energy

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Ways to clear your energy: a quick guide. What is energy? Everything is made of energy. That’s not just some woo-woo stuff, it’s actually science…and ever since I started learning about vibration and frequency, I’ve been interested in learning more about energy. “Energy is your body’s magic! It is your life force. You keep it […]

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December 19, 2019

How to find your personal year number

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How do you find your personal year number and what is it? Numbers are just one of the ways the universe communicates with us.

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December 17, 2019

A Magical + Mystical Book List

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for kinda hippie, kinda witchy, sort of spiritual humans. In March I made a “kinda hippie, kinda witchy” book list, and as we’re nearing the end of the year, I’m updating it here! Btw, this post has affiliate links for these books. If you click on them and then purchase the book I get a […]

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December 17, 2019

50+ journal prompts for healing + self-discovery

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Writing things out is one of the ways I process things and so I’ve created a list of 50+ journal prompts for healing and self-discovery. Feel free to save these and print for your personal use! Journal Prompts for Healing and Self-discovery What are some of my favorite holiday traditions? What new traditions do I […]

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December 17, 2019

How to create a spiritual practice

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I left the religion I was raised in. And while that may not seem like a big deal to some people, it was a *big deal in being raised in an orthodox, authoritative religion. I wrote about it here, and now, I’m getting more comfortable in *not knowing things. I don’t know what I believe, […]

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December 8, 2019

Why I left the LDS Church

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“Are you getting better?”

If I could count the number of times I was asked that question or how often it was implied with “how are you doing?”

But the thing is, I wasn’t sick. 

I just stopped going to church. 

And I haven’t talked about it much–losing your religion is a deeply personal and lonely transformation. And it’s not a change that is looked at as growth or welcomed with love, but it’s looked at as a failure of faith. 

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August 2, 2019

This whole post is a trigger: pregnancy + loss.

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August is a weird month for me. For everyone in our family really. It’s the month our oldest sister was born and also the month that she gave birth to her first born and died. I’m not really sure what order those last two things happened. And every year I think I won’t mention this story…but I’m putting it out there again. We all process pain differently, and one of my ways is through talking about what happened rather than keeping it trapped inside.

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May 24, 2019

How to create a self-care routine with the foundations of self-care

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yes, I’m talking about caring for yourself first because you can’t save anyone else if you’re drowning. Facts. So if you’re not open to self-care, then you might want to skip this article because it’s all about how to create a self-care routine using what I see as the six foundations of self-care.

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May 17, 2019

Nature makes people happy

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How do you know if you’re spending too much time inside? For starters, how much time do you spend outside? If it’s less than 20 minutes a day, then you may be spending too much time inside. Frequent sickness, moodiness, anxiety, restlessness, muscle weakness, difficulty sleeping, changes in appetite, and fatigue are all signs of spending too much time indoors as well. Who knew?

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April 9, 2019

Should we be using palo santo?

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when I learned about palo santo over a year ago I read that it is harvested from naturally dead trees or limbs making this a sustainable alternative to white sage. To have the greatest effect, sticks should be made from trees that have been dead at least 4-10 years.

Now fast forward to a year+ later I’ve been seeing posts sharing concerns over people using palo santo–

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March 31, 2019

Your life is what you consciously create

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Your life is what you consciously create...most of the time. Where are you on your life path? Read this post to learn more

In all of the books I’ve read on the law of attraction there is the same idea that ‘your life is what you consciously create.’

And it’s been a really hard thing for me to wrap my brain around. What about all of the people in poverty? Or all of the wars, starvation, sexual abuse, sex trafficking, etc. Did those people consciously create that?

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March 12, 2019

How our thoughts affect our physical body: You can heal your life

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“I’m not good enough”—it’s the root of all our toxic thoughts.

I started reading “You can heal your life” by Louise Hay the other day, though I’ve had it for almost 8 months. I guess I wasn’t ready to read it. The idea is that our thoughts create our reality, including disease in the body, with resentment, criticism, and guilt causing the most damage.

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March 10, 2019

I have a confession to make…

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I left my leadership conference a day early. Yup.

I was sharing all the adventures, doing all the things, and then boom. Was gone. And maybe that seems crazy. We drove from Missouri, to North Carolina, to Georgia just to be there. Paid for our tickets, our Airbnb. This was both a time and money investment for us. But here’s the thing; while most people are all about the hustle, I’m working towards alignment.

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February 4, 2019

How to release energy as an empath

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What kind of empath are you? And how can you release energy as an empath? I think most people have empathy, but I think that everyone has the ability to be an empath too to a certain extent–it might just take practice and you may only be able to notice energy in people you are […]

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February 4, 2019

11 signs that you are healing

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What are some signs that you're healing emotionally? Check out this post with 11 signs that you are healing. Click for more.

What is healing and how do you know if you’re actually doing it right? Or at all? Healing is the process of “growing sound; getting well; or mending”. This can happen on a physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual level–and healing is different for everyone so there is no “right” way to do it. Here are […]

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February 4, 2019

What no one tells you about living your truth

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Authenticity--it's like, the vibe now. But how do we get there? Here's what no one tells you about living your truth: click through to the post!

Authenticity–it’s like, the vibe now. But how do we get there? Here’s what no one tells you about living your truth: click through to the post!

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February 4, 2019

Five simple ways I stay positive

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I tried out a new Instagram feature (the one where people can ask you questions), and a friend asked, “how do you stay positive?” And honestly, I feel like I’m a pretty positive person anyway…but here are five simple ways I stay positive: Five Simple ways I stay positive Honor my current emotion, then speak […]

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February 4, 2019

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

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I’ve had a love of butterflies since like, ever. I guess my nickname when I was younger was “butterfly”, probably because I was just kind of super weird or something, but also fun to watch? I don’t really know. Anyway, last year I was out looking at our wild blackberry canes and turned around to see a faded Monarch flying around the same few plants.

I thought I was seeing things because April is far too early to be seeing Monarchs in Missouri. But, I got closer and realized that I wasn’t that crazy and that yes, I was seeing a Monarch. She had found milkweed that was only a few inches tall and was quickly moving all around the plants, laying eggs.

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