Want to do something for yourself … but don’t want to spend a lot of money? Here are some of my favorite ways to add a smile to my day.
Whether you incorporate these into your Valentine’s day plans, or just set aside regular time to invest in taking care of yourself, here are 20 things to help you relax and smile (without spending a dime)!
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Lavender and California poppy are in full bloom in my garden and ready to harvest. One thing I love about early summer is a chance to preserve some of these delicious medicinal herbs by infusing them in honey.
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Are you ready for something new? It’s a new year, but things are still shut down where I live, and I’m tired of it. It’s easy to get caught up in the struggle of the global pandemic, but I don’t want to stay in a place of stress and worry. I want to live a life filled with compassion and joy. We can’t make the pandemic stop tomorrow, but we can change the way we think about it.
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For years I’ve been enjoying Epsom salt baths. Recently, I started adding two additional ingredients that have increased the healing benefits of my bath. My favorite bath salt recipe now includes Epsom salt, baking soda and sea salt. Adding baking soda and sea salt helps heal skin irritations and small wounds, as well as, easing sore muscles and improving relaxation.
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A good night’s sleep makes all the difference. As we sleep, our body is hard at work repairing, detoxing and healing.
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I love eating wild foods and they’re great for your health! Hawthorn trees grow all around the Pacific Northwest. From mid to late September be on the lookout for the ripe red berries on this medicinal plant. I know I will be out gathering this healing plant and making one of my favorite honeys – Hawthorn Honey!
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