Self-Care for Digestive Health: Creating a Sacred Space in Your Kitchen

a warm cozy kitchen

Fall marks the beginning of the holiday season, which can often bring increased stress and hectic schedules. Shopping, traveling, and extra time in the kitchen can leave us overwhelmed and exhausted. Our kitchens usually become cluttered and chaotic. Amid the overwhelm and chaos, we sometimes forget the profound role our kitchen affects our well-being. It’s more than a room with appliances and utensils. The kitchen is a place where we can cultivate self-care, honor God for his provisions, and strengthen bonds with our loved ones. Prioritizing self-care for digestion during this time becomes crucial, as stress can negatively impact gut health. Come along with me to discover how our kitchen can be THE place to start your Self-Care for Digestive Health Journey.

A Gift of Knowledge

the gift of knowledge- Mix of dried herbs and blooms on a wooden spoon.

If you know me, you know I am passionate about natural living and holistic wellness. I have been reading self-help and informational texts my entire life. It started in my early 20s with the First For Women Magazine. I developed a thirst for knowledge on the topics of holistic health and wellness, clean beauty, whole […]

Choosing My Word of the Year

female hands with pen writing on notebook on grass outside choosing a new word for the year

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read the full affiliate disclosure here. Choosing my word of the year is more important to me this year than any other year. As I have aged, I have become a bit scattered. Can you relate? I realize that I have reached a time in my life where […]

The Discovery of Herbal Tea: A First Step to Wellness

the discovery of herbal tea can be your first step to wellness

What is herbal tea? This is a question that sparks curiosity and opens the door to holistic health and a shift in wellness, one steep at a time. Herbal tea, also known as tisanes, is not just a beverage; it’s a journey through history, and a discovery and celebration of the plant kingdom’s gifts. In this article, ‘The Discovery of Herbal Tea: A First Step to Wellness.’ I will share the history of herbal tea, from its humble origins to the diverse array of plant matter used, and some of the health benefits that can be your first step on your wellness journey.

Spotlight on Herbs: Plantain

Plantago major, Broadleaf Plantain

I have a soft spot for this popular and often misunderstood weedy plant and it hurts my heart to see it listed on the bags of herbicides as one of the targeted weeds for eradication. Today’s Spotlight on Herbs is Plantago ssp, known as plantain. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read the full […]

Cultivating the Heart of an Herbalist: My Journey

plant seedling showing cultivating the heart of an herbalist

Have you been thinking about becoming an herbalist? Do you have a deep love and connection with nature and all that God has provided for us? Do you want to have the skills and strategies to start enjoying a simple lifestyle? If so, I am glad you are here. I want to share my story […]

Seeing Yourself as God Sees You is Essential for Self-Care

Seeing yourself as God see you is essential for the self care.

Lately, I hate mirrors. Particularly when I look in a FULL-LENGTH mirror. With one glance, unhealthy emotions of self-doubt and low self-esteem try to weigh me down as if my legs are mucked in quicksand. These thoughts and emotions attempt to convince me that I STINK at this thing called adulting. I feel like I […]

Self-Care is Essential for the Soul

A girl sitting on the river bank in silence for self care. Self Care is Essential for the Soul

Sometimes my soul craves nourishment and restoration on the deepest level, yet I lack the energy or motivation to do anything about it. The honor and obligations of being a child of Christ, wife, mamma, daughter, caregiver, friend, and teacher are forever present. Most days, I feel exhausted and depleted. I have tried putting a […]