Creativity & Imagination, Health & Beauty, Music, Nature

The Healing Power of Plants (and Music)

Music and gardens are the two most natural types of therapy that exist for human beings – benefiting both our psychological and physiological wellbeing. This revelation came from revered neurologist and author Oliver Sacks (July 9, 1933–August 30, 2015) in his essay “Why We Need Gardens.” Walt Whitman knew this truth too, as did John… Continue reading The Healing Power of Plants (and Music)

Creativity & Imagination, Health & Beauty

Self-Restoration in the New Year

Another year has escaped us, and it’s time to tie up loose ends and start fresh (again). When you think about your New Year’s Resolutions for 2019, consider making them realistic and achievable this time. Here are 5 ways to make those New Year’s Resolutions stick. 5 Ways to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions 01.… Continue reading Self-Restoration in the New Year

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Creativity & Imagination, Health & Beauty

The Art of Listening, Or How to Avoid a Holiday Horror Show

Do you ever feel like everyone seems mad at you at the same time, and you can’t seem to make anyone happy? You hear criticism from every angle – especially around the holidays, and every step you take is deemed a misstep by people around you. (Or maybe you’re actually the judgmental one.) Well, it’s… Continue reading The Art of Listening, Or How to Avoid a Holiday Horror Show

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Creativity & Imagination, Health & Beauty

How I’m Wired: Inside the Mind of an Introvert

I’m the girl at the office who gets labeled “the quiet one.” I’m often passed over in social situations by more charismatic, loud go-getters. I’m not what you would call the “life of the party.” But, I am thoughtful and studious – the book nerd – with my head down working and writing frantically all… Continue reading How I’m Wired: Inside the Mind of an Introvert