Shopping While Plus-Sized

Shopping while plus-sized?  Feel frustrated in a fitting room?  I feel ya.  Limited choices often limit plus-size women from wearing clothing they really love.  With my busy life, it’s not unusual for me to attend several events in a week, in addition to meetings.  I am constantly shopping and trying on clothes.  As a plusContinue reading “Shopping While Plus-Sized”

The Holiday Gift Guide is Out!

I am so excited  by this year’s gift guide. We often talk about “surviving” the holidays, and I took that to heart in this year’s guide.  Too often, the holidays induce stress, worry and exhaustion–and it doesn’t have to be that way. This year’s unique guide features: Stocking Stuffers–Affordable, upscale stocking stuffers for adults andContinue reading “The Holiday Gift Guide is Out!”

The Simple Joy of a Bubble Bath

Just a reminder that in 2019, self care doesn’t have to be lavish.  It doesn’t have to be expensive.  It doesn’t have to be hours of your time.  I took a bubble bath last night, and WOW…it did me a world of good.  What was different though, why I am bothering to write about it,Continue reading “The Simple Joy of a Bubble Bath”

Deep Coughs, Deep Breaths, Deep Insights

I had to take time just to breathe, with full focus, with full intent.  It’s so important that we breathe, especially if in our stressful moments, especially if our tendency is to hold our breath.  Breath can heal and I was reminded of that as I journeyed with this bug.

Not Every Day Has to be a Big Day

Not every day has to be a big day.  I’m learning that, seemingly over and over again.  Sometimes, the smallest progress is the hardest gained.  Sometimes, the small details add up to something much bigger, like a pointillist painting or a mosaic. I love thru-lines and themes and big picture thinking, but I am findingContinue reading “Not Every Day Has to be a Big Day”