Connect with nature- Self and Soul Care Saturday

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Hey, Lovely Souls!

This week’s self and soul care practice is to connect with nature.

This will likely look different for each of us. However, here are some ideas for ways you might connect with nature today, this weekend etc…

  1. Open the windows, let some breeze and fresh air in.
  2. Get a plant or some flowers and bring nature inside.
  3. Go outside for even 10 minutes and notice (maybe you feel like capturing through your lens) the flowers, trees, sky, clouds.
  4. Go to the beach (if you happen to have one near!)
  5. Go for a walk around your neighborhood
  6. Sit outside for 5 minutes and just close your eyes and feel the breeze.

Those are some ways to start connecting with nature, what are your favorite ways?

Here is to living Inspired, Creative and Empowered

Heather

Soul Nourishing Videos- Friday 5

Hey, Beautiful Souls!

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I wanted to share 5 videos that I find soul-nourishing that I have come across on YouTube.

  1. This one from Melody Ross on the Cool Whip Diet (essentially the way we take things in that do not really fill us)
  2. I deeply love this song and video
  3. This video on what wearable technology you would invent to change the world! (what would your response be?!)
  4. I was struck by a few really powerful to ponder points in this video
  5. This lovely souls advice on making decisions easier 

What videos are you finding soul nourishing these days?

Here is to living Inspired, Creative and Empowered

Heather

The best way to complain…Soul Prompt

image1-3Hey, Beautiful Soul!

This quote is new to me, and I love it and find it really thought provoking.

What can you create in response to something you are unhappy or dissatisfied with/about in your

Home

Life

Work

Community?

Here is to living Inspired, Creative and Empowered

Heather

 

Open- (found-ish) Journal Prompt

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Hey Inspiring Souls!

This week (semi found, is from a painting I did years ago!) journal prompt is…

Open

This one can be responded to in many ways.. written or visual journaling (or both) What does it mean to you, where are you embracing it, what does it look like to you etc..

Here is to living Inspired, Creative and Empowered

Heather

Back to Basics- Self and Soul Care Saturday

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Hey, Lovely Soul!

This week for “Self and Soul Care Saturday” I want to look at the basics of self-care. This might differ for each of us.

Look life is crazy maybe it’s a family health issue, a move, getting used to the new dynamic of things, the state of politics,

What are your self-care basics? Those things that you go will/can go back to again and again.  I encourage you to make a list of those someone in your planner on your phone or someplace else you can reference the easily.

Your basics may include some of these ideas…

  • Shower
  • Deep belly breaths
  • Hydrating
  • Exercise
  • Vitamins
  • Nourishing meal
  • Meditation/Prayer/Stillness

Your list might include tea, music, journaling or any other number of “Basics”  If even these basics seem to be eluding you choose one or two and start putting them into place. Create a list of the ones you ultimately want on your basics list.

Here is to living Inspired, Creative and Empowered

Heather

Weekend Nourishment-Friday 5

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Hey, Inspiring Soul!

  1. Read something fun, inspiring, thought provoking. For many of us reading is something that we want to do more of, yet find ourselves not doing because life gets busy and we get distracted.
  2. Unplug. Get the phone, tablet or computer out of your own face! Step away for an intentional amount of time (a day, half a day, few hours…)
  3. Go outside. If you can get yourself in nature even if for a few minutes! With so much tempting us to stay in (especially in the winter) it’s easy to only go outside to get to the car and back! Go outside with some inention.. Take a deep breath, notice the beauty around you.
  4. Create something.. Explore your inner artist, play, experiment! (I love Creativebug.com for this a new to me site is also Skillshare.com) I also have a few courses that are free right now (for another 5 days as of the time of this posting) 
  5. Carve out a corner of cozy for yourself. Put a cozy throw, grab some candles, put up a few bits that inspire you. This doesn’t have to be a big space or a window seat (my dream!) Work with what you got! (Tip: Sometimes we have the space that is being taken up by something else that we never use but don’t think of shifting it… I encourage you to look at your space through that lens this weekend if you don’t feel like you have  room)

Here is to living Inspired, Creative and Empowered

Heather

A tiny peek (and a few tips) in my visual journal

Heya Beautiful Soul!

I wanted to share this short (and not super great lol) video I did of a tiny peek inside my visual journal. I give a few tips/ideas to use in yours if you feel so called to do so.

 

Here is to living Inspired, Creative and Empowered

Heather