As a new mom, I was horrified to learn about the lack of accountability in the personal care and cosmetic industry. Just because something is sold in store doesn't mean it's been tested for safety. In fact, there are ingredients commonly found in products in the US that are banned in the EU because they don't meet safety standards. Some are known carcinogens and endocrine system disruptors.
I've partnered with Beautycounter to share what I've learned with others and further the mission of getting safer products in the hands of everyone. Join me on my journey as I #switchtosafer!
Like most of you, I'm full of New Year's resolutions. Getting back to this blog is one of them, and ramping up me efforts to share best practices and better beauty options is another. This image sums up a few... Continue Reading →
Tuesdays are my days. I get up early, I do a longer yoga, a walk or run by myself, to the bookstore to work on my business, then to JOY to work on that business. I wander home to snuggle... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/2VCyWq66AQQ Now's the time. There's no such thing as perfect timing, but this comes pretty close. I can't tell you how much this movement and company has changed my life and the lives of those around me. Let's link arms... Continue Reading →
Are you paying enough attention to your life to capitalize on all the best moments? I have a toddler. Well, maybe she's a preschooler by now. Anyway, she's in love with life. She finds something cool in everything we do.... Continue Reading →
I was scrolling LinkedIn the other day and came across this quote by Dr. Travis Bradberry. Boom. Exactly. Managers light a fire under people. Leaders light a fire in people. I've been thinking a lot about leadership this spring. As... Continue Reading →
Sometimes we get in our own way. We sabotage a nice day by beating ourselves up for not "getting enough done" or not being "perfect." It's time to stop it. It's time to learn from our toddlers. Look, life has... Continue Reading →
Spring is finally here in Vermont and there's so much to do. Clean the house Get out the summer clothes, give away the winter clothes that didn't get worn Find the gardens under the leaves Pay the taxes Play outside... Continue Reading →
If you knew you could not fail? Would you start that business? Take that class? Ask for a raise? What about your relationships? Would you start one? End one? Renew one? Do you do something every day that scares you?... Continue Reading →
I don't know where she gets it from, though I know it's not me. My daughter has fallen in love with the piano. Her grandfather plays (he's kind of famous- ever hear of the Rising Storm?), I used to sing,... Continue Reading →