Category Archives: well being

Student Rewards… That Aren’t Junk Food!

It is BACK TO SCHOOL time. I keep reading stats lately that the average dollar amount spent on the back-to-school list is upwards of $600 -yikes-! Once all those lunch boxes and reusable water bottles are purchased, parents everywhere have … Continue reading

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Ordinary Photos Trump Perfection

Perfection is a great goal until it actually gets in the way of doing something great. This week I stepped out of my comfort zone and posted gorgeous new items at my online store using -gulp-, my own very¬†amateur¬†photography. I … Continue reading

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30 Day Smoothie Challenge

Smoothie challenge? Is that like a milkshake challenge? Yes – it is exactly like that and you should do it with me! Okay, well it is more like a juice cleanse I think but better. I’m not looking to lose … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Courage

“To do this to the right person, to the right extent, at the right time, with the right motive, and in the right way, that is not for every one nor is it easy” (Aristotle on Courage, Ethics II.9) My … Continue reading

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New Habits

Happy New Year! This month brings all kinds of self-reflection, or at least consideration of self-reflection. What would that be called? Meta-reflection? We banter about resolutions, self-improvement, goals and dreams, and then tend to go about with our daily lives … Continue reading

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Telling A Good Story: Dreams Come True

My good and wise friend Sarah graciously mentioned Glamour Owl in her blog post this week. Check it out here! http://www.tellingagoodstory.com/2012/10/dreams-come-true.html GO with love!

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Faking It Brings Results

The philosopher William James believed that acting a certain way could make you feel that way.Hundreds of experiments have proved him right. Studies show that smiling actually makes people feel happier. For best results, smile wide and hold for 20 … Continue reading

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The Smell of Well-Being

Fall is here! Today is the first day that I can genuinely say Charlotte feels like fall. There is a chill in the air and leaves on the ground. We moved to Charlotte from northern California in September of 2001. … Continue reading

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Do You Know Yourself?

The school year is under way and since I am sitting in on a contemporary philosophy class I will pass along a few fruits of the labor. This is a fun exercise that my Professor had us do on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Sometimes People Just Don’t Get You.

Sometimes people just don’t get you.Sometimes the people closest to you just don’t get you, at least not the you that you are right now. One of my dearest friends who knows well the story of Glamour Owl Apparel and … Continue reading

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