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    Natural Living

    Seasonal Living in the Spring: Embracing New Beginnings

    It’s finally March, dear reader, and although I live far up north, we are beginning to see the first signs that spring is in fact on its way. So, I thought I’d share with you some thoughts on seasonal living in the spring. As the frost begins to thaw and the days gradually lengthen, we find ourselves on the cusp of a new season: spring. While we bid farewell to the quietude of winter, it’s time to welcome the vitality and renewal that spring brings into our lives. So, let’s continue our journey of seasonal living, transitioning seamlessly from the cozy comforts of winter to the vibrant energy of seasonal…

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    Natural Living

    Home Remedies for Shiny Hair: 10 Natural Ways

    Have you been searching for a natural solution to promote that healthy hair shine without resorting to synthetic options or going personally bankrupt in the process? Me too. There’s nothing that says feminine beauty quite like long and well-groomed hair, but it can be hard to to achieve that desired shine and vitality without breaking the bank or exposing ourselves to harmful chemicals. That’s where holistic home remedies for shiny hair come in. With a focus on natural ingredients and gentle treatments, these solutions offer a path to luscious locks without compromising on health or budget. Some of the remedies call for essential oils, which you can easily get from…

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    Holistic Wealth

    Financial Self-Care: How to Have a Money Date Night with Yourself

    Did you know that taking care of your finances can also be an act of self-love? It can! Picture this: it’s Friday night, and instead of heading out for an expensive dinner or a movie, you’re cozied up at home with a glass of your favorite beverage, ready for your very own money date night with yourself. But this isn’t just any ordinary night; it’s an opportunity to connect with yourself on a deeper level, to reflect on your financial journey, and to set intentions for a brighter financial future. What is a Money Date Night? A money date night is a dedicated time set aside to focus solely on…

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    Holistic Wealth

    Holistic Wealth: Navigating the Intersection of Health, Wealth, and Happiness

    Have you ever considered that money is just money and that wealth is another concept all together? Recently, I was introduced to the topic of holistic wealth, and it makes so much sense when you start thinking about it. I mean, what if there was a way of living holistically while also building your wealth in a healthy manner? What is holistic wealth? Holistic wealth is, simply put, a way of thinking about money while also thinking about your own mental, emotional and physical health, your relations, your lifestyle goals, your values and your level of happiness. This goes beyond the classic definition of having a certain amount of money…

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    Natural Living

    Seasonal Living in the Winter

    We are still in the depths of winter as I write this, dear reader. Up here in Norway, the forest is covered in deep snow and ice, and I find it best to stay inside most of the time. So, it’s a good time to explore the concept of seasonal living in the winter. It will still be a month or two before spring arrives here. A recap of seasonal living in general But before we begin, let’s just revisit what seasonal living really is. Seasonal living, dear reader, is the art of dancing with nature in her own rhythm. It is adjusting your lifestyle to match the environment around…

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    Natural Living

    Seasonal Living: Connecting with Nature’s Rhythms

    One of the things we seem to have lost completely track of on our way to this modern society, is nature’s rhythms and seasonal living. Most of us have been conditioned to believe that we live our life in a straight line from point A to point B and that eternal growth is the way it’s supposed to be. But nothing could be further from the natural reality. Because, as we know, the natural world is all about cycles and rhythms and patterns. And since we ourselves are nature, it could benefit us greatly to return to nature’s rhythms. What is Seasonal Living? Seasonal living, dear reader, is the art…

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    Natural Living

    My Word for the Year: Regeneration

    I am still in my wintering mode, dear reader. I’m writing this from my soft couch, blanketed in a warm duvet, contemplating lighting a fire in the fireplace later. It’s a dark and cold winter up here in Norway. The snow is piling up, and all citizens are implored to stay at home and only drive if it’s absolutely necessary. It’s a perfect time to get some deep rest, and I aim to embrace seasonal living, so I haven’t even made my vision board for 2024 yet. But I have been contemplating my word for the year. But first: What is a word for the year? Choosing a word for…

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    Holistic Wealth

    Embrace Nature: Ideas for a Frugal and Eco-Friendly Staycation

    Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life without straying too far from home? Staycations provide the perfect opportunity to recharge and relax in the comfort of your own surroundings. And why not take it a step further by incorporating eco-friendly practices into your staycation plans? In this blog post, we’ll go through a collection of inspiring staycation ideas that not only promote natural living but also help you save money. Planning an Eco-Friendly Staycation The key to vacation success is planning! In this phase, you need to take some time to brainstorm and write everything down, so open a new document or get out a lovely planner.…

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    Health & Wellness

    Creating a Holistic and Budget-Friendly Self Care Day at Home

    As I’m sure you are well aware, it’s essential to carve out time for self-care and prioritize our well-being. However, seeking out expensive spa treatments or wellness retreats isn’t always practical or financially feasible. The good news is that you can have a wonderful self care day without leaving the comfort of your own home. By incorporating practices that nurture your mind, body, and soul, you can embark on a rejuvenating journey that promotes overall well-being while being mindful of your financial resources. Setting the Stage for Self-Care First and foremost, you need to set aside time to actually do the self caring at all. How many times have you…

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    Health & Wellness

    Discovering Serenity: 6 Ways to Relieve Stress Naturally

    Natural remedies for stress relief are essential for effectively managing stress holistically, as many individuals actively seek ways to relieve stress naturally. Embracing a holistic approach involves considering the entire person – mind, body, and spirit – and integrating natural remedies that specifically target stress. By embracing these natural remedies, we recognize that stress impacts all aspects of our well-being, and we strive to address it comprehensively and holistically. When it comes to stress relief, focusing on holistic health means adopting practices that nourish and restore balance to all areas of our lives. This broader perspective enables us to address the underlying causes of stress, rather than merely treating its…

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