Self Care Challenge Wrap-Up

Hey there, August has come and gone but was filled with days of self care. I was touched by the number of folks who participated in the 31 Days of Self Care Challenge with me; whether you subscribed to the challenge listserv and received my emails, or participated separately, I thank you! For 31 days,... Continue Reading →

The Beauty in the Surrender

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been a worrier. I was that little girl who contemplated the “what if’s.” Things had to go according to plan, because if not, what would happen? How would I be able to function? Unfortunately, I brought these same mentalities into my adulthood, where the stress is more legitimate and... Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Improve Your Healthy Feminine Care

Hey there, I already anticipate this post will shock, disturb, and sway some, but I hope you'll take away some new perspective and possibly make healthy changes in feminine care. Ladies, this post focuses on managing your menstrual cycle healthily. First, let's debunk this myth about menstrual cycles. Myth Debunk #1: A large amount of... Continue Reading →

Who is KP? 10 Facts About Kristin

So you want to know more about KP? Here’s 10 quick facts about me! 1) I am so in love with Jesus. A part of my journey towards holistic health and wellness includes my spirituality. I am a Christian who attended Christian school until 10th grade and was in church every Sunday. I can ace... Continue Reading →

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Hey there, I am unashamed to proclaim how much I love food. Similar to Oprah Winfrey announcing her deep adoration for bread, I am well aware and proud to be a foodie at heart. There's nothing like that sensation you feel when conversing with other loved ones over a good meal. Or, the dance your... Continue Reading →

Diffusing Essential Oils: Recipes Included!

Hey there, I’m still traveling on my holistic journey and have now delved into using essential oils. Known for therapeutic and healing qualities, essential oils are used in beauty products and oil blends to enhance the skin and infuse the air with their aromatic qualities. When inhaled, essential oil molecules can be absorbed into the... Continue Reading →

Protecting Your Energy

“I’m vibing with you.” That was the first clue I revealed to my husband (then boyfriend) that I was connecting with him, and in a good way. I agreed with his opinions and beliefs. He concurred with my thoughts and actions. All was well, because we were vibing. We aren’t the only ones vibing. Friendships... Continue Reading →

Invisible Mothers

Mother’s Day is soon approaching. Cue the heartfelt greeting cards, Edible Arrangements, and booked-to-capacity restaurants. Also cued up and ready to launch is my anxiety. I never expected to dislike Mother’s Day, let alone be the 1 in 4 women who also have ample reason to dread this holiday. I never expected to be the... Continue Reading →

Powerful Words

Did you know you can cast spells? Singer, Erykah Badu often says, "Spelling is a spell. Everything we write down happens." While there's no magic to it, words do indeed have power. Proverbs 18:21 warns us there is power of life and death in the tongue. How many times have you heard someone advise you... Continue Reading →

Smooth Like Butta’–Body Butter Recipe

How healthy is your skin? I will admit that while I have been blessed with clear, smooth skin, I didn't devote as much attention to it in my quest for healthy living. The majority of my healthy skin care regime included using natural body products that are free of parabens, sulfates, and dyes. And as a naturalista, I... Continue Reading →

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