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I'm into chakras, essential oils, growing plants, eating real food, being a grandma, following Jesus, and creating a beautiful life. I like to write about random things including real life issues and how to process through and deal with the messy and unsettling stuff that happens in life. I believe that life is too short not to live happy! I choose to dwell in bliss and bask in love and light. Welcome to my raw, real, bright colorful world!

Hey, I'm Connie.

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So, let’s talk about depression because it’s a deal that’s affecting a lot of us. I for one have two sides. A light and happy side, and a darker side that sometimes wants to hide, and shut out the world. According to the World Health Organization 300 million people around the world have depression and […]

LIFTING THE DARKNESS OF DEPRESSION

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Hygge is a Swedish term and it’s all about creating cozy atmosphere and making your home warm and welcoming in winter. I’m a big fan of all things hygge. . . which is why way before I ever heard of it I was good at hyggeing up my personal space. Maybe that’s because I come […]

HOW TO CREATE HYGGE

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Winter is challenging for me I’m not going to lie. When the weather is cold and glum day after day it gets old and it’s easy for me to sink into depression and get sick. And with my health history I really can’t afford that. Three years ago I experienced a crisis when my colon […]

10 WAYS TO STAY WELL IN WINTER

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When it comes to doing special things for yourself are you in the game, or do you consistently fall short? I know how it goes. . . people depend on you and you’ve got responsibilities to regularly show up, and there’s not a lot of leftover time at the end of the day. I know […]

LOVE YOU MORE

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I love chai tea. But I’m not crazy about the sugar in it, or the price of it. Or going out to get it. So I decided to figure out how to make a healthier version of it at home. Here’s the recipe I came up with and everyone who’s tried it thinks I’ve nailed […]

CHAI TEA LATTE

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This morning I woke up before dawn and laid in bed noticing the quiet and stillness of the morning. The air felt cool and the night seemed light, especially for a new moon. When I looked out the window I discovered it was because everything was covered with a thick blanket of freshly fallen snow. […]

NO SETTLING

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When Craig told me he was leaving it was a curve ball I didn’t see coming. Once I got through the initial blast of shock, I determined to be positive and let go gracefully. But as I settled into the reality of my situation I resisted letting go, and doggedly clung to all that was […]

HELLO NEW LIFE

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It’s no secret that I’m not a fan of cold weather and winter but since I do live in Utah and we have another strong month of winter ahead, I’m choosing to see the positives and make the most of it. One of my favorite things about this season is it’s the perfect weather for soup. […]

SOUP MADE SIMPLE

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I used to think being rich was all about having a lot of money. But as I’ve grown older I’ve come to know that being rich is much more about how you feel than what’s in your bank account. A couple of years ago I was really really sick and I realized how precious good […]

LIVING RICH

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It’s not an exaggeration to say the past three years have been incredibly challenging and soul stretching for me, and at the same time they’ve offered opportunities for growth and transformation and learning things inside out like none other!!!    For instance, I now know I can do really hard things and I’m a lot […]

RESTART

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