Pain Relief – Bath Tub Style

Pain Relief – Bath Tub Style

Is there anything more soothing than a hot bath? Especially on rainy or snowy evenings, a warm bath can become a sanctuary. A calming wave. A fresh start. In the hygiene area of stores, you’ll find all kinds of bath soaps filled with chemicals, synthetics, and fragrances – which is awful for anyone with chronic … Continue reading

Bookroo Holiday Promo – This Week Only

Bookroo Holiday Promo – This Week Only

Greetings Readers! WordsByMara has teamed up with Bookroo and, for this week ONLY, they are offering a special promotion just for YOU! Bookroo’s mission is to enable and empower parents to build their children’s book collections in an affordable and exciting way through curated monthly book deliveries – right to your door. They believe the … Continue reading

Using Essential Oil for Pain

Using Essential Oil for Pain

In the coming weeks, I plan to post about “Eliminating Chemicals in Your Life”, but this post is simply a starting point. Last year, my sister gave me one of the greatest gifts… a starter kit with essential oils. I used to think it was weird and probably had little affect. I am here to … Continue reading

Redirecting Your Sails

Redirecting Your Sails

Hello Readers – you may have noticed my absence since the beginning of September. There is no particular reason for this other than… life and new projects! I wanted to share this image with you on “Motivational Monday” for encouragement. Often times, we experience storms in life and the wind can easily steer us off … Continue reading

The Winning Trials in Life

The Winning Trials in Life

Do you ever wonder what your life might be like if you hadn’t gone through various trials? Did that particular challenge¬†completely reshape your future by opening your eyes to unfavorable traits or behaviors? Did you vow to turn your life around after surviving those difficult moments? The truth is… some people will learn and others … Continue reading

Dairy Free Zucchini Cupcake Cookies

Dairy Free Zucchini Cupcake Cookies

Calling all cookie connoisseurs!  I’d like to introduce you to one of the softest, most delectable cookies… ever! A few months ago, I was presented with a problem. My husband and I had a ton of garden-fresh veggies, and a very stubborn toddler that refused to eat them. The solution seemed clear – I would put … Continue reading

Are You Ready for a Diet Change?

Are You Ready for a Diet Change?

Why are necessary changes so hard? If a diet change would help you feel better, why would you delay that change? Why do we mourn the loss of food like it’s a friend or a pet? It’s food!! Nourishment for your organs and body. A life sustainable resource! When we stop looking at food like … Continue reading

Signs You Might Have Fibromyalgia

Signs You Might Have Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (Fibro) has a mind of it’s own. Ironically, this misunderstood¬†illness is caused by abnormal pain signals within the brain. This condition can often feel like a bunch of “random symptoms” occurring within your body. And until you’re diagnosed, these random symptoms can feel… scary, overwhelming, lonely, and painful. When it comes to patients with … Continue reading

HELLP Syndrome Awareness – My Story

HELLP Syndrome Awareness – My Story

Every mom has a story about the day their baby(s) entered the world and mine is no different. People might assume that pregnancy and delivery come with a few “discomforts” but it seems the most serious are rarely talked about. Three weeks before my due date and 3 days before my maternity leave, I started … Continue reading