Mindful Monday: Pre-bedtime Routine

WOW this week went fast! As part of our #MindfulMonday routine I found it necessary to share my new bedside pre-bedtime routine with our readers.  This is a great way to help maximize your relaxation, strengthen, and stretch your muscles … Continue reading

My 3 Hangover Cures

1.  Take a multi-vitamin.  Alcohol flushes certain nutrients, like vitamin B-12 and folate, out of your system.  Those vitamins not only support blood flow (essential for flushing toxins from your liver) but also boost your metabolism and your energy, something that’s … Continue reading

Weekend Study Routine

Planning out study time: Draw up a study timetable (see samples below) and block in all activities, work, lectures, and any household or other responsibilities you may have. Include meal times and travel time. Be realistic. This should be an … Continue reading

Suicide Prevention/Awareness Month

For each and every one, life has provided us various things that matter to us: family, friends, relationships, job or interests; and even though these important things may differ for each of us, they also help us in our connection … Continue reading

Deep Tissue Madness

   Hello! I want to share my recent massage experience with you all. Why? Because I want to make you laugh! I haven’t had a massage in some time, and the last few times were pretty lack luster. I prefer … Continue reading

Time Management

My name is Mercia and I am horrible at time management.  I start out pretty good.  But life takes over and I go with it. I know I am not unique in wearing 50 million hats, I have a full-time … Continue reading

Intentions-The Evolution Of…

Hello Beautiful People! So how are those intentions coming along? How is it keeping them focused on positivity? Well, here’s the next step!  They have to grow!  Yes, you read that right, your intentions must evolve.  We are constantly changing … Continue reading

Positive Outcomes

I’ve always believed that good things happen to good people. Something a little different is the power of positive thinking, which Anna introduced me to some time ago. Did I buy into whole-heartedly at first, no; but that has since … Continue reading

Going With the Flow

Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, Happy Kwanza, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year!! Hopefully, I haven’t missed anything. Well here we are 2015! I’m always excited for a new year, new beginnings, new adventures!! It’s been a while, but life, family, and … Continue reading

Hello 2015!

A BAD HABIT I’M GOING TO BREAK Vulgar language.  Sometimes my NY attitude can get in the way, not to mention being in a male dominated career field…the F-bomb is used as a comma in my sentences at times.  So, … Continue reading

The Homeless Have Names Too: Meet Karen and Frank!

What an amazing holiday season!  Here is the recap thus far! Stage 1: Week before Thanksgiving. I can honestly say this Thanksgiving has been one I will never ever forget!  Let me set the stage… Every year I feed the … Continue reading

Observation

Have you ever sat in your own home, late at night, the family asleep, candle burning, and just listened? Listening to the sounds of the home; the heat coming on and off, the dog breathing.  Close your eyes and take … Continue reading

Crystal Love

I am a crystal addict! That’s why I began making crystal jewelry, to share crystal healing with others. For thousands of years, ancient civilizations have used crystals for physical, mental, and spiritual healing and enhancement. The use of crystals can … Continue reading

What Happened to Thanksgiving

I know this is late but I have a question, what happened to Thanksgiving? I grew up with my Mom who taught us Happy Harvest, she would not honor a day that negatively impacted Native Americans. I recall at school … Continue reading

Energy

I am all about positive energy. I try to surround myself with positive people. I try hard to remain focused and positive. I meditate, chant, and my home is full of crystals. One thing that hit me recently and in … Continue reading

Complimentary Alternatives

Did I catch your attention? Yes, my name is Mercia and I am some what of a hippie. Don’t get me wrong, I love my hair, nails, and clothes done, I love shopping and going out. I especially love my … Continue reading

At-Home Pampering Products

  Some say “Sunday fun day”… I say “Sunday none day.”  What is this you ask?  Well, Sunday’s are my days to do NOTHING or at minimum what ever I want.  It’s my day!  So, this Sunday I wanted to … Continue reading