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6 Surefire Ways to Make Your Day Count

One thing about our world: There are more ways to receive advice than ever before. A century ago, the main directions you’d get for living might come from your mom,…

All, Everyday Magic, Inspiration,

What Gives You Light?

In giddy anticipation of Field Guide to Everyday Magic Volume 2 (hitting stores this August) we’ve been revisiting our favorite pages from Volume 1. We shared this Field Guide prompt…

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Four Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

As an editor of several magazines, I have a lot of different writing assignments.

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The Wonders of Reading

  “I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.” — J.K. Rowling

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Embracing Who We Are, Where We Are

  When you look in the mirror, what do you see?

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Capturing Tiny Moments of Happiness

  The week is nearly over though I’m convinced it just started.   It’s funny how much quicker time seems to go by as we get older. Our days are…

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The Choir of Chaotic Voices

  The sound of a choir singing together brings to mind harmony, exaltation, a blissful sound.   It is uplifting and joyous. It can move us emotionally and with great…

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A Moment With: Bella Grace Issue 11

  “Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.” — French Proverb   The spring season symbolizes new beginnings, blossoming life, and an opportunity to prioritize personal growth. We’re embracing simple…

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Cultivate Creativity Wherever You Are + Project Idea

  Some of my best ideas found me when I wasn’t looking.   A song on the radio, walks through glistening snow, and early morning coffee runs are a few…

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Give the Gift of Grace

  “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” ― Mother Teresa   The holiday season is truly a magical time of year. Snow dusts the…

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The Other List

    “Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” — Socrates     Preparing for a trip recently, I found myself overwhelmed with an especially long to-do list.     As…

Inspiration, Life's Beautiful Journey, Self Affirmation, Finding Stillness Through The Senses Photo by Eli DeFaria

Finding Stillness Through the Senses

  Sometimes I just want a “do-over.”   Have you ever felt that way? You wake up and things just don’t flow well… the coffee spills, the toddler doesn’t want…