It’s time for another Dana- Dana D. – to do the Sunday round-up of links, videos and images….stuff that has me so excited for the week I can’t wait to share it with you! You’ll learn a new huge benefit of SAGE BURNING, see sone design that is WOW and there’s deliciousness & design in here, too!
It all starts with one quote today:
“Chance favors only the prepared mind.” – Louis Pasteur.
Let’s get you prepared for an awesome week ahead! Continue Reading…
My favorite stop in the magical town of Asheville, NC – a place I want to call my home one day soon- was at the Asheville Bee Charmer. Backlit honey greets you on all sides, sparkling and warm. It’s quite a spectacle watching them glow like amber lamps. Of the glowing jars there were carrot, berry, cinnamon (you can order many of their honey varieties HERE) and even eucalyptus honey… creamed, clear, raw…and honey harvested around the world from as near as Asheville and as far as Italy.
Ready to get charmed by honey?! Continue Reading…
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When I was a kid, I would take books to my blanket forts to read them. When I was a little older, I would take them to the yard and sit on a lounge chair. Older still, I would find a bench in the park in New York to read in the Fall. There was something about escaping into a book that was uniquely appealing, and I had no real space to do it in my childhood home.
Years later I realized I needed to make space.
If you don’t have space at home to read a book, reading can be a forgotten art. With that forgotten art a lot of fantasy and inagination is also lost.
Let’s get it back!
Style yourself an extraordinary reading space today! Continue Reading…
Sleeping is one of the most vital things you can do to promote living. Sleeping is part of a lifestyle, since the sleep cycle literally runs 24 hours a day, in phases, as your internal clock syncs with the cycles of the Earth when you are really in the groove of being connected to life.
The image above is of something I have never seen live before yesterday: asian pear trees. The fruit is very supportive to liver function, and in Traditional Chinese Medicine (and all of common knowledge), your liver is vital to both sleep and to your overall wellbeing. In fact, if you wake up frequently at night, you might be eating too late or stressing out your body with too many toxins during the day.
I’ve got so much to share today, some of which I learned for the first time on a giant farm in the middle of a North Carolina Utopian paradise.
Let’s get into the how-to’s of sleeping better today. I’ve got tips, teas, herbs and even a non-alcoholic herbal cocktail for you today! Continue Reading…
I feel like I’m being engulfed by vibrance.
That’s what happened when I touched down in Asheville and walked into the woods. Above you’ll find my backyard trees for the week. I ate dinner on the porch while watching fireflies started to sparkle at dusk. A few minutes later I asked a woman walking down the main street of town if there was a pharmacy where I could buy shampoo. She gave me shampoo from her luggage (she was just on the road) and hugged and kissed me on the cheek before setting me off on my way.
Where am I?
I’m in my dream life in so many ways. I’m starting to see that it is portable, it is always growing, it’s radically imperfect and beyond belief.
It made me realize tonight that all the feng shui for living your dreams that I’ve been sharing for years about boils down to just one universal principle that I see prevail over and over again. And it’s what my driver today, an entrepreneurial badass himself- echoed back to me as we went down winding roads into the woods.
Making people happy is better than money.
Some people dream of Ferraris and diamonds. I dream of gardens like this filled with massive crystals.
Crystals and plants are the inspiration of the day! Continue Reading…