• Bella Finds,  Mind•Body•Soul

    How to Become Your Best Self

    Now is the time to turn your dream into reality. Ask yourself… are you truly who you want to be? Is this the life you really want? Are you living each day as your best self ? What can you change today?  How would you answer those questions? Think about your daily life. Are you thriving, or going through the motions? Are your days full of work, relationships and activities that are true to your authentic self or do you feel trapped on a treadmill of responsibility? If you dream of a better life, now is the time to turn your dream into reality.  The tools you need to design…

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    Love, Soulmates & Chemistry

    Why you are the only one who can write your formula for success. Written by SUSAN SPARKS  I wrote something this morning for a media interview and I immediately thought to myself, “Wow, I have to write about this and I have to talk about this, like RIGHT NOW.” So many of us, like me, are serious romantics in life. We think about things like love, soulmates, and chemistry. When I fell in love with my husband at age 21, I was sure that he was my soulmate. In fact I had no doubt.  So this morning I’m writing up some notes for a media interview and I am being…

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    Treat Varicose Veins This Winter to Ensure Vacation Bliss Next Summer

    Article courtesy of Jefferson Surgical Clinic Frigid winter temperatures promote office daydreams featuring temperate vacation getaways and cocktails at sunset. Although you’re more consumed this time of year with clearing snow-covered sidewalks than strolling white sandy beaches, those bungalow dreams will be a reality before you know it and if you are one of many suffering with spider and varicose veins, now is the optimal time to prepare for swimsuit season.  Wintertime may just be the right time to consider summertime. Before you are ready to show off your legs on the beach, consider getting those aging veins treated and made more beautiful for the oncoming summer. Allow yourself plenty…

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    Make 2019 Your Best Year!

    Plan, create and grow your shining life in 2019! Discover the original and best goals workbook on the market—used by over 300,000 women worldwide with incredible results!  Are you ready for 2019 to be your most incredible year yet? What started 10 years ago as a small goals workbook, My Shining Year Life Workbook has become a wildly popular and powerful cult hit— and simply the best planning tool available to help you achieve your personal goals. Revamped and revitalized, the workbook will laser-focus you on exactly what you need to make your dreams come true.  With proven and actionable guidance, author Leonie Dawson will inspire you to create meaningful,…

  • Bella Finds,  Mind•Body•Soul

    The Magic of Tiny Business

    You don’t have to ‘go big’ to make a great living.  Too many of us feel trapped by work that keeps us from living our purpose. We fantasize about stating our own business, yet we’re warned against falling into debt, working eighty hours a week, and coping with the pressure to grow. Eco-Bags Products (maker of our favorite reusable cotton net bags) founder Sharon Rowe says there’s another way: go tiny!  Like a tiny house, a tiny business is built on maintaining focus on what is essential by living an intentional life. As an entrepreneur and mother, Rowe is most concerned with putting family first, maintaining financial security, and doing…

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    Get Creative

    Creativity Take Courage A practical hands-on guide to strengthening creative intuition. Dare to break the mold with Creativity Takes Courage. This inspirational and thoughtful guide is a practical, hands-on guide to strengthening creative intuition and an interactive workbook focusing on the pleasure of the process, this is a creativity book like no other. Organized around a series of 13 dares, it challenges the reader to bravely silence the critical inner voice, look around at the world through the eyes of a child, disconnect from technology, learn from failure, and even take time to be bored. Paper ‘goodies’ are sprinkled throughout, from postcards to daily project notebooks and a quietness diary,…

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    Fall into a Fitness Routine

    Take advantage of the changing seasons and commit to healthy habits. Fall is notorious for comfort foods like pumpkin spice lattes and game day nachos. Combine these tempting seasonal staples with darker, shorter days and it can be hard to maintain an active mindset. Despite the enticement to indulge, you can keep your active lifestyle going or even kick off a new fitness regime. This year, take advantage of the winds of change when the seasons switch and commit to smart habits for a healthy fall. Dress for success. As the temperatures drop, you may be tempted to bundle up before heading outdoors to exercise, and for your warm-up and…

  • Bella Finds,  Mind•Body•Soul

    Get Creative

    A Unique Guide to Drawing International magazine, Flow, presents an unparalleled guide to drawing. From the creative directors of the groundbreaking international magazine Flow comes an unparalleled guide to drawing: 50 Ways to Draw Your Beautiful, Ordinary Life: Practical Lessons in Pencil and Paper. Inside these pages, you’ll find a drawing guide filled with beautiful illustrations and plenty of “paper goodies,” from bound-in tracing paper and colored paper to a daily drawing pad, a paper doll fashion sketchbook, and DIY postcards. While encouraging readers to draw inspiration from personal items that carry meaning (things on your desk, furniture in your home), 50 Ways includes fun, approachable step-by-step drawing lessons from…