Cool Stuff – Living Well

Great Women in History: Madam C.J. Walker

It’s the second edition of our latest series, “Great Women of History.” This month, we introduce you to Madam C.J. Walker, a true pioneer on many levels. Great Women in History: Madam C.J. Walker PHOTO: Pinterest Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867, near Delta, Louisiana. After suffering from a scalp ailment that resulted in her own hair loss, a #selfsufficient pioneer, she went about inventing a line of […]

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6 Inspirational Podcasts I’m Loving Right Now

Lately I have been trying to be more intentional with the time I spend on my cell phone. I’ve gone so far as to tell my closest people that I’m getting a landline so that if they need to reach me urgently they can call me there, rather than text me and expect an immediate response. And I’ve been putting away social media apps in favor of knitting and reading. […]

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9 Ways to Pamper Yourself Today

Happy Valentine’s Day! We want to shake things up and make Valentine’s Day all about checking in with yourself and taking time for some self-care. These are some of our favorite ways to pamper ourselves, perfect for days like today. Have some favorites that we haven’t thought of? Leave them for us in the comments! 9 Ways to Pamper Yourself Today: A Little At-Home Spa Day: When was the last […]

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7 Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk

We know many of you, like us, have made health and wellness one of your major goals this year. We have made use of our food + fitness agendas (you can get one for yourself HERE!), and have made a point to try and pre-schedule our workouts into our time blocks for the day, but sometimes we find it really difficult to get it all in. Many of our days, like many […]

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Printable Valentine Cards

Remember the days when you decorated your shoebox and passed out Valentine cards with such pride to the whole class? We don’t think that should stop with grade school, so we created a printable card to share with your special people. Add one to a lunch box or send one in the mail, just spread some love and laughter this Valentine’s.  If you haven’t already, be sure to download your February Desk […]

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How to Make Healthy Packable Lunches + Free Meal Prep Printable

Trying to leave bad habits behind is a goal of ours here, and as part of the quest to live a healthier lifestyle we have been thinking about a big question: “What are we having for lunch today?” No matter how good our morning routine, we all fall victim to this trap of wanting a sugar spike to beat the 3pm slump. Remember those nostalgic days of taking that perfectly packed lunchbox […]

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February Printable Desk Calendar

We hope to continue to share valuable and inspiring content with all of you in mind and give a little something extra for you to take away; to create a space that inspires and also develops a community of like-minded adventure seekers, and a place where we can teach one another. We hope these calendars fill your days with a little inspiration, order, and beauty. We began with the January Printable […]

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Coffee With: Artist Anna Booth

Anna Booth has always had a gift, I remember watching her in awe as a first grader during our watercolor painting and pastel drawing sessions at our Rudolf Steiner Waldorf School. Her artistic ability was innate, and the level of sophistication with which she created art at such a young age was always an inspiration for me. In fact, I have a painting she gifted me on my desk as […]

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Here’s How to Beat the 3 pm Slump

Even with the best of morning routines some us find ourselves dragging around 3 pm. You begin to feel tired and unmotivated which leads to a lack productivity. This happens to many of us, especially to those that have jobs that require a lot of time tied to the desk. This is because cortisol and adrenaline have been going wild through your nervous system all day, which causes you to naturally […]

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Use These Tricks to Help You Drink More Water

We all know we should be drinking more water, but do you really know how much you should be drinking? You may have heard of the 8-glasses-a-day rule, but how big is that glass? Your body is made up of 60 percent water. Every system in your body needs water to function and exactly how much you need is much more personal than you think. Your gender, activity level and […]

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