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Love Yourself as you Are Archives ~ Beacon & Joy

Alarmed

Christmastime is my favorite.  I love it so, so much.  Though, when I was growing up, my mom insisted that we wait until Thanksgiving was finished before beginning Christmas festivities [...]

Just Roll With It

There was a Winter Family Sing-along at my son’s school this morning, and I did what I always do.  I have this thing where I tend to shed tears almost every time I’m at an event at my kids’ [...]

On Giving and Self-Care

Our 16 Days of Kindness Challenge began on Monday and is making ripples far and wide.  I have heard from people I know all over the country who have been inspired by it and are joining in, with [...]

A Perfect Mess

I agreed to go to a glassblowing class with a friend a few years ago in Santa Barbara, and it turned into a big mess.  I had never thought of trying glassblowing before, but my friend was so [...]

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