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Simple Sausage Pasta Soup

March 13, 2022
Bowl with sausage pasta soup

It’s March here in South Carolina. I love this time of year because the weather is getting warmer, the flowers are starting to bloom and it stays light later. Spring is coming! But occasionally winter likes to give us a reminder that we’re not quite done with it yet. That is what happened this weekend. After a few weeks of temperatures in the 70s and even 80s, we…

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10 Signs You are a People Pleaser

March 10, 2022
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Alright, sensitive souls. We need to have a conversation about one thing that we often do that is not very healthy for us. That is being a people-pleaser! We all have the basic need to be loved, to be accepted, and to be safe. It is genetically a part of who we are. But starting in the earliest years of our life, we begin to go through social…

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Top Herbs for Empaths

March 7, 2022
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Sometimes we need a little help! That’s why I’m sharing the top herbs for empaths. Sometimes it is challenging to be so sensitive to so much of the world around you. Dealing with busy weeks, having too much on your plate, or being around large groups of people for extended periods is stressful for empaths. Even scrolling social media can stress you out! But no matter how good…

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Smoked Sausage Vegetable Soup

March 6, 2022
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What do you do when you have lots of great vegetables and some smoked sausage that you need to use up, but don’t already have a go-to recipe to use them all in? And you need something without waiting for it to cook in the slow-cooker. You come up with a brand new soup…smoked sausage vegetable soup! And this soup couldn’t be more simple either! I love March…

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Top 10 Things That Stress Out Empaths

March 2, 2022
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Yes, it’s true that being an empath can be a struggle. We just feel energy SO much more than most of the population. They don’t get us, and so we get labeled as being “overly sensitive” or “a drama queen”.  We just experience emotions, both our and those of others, on a level that is overwhelming at times.  Because of this, we spend a good chunk of our…

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Sharing Space With a Partner When You’re Energy Sensitive

February 28, 2022
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Sharing space in your home with one or more people can have challenging moments for anyone. But having a roommate, partner, children or spouse under the same roof can put an even greater strain on someone who is energy sensitive. When you don’t understand your energy sensitivity and your specific energetic needs it is easy to become energy depleted quickly. But you can avoid that easily. And you…

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Are You Practicing Self-Love?

February 16, 2022
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If you were to ask most people, they would agree that we should all love ourselves. And yet, not only do many people not love themselves in healthy ways, but most don’t even know what positive self-love really is. This is particularly true of those who are highly sensitive. A lack of self-love is a big problem in the energy-sensitive community. It is certainly something I have faced…

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Ground Beef and Barley Soup

January 24, 2022
Ground Beef and Barley Soup in a red soup mug sitting on a wooden table

I just love a good soup in the winter! And I love creating new soups with ingredients that are new to me. Of course, I always try to use simple ingredients which just make my body feel better. This ground beef and barley soup is no exception! It is simple, and yet satisfying. The winter of 2022 has been a particularly cold one. It isn’t often we have…