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My Focus for Today, and Hopefully Yours Too

I was hoping to spend this month bringing you blog posts about inspiring media. Unfortunately, this month brought the surprise passing of family member and friend’s sister, along with national tragedy. These events left me feeling anything but inspired, as grief and feelings of overwhelm hit home.   The idea of writing a blog post

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Five Ways to Help Families in Need in Your Community

A wonderful way you can help children and families close to home is through a program called Safe Families. Safe Families works to help families in need and children at risk by providing different levels of support beyond child welfare services. They provide temporary placement with host families for children of families facing homelessness, hospitalization,

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An Inside Look at the Experience of Sponsoring Children

One way my family likes to help children, while teaching compassion to our own kids, is through child sponsorship. We have sponsored children through 3 different organizations, and I will share an overview of these organizations and experiences for you today. In child sponsorship programs, you are sending money to an organization that pays for

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How a Life Coach Can Help You Live Your Best Life

This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, see my disclaimer here. While I am passionate about making the world better, I truly believe that has to start with you caring for yourself. Self-compassion and care can help provide you with the energy, direction, and motivation needed to be your best self and bring

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7 Ways to Make Your Vacations Do More Good

This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, see my disclaimer here. We are officially in the thick of summer, so many of us are probably thinking about planning a getaway before heading into fall. In the past several weeks, we’ve talked about adding some compassion into weddings, date night, and even Independence Day.

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My Favorite Way to Shop Fair Trade at a Discount

This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, see my disclaimer here. One problem I hear people bring up when it comes to purchasing ethical, fairly-traded fashions is price. We want to do better, we don’t want to support sweatshops or child labor, but we also still have to be able to pay our

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