Entries by Stylequeenie

The Importance of Contemplation and Gratitude

“Gratitude is not a passive response to something we have been given, gratitude arises from paying attention, from being awake in the presence of everything that lives within and without us!” I was going to write about this later in the month of December but after the events of my weekend, I knew I had […]

Create Your Own Day

  “Ask yourself – what’s really important and then have the courage and wisdom to build your life around the answer!”   I recently came across this concept and I absolutely fell in love with it… It’s the concept of creating your own day.  What I mean is, other than your birthday, what day do […]

Living in a Masculine World

“In a world where masculinity is respected and femininity is regularly dismissed.  It takes an enormous amount of strength and confidence for any person to embrace their feminine self!” You’ve probably heard me talk about how I have 4 boys…but I’m not sure if I mentioned that when we bought my dog my ONLY request […]

The Act of Giving

“You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm!”   Yesterday was a snow day in Salt Lake, it snowed pretty much the entire day, which made Christmas tree shopping last night chilly, but also beautiful.  The boys raced around the lot, hiding, throwing snowballs and having fun.  It was […]

Stress Less for the Holidays

“Our greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another!”   Have you ever noticed that the Holidays are not always a time of relaxation?  That sometimes we over-commit ourselves, that we create unrealistic expectations about how things are going to look or just push ourselves too hard? I used to […]

Small Things Make a Difference

“The beauty of life is in the small details not in big events!”   We all have our own unique way of handling things in life, we do things differently, we place varying degrees of importance on some things over others, and as a result, we are all unique individuals. Paying attention to the small […]