beautiful woman in front of tree with hand to heart signifying her practice of gratitude as part of K-beauty influenced holistic skincare habits

The Practice Of Gratitude

Gratitude is a medicinal emotion. It’s an attitude of “have” versus “want.” Pause for a moment. How does it feel when you say to yourself, “have” v...

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Skincare As A Hobby

Hobbies.  Remember what that means?  It sounds like such an ancient word now...For most of us, we used to have things we called hobbies, but as lif...

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Woman standing next to majestic tree symbolizing imperfect beauty and showing us the soulful side of K-beauty influenced holistic skincare

The Woman And The Tree

“…during this profound moment of silence, despite noticing all the issues with the tree, she could also appreciate the beauty in front of her.  The...

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What Narratives Do I Carry?

But just about as cozy as these false narratives can be, they are debilitating, hindering us from discovering our true selves and full capabilities...

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Beautiful African American woman standing against empty wall at UCLA campus looking soulful and encouraging time and space for self care as part of K-beauty influenced holistic skincare habits

Making Space (Part 1)

To say no to certain things, even if they are inherently good, is to protect the most important 'yes' in your life. Building margin and creating sp...

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Beautiful African American woman with glowing skin closed eyes and smile lying on grass at UCLA campus with fallen leaves looking happy as part of K-beauty influenced holistic skincare practice

Am I Being Kind To Myself?

Am I being kind to myself if I know that the eczema on my skin will inflame when I consume dairy?  Am I being kind to myself when I neglect the bed...

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