Category Archives: smell
Epic Adventures in Books, Cinnamon Honey Lattes, and Pancakes this Saturday and Everyday
Hello Lovelies, I couldn’t wait any longer to write. I kept thinking i would wait until things settled down after the shootings, and the fire’s and the firing on of children and mothers at the southern border and my friend’s … Continue reading
Two Minutes To Bliss
Hello Lovely Reader, Our senses have had a bad rap. Instead of being recognized as unique forms of intelligence through which we understand the world and our selves, they have been treated as untrustworthy narrators or as gateway drugs that … Continue reading
This post might be tagged #better late than never. The usual excuses apply and then some as I work toward physical independence and complete recovery. Most of the things I used to do with ease are still difficult. And some are not … Continue reading
Engaging in Discovery
Happy Holidays Lovely Readers! There is something extra appealing about bookstores and books in Winter. It is a sensory pleasure to get curled up with a steaming cup of The Republic of Tea’s Peppermint Bark Tea and a plate of biscuits … Continue reading
How to Be Your Own True Love Right Now in the Middle of Everything!
Hello again Beauties, As the holidays grow closer and commitments grow greater, I invite you to give your self the gift of bliss by be-coming present to and nurturing your own True Beauty. After a life time of looking for … Continue reading
Silly Scents or Something Sinister?
Aloha Lovlies. Our sense of smell is considered by some to be our most primal sense. It corresponds with our root chakra (at the base of the spine), Cedarwood, Myrrh, Patchouli, Sandalwood, and Frankincense essential oils, and the color red. Numerous studies have … Continue reading
An Unexpected Sensory Gift
While researching the neuroscience of color on health for Engaging The Senses, ( an uncommonly sensible guide to creating a beautiful life) , I came across this video “Synesthesia by Andrew McMahon” and thought it would be appropriate to include … Continue reading
Waving not Drowning
Hello again Lovely Readers! When I traveled from Hawaii to LA at the end of March to have spine surgery, I never thought it would be early June before I was able to begin posting again. Thank you for being … Continue reading
Dispatch from the City of Angels
Aloha Lovely Reader, “Like a wet washcloth, the mind takes the shape of whatever it rest upon. If you routinely rest your mind on the self-criticism, anger, or anxious rumination, your mind will take a negative shape” I am in … Continue reading
Bunny Kisses and the Power of Touch
“Touch is a much more sophisticated system than we ever realized.It effects our health on many levels. And it doesn’t have to come from another person.” Dr. Matthew J. Hertenstein, DePauw University.
Go Beyond the Restrictions of your Era and your Ego….
And let yourself enter the world of the senses through the practice of haiku. “Haiku is not a shriek, a howl, a sigh, or a yawn; rather, it is the deep breath of life.” So breath deeply and for one … Continue reading