The Power of Positivity in Relationships

Margi DehlinParenting, Relationships2 Comments

Recently, John and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. We were but wee babes when we began our story together. I personally don’t think time together in and of itself is something that warrants public approval, as there are plenty of unhealthy relationships out there that last for decades (and that feels truly tragic). Don’t get me wrong, we have … Read More

A Recipe for You

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness, Hygge2 Comments

I thought I would share one of our family’s favorite soup recipes with you today. Consider it a winter bonus! Years ago, I was “gifted” this recipe in a letter from a dear friend. Don’t you love gifts like that? The recipe is for Chunky Minestrone Soup. It is warming. Satisfying. Healthy. And DELICIOUS! The soup is also versatile. I … Read More

Winter Comforts

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness, Hygge, Seasonal Reflections, Spirituality3 Comments

Winter has taken hold here in Utah. The searing cold (and often grey) days may create or mirror an inner state of malaise in our psyche. A Challenge of Sorts Instead of fighting our urge to slow down, to sleep a bit more, to watch that Netflix series, to play games, to cocoon–I offer an invitation to truly BE with … Read More

An Alternative Approach to New Year’s Resolutions

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness, Seasonal Reflections, Spirituality2 Comments

Photo by Scott Tallman Happy January! Can you believe it is 2019? January seems to be a natural month for reflection as our schedules calm down a bit from the hustle and bustle that so often accompany the holiday season. Winter settles in with cold temperatures and darkness. We may feel a natural desire to slow down. Sleep more. Recover. I am … Read More

Holiday Wishes

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness, Seasonal ReflectionsLeave a Comment

The holidays are upon us. We are nearly at the close of a year– with the beginning of 2019 beckoning us forward! Who is ready for a new year? Thank you for joining me here these past several months. Your comments have brought me such comfort and joy. I am wishing you a holiday break that feels good to you. … Read More

A Stovetop Simmer Recipe

Margi DehlinHygge, Seasonal ReflectionsLeave a Comment

How is Monday feeling to you this morning? I am working from home for part of today. While I have a more active afternoon, it is a lovely thing to be able to sit by the fire and see to the tasks before me. I have just completed my official “power hour” that I use to plan my the week’s dinner menu, … Read More

Podcast Love

Margi DehlinGrief, Health & Wellness, Relationships, Spirituality5 Comments

One of my favorite ways to enhance any activity is to listen to a podcast. Do you have podcasts you love? I find that I am drawn to podcasts for a variety of reasons. A few might be… to learn and grow to feel inspired to feel connected I thought I would share a few of my favorites lately. Are … Read More

Five Tips to Begin a Meditation Practice

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness2 Comments

  I began meditating at a time of great tumult in my life. From what I have read, painful moments have been a catalyst for many a meditator! It has been nearly three years now–and most days, I meditate ten minutes every morning. If I am feeling especially burdened by anxiety or strong emotions, I may add an extra session … Read More

Autumn Capsule Breakfast Menu

Margi DehlinHealth & Wellness2 Comments

I have tried something new with our breakfast ritual recently. A capsule breakfast menu. You know how much I enjoy my capsule wardrobe! Yes!  Well, I thought the same benefits might apply to meal planning and our breakfast meal. How It Works All I do is choose three options for breakfast that both children love. This may seem obvious but … Read More