Six ways to be more grateful every day

Gratitude is one of my favorite practices. This is because it is a really simple exercise that takes almost no time, but has far-reaching, multi-focal benefits. If you’re only going to do one self-care practice, this one will give you the most bang for your buck. Gratitude turns what you have into enough. It turns […]

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5 Hacks to reduce stress and increase your health-span

Who isn’t stressed these days? We are overscheduled, overworked, and overstimulated, we lack time in nature, we lack connection with people around us, and we are so used to being this way that we call this stressed-out state normal. According to the Whitehall II study (1), which followed the lifestyle and mortality of a large […]

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Finding your truth

Stop doubting your greatness On the way home from Rochester, MN this past week, I listened to You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero on Audible (available here). It blended into my existing thoughts and gave me a jumping off point for today’s subject. […]

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Be Authentic

I have been working on a post all week that is just not working for me. It doesn’t feel authentic. It started to feel forced, so I’m giving it some space. Maybe it will happen next week or next month. Instead of forcing it, I’m going to talk about one of my intentions for this year–Be […]

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Were you a fan of DonWings?

You’re really going to like my next blog series! I am working on bringing DonWings over to Dona’s Nourished Life to live permanently. Instead of just archiving dusty old blog posts, I will be updating them and posting them as new articles. Over the next couple of months, you will get a fresh look at […]

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What is “Dirty Keto”?

So you’ve decided to commit to a Low Carbohydrate, High Fat (LCHF) or keto-type diet. Good for you! Soon you will be enjoying less brain fog, more energy, less inflammation, better immunity, decreased depression and anxiety, decreased pain, and many more benefits hard to believe in a culture struggling to survive on the Standard American […]

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