November 02, 2017

November Edit

I can't believe it's November already! October was such a busy month with a road trip to Melbourne, lots of work (in retail we are busy getting ready for Christmas!) and of course all the everyday errands that need to be run as well.

I thought I'd gather up a few stand-outs for me, for the month of October. I can't promise this will be a permanent feature, but I will certainly try and share some of my favourite things more frequently.

In no particular order, here goes.

This blog and the podcast has given me so much energy this month. I had heard of Jess a long time ago, but never had time to properly take time and explore her extensive content. Her podcasts have been so helpful in finding alignment, positivity and generally higher vibes, especially after a busy day at work or dealing with a temperamental toddler here at home. I've started taking a moment in the morning to either write down or just to think a few simple things I'm grateful for, then listening to Jess' podcast on my way to work. By the time I park my car I feel like I've already found alignment for the day. If it's been a stressful and busy day at work, I do the same thing again on my way back home, so I don't end up taking the stress and negativity back home. I'm still learning about all this, so more on this later!

Reading this book, it so fascinating and a lot of it really resonates with me. I'm hoping to do a full post about this soon.

I've added these "supplements" in to my diet this month. It's too early to report back on the results, but I've read some really good reviews about the product, so fingers cross! You can read more about my recent skincare routine, here.

This month I've also spent more time exploring the essential oils my friend Anita wrote about here.
I'm still thinking of which oils to order, but I seem to be most drawn to lavender, a revitalising citrus oil and an oil that is a bit more grounding and balancing.

These towels were such a pleasant surprise! I've used them as decorative blankets on our sofa and on the bed. I've just finished spring cleaning and reorganising the balcony and one of the towels will be perfect for our outdoor lounge. I love how versatile the towels are and the quality is great, too!

Some of the highlights of the month have been the super fun Iittala event I attended earlier in the month, and our little road trip to Melbourne to see my cousin and her family. It was quite hectic with three kids between us, but so fun nevertheless!

Now I'm excited about November!

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