Summer says: Time to slow down!

I love it when I hear a message from one person. And then another. And then another! Sometimes the Universe has to stand directly in front of me to get me to pay attention. What message did I get this week? Slow down!

When you slow down you have time to make sure that where you’re going is a place you want to go. One very cool way to slow down is through art and music which can mendyour mind as well as your heart.

Okay, Universe. I am listening. I promise I’ll slow down. It just may not be until August :).

Here’s more.

I hope the start of your summer has been a joyous, slow time for you. 🙂

Feeling the quiet as you consider a leaf…

Making time for quiet each day has all sorts of healing properties. Taking a deep breath and pausing to think and be in the space you’re in can help lower your blood pressure, improve your ability to focus, and elevate your mood.

Getting to your best work isn’t all about doing – sometimes it’s about stopping to “consider.” And sometimes, it’s about stopping just to stop. 🙂

Here are a few thoughts on finding ways to bring meditative moments into your day.

And I have to add a picture of my granddaughter Brooke as she considers her toes. Bliss 🙂

Take care of your precious self!

To do your best work you want to feel great.

Additives in food can bring you down and make you feel bad even if what you’re eating is “healthy.” And then there are the additives in the lotions and soaps you put on your body. Oh, and the scents manufacturers use to make those strong-smelling candles you love…

I’ll tell you a little about what you might want to look for in those. And then let’s talk about medicine. Is everything you were once subscribed still working for you?

There are lots of questions you can ask. I hope this talk helps you get started on a curiosity path when it comes to new ways to take care of your precious health!

Let’s talk about sugar…

If you’re on a quest to eat healthier, I’m a huge advocate of paying attention to the ingredients of anything you ingest. What is in the food you eat and is that something you want to put in your body?

One of the easiest ingredients to understand is “sugar” and it is everywhere! In this talk, I share ideas about why this is a killer ingredient you probably want to avoid.

If thinking about reducing sugar in your diet is too much to deal with, in the second half of this talk I’ll share cool info about how eating less often during the day – or into the night – can have a weirdly profound impact on your health.

Click here to learn more!

Sending you big energy vibes for health, peace, and happiness.

2 Decluttering Tips!

Have you got a clutter problem at your house or office? This might be a kitchen counter covered with mail. A bedside table loaded with books you may or may not read. A bookshelf that the books no longer fit on. And how about that kitchen or desk drawer that is so packed with stuff you aren’t sure what is in there?

If you’ve got clutter questions, I’ve got clutter answers!

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7 Reasons to Declutter

Is decluttering a scary word to you? In this talk, I’ll give you 7 reasons why decluttering not only helps straighten out your space but can also bring you a wonderful Zen feeling of accomplishment and simplicity. And I’ve included easy steps to help you get started on one, baby-step declutter project.

Don’t be scared! You can do it. I hope you have as much fun listening to this as I had recording it.

Here you go!

What communities do you miss? What communities would you like to be part of?

Introvert or extrovert, the pandemic reminded most of us how much we love and miss our fellow humans when we can’t be with them. In this talk, I share ideas for reconnecting, and offer a few ideas for ways to find and connect with communities you’ve only dreamed of.

Here are my thoughts!

Life is fun when you live it with a big heart. I hope you have fun with this one!

If this video is helpful, please like, share, and subscribe on YouTube. You can find all of my talks on YouTube by searching for “Janie Downey.” Thanks for your help spreading good news :).

Learning from the birds

When you pause for even a few minutes to observe the world around you, all sorts of messages are right there waiting.

Here are a few things I learned from the birds this morning :).

If this video is helpful, you can find more on YouTube by doing a search for my name – Janie Downey. If you think this would be helpful to others, please like, share, and subscribe. Each of those is super helpful for getting out a message of peace, love, and Organized Zen.