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Inspiration + Wisdom

Remembering Princess Diana

August 31, 2017

What Princess Diana Meant to Me

The death of Princess Diana 20 years ago is a “John F. Kennedy” moment for me; meaning I’ll always remember where I was when I learned that Princess Diana had died in a car crash in Paris. I was 12, the same age as Prince Harry, and it was almost like learning my own mother had died. To me, Princess Diana and my mother will always be inextricably linked. My mother adored Diana and, like many women, tried to emulate her style and haircut. But their link is way deeper to me because they were both beautiful, loving, kind, fun and graceful. So now whenever I see pictures of Diana, I always think of my own mother.

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Inspiration + Wisdom

25 Pearls of Wisdom from Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK, Jr. quotes to inspire every facet of life. I have to start off today’s post with a confession. I’ve always appreciated Dr. King’s life and contributions to American society, but I’ve never truly dug deeply into his words until this year. Maybe it’s…

January 13, 2017
Inspiration + Wisdom Tips

5 Strategies for a Better You in 2017

New Year’s goals that are actually achievable! Every year at this time approximately 45% of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution. Of those, only about 8% say they are successful in achieving their resolution. Despite the grim statistics, many of us look at the new year…

December 30, 2016
Inspiration + Wisdom Life

My Biggest Financial Embarrassment

And what I learned from it. My biggest financial embarrassment isn’t a story about my debit card getting declined at the grocery store or my checking account being overdrawn because I thought my paycheck would deposit before my gas bill was withdrawn. (Both have…

October 13, 2016
Inspiration + Wisdom

Hello Autumn!

It’s fall, y’all! 🙂 Fall in my world starts the day after Labor Day, even though the first official day of autumn isn’t until September 22, 2016. It honestly could not come soon enough for me this year.…

September 8, 2016
apples and oranges, comparison
Inspiration + Wisdom

Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Jump off the hamster wheel of comparison and feel the full joyfulness of life. Last week I was at the hair salon partaking in one of my favorite guilty pleasures – reading trashy celebrity tabloids like US Weekly and People. (I promise I only look…

May 17, 2016
dietitian, nutrition, healthy, food
Health + Wellness Inspiration + Wisdom

Ask a Dietician

Get answers to your nutrition questions and learn how to live a healthier lifestyle in Sunflower Magnolia’s Q&A with Registered Dietitian Ashley Stein. Living a healthy lifestyle today is easier, and harder, than ever before. Everywhere we go we are bombarded with a new…

May 12, 2016