Category Archives: Health and Beauty

Beauty Is …

I recently came across this quote and felt like it fit the motto of this blog so I decided to share:

Quote From Emma Stone


Beauty & Style Radiates from the Inside Out

Because I believe that being good to your insides will help you shine on the outside, I decided to ask Jamee Tuttle (Wellness Coach) to write a blog post on beauty from the inside. If you like what she has to say and want to learn more, visit her online at: or follow her blog:  She’s got all kinds of ways to help YOU be a better YOU … inside and out!

Jamee Tuttle of Thriving Life Now

Have you seen those women (and men, too!) who walk down the street, around the office or wherever you may see people and they just seem to radiate with beauty, handsomeness and confidence?

They seem to mostly be in a decent mood, and are comfortable with themselves. And, even if you don’t like their personal “style”, or a particular outfit they are wearing, they seem stylish and always pulled together, too!

And on top of all of this you notice the best part: when they open their mouths to speak, communicate and interact with others, their outer beauty matches their inner beauty because they are coming from a place of SELF-LOVE.

They treat others with kindness and respect. They are free of jealousy, free of gossip and free of that constant comparison thing that happens to so many of us, myself included.

They are radiating their inner beauty. They may not even be “traditionally beautiful” (whatever that is?!!) or super-model attractive but they have got IT.

What IS that?

That is self-love. When you truly love yourself and feel and know you are a worthy human being, you vibrate energetically at a higher level in life. You interact with others differently, you speak differently and you dress accordingly. You are comfortable in your own skin and with your body – no matter what size – and you don’t fear self-expression nor do you worry about the opinions of others.

That is a beautiful place to be in one’s life, and that beauty radiates from inside you, out into the world.

When this happens, you are YOU and can express yourself in many ways, whether it be with fashion, art, music, sports, yoga, writing…however you like to express…it just pours out.

And that is stylish. That is inner beauty shining out for the world to see. In my way of thinking and expressing, that is thriving.

Take note of these people,  friends, co-workers and even strangers. Learn from them. Their radiation of light and self-love gives us permission to do the same.

Jamee Tuttle
Founder of Thriving Life Now!
Photo credit: Amber Rishavy at Pixel Dust Photography

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Safe Products

I wanted to elaborate on a post I did a month ago called: With Fashion Come Beauty…

It’s a daunting task thinking about replacing all the beauty items in your cupboard with organic ones. Not only does it cost a lot of money to replace everything all at once, but how do you know which items to buy? For one, you don’t need to replace everything ALL at once. As you finish a product, replace it with something organic. And when you’re in the store PLEASE be careful of tricky marketing. There are a lot of items out there that appear organic, but they really aren’t. Do your research before you hit the stores!

Here are a few items I’ve switched over to:

  1. Dr. Bronner’s Magic “All-One” lotion
  2. Juice Beauty – Smoothing Eye Concentrate
  3. Juice Beauty – Nutrient Moisturizer
  4. Crystal Deodorant Stick
  5. Tom’s Toothpaste

Please comment on this post with organic products you love! I know I would find that very helpful and I’m sure all of my readers would too!


With fashion comes beauty…

Palette of colored eyeshadow, blush and lipstick

What’s lurking beneath all that vibrant color? Visit

With fashion comes beauty and with beauty comes makeup! If you’re anything like me then you have lipstick in every shade of the rainbow, eye shadows galore and moisturizers falling out of your cupboard. Why the gluttonous behavior? Because it’s fun. Makeup, along with all things fashion, is a way to transform ourselves.  But all that glamour isn’t always what it seems to be. There are tons of chemicals in items that you use every single day. Deodorant, moisturizer, lipsticks, powder… the list goes on. Please do yourself a favor and visit: Skin Deep will help you figure out what products are good for ya, and which are bad.

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