Baby Steps to Healthy Living


Hello all! Today is the last day to buy The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle! The sale ends at 11:59pm (EST).

Last night I had a party on facebook with some fun prizes. It was great to chat with some of you about healthy living and learn from each other! The winners are at the end of this post. There is still one more giveaway that is pretty awesome that will be open until this Tuesday at 8:00am (PST). I love being able to content with readers and get to know you a bit. I think that may be my favourite part about blogging, the relationships that are built. You are all such a blessing!

It’s never a good idea to go all in when it comes to leading a healthy life. You will end up burned out and feeling more unhealthy than when you started. That’s why baby steps are such an important thing. Diving in head first may work for a bit but talking everything at once is a bit much.

Eventually you will get to a point where you are doing more of the things you want to do but it comes from taking things one step at a time. There are many things that I would LOVE to be amazing at but I’m still not there. Take gardening for example. Yes, I have gardened over the years but it was never a huge success. Hopefully I will get to a point where I have a beautiful garden like my Grandpa Stanley’s but for now I will be happy with my herbs and a vegetable plant or two.

Baby Steps to Healthy Living

Baby steps to healthy living will look different for everyone. We are all in a different part of our healthy living journies. Please don’t compare yourself to some one else. Comparing either breeds discouragement or pride, neither of which are good things.

I want to share with you a few things that I started with, slowly adding things as I went. Step by step is they way to go. The little changes won’t feel nearly as overwhelming as sudden huge changes. Husbands and children will  generally respond better to baby steps as well. Remember to have grace on yourself and your family.

  • Look through your cupboards and get rid of some of the packages that have the  longes ingredient lists.
  • On your next trip to the store add a few new healthy products to your cart that you have been wanting to try.
  • Eliminate unhealthy oils and replace them with a healthy fat.
  • Think of one over-the counter-drug you have in the house and replace it will herbs or an essential oil.
  • Think of the cosmetics and beauty care products you use the most. Slowly as time and finances allows replace your chemical filled ones with natural ones you have bought or made yourself.
  • Look through the cupboards. Those are full of toxins as well. Find a natural replacement for each product at a time.
  • Get active. This could be taking a walk around your neighborhood. Taking your kids to the park and pushing them on the swing.

Before you know it you will find yourself adding more and more changes to your routine. You will feel more healthy and have more energy as well!

Please remember it’s baby steps not a race. It is fun if there is a friends who wants to join you along the way. You can be an encouragement to each other and inspire each other on with what you have learned!

You have heard me say that the Healthy Living Bundle is an amazing deal, which is true. It is amazing. It occurred to me that you might be feeling overwhelmed by the size of the bundle. The beauty of a sale like this is that you can pick and choose what you are going to read and learn from.

Gardening might not be your thing but allgery friendly cooking is. There is a wonderful set of books all about that. You can even get a gluten-free sourdough starter in the bonuses. If you used just those recourses it would be worth it.

Even though I think everything sounds amazing I have NO way to read all of them right now. I decided to pick just a few things I want to learn about right now. The others will wait until I find time. Some might just not get cracked open. (Or I guess, clicked open since they are digital.)

What I am focussing on right now:

  • Natural Soap Making
  • The Nourished Metabolism
  • Feast!

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Books I hope to read over the winter:

  • The Art of Gardening
  • The Gardening Note Book

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Spring Time:

  • Vintage Remedies Essential Oils Course

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Facebook Giveaway Winners!

Giveaway #1 Sheila Rutter Anderson
Givveaway #2 Sherry Lynn England

Giveaway #3

  1. Deann Furey
  2. Tabatha Finch
  3. Sarah May
  4. Sharon Volkman

Giveaway #4 Joy Manley

Giveaway #5 Alyssa Buchholz

Congrats to you all! Please email me at nourishingsimplicity (@) gmail (.) com so I can get your prizes to you! If I don’t hear back by 8:00 pm (PST) today (Monday the 15th). I will pick new winners. Thank you all!

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