Mindful Monday: Relax

    Running around, trying to do too much, and declaring yourself “so busy” will not win you any medals and certainly is not the path to Cultivating PEACE in 2017.   Constant low grade stress results in elevated cortisol levels which impact your blood pressure and blood sugar.   Do you struggle with any

Mindful Monday: Snuggle

  Feeling disconnected, anxious, lonely, and stressed?  Let’s SNUGGLE!   Cultivating C.H.I. in order to create PEACE is all about getting clear on what’s important, prioritizing, and aligning your thoughts, words, and actions.    The #1 priority on most people’s list is FAMILY. Connecting with loved ones is vital to creating a fulfilling life of

Mindful Monday: Prayer

  Stressed, anxious, and feeling like you are carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders?   Neglecting to CULTIVATE SPIRITUAL C.H.I. may result in feelings of helplessness, anxiety, and depression presenting as physical, emotional, and SPIRITUAL illness. We cannot achieve true wellness by addressing only the physical. We must maintain our INTEGRITY by

Mindful Monday: Meditation

Is It Possible to Cultivate Calm Over Chaos?   Cultivating C.H.I. is all about clarifying what’s important to you and aligning your thoughts, words, and actions to achieve your goal. When you are not aligned with your integrity you will experience disconnect and disappointment.   How does this manifest in your life?   Our over-busy

Mindful Monday: Hydration

Cultivate Holistic Health with Barbara Reid     How Can I Cultivate PEACE in 2017? Good morning!  This email is the first of our Mindful Monday series. Each Monday I’ll share a tip with you for the week.  An observation.  A simple action step.  A question to ponder.  Or a new perspective. Our goal?  To

Cultivating Connection Through Vulnerability

Have you ever experienced a Vulnerability Hangover? In order to truly connect with someone, you have to allow yourself to be vulnerable. This can leave you feeling bruised and raw. Can you relate? Please click on my photo below to check out this week’s video discussing connection, vulnerability, shame, and willpower.   Please leave a

Learning within the Messy Middle

I made a promise to myself and to you earlier this year to not just show you the “after photos”. Too often we’re led to believe that there is a magic bullet that effects change.  A quick fix. But the reality is…Life Is MESSY! Trying to hide it or deny it is to lose the

Cultivating Peace Over Perfectionism

   I have struggled with PERFECTIONISM  since I was a young child.       I was very quiet and internalized everything.   I built many boxes of limiting beliefs. I had many fears and anxieties.     I  was very sensitive and introverted and  didn’t express the fears I was experiencing so they began