Jamie's List

Jamie sitting in a wicker chair hugging Emma her daughter

I like to share things that light me up, fill me with joy, and make my life easier. Nothing is sponsored. These are just things that are helping me along my journey.

One of my favorite podcasts is, "We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle.

Tuesday's episode covered, Being Left Out: Navigating the Lifelong Ache.

What most resonated with me was the conversation around how to talk to your kids when they are excluded. It was a great reminder that we don't need to "fix" our kid's challenging emotions or their problems, but rather sit with them in their common humanity and offer them compassion and kindness. The "a ha" moment was that if we try to "fix" the situation, we may be further compounding their feelings of shame and unworthiness.

My other key takeaway was honoring all sides of me. The side of me with the big heart that wants to include everyone. And, the side of me that needs one-on-one connection. There is room for both.

There are so many helpful nuggets in this episode. I highly recommend giving it a listen.


Fitting In is being who you think you need to be in order to be accepted. Belonging is being your authentic self and knowing that no matter what happens, you belong to you. - Brene Brown


Nourish Pick of the Week

Immunity Roller Blend
Wellness with every roll

Immunity Blend roller on a white counter with a green plant in the background

I asked a lot of myself these past two weeks and after my last major event on Saturday, my body said, "That's enough," and I fell sick.

I immediately put nature's medicine cabinet into action.

I rolled our Immunity Roller Blend over my throat every few hours. Then, at night, I rolled it all over the bottoms of my feet.

This blend combines all-star essential oils that are natural germ-fighters and immune-boosters.

In just two days, I felt significantly better.

PS - In addition to our Immunity Blend, I used our Congestion Relief Roller Blend at night to help clear my congested airways. I also drank chicken broth and elderberry syrup, and boosted my immune-boosting supplements.

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Recipe of the Week

Quick & Easy Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread

Pumpkin bread sliced on a speckled white place on a wooden table

My dear friend, Karen, shared this week's delicious recipe.

Karen and I first met working together at a cooking magazine.

Karen traveled the country teaching culinary arts to thousands.

You can trust any recipe she shares to be delicious!


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Live well. Be kind.


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