Category: Health & Wellness

You are Loved today and always

You are Loved today and always

Has anyone told you today that you are special, valued and important? Have you said an affirmation like this to a loved one in your life today? Please hear it from me, and here it loud and clear, “You are loved, special, valued, and important!” Today, I am here as a messenger and an encourager for your day and life.  It’s no accident that you and I are here.  This message is for me as much as it is for you. First let’s review a few stumbling blocks that lower how we think of ourselves, our self-worth and even keep […]


Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day

Feel Loved on Valentine’s Day

Sending a big hug of thanks to my new blogger friend Chandra.  Thank you for the privilege of featuring your writing this Valentine’s on Lisa Designs Life.  Chandra is the author of Journey to Bravery, a blog dedicated to sharing tips and suggestions for simplifying family life and openly discussing mental illnesses. Chandra and her husband Rick have four children.  They live in Utah in a small rural community surrounded by horses and cows. Chandra started her blog after her personal experience with depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts after extreme stress caused by her work environment.  She also has a child […]


7 Self-Love Practices You Can Start Today

7 Self-Love Practices You Can Start Today

Are you a woman, an employee, a boss, a mom, a wife, a sister, a daughter, a boss blogger? If you answered yes to any part of the above questions, then I know that you are faced with numerous demands on your time and energy every day.  Your life is a balancing act which may include things like raising children, managing a home, budgeting, working, caregiving, and much more.  Not to mention the additional internal and external stressors you place on yourself without even realizing it.  After the busyness of the holidays, you just might need a quick pick me […]


Practical Gifts for Anyone with Arthritis

Practical Gifts for Anyone with Arthritis

Living with various types of arthritis can be painful, and even debilitating at times.  I have experienced the nasty, aggravating, life-changing effects of arthritis first hand. Today, I am sharing some wonderful gifts ideas that are comforting and useful in relieving the inflammation, aggravation, and pain of arthritis symptoms.  Any of these gifts would be very much appreciated by that special person in your life who is battling with the pain of arthritis. These gifts may not be on the wish list of the average person, but for someone with arthritis they can definitely provide relief and are really more of […]


The Daily Reboot: Intentional Steps to Radical Self-Care

The Daily Reboot: Intentional Steps to Radical Self-Care

The world we live in, full of technology and information, requires us to be wired, all the time. A plethora of communication options are available to us: amongst the widely used are email, text, and video.  With the explosion of social media, a legion of social apps has also become available: WhatsApp, Telegram, Messenger, just to name a few.  Let’s not forget the stories on Instagram, Facebook Live, Periscope, and the favored among millennials: Snapchat. With so many communication channels, we are bombarded with information, ideas, and ideals.  Just like sleep, we need to shut off our devices on a daily […]