The Gift of a Gift

Happy Holidays

In contemporary society, we sometimes feel pressured to give a material gift for a certain occasion, whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or holiday. While the discussions on that particular topic could tangent out far and wide, at the moment, the focus will remain with the intention of giving a gift and the giver. Giving a […]

The Gift: Living a Life of Purpose and Meaning

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Psychotherapist and yoga teacher Stephen Cope’s new book The Great Work of Your Life challenges us to find our true purpose in life, which he believes all of us can achieve. Here, he gives a taste of the struggle and payoff that comes with seeking to find and cultivate our unique gift. Here is a […]

Go on a Flower Frenzy And Make Your Own Mother’s Day Gifts!

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“April showers bring May flowers!” So this May, go on a flower frenzy! We will teach you how to make your own flower arrangement, a planter box and an herb garden. These are fabulous gifts for Mom for Mother’s Day! How to Build a Planter Box Materials cedar panels cedar wood glue galvanized nails screws […]

Celebrate Your Mama This Mother’s Day With Special Gifts!

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Next Sunday is a special day for moms: Mother’s Day. Now is the time to honor and celebrate your amazing mama! But what to get the woman who did everything for you? For the mom that loves to cook/bake: Get her cooking or cake decorating classes to let her skills shine Buy her cute cooking […]

May… Maya, Goddess of Spring

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In Sanskrit, “maya” means illusion. Something appears to be one way, but is really another. Vedanta, the ancient science from whence yoga, meditation and Ayurveda spring, suggests that you imagine a dark night in which you think you see a snake, only to find that it was an old stick that was hard to see […]

The Anti-Valentine’s Day

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Do you remember in the movie “Valentine’s Day” when Jessica Biel’s character holds her annual “Anti-Valentine’s Day Party”? It was an interesting take in a movie celebrating “Valentine’s Day” to have all the different point of views on the day. Some people with lover’s eyes adore this day, taking in all the chocolate and roses […]

The Commodification of Love

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There’s another holiday lurking somewhere around the corner. Valentine’s Day. Mother’s Day. Sweetest Day. Birthdays. Christmas. We’ve programed ourselves to give and receive gifts on these and many other holidays to show our love for one another. We’ve even been told that gift-giving is one of our “love languages.” This idea is utterly ridiculous, and […]

Commit To Your Art

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As I look around my front sunroom and see the many antique ornaments collecting dusts it reminds me of all the art projects I have started and, instead of finishing, put up on the shelf. There are dusty beginnings patiently waiting for me to pick them up, wipe them off, and polish to completion. I […]

Get Ready For An Amazing Valentine’s Day!

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Can you believe Valentine’s Day 2012 is already right around the corner? Neither can we! Don’t forget to visit ASKinyourface.com for all of your fabulous and fun articles on Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re single, in a relationship, married, divorced, in a “complicated” relationship, you will find something here to dive right into! Keep posted for […]

Rings, Gifts and Wedding Dresses, How To Find “The One.”

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I’m not sure where this post is going, but this ‘people being seen as clothes’ comment has been so apparent these past few days, that I can’t help but bring it to your attention. Case # 1. I just read an email from a friend in which she sent me links to engagement rings she […]