Living & Spirit

Time Magazine cover Feb 1970

Earth Day 2016 ~ Simple things you can do to make living on Earth a little better

It’s Earth Day’s 46th year. As I was writing this piece, the image of a somber and depressing Time Magazine cover that I remember from early childhood came to mind. Of …

Calm app

An app to keep CALM, so that you can, you know, carry on...

I have a slew of clever finds and other succulent though “fluffy” topics and ideas lined up in my editorial calendar waiting to be written and shared. However, with the onslaught …

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Gift Guide - Gifts that Give Back

Throughout the pages of The Succulent Wife, you will see numerous articles about companies and products that contribute to making this planet a better place to live on. Whether it …

Thrive Causemetics Breast Cancer Awareness Eyeliner Duo

Highlighting Thrive Causemetics for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Here’s a story worth telling for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Karissa Bodnar is the founder of Thrive Causemetics, which tagline is “Beauty with a Purpose”. As a makeup artist, …

Tony Ferrari Mothers Music Video

A Sweet Song for Mother's Day

The young singer-songwriter Tony Ferrari wrote this song for his mom, to make her proud. She first heard it when she was in the audience of one of Tony’s shows …

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Interview with Taryn Brumfitt, Author of Embrace and Founder of the Body Image Movement

Excerpt: A Skype interview with Taryn Brumfitt, the mighty founder of the Body Image Movement that encourages women to appreciate and love their bodies and celebrate the journeys the bodies …