How do you bounce back from adversity, imperfection or just bad days? • My go-to strategy is usually a bath (plus or minus books/chocolate/light sniffling). But I think I might make the Japanese concept of "kintsugi" my new strategy. I was lucky enough to get this #gifted copy of Kintsugi: Finding Strength in Imperfection by Céline Santini @kin@kintsugi_spirit @celinesantiniauteur and published by @andrewsmcmeel, and I love it! Not only does it have amazing illustrations, it explains the concept of outlining broken pottery lines in gold to make an imperfect piece even more valuable than it was before it broke. • If the applications to the human experience aren't obvious enough for you, don't worry ... the book is filled with tons of beautiful quotes, haiku, images and explanations for how to apply this to your own life. I can already tell it's going to be a bedside go-to for me, especially as we're dealing with some tough losses here at home right now. Thank you SO much, Céline ... both for the book and for being a beautiful person I've loved getting to know! • Guys, I seriously can't recommend this book highly enough. Love it love it. Go check it out @kintsugi_spirit.
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Drinking tea has many health benefits. Here's how a daily cup (or two!) can be good for you, along with healthy teas you should try.👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 . . . Shop Online: https://www.tea-journal.com/ 網上商店: http://bit.do/teajournal Facebook: http://bit.do/teajournalfb IG: _teajournal_ . . . #polyphenols #tealovers #ilovetea #teaaddict #pooplikeclockwork #autophagytea #mindbodygreen #mindbodygram #iamwellandgood #kintsugiwellness #healthyish #ingoophealth #_teajournal_ #goopwellness #goopdetox #greentea #blacktea #foods4thought #thenewhealthy #makesmewhole #naturalremedy #wellnesswarrior #functionalmedicine #healthyliving #pla#plantbasedlife #plantpower #plantbased #easternmedicine #wellnesslifestyle
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happy easter from mom + me!🌸🐰🐣 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ spending my April back in our hometown island of Kyūshū . mom flew in to shoot with us. (which she never does) same park, same cherry blossom gazing from when I was little: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ this month has been full of the most personal growth & personal development along with new work development. but first comes the self, here are the greatest takeaways from my Japanese 🇯🇵mother: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1- life itself is transient, like the cherry blossoms we see the beauty from the passing of time + value it when it’s there and value it as it changes ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2- find your roots to clear the path, I’m the youngest member of the entire Kumai family + the torch is passed on, keep your fam artist legacy alive ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 3- be honest, be loyal, be smart, good things come to those who are wise + true ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 4- take great care of yourself, practice humility & you’ll have plenty of real collagen in your cheeks 5- choose a partner you can have fun with, travel, laugh and chase big dreams: if you come from different places, it will only help you to be even more mindful. someone cool af (she didn’t say that, but I did) 6- real beauty comes from a glowing spirit + the beat of their heart. anyone can be pretty, but beauty from the inside is the most attractive trait, radiate. 7- struggle was a part of my grandfather’s art legacy, it will be a part of yours, too. nothing great, with passion or new is without struggle. 8- if you can do something great with your life; why not? The crew and I thanked mom for coming out + sharing her sensei knowledge with us... a school teacher in Encinitas Ca for decades, she’s our favorite bozz xxxx ck
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My regular gig on E! News: sharing all my secrets on cleansing with you & PS see how big of a geek I really am?? xxx ck Ps ⚡️⚡️⚡️Send to a friend xxxx
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this weekend, make time to gaze at things you can easily fall in love with 😍 Japanese Forest Bathing 森林浴 Shin Rin Yoku 🌲 Japanese Flower Viewing 花見 Hanami 🌸 more on these concepts + self love and self care, the journey has been perfectly imperfect #wabisabi xxx be good to you💕 xxx ck
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Hanging up my virtual BRB sign up👩🏻‍🌾 I am sure you have seen this sign “Be back in 10 minutes,” at dry cleaner or small shop✌️⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ I am going to spend some much needed time with my kiddos after they get up from their naps! Putting away the phone and going to have some fun👧🏻🧒🏻⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ PS: I am doing a Spring Get Healthier Challenge this month for my birthday👏⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ If you want to join me, I am posting get healthier assignments in my feed and in my stories🌿⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ You can also see the highlight April Challenge. Follow me here @chefcarla_c to learn MORE💃🏻⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣ Today’s Healthier Assignments: ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 1. Fill a HUGE glass of water and put on your nightstand — drink first thing tomorrow am.⁣ Bonus pop a lemon ice cube in (it’s in my feed see the 🍋)⁣ 2. Get in greens, three times a day. The challenge is REAL. See my stories🥬⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 3. Drink a herbal tea at the end of the night instead of snacking🍪⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 4. Go to bed at least 30-60 minutes earlier than you normally do (STOP scrolling)😴⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Want to get in MORE greens + learn how to make Insta-worthy salads? I teach a free MORE Than Salad mini course visit my profile @chefcarla_c👩🏻‍🌾 ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ xo Chef Carla💋⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ 📷 Matcha + @candicekumai’s book #kintsugiwellness ⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ #matcha #farmlifestyle #morethansalad #honestmotherhood #healthcoach #wel#wellandgoodeats #thechalkboardeats #njmom #bonappetitmag #healthyish #rslove #nlcertified #thejuggleisreal #farmhousekitchen #farmhousestyle #bhgfood #mariekondo #feedfeed #iinhealthcoach #wellandgoodeats #livinganutritiouslife #mindbodygram #makesmewhole #iamwellandgood #ketorecipes #mompreneurlife #sharetheeverymom #toddlemom ⁣⁣⁣⁣ #matchalatte
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