How to have a Happy Day

Posted on July 14th, by Ally in Mama Bird's lessons, Uncategorized. 1 Comment

I am a big believer in how you start your day will set the tone for the rest of your day…and possibly your week.  It begins with the very first thoughts you begin to think BEFORE your feet even hit the deck!

The way you choose to start your day mentally can be just as important as eating a healthy breakfast (even if it’s a smoothie or protein shake) and brushing your teeth every morning!  Just like your body needs the fuel from your breakfast to give you energy for the rest of the day, your mind needs to be fed healthy thoughts to start the day off right as well!

Here are some tips on how to begin your day so that it can be a happy day with wonderful experiences!

As soon as your eyes open and your mind awakens from sleep, SMILE as you realize it’s a brand new day, a fresh start, a new beginning and know that ANYTHING is possible!
Be GRATEFUL!!!  Come up with 3 things that you are grateful for and if you feel comfortable, say them out loud to get that positive energy out into your day and the world!  My favorites are: “Thank you for … Read More »

Meditation for Kids

Posted on July 3rd, by Ally in Feeding Time, Mama Bird's lessons. 2 comments

I have always had this thought of, “What if we were taught to meditate at a young age, like 3 or 5 years old…how different would our world be?”
Not only that, but think of all the benefits and tools it can teach our children for their future, especially if we teach them at a young age.
I started meditating (the lite version) 11 years ago when I became pregnant with my 1st child. I read a book that suggested I meditate to help with anxiety. I was feeling anxious about physically having a baby. The lite meditating I was doing truly helped me get through my fears of the physical aspect of giving birth. I know it is what allowed me to have a natural birth when we came very close to having to look at other options.
In the last year and a half I have really up’d my meditating practice. I attended a conference in Denver and I actually got to that “blissful space” that “they” say one can get to when meditating. Ever since that moment, meditating became part of my life. I crave it. This is all due to the wonderful experiences I have had since last April … Read More »

Fashion Inspiration: Animal Print & Destruction Jeans

Posted on July 1st, by Ally in Cabi favs, Fall, Uncategorized. No Comments

Soooo this is probably my fave cabi top of the Spring/Summer collection! It’s called the #ritatop and she looks good on everyone! She’s flowy and light and saturated with all these vibrant colors that make us all look younger and who doesn’t want that?! Oh and these jeans?! They are our cabi summer color way #destructionskinnyjeans They rock my socks and I’m not joking! I’m obsessed with them big time! Only 3 more days to buy Miss Rita or Mr Destruction jeans…before the cabi Spring/Summer season ends! #cabiclothing #yourstyleally #villanecklace #summerfashion #destructionjeans

Affirmation of the day:  Everywhere I go, I am surrounded by love.  I radiate love to everyone.