Topaz Meaning, Powers and History: Part Four

  Topaz is used to promote good fortune. In fact, it has been said that dreaming of topaz may indicate that good fortune is on its way. These dreams can also suggest love affairs.   Traditions hold that topaz bestowed many benefits upon its wearer. It would dispel cowardice, calm the temper, cure madness and […]

Topaz Meaning, Powers and History: Part Three

  In Africa, healing rituals with topaz are practiced to establish communion with the realm of the spirit. The Bushmen bring it to their shamanic work both for journeying, working with ancestors, and for healing, treat the stone as a highly sacred one.     Topaz was once was considered one of five elemental substances […]

Weekend Fun Delivered Right Here

Get your holiday shopping done early, check out local art, see a free movie screening, watch as ice sculptures are carved right before your eyes, cheer loud for the Texans and more. Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend. Saturday, November 18, 2017 • Volunteer Workday at Buffalo Bayou Park –Volunteer […]

I’m So Conflicted

I’m so conflicted with the flurry of sexual impropriety claims that have been lodged lately. While all victims should be heard, my concern is the assumption that all allegations are true, despite what the accused has to say doesn’t come without serious ramifications. Some have admitted to these acts, others have not, which leads us […]

Imagine Dragons and so Much More to do This Weekend

Saturday, November 11, 2017 • Veterans Day at McDonald’s | FREE for Veterans with Military ID – Veterans can head to a participating Houston area and show their Military ID to receive a free Extra Value Meal on Veterans Day. All day. • Run in the Park at Hermann Park – Take off on a […]

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, “When (blank) happens, I’ll finally be happy.” While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn’t last. A study from Northwestern University measured the happiness levels of regular people […]

Workplace-Appropriate Halloween Costumes

If you’re looking for work-appropriate Halloween costume ideas, I have a few you can for you. Over the years, I’ve gone as a housewife, an alien, Cleopatra, a fortune teller, Elvira, a Ty Beenie Baby, and more. Below, you’ll find a list of things to consider, some great costume ideas, and links to other articles […]

Halloween Party for Adults: Spooky Recipes

Who says Halloween is just for kids? We’ve got a Halloween party loaded with spooky recipes featuring grown-up twists: candy apples with brandy, cashew brittle with chiles, chicken with more cloves of garlic than you can even imagine. Use this collection of adult Halloween recipes to make the perfect Halloween themed dinner party menu, or pick […]

Don’t Be Bored This Weekend! Here’s Some Fun Things to do!

Saturday, October 7, 2017 ·         Park to Port Bike Ride in Hermann Park – Take off on your bike for a 20-mile round-trip ride along the Bayou Greenway, to the Port of Houston for a party before heading back. Registration starts at $35. 7am. ·         Whole Lotta Yoga Houston at Levy Park – Stop by Levy Park with your […]

Finding Your Inner Peace and Truly Love Yourself

With everything that has been going on in the world, this topic seems more important than ever.  Self-love is an action of providing yourself with unconditional love, nurture, comfort and respect. It does not mean that we are selfish humans (not all of the time), but that we need to love ourselves fully and entirely […]