October 24, 2019

As I mentioned in Part Two, the Enneagram, and learning my number, has truly helped me embrace my self. This self-awareness has enabled me to pursue greater emotional intelligence, significantly improving my mental health and deepening my close relationships. I genuine...

October 18, 2019

In Part One, I offered a brief history of the Enneagram and a summary of the 9 basic types. I also shared that after spending some time getting to know the Enneagram I realized that I was actually not a Type 3 (what I tested as on the first online Enneagram survey I to...

October 17, 2019

Disclaimer: I've been trying to write this blog post for 4 months. 

Each time I sat down to the computer feeling like I was ready to write, something would throw me back into the sea of self-doubt and I'd feel inadequate to share on this topic. In fact, I'm still s...

June 18, 2019

Our Happy Healthy Series continues this month with an area of holistic health that is a real struggle for me--exercise. As someone who is a firm believer in holistic wellness, I know 100% that exercise is an essential component. Yet, if I'm being honest, I struggle. Li...

June 4, 2019

I've always been a bit of an extreme "type" of person. So, when I finally decided to write a cookbook, I (of course) gave myself a 6 month deadline to finish it. I put myself on a very strict recipe writing schedule, and did actually finish on-schedule. Then May hit. I...

May 20, 2019

Road trip!

That's right, we're taking a road trip, and you're all invited to tag along via Facebook Live!

On Sunday, May 26th I (Ashley), my daughter Lauryn, and some of our Team members from Simply Nourished will be packing into our van for a Local Food Road Trip! We wi...

May 6, 2019

It's National Small Business Week!

I've been spending a lot of time lately with other small business owners--something I've realized is a must for self-care when owning and operating a small business. Small business ownership is such a unique (and at times) brutal vocat...

April 22, 2019

Happy Earth Day!

How fun that this next post in our Happy, Healthy Series is falling on Earth Day! What could be more appropriate than a post dedicated to sharing about cultivating a Happy, Healthy Earth?!

When I think about stewarding the earth well, I tend to think abo...

April 8, 2019

Many of you know that I (Ashley) discovered last year that I have some "dirty genes,which could potentially impact my health outlook. My MTHFR gene mutation (from both parents), in particular, was something that I knew I could not simply ignore. So, because I kn...

March 25, 2019

Relationships.

We all have them. We've had positive experiences within relationships, and we've had negative experiences. It is virtually impossible to be human (and alive) and not participate in relationships. And although relationships are an instrumental part of our...

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