Today, I'm drinking a chai tea latte, very frothy! My mom would always tell my siblings and me not to date in high school, and she certainly had a point. Dating at such a young age, before you reach adulthood, is honestly dangerous. The whole "high school romance" thing is seriously over-romanticized. Not only are… Continue reading Thoughts on relationships & defending yourself
Peppermint tea ~ I strive to be the fool! I strive to be the VALOR!
Good morning everyone, and happy Tuesday. Today I'm drinking peppermint tea. Although Christmas is over, it still tastes great for the wintertime. We are coming into the new year now. One of my personal goals last year was to open up more, and I really feel like I have. I've learned that I end up… Continue reading Peppermint tea ~ I strive to be the fool! I strive to be the VALOR!
Sage tea ~ friendships come & go
Today, I'm drinking sage tea. Sage is famous for its cleansing properties, removing toxins and negativity on both a physical and spiritual level, making space for the new. They say "friends are like seasons, they come and go." Friendship should be valued, as it can be such a wonderful thing. But accepting that friends come… Continue reading Sage tea ~ friendships come & go
Tuesday’s tea ~ berry detox
Today, I'm drinking berry detox. It has: ginger, fennel, hibiscus, burdock, strawberry, dandelion, orange peel, honey bush, açaí, yellow dock, raspberry, and pomegranate. Wow, that's a lot! It's fruity and delicious. Totally helps de-bloating. I don't care what people think, and I don't worry about being judged. I know that everyone lives in their little… Continue reading Tuesday’s tea ~ berry detox
Tuesday’s tea ~ calming chamomile
Today, it's very important for each and every one of us to slow down and take our time. We can all use some chamomile tea to calm down. If you are living in the U.S., today is election day, a very stressful time for everyone. Whichever side you are on, winning or losing, or maybe… Continue reading Tuesday’s tea ~ calming chamomile
Tuesday’s tea ~ peaceful lavender
Today I'm drinking lavender, which is one of the most calming teas. People have told me I have great strength to remain calm in frightening situations. This is why I like to work with animals, because I can feel their fear, but instead of letting the fear become amplified, I have the skills to calm… Continue reading Tuesday’s tea ~ peaceful lavender
Tuesday’s tea ~ peach tea 🍑
This evening, I'm drinking peach tea with honey. Let's talk about... Perfectionism. I recently realized, how much perfectionism has been holding me back. In some ways I feel like I'm not a perfectionist at all, it's not something I ever strive to be, or it was something that I used to be a long time… Continue reading Tuesday’s tea ~ peach tea 🍑
Tuesday’s tea ~ mango passionfruit
This evening, I'm drinking mango & passionfruit tea with honey. There was a crazy thunderstorm today. It was supposed to go all night but it has already brightened up, at least for now. During heavy storms like this we have to be safe, stay inside, and put plans on hold until the weather clears up… Continue reading Tuesday’s tea ~ mango passionfruit
Caturday ~ Catnip is not just for cats!
Nepeta cataria, most commonly known as "catnip" is a plant that causes psychoactive reactions in cats. Owners love giving their cats catnip order to stimulate play. After sniffing or consuming catnip, cats will get high and display silly behavior such as rolling around, vocalizing, rubbing their heads, and becoming more excitable. Catnip turns most adults… Continue reading Caturday ~ Catnip is not just for cats!
Try-it Tuesday ~ Blue Lotus tincture… FREAKY RESULTS!
Having a blog titled "Lotus Laura," I thought it would be suitable to try a blue lotus tincture. Blue lotus is a water lily flower that comes from ancient Egypt and is recognized in most of their religious artwork. They would typically consume it by soaking it in alcohol and then drinking it days later.… Continue reading Try-it Tuesday ~ Blue Lotus tincture… FREAKY RESULTS!