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Shortly after Easter this year I got a very bad concussion that left me on full bed rest for three weeks and semi bed rest for another 3 weeks. For the first three weeks after the diagnosis I was not allowed to use a computer or a phone. I could not even watch TV. I was only allowed to sleep or take a walk if I felt good. The first couple of weeks were hard. The following weeks were better as I learned how to pace myself. I realized that my body was quite adept at letting me know when it had had enough. And so I listened to me and surprisingly, I learned a lot about myself. 
For the first time in my life I was able to rest without guilt and it was wonderful. I unplugged and reconnected with nature and it made me incredibly happy. This enabled me to see ME for the first time in what seemed like forever and I started to understand what was missing in my life, what I needed and what I no longer needed. 
For a very long time I have equated my worth with …

Sheepskin Softener

From warming your feet to warming your backside sheepskin rugs are showing up everywhere this year. I  live in Montreal so during the Winter it gets really cold here. Having metal chairs, such as the ones shown in the picture below, would not be an option unless I put fake (I prefer fake) sheepskin rugs on them. They would be much too cold. Adding the sheepskin rugs to the chairs not only adds warmth but also protects your back side from looking like a tic tac toe board!
Photos via my Pinterest

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