Book Musings: Parenting and Mindfulness and Words

The Seven Spiritual Laws for Parents I’ve owned this book since 2009 or 2010 and it’s one I re-read and have incorporated into our family discussions. Here are a few excerpts: “…. However, a child who was taught from the … Continue reading

Dear Meltdown: Meet My Friend Mindfulness

Anger is like a storm rising up from the bottom of your consciousness. When you feel it coming, turn your focus to your breath. ~Thich Nhat Hanh I recently received the honor of having one of my articles accepted for … Continue reading

Book Musings: Peace, Gratitude, Mindfulness, Meditation, Emotions

“Tibetan Tales for Little Buddhas”¬†(amazon affiliate link) –¬†Simple, enchanting tales that give a glimpse into Tibetan culture, sharing inspiring wisdom relating to peace, gratitude and seeing with the heart. I was only going to read one per night. Thomas and … Continue reading

Inspired Living: What Does Mindfulness Mean

I quite often toss around the word “mindfulness” on this blog. I sat down today to write a post with tips for mindful parenting. As I began to write, I realized that I had never researched and shared with you … Continue reading

Cover Reveal for Words of Alchemy

Here it is …. In Words of Alchemy, Camilla Downs invites you to walk with her to share her love of Nature through a heartfelt free-verse poetry collection. During her daily strolls she is mindfully present as she delves into … Continue reading

Words of Alchemy – Cover Reveal on Saturday

Book cover for Words of Alchemy will be revealed on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm PST! The reveal will take place on my Author facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/CamillaDownsAuthor … You can pre-order a signed copy of Words of … Continue reading

A Philosophy of Walking

And she walked. And she walked. She walked until Arriving at The home of Peace and Joy. Discovering once there, She had been Here all along. I went for an hour long walk this morning. My body and mind did … Continue reading

How Writing Helps Me With Parenting

Writing has been a sanity saving bridge which has led from processing parenting experiences to peace and solutions. Single parenting two children led me on a journey for which I have no map. Through writing, I create the map as … Continue reading

Top 10 Inspiring Books of 2018

Another I thought it would do me good to review and to share with you too. I read many books, usually two or three at a time. This is a list of books I’ve read in 2018, that deeply touched … Continue reading