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

Throwback Post: Being a Sibling to One With Special Needs

(I recently changed the hosting company for this website, along with all other websites I manage. In the aftermath, my draft posts got deleted. Oh no! Fortunately, they were in the back up and could be reinstalled. However, the original … Continue reading

A Calming Meditational Journey – Words of Alchemy

“A beautiful testament to the love and dedication of a mother to her children, and her personal transformation using nature as a guide and companion. I was instantly transported to zenlike mindfulness by the melodic prose in this beautiful collection. … Continue reading

Words of Alchemy is Published – Placing the First Order

It’s been an exciting and busy week. I received the proof book for ‘Words of Alchemy’ on Friday, the 13th! It took a few days to read the book and have a slight change made to the content on the … 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 https://www.facebook.com/CamillaDownsAuthor … You can pre-order a signed copy of Words of … Continue reading