Nature vs. Nurture: Does It Matter?

Nature vs. Nurture: Does It Matter?

On the theme of nurture this month,  guest contributor Cheryl Farrell writes about  self-nurture and answering the call of your purpose.  What Do You Want To Be?  In an eighth-grade English class essay, I answered the question, “What do you want to be when you grow...
Well, Aren’t You a Genius

Well, Aren’t You a Genius

Yes… Actually, that is the long and the sort of it.  You are.  I am.  We all are.   According to late Middle English: from Latin, ‘attendant spirit present from one’s birth, innate ability or inclination’, from the root of gignere ‘beget’. The original...
July Staff Picks – Summer Fun

July Staff Picks – Summer Fun

Ready for some summer fun? Let’s do it! We love summer! And our team has three great picks for you! A wonderful website that features summer pleasures from Jean, Delicious Coconut water from Alison, and handy metal straws to drink your coconut beverages from...
Nurture Yourself into Joy

Nurture Yourself into Joy

The place I called my sacred space, my sanctuary, my haven, has been destroyed. It was a purposeful destruction.  A planned one.  A necessary one.  Even an anticipated one.  But all of those things doesn’t make the process of the destruction, nor the loss of what I...
Small Things Big Joy

Small Things Big Joy

On the theme of joy this month,  guest contributor Cheryl Farrell writes about  how a small word delivers big things in life.  Journals Over Time I have been writing in a journal since I was a pre-teen. In those early years, it was called my diary. The palm-sized book...
Female Filmmakers are Born That Way

Female Filmmakers are Born That Way

Creativity & Expressing Yourself At insidewink we are all about creativity and expressing yourself. We love to feature artists, musicians, storytellers, heroes – all of us who take a chance and rise up to create or do something special. So we were especially...
How To Touch Joy

How To Touch Joy

… wait! … what? … Touch Joy? What the heck does that mean? ☺ You can’t touch joy, it isn’t three-dimensional, you can’t hold it and put it in your pocket…or can you? Before I go on I would like to ask you a few questions to see if you already know...
Beautiful Happy Headlines

Beautiful Happy Headlines

Beauty is all around us! Large and small moments of beauty can inspire and lift our spirits. Our Happy Headlines this month focuses on three videos that show the beauty of the heart, the beauty in nature and manmade beauty! “Never lose an opportunity of seeing...
For the Love of Musk Ox

For the Love of Musk Ox

Ahead Of Its Time  Home Grown, Low-Stress Agriculture Alex loved the Musk Ox. It may sound strange, but it’s true. When I met Alex, one of the first things he shared with me was his love of this animal. He collected sculptures of musk oxen made by Canadian and...
“May” We Ask You? Our Nurturing Letter

“May” We Ask You? Our Nurturing Letter

Editors Monthly “Share” insidewink co-founders, Jean Trebek & Alison Martin,  share their ideas on “nurture” and how the concept relates to all areas of life. Photo taken pre-pandemic 🙂 “May” we ask… … what does the...
The Benefits Of Crying

The Benefits Of Crying

When Doves Cry There are so many things that we can do for our daily wellness.  There’s dry brushing, drinking green juice, meditating, connecting with nature, journaling, and of course working out and stretching.  But, what about crying?  When was the last time you...
From Death Springs Life

From Death Springs Life

It is the first day of Spring, the Spring Solstice, and I am thinking about death. This is perhaps not the first item that comes to mind for most people when you ask them what Spring would represent to them.  But my mind takes the odd path sometimes. In its own way...
Are We Connecting To What Matters?

Are We Connecting To What Matters?

Connecting with Yourself Our society focuses so much on community and staying connected with others.  But I think we might be missing a very important note.  Are we connected with our Self?  Do we know our Self?  Do we know what we need, how we are feeling, what our...
The Japanese Puffer Fish – Artist of the Month

The Japanese Puffer Fish – Artist of the Month

What Nature Does For Love With this being Valentines Day month, we were a little stumped about what to do for our partners and freinds. Sometimes you just can’t be sure that you are doing something someone will really love. We all have various Love Languages....

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