How Much Does Senior Year Cost?

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  by Roberta Whitney Hughes, founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV. As I sit here writing this blog, I am on the tail end of Noah’s graduation and Senior year. With the experience fresh in mind, the best … Read More

Managing Anxiety

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by Roberta Whitney Hughes, founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV. Three summers ago, I was in Paris with J and Connor. Paris… the City of Light and the City of Love. It was a beautiful summer night, and … Read More

Whole & Complete 2021- The June Serenity Series

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by Roberta Whitney Hughes, founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV. Most of us spend too much time longing for the things we don’t have. As a result, we spend too little time celebrating the wholeness of our lives. … Read More

Your Summer Essentials Bag

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by Roberta Whitney Hughes, founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV. Can you feel the sun? Here in Colorado, the sun is rising earlier and staying up later. With longer days, we are experiencing warmer weather. As we move … Read More

The Nest

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by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV. At the beginning of April, I noticed birds flying into our entryway more often. One day, I heard loud chirping through the closed door. I went to investigate. … Read More

Understanding Stress

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    by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV. I have good news and bad news. Here’s the bad news. You will never be completely free of stress. Life is full of stress and it … Read More

Kindness and Grace 2021- The May Serenity Series

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by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV. Welcome to the May Serenity Series, Kindness and Grace Kindness and Grace includes four videos: Yin Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Zen Break, and Guided Mediation. Each video offers you … Read More

Clean Beauty: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

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Roberta Whitney Hughes is the founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV For the past 20 years, reading labels has been a natural part of my life. My philosophy is the shorter the label, the more wholesome the food. … Read More

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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by Roberta Whitney Hughes, founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV Perhaps the greatest title I have earned in this lifetime is MOM. As a mom, I have not always loved myself. I have put my kid’s (and everyone … Read More

Keeping the Faith through Failed Attempts

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by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV From the moment I went through yoga training, I dreamed about having my own yoga studio. My first attempt was in 2007. A friend of mine, Susie, who owned … Read More

Helping Your Teen Choose What to Do After High School

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by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV   This blog is for all of the parents out there who are beginning to have conversations about college with their teens. The Back Story My son Connor … Read More

The When/Then Conversation

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    by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV Do any of these sound familiar? When I get a good job, then I can start saving money. When my kids start school, then I can start … Read More

Helping Your Teen Choose a College

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written by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV COVID Cancelled College Visits Last Spring Noah is a senior in high school. A year ago, we had a trip booked to visit five colleges in California. … Read More

PeaceFull Travels

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Written by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV Traveling Can Be Stressful Under Normal Conditions It has been more than a year since I have traveled. Even before COVID, I never loved the process of … Read More

Getting Good Rest While Traveling

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Written by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV A good night’s sleep is essential to your health and well-being. When your body receives 7.5-8 hours of sleep each night, your immune system is at its … Read More

Creating an Intention

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At the beginning of the week, in my daily devotional, I begin by creating an intention. An intention is a statement that paints the picture of how I want to show up for myself and others. I begin by reflecting … Read More

Healthy Boundaries

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written by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder and Creator of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV I haven’t always been good at setting boundaries. In fact, as a young wife, I didn’t have boundaries at all. I didn’t know myself well … Read More

The Love Yourself Promise

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The Love Yourself Mission Statement This is for ALL the mamas. Those who have kissed away tears and cleaned tiny bottoms. The ones who have grown a life and the ones who have poured their heart into a life. The … Read More

The Value of Well Checks

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My parents raised me and my sister to be proactive in taking care of ourselves. From a young age, we made regular visits to the dentist, eye doctor, and to get an annual physical. Because I grew up this way, … Read More

Hydrate and Nourish

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As I closed the back cover on 2020, I took a moment to pause and think. How do I want my 2021 story to begin? I chose to begin with an intention to Hydrate and Nourish my body, mind, and … Read More

Welcome Soul Flow Yoga to PeaceFull Living TV

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  An Introduction to Kristin and Soul Flow Yoga by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV I have a dear love for vinyasa yoga. A little more than ten years ago, I met Kristin Gibowicz … Read More

2020 The Highs and the Lows

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While 2020 brought forth circumstances none of us were prepared for, I feel tremendous gratitude as I sit here in reflection. At the beginning of the year, I took the time to create my Inner Goals and Outer Goals. As … Read More

Christmas Letter 2020

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Dear Friends, I will begin a bit cliche in an effort to acknowledge the truth of the matter. 2020 has been tough on all of us. As I write this, I understand that some of you reading this letter have … Read More

Mystic and Boysen Visit the Reindeer Stables

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  We have added a new category to PeaceFull Living TV: PeaceFull Stories and I am so excited to share it with you!!! When my children were small, one of our favorite things to do was read together. We read … Read More

Genuine Gifts

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Oftentimes as Thanksgiving Day fades, we immediately turn to the excitement of Christmas. Rather than putting all of our energy into one day in December, let’s make each day a celebration. This month, join me in a new practice. Spend … Read More

Mystic & Boysen Go to the Dentist

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  When my boys were small, we spent hours each day reading books. Some of my favorite outings with them, especially in the wintertime, was to go to the local bookstore. We would spend time looking for new books then … Read More

Not Black Friday

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I have never liked the term “Black Friday.” I also never liked what the day represented I think Black Black Friday began as a day of joy and excitement. It was the day after Thanksgiving and stores offered great specials. … Read More

Savvi- My New Favorite Clothing Line

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My vision is to discover, share, and create peaceful experiences and peaceful places in the world.  Peaceful experiences begin with how I feel in my clothes. Having clothes that fit and feel good on my body allows me to be … Read More

Become a PeaceFull Living TV Ambassador

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Our world is missing PeaceFull experiences that allow us to get quiet, renew our spirit, and nourish our body.  With COVID-19 changing the way we work, live, and interact with each other, my ambition is to help people reduce distractions … Read More

Fundraise with PeaceFull Living TV

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With everyday distractions, and now especially with the unique circumstances we all face due to COVID-19, finding ways to fundraise proves to be more challenging than ever.  Throughout my life, the foundation of my mental health, physical health, and spiritual … Read More

Immune System Boost

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As cold and flu season prepare to crash our COVID-19 party, I have been thinking about ways to boost my immune system. Typically, I invest time everyday in practices that support my immune system. This year, I might need to … Read More

The Practice of Yoga Nidra

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In January 2020, I had the delightful opportunity to travel to San Diego for Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra® teacher training with Jennifer Reis. On several occasions, I had the privilege to experience yoga nidra as a student. I felt the … Read More

Things I Missed Because of Corona

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I make it a habit to practice looking for the positive in all things. I believe it is always possible to find a bright spot, even in the darkest of times. Perspective creates how we feel each day and I … Read More

Top Ten Things I Started Doing Because of COVID

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We have passed the six month mark of COVID-19. Like you, I was hopeful that the virus would be dormant by now. I was hopeful the risk would be much lower than it is now, and I was hopeful that … Read More

Winter Wellness Journey & Retreat

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Journey away this Winter and take care of you. Date: February 5-6, 2021 Location: Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort and Spa Presented by: PeaceFull Living in partnership with Luxe Low Country Travel Presenters: Roberta Whitney Hughes & Susie McMahon Reserve Your … Read More

Helping Our Seniors Thrive During COVID-19

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I talked to my mom last week and she told me her yoga studio was closing – permanently. The studio tried to re-open in June. A few short weeks later, Arizona saw a surge in COVID cases. To reduce the … Read More

Fall in Love with Your Skin with The Flow Method

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Fall in love with your skin. -Jackie Van Ruler From the age of 12, I have invested time in taking care of my skin. Growing up in Arizona, my mom and dad modeled the importance of hydration. They took water … Read More

Being an Introvert and Returning to Life after Quarantine

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  I am an introvert. What does that mean exactly? Introverts tend to be quiet, enjoy small groups more than crowds, and can be overstimulated by a busy environment. For me, being an introvert means that I am highly sensitive … Read More

Back to School – RONA Style

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  In case you don’t have teenagers, RONA is slang for COVID-19. As the mom of a Senior (Class of 2021), this week my son will head back to school. I consider my son lucky. He is attending a small … Read More

Introducing PeaceFull Living TV

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by Roberta Whitney Hughes, Founder of PeaceFull Living and PeaceFull Living TV. One year ago, I had the vision for PeaceFull Living. I dreamed of writing blogs, recording a Podcast, and creating yoga and meditation videos that could reach many … Read More

Sweet Gold Juice

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I discovered Sweet Gold Juice last summer at the Parker Farmer’s Market. There are five juice blends to choose from including Jungle Green, Body Vigor, Rooted Love, Summer Glow, and Autumn Crisp. All of the juices are delicious and refreshing! … Read More

Limiting Stress

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After writing last week’s blog about managing stress, my friend Susie asked me how I limit stress. The short answer is that it is a work in progress. When I am looking for ways to create healthier patterns in my life, … Read More

Managing Stress

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Myth- When life is less stressful, I won’t feel as stressed. I used to say these words to myself, and I actually believed them to be true. In the past three years, I have put work into realizing the fallacy … Read More

Grace and Gratitude – July Serenity Series 2020

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Access the Collection: Become a PeaceFull Living TV Member Begin and end your day with grace and gratitude. The July Serenity Series is a selection of four videos including yin yoga, gentle yoga, breath meditation, and guided meditation. Grace and … Read More

7-Day Cleanse

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Twice a year, I do a seven day cleanse. Normally, I like to do one in the Fall and one in the Spring. With COVID-19 showing up this Spring, I didn’t do the cleanse. Now, for the first time ever, … Read More

Invisalign – What I Wish I Knew to Prepare Myself

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At the tender age of 45, I thought it would be a great idea to get Invisalign. I quickly learned that there is a very good reason why most people get “braces” when they are children. Children are still growing and … Read More

Words Matter

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Forgiving people who have hurt us deeply is one of the hardest things to do. But if we fail to forgive others, we hurt ourselves most of all. When our hearts are filled with bitterness, there’s no room left for … Read More

Clear as Black and White

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I grew up in a small military town in Arizona, near the border of Mexico. Because of the military, and because the border was only 45 minutes away, our little town was a melting pot of cultures. I think I … Read More

Serenity Series June 2020- Whole and Complete

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Access the Collection: Become a PeaceFull Living TV Member It has been a gift to start creating, producing and releasing yoga and meditation videos with my son. Stay at home orders gave us the time we needed to take a … Read More

Outstanding Safety and Service: Timothy D’s, A Salon

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Getting back to business in this COVID-19 world will not be an easy task. Businesses and customers will need to partner together to minimize the spread of the virus. As we navigate these uncharted waters together, it is important to … Read More

The Pilates Well

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The well is symbolic of an abundant source that replenishes and nourishes your body. The Pilates Well is an abundant source where you can nourish your spirit, feel at home in your body, and move with confidence.  The whole reason … Read More

Getting Back to Business with COVID-19

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Restrictions are lifting and our communities are opening up again. I see traffic and the number of cars in parking lots growing. As people begin to venture out, ready to regain some sort of normalcy, small businesses are excited to … Read More

Serenity Series May 2020 – Kindness and Love

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Access the Collection: Become a PeaceFull Living TV Member The Serenity Series is a collection of videos specially designed to help you relax, reduce stress, and feel peaceful. Each month, we will release a new series. Our May series, Kindness … Read More

Manduka Yoga Mat and Props

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I first learned about Manduka in 2002 when I began my 50 hour yoga teacher training at Santa Barbara Yoga Center. The training was led by Erich Schiffmann. Each day, he walked in with his original black mat, rolled it … Read More

Letter to the Gentleman  I Didn’t Hold the Door for on Friday

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                                                                      Dear Sir, I would like … Read More

Safer at Home

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With Governor Polis’ decision to graduate from a Stay at Home order to Safer at Home, many businesses are slowly beginning to re-open with strict safety guidelines. While I am happy that our economy can take the first steps to … Read More

Your Peaceful Place

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  There is a peaceful place that lives inside each one of us. Peace lives inside of you, and it lives inside of me, too. When conditions challenge us, our peaceful place becomes more elusive. Trust me when I say … Read More

Creating the Life You Want

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“The map you choose will determine the quality of your journey and its ultimate destination.” Author Unknown It is interesting, but not surprising, how much I have read about creating what we want while we are in quarantine. Slowing down … Read More

Yin Yoga at #stayhome

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What is Yin Yoga? Yin Yoga is a passive practice that strengthens our ability to become still. In stillness, we develop awareness of our body, thoughts and emotions. By improving self awareness, we begin to recognize judgement and negative thinking. … Read More

Making Room for Fear

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I think we can all agree that things are not okay in this moment of time. We have suddenly become a global community sharing extraordinary circumstances. As uncertainty continues to escalate, the most important thing we can do is make … Read More

Supporting Small Businesses While Social Distancing

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We have all received emails from salons, fitness centers, and restaurants in the past week letting us know that they are closing for social distancing. On the one hand, we all understand the importance of social distancing and how it … Read More

A Time for Lovingkindness

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It was on my first silent retreat that I learned about metta. Metta is a Pali word that translates to “lovingkindness” in English. Since my introduction to lovingkindness practice 15 years ago, I have turned to it many times to … Read More

Be Light in Scheduling

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Being over scheduled makes me less productive and quite grouchy. For this reason, creating more flow and balance in my schedule has become a personal quest. Having tried my fair share of planners in the past, I became determined to … Read More

RAD Rollers

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Stress melts away, and I feel more peaceful after a RAD rolling session. RAD Rollers are engineered from medical grade, hypoallergenic silicone. They are scientifically designed to fit the contours of the body. Therefore, they do not put undue stress on … Read More

Be Light

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Instead of  a New Years’ Resolution, I created an intention for 2020 – Be Light. Light, as a noun, means that I am a person or source who helps make things visible. In this sense, my intention means I will … Read More

Body Image

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This photo, in its unedited version, is a celebration of the life I am living.   Body Image. These two words flood my mind with thoughts, ideas and questions like, Why is it so easy to pick out our flaws and … Read More

My Pilates Story

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I admit that I became a Pilates instructor by accident. In fact, when I began the Peak Pilates Level One instructor training, I had never even taken a Pilates class.  In 2008, I was working at LifeTime Fitness as the … Read More

My Yoga Story

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I took my first yoga class when I was 18 years old. I signed up for the class as a one-credit course in college to satisfy one of my liberal arts requirements. I knew nothing about yoga when I signed … Read More

How I Found My Way to a Meditation Practice

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  I had my first immersive experience with meditation when I signed up for a four-day silent retreat with Sarah Powers in 2003. My youngest son was 18 months old, and I had just finished weaning him, and my oldest son … Read More

Why PeaceFull Living?

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                              If you are wondering how the name PeaceFull Living was created, it was a joint effort between myself and a dear friend. I asked her … Read More