Category: Mind

The flaws of “flawless” skin

I have yet to see anything in this world that is flawless, much less skin.  Attaining flawless skin is something we see on TV and in magazines almost every day as a woman… and even as a man. You’ve seen these words often in the beauty industry on packaging, advertisements, websites – endless claims of […]

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Tale of a Lucky Warrior (10-min read, for those of us with thyroid issues)

Dear friends of Sage Abbey, Every so often, I take some time to think about the owner of “the abbey” – me.  And when I do, one phrase keeps coming to mind – a lucky warrior.  It is not a very glamorous term, but it is the one that adequately describes my life, including many […]

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How I cleared my skin – a personal journey (5-min read)

The main reason why the Goodness Face Elixir exists today is a selfish one.  I made it for me, because no other product could clear and balance my skin.  The journey to create it was quite inspirational as well. For years, I’ve been battling adult acne.  Coupled with a thyroid condition, it seemed as if […]

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What’s In a Name? (Part 2 of 2)

Previously we explored the meaning of sage in Sage Abbey.  Now, let’s talk about the abbey.  So welcome, breathe in … exhale … and stay a while. In 1990 I spent my summer touring Croatia with my parents and my friend Mae, a foreign exchange student from the US.  When visiting Croatia, one of the […]

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What’s in a name? (Part 1 of 2)

This is one of those topics that thrills me to talk about.  Every time I think about Sage Abbey, it’s as if I discover another piece of an ancient puzzle, a deeper personal meaning of this magical place.  It’s as if around every corner lies another hidden treasure, another story to tell. So welcome to Sage […]

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