In this series, we share all sorts of things we’ve bookmarked and saved for the week ahead. From our favorite articles, to delicious recipes we’ve discovered, to books we can’t put down, to podcasts episodes that make traffic on the 405 a bit more bearable — we’ll have it all right here. After all, who doesn’t want to start the week off with a little bit of inspo? Be sure to leave a comment with your favorites of the week, too!!
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Amber Lewis Conjures Up a Family’s California Dream House // via Architectural Digest
How Trauma Lodges in the Body // Bessel van der Kolk is the founder and medical director of the Trauma Research Foundation in Brookline, Massachusetts. He’s also a professor of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School. His perspective is utterly unique and very practically helpful — on what’s been happening in our bodies and our brains, and how that relationship can become severed and restored.
Reaching Out by Henri Nouwen // Throughout this book, Nouwen emphasizes that the more we understand (and not simply deny) our inner struggles, the more fully we will be able to embrace a more present and genuine life that is also open to others’ needs.
Honey Ginger Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa // Meet your new favorite super simple summertime dinner. This sweet, tangy, and spicy cedar plank grilled salmon is topped with a nectarine, corn, and avocado salsa and is bursting with fresh flavor and color. It comes together in under an hour, uses farmers market ingredients, and is all-around delicious.
Rose Maxi Dress // Endless summer is captured with the fully lined Rose Maxi Dress. Made using our Stripe Dobby yarn dyed woven fabric, it features a mini ruffle v-neck design with adjusters at the straps, and an elastic waist for a more tailored look.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters // “Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.” Donate today to help them continue in all their efforts!