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SÓLEY’S JOURNAL

Sóley shares tips and traditions that go back many generations.

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KONUDAGUR - WOMEN’S DAY

February 24, 2021

As the arctic winter begins to fade with the passage of Thorri - the month that marks the personification of icy winter in Norse mythology.

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MICRO STEP MAGIC

February 5, 2021

People say that resolutions are made to be broken and as true as that might be, I believe there’s a way to...

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THE WORLD OF SÓLEY

January 29, 2021

Our business has always been a place of togetherness and family, inheritance and nature.

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THE TIMES WE HOPE TO LIVE IN

September 23, 2020

I've been thinking about what to tell my grandchildren later in life about the times we're currently in. 

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Cleansing into Fall

September 09, 2020

Each year at the tail end of summer I find myself taking an inventory of my wellness - both physical and emotional being...

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Bearberry Beauty

August, 01, 2020

Icelandic summers have a way of allowing us to feel fully free. Almost as if the summer is endless and darkness has no due date.

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About That Yarrow

July 17, 2020

In our last post I talked about the Icelandic birch and its wonders. Creating a series out of our herbal library I thought I’d visit with Achillea Millefolium (meaning thousand leaves), widely referred to as yarrow.

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Beautifully Strong Birch

July 10, 2020

It should come as no surprise that our appetite for aiding our lifestyle is rapidly growing. With the world going through turmoil, we’re craving clean living and newfound wellness.

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LET’S BE HONEST

April 30, 2020

It’s a brilliantly sunny Thursday during some of the strangest times most of us have experienced in our entire lives.

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SÓLEY IS (COVID-19) POSITIVE AND DOING WELL

April 6, 2020

Sóley is sporty, loves skiing and yes, she tested positive for COVID-19 almost two weeks ago. 

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DON’T WORRY – BE HAPPY

March 20, 2020

Today is International Happiness Day. What does happiness look like in 2020?

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WE STAND WITH HER

March 6, 2020

If you were asked to give an homage to your female role model, who would that be?

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COFFEE BREAK WITH SOLEY

January 24, 2020

It’s one of those wildly windy days and our office windows have become the conduit of nature’s soundtrack.

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ICELANDIC CHRISTMAS – HOW WE CELEBRATE

December 23, 2019

Jól is our word for Christmas - a season filled with lights and cheer. Jólin (conjugated) is a marriage of winter solstice and the...

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NATURALLY ENERGETIC & LOVED

October 29, 2019

I feel beyond blessed living in a country like Iceland, where most of us live next door to nature.

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THE AGELESS AVENGERS OF ICELAND

September 4, 2019

Being a part of unlocking something within can offer disparate aspects. It can mean exploring spiritual self and our senses...

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MY GREAT-GREAT GRANDMOTHERS HEALING METHODS

November 9, 2018

The following story from around 1916 describes the healing methods of my great-great grandmother Thorunn Gisladottir...

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