What Is The Difference Between Cedarwood And Cedar Essential Oil?

Essential oils are amazing, that is why I use them daily. But there a lot of essential oils out there, many of them with slightly confusing or very similar names, but potent differences, so that I want to clear up any potential misconceptions you may encounter Cedarwood and Cedar Essential Oils Are The Same (sort …

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How To Use Oregano Essential Oil – A Practical DIY Guide

Many health food stores and natural grocery stores have added a variety of essential oils to their inventory, which might make you wonder how to use these essentials oils, such as oregano essential oil. To answer your question, I have compiled some information about this powerful herb for you. Oregano Essential Oil As A Hand Sanitizer …

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The Science behind a Perfect Night’s Sleep [Infographic]

Sleeping well, eating well and generally making yourself a priority are the cornerstones of living a happy and healthy life. While eating well is something that we have a pretty good idea about how to do, even if that just means eating more fruit and vegetables and less processed food, that alone is likely to …

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Meatless Monday: 5 Health Benefits Of Zucchini plus 5 Awesome Meatless (Vegan) Zucchini Recipe Ideas

I love zucchini season, which is right around the corner – usually lasting from June through August. We used to grow them in our garden when I was growing up, and that is when I first fell in love with the light flavor and versatility of this vegetable. Health Benefits of Zucchini: Did you know …

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Learn To Eat Again – Mindful Eating And Intuitive Eating – An Introduction

For most of my adult life – before life circumstances derailed my efforts for a short while– I have been eating intuitively and mindfully. I was at peace with food and loved to prepare it. At one point my husband even owned an American Restaurant in Germany, and with my then small children, we loved …

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Papaya-Orange-Raspberry Smoothie

This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure page for details With the impending Fall, around the corner, cold and flu season are not far away. To prevent making this a yearly tradition, I make sure that everyone in our household gets the proper vitamins they need to fight whatever comes their way. This  Papaya-Orange-Raspberry Smoothie …

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KIND Nutritional Bar Review: New Pressed By Kind Fruit Bars

I was looking for a quick in-between snack for my vegan daughter, when I came across these new KIND nutritional bars, called  Pressed By Kind in our local grocery store. Because they mentioned vegan, and because one of the flavors is Pineapple and Coconut (my favorite combo) I brought a couple home, and we tried …

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How To Get Unstuck And Be Unstoppable

  I have a clear vision of what I want from live, where I want to be, what I want to do, and what I want to accomplish. Yet, even with this clear vision, there are times I  get stuck and feel frozen in the midsts of the chaos of action steps I know I need …

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Book Review: Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Mindful Living

Title: Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Mindful Living: Awareness & Meditation Practices for Living in the Present Moment (Llewellyn’s Complete Book Series) Author: Multiple Authors Publisher: Llewellyn Release Date: April 8th, 2016 Ratings: 5 out of 5 stars This post contains affiliate links, see disclaimer page for details I have been looking for a new book …

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Turmeric-Ginger Tea Recipe

This post may contain affiliate links, see disclaimer page for details This beautiful tea made by combining two powerful natural healing plants – Turmeric and Ginger – does not only taste great and exotic but is filled with inflammation-reducing properties, while boosting your immune system. Beginning in September and reaching all the way until Spring, …

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