List of Carrier Oils And Their Uses

If you are new to working with essential oils, you may have heard “Carrier Oils” mentioned, but may not be sure what that is, and which ones to use for what purpose.   This is why I wanted to take this opportunity to create a little guide so that you can use it as a …

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These are the Mental Health Benefits of Travel

The word stagnation almost always has negative connotations and for good reason. Staying in the same place, whether it is professionally, personally, or literally, is rarely a positive thing. Let’s take it literally, for a moment. Going to and from work, eating at the same rotation of restaurants, and generally not engaging in new sights, …

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How To Use The Echo Dot As A Positive Living Tool

Did you know you could use Amazon’s Echo Dot as a positive living tool? Neither did I, until I finally broke down and purchased one (now I have three, lol). Of course, whenever I buy something that I think is cool, I have to dig further and try to turn it into something that can …

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Mindful Moving – The Art Of Living Positively

Mindful Moving – The Art Of Living Positively

Hi there, Some of you may have noticed that I have been a little AWOL over the last few days. We have been moving our large family and our business over the weekend, which is always quite an adventure. Yet, mindfulness does not have to be a practice that is only taken seriously when it …

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Stinging Nettle – A Healing Powerhouse

  The Stinging Nettle  is a powerhouse both culinary as well as medicinal, that is often overlooked by the general public. Nettles or stinging nettles should be pre-cooked, unless you use them as a tea, and be handled with gloves at all times. The younger the leaves, the more tender the result, which will be …

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A Positive Thought For The Day – Face Everything And Rise

  Living a life of growth means that we can not avoid feeling fear. Fear of the new situation, a new business venture taking the chance to make a step toward the unknown, whatever it is, fear tends to find its way back into our lives, even if we have overcome it before. But that …

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A To Z April Blogging Challenge Theme Reveal

Today, is the great theme reveal for next month’s A to Z Blogging Challenge! If you are asking yourself what I am talking about, then it is time for me to direct you toward the wonderful organizers of this month-long blogging event, that happens every year for more information. But if you want the condensed …

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Territorial – A Haiku

invading my space an action you will regret anticipating Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 I don’t think I have ever been as territorial, as I have been since I lived in this condo. We share our outdoor grounds with the other residence, yet everyone has their own private little area outdoors, at least those who …

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Earth Day – A Haiku

Screaming frustration a little too late to win one day not enough We dedicate one day — one stinking, single day — a year to take care of something that we should be taking care of every day. You might say, this is better than nothing, but in the big picture of it all, it is nothing. This day …

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Ginger – An A to Z Challenge Blog Post

G is for Ginger: Did you know that it takes 9 months for ginger to reach maturity? Not until the flowers appear, the tops have begun to die, is the ginger ready to be harvested. Matches well with: chicken, chocolate, fruit, rice and tomatoes Healing Properties: aids against nausea, colic, menstrual cramps, travel sickness and …

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