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21 Natural Solutions for a Healthier Mind and Body

5 Good Eats to Help Relax the Mind

May 28th, 2015

Keeping a calm and relaxed mindset is a tough task for most to maintain in this hectic world. Here are a few simple easy-to-prepare foods that can help ease anxiousness and maintain a zen-like frame of mind.       1. Cantaloupe Benefits: The potassium in cantaloupes can help normalize the heartbeat and give a consistent flow…

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5 Yoga Poses that Promote Calm & Relaxation

May 26th, 2015

In today’s busy world, it’s hard to find time or ways to relax and recharge. Incorporating yoga into your daily routine is a great way to find your inner zen and recharge the body.   Here are a few simple poses that may help you release any bad juju and calm the mind:    …

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Super Yummy Vegan Burger Recipe!

May 21st, 2015

Memorial Day weekend is almost here, which means it’s time to break out the grill and cook up some delicious food. For those who would like to partake in the eating festivities without veering from the healthy lifestyle you’ve worked so hard to maintain, you’re in luck! We have the perfect vegan burger recipe, that’s absolutely…

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The Oil of Tranquility: Vetiver

May 19th, 2015

Known as the “Oil of Tranquility,” Vetiver has been used in India for its perfume qualities for thousands of years. It has also been used in traditional medicine in Asia and West Africa because of its therapeutic properties. This oil has an earthy and slightly smokey aroma that is widely used for its deeply calming…

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5 Ways to Chill Out with Jasmine Essential Oil

May 14th, 2015

Jasmine Absolute is one of the most labor intensive essential oils to produce. It’s not created by steam distillation, but by placing the perfumed flowers atop a blend of solvents that are eventually removed. Coveted in both Muslim and Hindu tradition as the oil of passion, Jasmine’s aroma is widely regarded as a highly-sensual fragrance….

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10 Simple Ways to Relax

May 12th, 2015

With 8 out of 10 Americans suffering from stress daily, it’s important to take the time to relax and release negative energy. Here are 10 simple ways to help promote a sense of serenity and clear the mind of fear and frustration.     1. Meditation Close your eyes, relax your jaw, straighten your back,…

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3 Calming Properties of Sweet Orange Essential Oil

May 7th, 2015

Citrus Sinensis, more commonly known as Sweet Orange, is a bright and uplifting essential oil. This EO is most commonly recognized for its ability to help treat digestive issues, but it’s also a great tool for calming the mind and promoting a sense of serenity.     Here are 3 calming properties of Sweet Orange…

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Kale Margarita Recipe

May 5th, 2015

Did you know that on Cinco de Mayo Margaritas account for about 50% of all cocktail sales in the United States? Margaritas are refreshing and delicious, but not always the healthiest option. We’ve got you covered with a yummy Kale Margarita recipe from our friend Jason Mendenhall of The Wayland in NYC.     Ingredients:  2…

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21 Ways to Pay It Forward

April 30th, 2015

In honor of National Pay It Forward Day, we’ve put together a list of 21 ways to spread smiles and positivity today and every day.       1. Treat a friend to lunch. 2. Open the door for the person behind you. 3. Carry someone’s groceries to their car. 4. Write a positive review for a…

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4 Affordable Natural Cleaning Product Brands that We Love!

April 28th, 2015

Using natural cleaning products helps keep you and your family safe, but undertaking an organic lifestyle is not always affordable. Here are some great, natural cleaning brands that won’t hurt your wallet!     1. Mrs. Meyer*s Clean Day– This naturally-scented collection of household cleaners contains naturally-derived ingredients to keep your home clean and fresh. This…

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