Posts tagged healing
5 Backed-By-Science Ways Hugs and Cuddles Are Healing

There’s nothing like the warmth of an embrace from a loved one. It makes you feel good and the amazing things it does for your health is staggering.  In fact, there is a biological reason for the feeling of affection all thanks to a hormone called Oxytocin. Studies have revealed that this potent hormone is responsible for multiple health benefits. In this post, I list five ways how a hug or cuddle can enhance your health.

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Given An Antibiotic? Protect This First

For so long, antibiotics have been held in high regard for its ability to ward off infections that could have been deadly if left untreated. But, it does so at a high cost because it kills both the good and bad bacteria. Have you been prescribed an antibiotic recently? If so, consider the following preventative measures to safeguard your microbiome.

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v i d e o | Plant Based Mornings + Staying Grounded

Before I became a vegetarian, I had often struggled with finding energy to get me through the day. Plus, my diet sucked even though I was trying to maintain a consistent gym schedule. I was always in a rush to get things done too that after arriving to work, I felt like I just clocked in hours ago! I was tired and stressed between the hectic morning run and traffic. After much research and trial and error, I discovered that the best thing to do was to put the focus on consuming whole foods and greens and grounding my energy, especially at the start of the day.

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7 Astounding Uses for this Anti-Inflammatory Plant

It is so easy to grow and can be even used as an EMF-protecting houseplant. Its gel extract can be applied topically and/or sipped as a juice for nutritional advantages. It is also packed with 12 vitamins, 20 minerals, 18 amino acids, and 200 active plant compounds like phytonutrients. Can you guess what it is?! In this post, I share seven awesome ways this plant can be used!

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Youthful Skin For Life? Yes! Here's 6 Ways To Make it Happen

The skin is the largest organ of the body. It is essentially the mirror to our physical and emotional well-being. How we take care of it plays a pivotal role on the resiliency it has over time. If you intend to do something healthy for your skin, start from within- your soul! Integrate doing something that makes you feel happy and restored. Incorporate reciting affirmations in the morning upon waking or simply start your day thinking of a positive thought.Maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle helps to ensure that your wellness including your skin stays looking young for life. Here are some other ways to maintain your skin’s youthfulness.

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How To Elevate Your Epsom Salt Bath

Taking a salt bath is a wonderful way to take advantage of health benefits into a minimal ritual. For me, I gravitate towards old healing traditions like using essential oils, elixirs, teas, and customized tinctures. But, there is always the go-to beauty addition that makes a difference- Epsom Salts. There are so many reasons to start establishing a regular bath routine to foster good health with it. Who wouldn’t want to indulge in a warm healing bath during the winter? Here are some medicinal ways to elevate your salt bath.

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Beat the Winter Blues Naturally in 7 Steps

Our moods responds to nature. If it is warm and sunny outside, we are likely to feel cheerful and social. On the opposite end of the spectrum, if there’s an autumnal overcast, we are likely to slow down and become introspective. But if you or someone you know gets down or depressed during winter but feels better in the spring, you or that someone may suffer with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). You are not alone! If you’re feeling the blues are little more than usual this year, here are seven natural ways to help lift your spirits.

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The Reason Kids Go Crazy ASF after indulging on Halloween Candies

There is a common belief that every parent typically have every year post Halloween. It’s called the “Halloween Effect”. Let’s put this in a scenario: your kid comes home with his or her bag filled with an assortment of treats. Rather than have one piece of candy, they indulge in several and now you are left with a hyperactive child ready to bounce from one side of the bed to the next. But, is it the sugar that makes them hyper? Turns out it’s not the sweet stuff.

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Finding a Path Through Darkness Into Light

Today I would like to introduce my guest blogger, Molly LaCombe. She shares her personal family story about dealing with struggles and choosing a less conventional wellness lifestyle. She offer insights on how close siblings can heal so differently based on their chosen paths. She also extends her advice on how to address key issues so you can find your way through the darkness and heal mindfully.

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