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  With the New Year quickly approaching many of us are starting to think of resolutions we can make to help shape the upcoming year into one that makes us feel our best. For most of us, these may include physical changes aimed at boosting our health.  And with that in mind we have a quick, simple and best of all, natural face mask to help boost our confidence and skin health. The Holidays have a way of wrecking the skin. Stress, cold and all of the delicious but not necessarily healthy food we consume can and will leave tell-tale...

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  5 Ways To Find Balance During Your Day We have all started our day in a good mood and filled with the best intentions just to have it derailed by outside influences. I personally have been guilty of letting a bad few minutes not only ruin my entire day, but sometimes several days. Here are 5 quick and easy ways to help you find balance during the day and get back the control of your path.  Mindful Emotional Awareness This is number one on the list because this is essentially the ground floor for finding balance. We are all...

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As practitioners of holism we know that often times this anxiety can cause a whole new variety of symptoms we wouldn’t often associate with stress. Stress takes a toll on your immune system making you susceptible to illness.  You may be familiar with the effects stress and anxiety have on your sleep patterns, but in addition to making you feel tired this can also lower your immune system and mental function. These are just a couple of the wide array of physical manifestations of stress and anxiety you may experience 

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Chances are, you have come across some form of an infused oil in recent time. Infused oils can be found in a lot of places for a variety of reasons. You can find them at specialty grocery stores complete with herbs, peppers and onions glistening in the bottle. You may also find them in large mason jars at a farmer’s market with plant names across the front. And even more recently, you might find them in the beauty section of boutique stores.  It is very easy to get confused how these seemingly very different products are in fact, all infused oils.   What...

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 Marshmallow is a pretty versatile herb. It can help promote healing topically and has been known to help prevent coughs. We are going to focus on the root of the plant, although it is worth mentioning that the leaves and flowers are also medicinal and edible. The property that makes marshmallow root so beneficial is the mucilage it produces, which is gelatinous sap-like substance. This is the substance allows it to coat whatever it is applied to, internally or externally.    Internal Benefits.  Marshmallow root has long been a remedy for cough, specifically a dry cough. It is believed that the mucilage coats...

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