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Oil and Dirt – The New Beauty Regimen

In a previous post, we talked about the most harmful ingredients in your beauty/hygiene products, and how to check them against the EWG's Skin Deep Database for safety.   Today, we are going to talk about two important beauty ingredients that play a part in every product we use in our house today. Oil and Dirt

Treating Chest Colds and Head Colds Naturally

I’ve debated for a long time whether to write this post about treating your children naturally (without OTC cold meds or antibiotics) for head and chest colds.  However, a day does not go by that I do not receive a text or e-mail asking how to treat some malady in a child naturally. Below you

Attracting What Your Need Through Intention

I'm participating in Oprah and Deepak Chopra's Free 21 Day Meditation sequence again, and this time it's centered around the power of intention and it's ability to attract your desired results. Living with intention and attracting what you desire is more than aligning oneself to get the things you want. It’s about syncing our energies

Inflammation in Your Body Part – 2

As a follow up to Inflammation in Your Body - Part 1, today we’re going to look at some great foods to reduce inflammation in your body.  As we discussed, there are foods that are toxic to the body; sugars, simple carbohydrates, saturated fats, and dairy.  They cause inflammation, which in turn causes pain in

The Edge – Taking it Off the Mat

My recent weekend at Amrit Yoga Institute changed the way I approach yoga.  I've been practicing yoga in many forms for approximately seven years.  However, I have been largely focused on physical yoga with some meditative properties.  Yet, these two remained very segregated not only from each other, but from my everyday life and interactions.

The Eight Limbs of Yoga

There is more to the practice of yoga than stretching, balance and strength.  Yoga is about breath, the lifeforce that flows through us, and the release of ego and attachment through meditation.  Yoga is  about connecting with your body and mind through breath and learning from that practice of ease, breath, and overcoming; then translating