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HiPP Vs Holle Baby Formula: Which One Is Better For My Baby?


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The Cheapest Diapers Online: Where To Buy?


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The Dangers Of Deep Breathing (When Done Incorrectly)

Just as we have an optimal quantity of water and food to consume each day, we also have an optimal...

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The Top 4 Essential Oils For A Sinus Infection & Congestion (& A Kid-Safe DIY Inhaler Recipe)

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How To Calm Down An Overactive Sympathetic Nervous System (Stress Response) 

To be calm is the highest achievement of the self. - Unknown Stress is unavoidable and can, under the right...

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10 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Pranayama (Yoga Breathing)

Yoga teachings state that if the mind is moving so are the heart and respiration.  When we are angry, our...

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How to Boost Immunity By Practicing Yoga

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Breathing Exercises for Weight Loss – How to Lose Weight By Breathing

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Feeling Impulsive Or Overly Emotional? 3 Scientifically-Proven Ways To Calm Down An Overactive Amygdala

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Everything You Need To Know About Pranayama (Yoga Breathing)

For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on Earth.  - Sanskrit Proverb Breathing is...

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The 4 Best Essential Oils For Skin Burns & A Soothing Spray Treatment To Speed Up Healing

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This Is How Buddha Taught Breathing Meditation

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How to Eat Less With Pranayama for Weight Loss

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History of Yoga – Exploring Its Origins and the 6 Major Periods That Define It

Your body exists in the past and your mind exists in the future. In yoga, they come together in the...

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Breathe

3 Effective Breathing Exercises To Improve Focus & Combat Mom Brain

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What is a Mantra & How to Use it for Intuitive & Creative Power

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Essential Oils For Hemorrhoids: Try This Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Safe DIY Blend For Healing

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Essential Oils

These Are The Best Essential Oils For Hair Growth, Dry Scalp, & Dandruff

  Overview We lose approximately 50-100 hair strands each day.  If you’re experiencing more hair loss than that, then essential...

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Health

The Elixir of Life: Look Hot, Boost Immunity, Flatten Your Belly, & Strengthen Your Heart With Just 5 Simple Ingredients

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Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils For Yeast Infections (Plus 2 DIY Recipes) 

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The Best Essential Oils For Warts: Tea Tree, Frankincense & More

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Diaphragmatic Breathing (Belly Breathing)

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The 10 Best Essential Oils To Support Your Family’s Immune System

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Feeling tired? Try These 2 Breathing Exercises For Energy

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These Are The 10 Most Potent Essential Oils For Pain Relief

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How To Increase Inner Calm With Ocean Breathing

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The 8 Limbs of Yoga Simplified

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The Role of Emotions In The Body According To Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Using Essential Oils To Manage Shingles Symptoms

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Essential Oils For Foot Pain: Aches, Sore Feet, & Plantar Fasciitis

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How To Use Essential Oils As A Natural Flea Remedy (3 DIY Recipes)

Overview A common problem for pet owners and especially dog owners is fleas. No one likes to see flea bite...

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Facing Adversity: How to Apply The Hero’s Journey To Your Own Life

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How To Increase Inner Calm And Digestive Intelligence By Activating Your Lower Dantian

  According to ancient Taoist practices and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the human body possesses three energy centers for transformation...

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Pranayama for Anxiety: The Ancient Drug-Free Solution

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Essential Oils

Use These Essential Oils For Muscle Pain & Body Aches

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Yogic Path

What Yogis Eat: These Are The Best Foods To Consume For Increased Energy (Prana)

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These Are The 4 Best Essential Oils For Bruises

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How To Increase Prana Energy Via Breathwork

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What Chanting & A Mantra Meditation Practice Can Do To Your Brain – According To fMRI Scans

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How To Use Essential Oils For Gout

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How To Increase Vital Energy With Alternate Nostril Breathing

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The 7 Best Essential Oils For Headache Relief & Migraine Pain 

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Sore Throat? No problem. Use Essential Oils To Soothe It Away.

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These Are The Yoga Poses To Avoid While Pregnant

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The 11 Best Essential Oils For Tennis Elbow Pain

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The Best Essential Oils For UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) 

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How To Get Rid Of Ants Naturally With Essential Oils 

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How To Use The Adi Mantra For More Self-Knowledge, Clarity, & Insight

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Stressed the Eff Out? Use Box Breathing As the Ultimate Chill Pill

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Breathe

Can Pranayama (Yoga Breathing) Help You Live Longer?

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These Are The Best Essential Oils For Cold Sore Relief

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How To Use Essential Oils for Constipation Relief

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Yogic Path

4 Ways Yoga Helps To Activate Your Body’s Ultimate Chillax Mechanism (Parasympathetic Nervous System)

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The 5 Best Essential Oils For Acne & 3 DIY Pimple Rescue Remedies

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Using The 4 Pillars of Yoga to Bring More Calm & Meaning Into Your Life

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Try These 2 Simple Breathing Exercises for Panic Attacks

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How to Practice Svadhyaya (the Yoga of Self-Study & Self-Reflection)

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Meditate

Get More Mental Clarity, Emotional Stability, & Well-being By Activating Heart Coherence

Positive thoughts and feelings add energy to our system.  An optimistic perspective, a feeling of appreciation, or a gesture of...

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How To Control Your Emotions & Reactions With Meditation

“The reason emotions are so difficult to manage and become conscious of is because when we’re in a strong emotional...

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Essential Oils For Tendonitis Symptoms 

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Breathe

20 Quotes that Will Make You Want to Breathe More Deeply and Intentionally

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Breathe

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How To Manage Anxiety By Understanding Your Autonomic Nervous System

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Coronavirus Uncertainty: Keep Calm & Boost Immunity With These 5 Yoga Practices

"One minute of anger weakens the immune system for 4-5 hours, while one minute of laughter boosts it for over...

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Essential Oils As A Natural Way To Remove Skin Tags 

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4 DIY Recipes With The Most Effective Essential Oils For Post Nasal Drip

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The Three Brains: How to Awaken Your 3 Intelligence Centers 

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Aphrodisiac Essential Oils: 7 Ways Aromatherapy Can Help Boost Libido

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Use This DIY Essential Oil Blend For Varicose Vein Symptoms

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Essential Oils For Plantar Fasciitis

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Essential Oils

Can You Use Essential Oils For Bed Bugs? Try This DIY Essential Oil Spray 

  Overview  Bed bugs are little flat-shaped critters that feed on your blood at night.  When bed bugs bite, they...

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Can Essential Oils Work For Psoriasis?

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Breathe

Studies Reveal That Yoga Breathing Exercises (Pranayama) Have An Anti-Inflammatory Effect

Improper breathing is a common cause of ill health.  If I had to limit my advice on healthier living to...

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Can Essential Oils Really Help Manage Diabetes?

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Breakfast of Champions: Balance Your Mood, Power Up Your Brain, Burn More Fat, & Boost Your Immunity

I simply cannot overstate the importance of your food choices when it comes to your mental health. In a very...

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Essential Oils

These Essential Oils Can Soothe Bronchitis Symptoms 

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Essential Oils For Rosacea: What To Include In Your Skincare Routine 

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Breathe

The Yoga Sutras: Transform Panic Into Inner Calm With Pranayama

By regulating the prana, we regulate our minds, because the two always go together.  If one is controlled, the other...

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The Best Essential Oils For Better Circulation & Increased Blood Flow

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Scars & Wound Healing

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Breathe

Sukha Pranayama (“Easy Breath”) Can Have Immediate Positive Effects on High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), Study Finds

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Essential Oils For Poison Ivy Relief

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Yogic Path

How To Dance With The Yin-Yang of Life For More Happiness & Fulfillment

If we never experience the chill of a dark winter, it is very unlikely that we will ever cherish the...

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Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils & Aromatherapy Help Vertigo & Dizziness?

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Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils For Acid Reflux & Heartburn Relief (Upset Stomach)

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Essential Oils

The 10 Best Essential Oils For Anxiety & Stress Relief

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Your Heart Has Its Own Brain (Heartbrain) – Learn How To Activate Heart Intelligence

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Meditate

The Power Of ‘Thank You’: The Surprising Effects Of Gratitude On The Brain

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Meditate

Feeling Stuck? Start Flowing With This 10-Minute Guided Meditation

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Meditate

Intuition vs. Fear: How To Tell The Difference & An Intuitive Decision-Making Checklist

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Diarrhea & Upset Stomach: Do They Work? 

  Overview  Diarrhea is characterized by loose, watery bowel movements and usually lasts 1-2 days (acute diarrhea).  It’s often a...

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Yogic Path

Yoga Dictionary

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How To Use Essential Oils For Hot Flashes & Menopause Relief  

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Breathe

A Simple Breathwork Practice For Developing Your Intuition

I feel there are two people inside me - me and my intuition. If I go against her, she'll screw...

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Meditate

8 Ways To Improve Your Emotional Intelligence & Self-Awareness

It is very important to understand that emotional intelligence is not the opposite of intelligence, it is not the triumph...

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Health

Yoga For Colds: 9 Immune-Boosting Poses & 5 Surprising Science-Backed Hacks

  It’s no fun to come down with a common cold or bug, but it happens to the best of us. The achy...

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Essential Oils

These Are The Best Essential Oils For Increased Energy & Focus 

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Essential Oils

Are Essential Oils Natural Remedies For High Blood Pressure?

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Breathe

Combat Stress & Anxiety With Daily Breath Awareness

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Breathe

This Is How Your Breath Impacts Your Nervous System (And Emotions)

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor. - Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist...

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Yogic Path

How to Handle Pain, Challenges, & Discomfort Like a Boss with Kriya Yoga

Yoga practice is like an obstacle race; many obstructions are purposely put on the way for us to pass through....

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Essential Oils

These Are The 8 Best Essential Oils For Inflammation

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Essential Oils

Can’t Sleep? Here’s How To Get A Good Night’s Rest With These 3 Essential Oil Blends

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Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils For Thyroid Support (Plus A 5-Minute Yoga Healing Practice) 

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Meditate

Cultivate Self-Compassion With This Lovingkindness Practice

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our...

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Meditate

Get Out of A Bad Mood Quickly With This Simple 4-Step Process

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Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils For Coughs – Do They Work?

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Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils Really Provide Allergy Relief? 

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Breathe

How To Hit The Reset Button With The Balancing Breath Technique

  The best thing to do during uncomfortable, stressful, or challenging moments is to turn to the breath. Seriously -...

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Meditate

How to Enter the Flow State For More Creativity, Focus, & Productivity

To overcome the anxieties and depressions of contemporary life, individuals must become independent of the social environment to the degree...

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Meditate

A 4-Minute Guided Meditation For When You Don’t Know What To Do

When we pause, we don't know what will happen next.  But by disrupting our habitual behaviors, we open to the...

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Essential Oils

The 4 Most Effective Essential Oils For Earache & Ear Infections 

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Can You Use Essential Oils For Eczema Symptoms?

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The Gut-Brain Connection: The Little Known Link Between Gut Health & Mental Health

The notion that the state of our gut governs our state of mind dates back more than 100 years. Many...

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Essential Oils

Essential Oils & Skin Cancer 

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This Is What Brain Imaging Reveals About Anxiety & Depression

Emotions drive brain activity into coherence or chaos.  - Dr. Rollin McCraty, Director of Research, the Institute of Heartmath The...

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The 8 Best Essential Oils For Bug Bites & 3 DIY Healing Blends

  Bug bites and mosquito bites are not ever fun.  Especially if we have an allergic reaction to them or...

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These Are The Best Essential Oils For Acne Scars

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The Best Essential Oils For Men (& 5 DIY Hacks Every Guy Needs)

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An Overview of Your Nervous System: The Body’s Master Controller

The great thing, then, in all education, is to make our nervous system our ally instead of our enemy. -...

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These 7 Yogic Principles Helped Me Heal Body & Mind After My Miscarriage

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3 Ways To Use Essential Oils To Soothe Pink Eye Symptoms  

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Yogic Path

Yoga When You’re Sick: How Your Perceptions Determine Wellness or Illness

The meaning of yoga is connection of mind, body, and spirit.  If you have a bad telecommunication system, your body...

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The Koshas of Yoga: Using the 5 Layers of Being To Navigate Life

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. - Albert Einstein At one...

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What’s HRV (Heart Rate Variability)? Why It’s Important For Your Physical & Mental Health

Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that’s what we are. ...

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How Metacognition Can Help You Become More Self-Aware 

The day you decide that you are more interested in being aware of your thoughts than you are in the...

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How to Practice Yoga With Food & Nutrition

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Essential Oils As A Natural Treatment For Athlete’s Foot

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Can’t Meditate? Try This Quick 5-Minute Breathwork Session Instead

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This 5 Senses Mindfulness Exercise Can Help You Increase Inner Calm In Minutes

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Meditate

How to Hack Your Productivity with The Pomodoro Technique

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a...

7 minute read
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Yogic Path

Stop Feeling Hungry (Hangry) & Guilty With These 12 Yogic Eating & Mindfulness Tips

"If you pay attention to when you are hungry, what your body wants, what you are eating, and when you've...

6 minute read
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Health

Understanding Gut Inflammation & The Importance of An Anti-Inflammatory Diet

"All diseases begin in the gut."  - Hippocrates My first real encounter with chronic inflammation was at the onset of my autoimmune...

5 minute read
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Yogic Path

Body Intelligence & Body Wisdom: 4 Yoga Practices For Deeper Self-Attunement 

Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of...

4 minute read
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Meditate

The 4 Layers of Coherence: How to Increase Flow in Life & Relationships

“When we’re engaged with our hearts, the mind slows down and our thoughts become more rational and focused”  - Doc...

6 minute read
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Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Menstrual Cramps & PMS Symptoms

  Overview  Uterine cramping during “that time” of your menstrual cycle is uncomfortable at best and debilitating at worst. (Get...

4 minute read
418 Views
Meditate

How To Stop Making Assumptions In Life, Relationships, & Work

  Assumptions in life:  “We have the tendency to make assumptions about everything. The problem with making assumptions is that...

6 minute read
412 Views
Yogic Path

Embodying Your Full Potential By Connecting To Your Entelechy

Everything that is possible demands to exist. - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, 17th-century philosopher Have you ever gotten the sense that...

5 minute read
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Essential Oils

The 4 Best Essential Oil Diffusers On Amazon Right Now

  The 4 Best Diffusers on Amazon:    What are essential oils?  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant compounds...

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Yogic Path

Inspiration vs Motivation, Life Goals, & Yoga Practice

The only limits you have are the limits you believe. - Wayne Dyer, author You have deep desires, goals, and a driving force to...

7 minute read
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Meditate

These Two Simple Questions Will Help You Feel More Awake, Energized, & Strong

Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into. - Wayne Dyer, Philosopher & Author Don't you...

5 minute read
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Meditate

How Emotions Affect Digestive Health & Why Mindful Eating Can Help Improve Gut Issues

“Don’t chew your worries, your fear, or your anger.  If you chew your planning and your anxiety, it’s difficult to...

4 minute read
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Yogic Path

The Trimurti: The Yogic Principle That Teaches Us How To Transform Attachment & Fear of Loss

All conditioned things are impermanent. When one sees this with wisdom, one turns away from suffering. - Buddha You may...

7 minute read
373 Views
Essential Oils

6 Essential Oils That Support Weight Loss (Plus A Science-Backed DIY Craving Control Blend)

  Overview  Many of us struggle to maintain a healthy body weight.  Whether it’s because we’re dealing with a sluggish...

8 minute read
370 Views
Essential Oils

A DIY Pregnancy & Kid Safe Homemade Tick & Bug Repellent Spray Recipe

  Overview  Tick-borne diseases such as Lyme disease are a real health threat, so it’s important to know how to...

3 minute read
369 Views
Health

What Part of Brain Controls Emotions? And How Does Chronic Stress Affect the Brain?

Our feelings are not there to be cast out or conquered. They're there to be engaged and expressed with imagination...

4 minute read
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Essential Oils

Are Essential Oils Effective For Ringworm? 

  Overview  Ringworm is a common fungal skin infection, also known as Tinea corporis.  It can be known by other...

3 minute read
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Yogic Path

How To Suffer Consciously & Live A Meaningful Life

“The moment you see meaning in your suffering you can mold it into an achievement…  Mold your predicament into an...

5 minute read
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Essential Oils

Use These Essential Oils To Soothe Arthritis Symptoms

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils To Relieve The Signs & Symptoms Of Arthritis  Arthritis refers to an...

6 minute read
353 Views
Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils For Mental Health & Depression

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Mental Health  Depression doesn’t discriminate - it can impact your quality...

7 minute read
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Health

Understanding The HPA Axis & Your Stress Response

It's not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.  - Hans Selye, Endocrinologist & founder of stress...

5 minute read
348 Views
Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils Work For Tinnitus (Ringing Ears)?

  Tinnitus is the sensation of ringing in the ears. It might affect one or both ears, and it might...

2 minute read
345 Views
Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils Help Soothe Neuropathy Symptoms? 

  Overview  Neuropathy refers to nerve damage that manifests as nerve pain and discomfort.  Peripheral neuropathy affects the nerves of...

4 minute read
338 Views
Health

The Chemical Messengers That Impact Your Mental Health

Every thought, action, and emotion involves communications between brain cells that are triggered by special chemicals called neurotransmitters.  It is...

4 minute read
334 Views
Yogic Path

How To Practice Yoga By Drinking Water (Hydrate With Saucha)

"The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in."  - BKS Iyengar, yoga...

5 minute read
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Home Spa

7 Ways To Turn Your Bedroom Into A Calming Spa Retreat

  Did you know that your immediate environment and surroundings can greatly impact your mood, state of mind, and even...

3 minute read
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Health

What is Coherence? Here’s How To Become More Magnetic

When we create psychophysical coherence within ourselves (commonly shortened to simply “coherence”), we become more sensitive to the information from...

4 minute read
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Essential Oils

These Are The Best Carrier Oils For All Your Essential Oil & Aromatherapy Needs 

    What is a carrier oil?  Carrier oils are used to dilute essential oils when you apply them directly...

3 minute read
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Meditate

How to Boost Your Thinking & Make Better Decisions By Increasing Personal Coherence

  What if I told you that your predominant emotional state and the way you breathe are deeply impacting your...

5 minute read
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Health

Causes of Gut Dysbiosis: 19 Signs That Your Gut Health Is Compromised 

  Did you know that the insides of your intestines house an entire universe of microscopic gut bacteria and other single-celled organisms?...

6 minute read
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Meditate

Breakdown to Breakthrough: 5 Self-Care Tips For Managing Your Next Sh*tstorm

To the woman reading this with a restless soul and an aching heart I want you to know that sometimes...

6 minute read
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Health

Stress Management & The Immune System: Boost Immunity With These 5 Things 

If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness, and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions...

4 minute read
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Essential Oils

Studies Say These Are The Best Essential Oils For More Focus, Mental Clarity, & Productivity

  Overview  Most of us want to be more focused, mentally clear, creative, and productive.  We have timelines to meet,...

6 minute read
295 Views
Yogic Path

Detox Yoga: 3 Little-Known Practices To Cleanse & Purify Your Body

“Your body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.” - BKS Iyengar, yoga...

4 minute read
285 Views
Health

The Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis: How Digestive Issues Affect Mind & Emotions 

If there's one thing to know about the human body; it's this: the human body has a ringmaster.  This ringmaster...

8 minute read
283 Views
Essential Oils

DIY Essential Oil Recipes: Rejuvenating Face Serum For Age Spots (Dark Spots) 

  Overview  Age spots (also known as brown spots, dark spots, liver spots, and sunspots) are harmless forms of hyperpigmentation...

4 minute read
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Yogic Path

These 5 Yoga Practices Will Help You Heal & Create More Physical & Emotional Health 

Incurable means curable from within.  - Dr. John Demartini, Researcher, Author, & Educator I have always “known” that there is...

8 minute read
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Fertility

Yoga For Fertility: 5 Practices & 5 Poses To Boost Reproductive Health

Health and wellness are cornerstones of strong fertility.  If you’re trying to conceive (TTC) or struggling with an infertility diagnosis,...

5 minute read
274 Views
Home Spa

This DIY Anti-Aging Charcoal Face Mask Is The Ultimate Home Spa Hack

  “Glow is the essence of beauty.”  - Estee Lauder  In ancient Eastern medical practices such as Ayurveda and Traditional...

4 minute read
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Home Spa

How To Practice Self-Care With Abhyanga – An Ayurvedic Anti-Aging Ritual

  “Self-care is so important.  When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from...

4 minute read
268 Views
Meditate

The Mindful Minute: 60 Seconds to More Well-being & Presence

If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath. - Amit Ray,...

3 minute read
257 Views
Essential Oils

The 3 Best Essential Oils For Bee Stings

  Overview  Bee stings are painful.  Even mild reactions result in sharp pain, swelling, and inflammation followed by intense itching...

3 minute read
255 Views
Health

5 Natural Ways To Improve Hormonal Imbalances & Mental Health 

Our entire personality, our energy level, and how we cope is hormonal. - Sandra Tsing Loh Balanced hormone levels are crucial for mental,...

3 minute read
241 Views
Health

How To Apply The Universal Principles of Dynamic Equilibrium & Even-Exchange To Your Health & Life

"Chance throws peculiar conditions in everyone's way.  If we apply intelligence, patience, and special vision, we are rewarded with new...

5 minute read
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Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Back Pain Relief 

  Overview  The use of essential oils and aromatherapy isn’t just for mental and emotional well-being.  Essential oils (EOs) are...

3 minute read
235 Views
Meditate

Practice Mindfulness In Daily Life To Re-wire Your Brain & Boost Your Mood

We sow the seeds of our future hells or happiness by the way we open or close our minds right...

5 minute read
235 Views
Breathe

Conscious Breathing: Practicing Yoga Anytime & Anywhere, Without A Mat

  The average person breathes about 23,000 times per day. Breathing is the one continuous activity we do non-stop, all...

3 minute read
230 Views
Health

What Is Leaky Gut? Here’s How It Can Create Serious Health Problems 

Quite literally, your gut is the epicenter of your mental and physical health.  If you want better immunity, efficient digestion,...

4 minute read
228 Views
Yogic Path

The Yoga Sutras Explained: Ancient Wisdom To Help You Deepen Your Practice & Daily Life 

  If you’re a Yogi who’s looking to deepen your practice, increase yogic wisdom, and expand your sense of self,...

5 minute read
228 Views
Essential Oils

These 3 Warming Essential Oils Can Help Your Transition To Colder Weather

  As the seasons change and Mother Earth transitions from one period to another many of us feel it in...

3 minute read
226 Views
Meditate

A 12-Minute Guided Meditation For Dissolving Anxiety, Fear & Overwhelm

  https://soundcloud.com/calmwithyoga/self-realization-meditation-dissolve-fear-anxiety-overwhelm  In this meditation, we will increase our sense of inner calm by connecting to our Entelechy.  Entelechy means...

4 minute read
218 Views
Yogic Path

Use This Ancient Mantra To Clear Away Negative Thinking & Increase Inner Calm 

  What is a mantra?  In yoga, we use mantras as vehicles for mental training and healing.  The word mantra...

2 minute read
215 Views
Yogic Path

4 Ways In Which Yoga Helps to Counter the Effects of Anxiety

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. - Ralph Waldo Emerson Anxiety Disorders: An Overview & Risk Factors If you struggle...

6 minute read
208 Views
Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils For Nausea, Morning Sickness, & Digestive Issues 

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils For Nausea Relief  Whether it be morning or motion sickness, postoperative nausea,...

4 minute read
197 Views
Health

5 Steps To Help Your Body Be More Efficient

“Nature is a totally efficient, self-regenerating system.  If we discover the laws that govern this system and live synergistically within...

3 minute read
192 Views
Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Dry Skin: 3 DIY Recipes For Deep Nourishment

  Essential Oils As Natural Remedies & Beauty Tools   Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts containing active chemicals...

3 minute read
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Health

What Is The Function of Pain In Your Life? 

Pain is a warning system, an internal guidance system...  Our instinctive being constantly emanates from and seeks a state of...

6 minute read
177 Views
Home Spa

Spa Food Philosophy: This 1-Day Menu & Recipe Guide Can Help To Nourish & Reset Your Gut & Mind

  Every now and then our gut and digestion need a little reset much like our phones, computers, and lives. ...

4 minute read
177 Views
Essential Oils

Can Essential Oils Help With ADD & ADHD Symptoms?

  Overview  Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are mental health and neurological conditions that make...

5 minute read
173 Views
Fertility

Everything You Need To Know About Prenatal Yoga (Pregnancy Yoga)

  Congratulations, Mama!  You’re embarking on the journey of a lifetime into motherhood.  There are many changes and transformations ahead,...

6 minute read
164 Views
Health

Psychosomatic Illnesses: How Mind & Emotions Impact Body

Your mind, emotions, and body are instruments and the way you align and attune them determines how well you play...

4 minute read
158 Views
Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils For A Toothache: 3 DIY Recipes For Dental Health 

  Overview  Toothaches are caused by inflammation and swelling, often due to an infected tooth or tooth decay.  You’ve got...

4 minute read
155 Views
Fertility

How To Balance Your Vital Energy & Chakras With Essential Oils

What Are Chakras?  “A chakra is a center of organization that receives, assimilates, and expresses life-force energy. The word ‘chakra’...

5 minute read
155 Views
Essential Oils, Fertility

INFOGRAPHIC: Safe & Unsafe Essential Oils For Pregnancy

  Overview Essential oils and aromatherapy have gained popularity in recent years as effective medicinal and home remedies for various...

3 minute read
154 Views
Essential Oils

These Are The Best Essential Oils For Aromatherapy Massage

Essential oils (EOs) are very concentrated plant materials that contain many different active compounds that are known to offer many...

2 minute read
154 Views
Meditate

Mindful Eating: How To Use Food As A Meditational Tool To Overcome Emotional Eating

“Mindful eating replaces self-criticism with self-nurturing.  It replaces shame with respect for your own inner wisdom.”  - Roshi Dr. Jan...

7 minute read
153 Views
Yogic Path

Yoga, Body Image, & Body Shaming: 3 Facts to Consider

I always thought I was too big or my boobs were too big, for yoga. While my boobs DO go...

8 minute read
152 Views
Essential Oils

Essential Oils For Sunburn: Try This DIY Soothing Skin Rx Spray

  Who doesn’t love a good tan or sun-kissed skin, especially during summertime?  While getting your fair share of Vitamin...

5 minute read
151 Views
Essential Oils

Are Essential Oils Effective For Snoring?

  Overview  Almost everyone snores at one point or another, and for chronic snorers, it can be an annoyance at...

2 minute read
145 Views
Meditate

Holiday Stress: How To Manage The Uncomfortable With Grace & Ease

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. - Etty...

4 minute read
141 Views
Essential Oils, Fertility

INFOGRAPHIC: Safe Essential Oils For Babies & Children

  Overview  Essential oils and aromatherapy can be useful and effective tools to support your family’s physical and mental health...

4 minute read
140 Views
Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils For Fibromyalgia Pain & Other Symptoms 

  Overview  Fibromyalgia (aka fibrositis) is a condition characterized by chronic and widespread muscle pain and discomfort in the body’s...

2 minute read
137 Views
Meditate

This Weird Life Hack Can Change Your Life & Productivity

Nature does not hurry and yet everything is accomplished.  - attributed to Lao Tzu We’re all about finding useful tips...

9 minute read
137 Views
Essential Oils

These Are The 7 Most Healing Essential Oils For Body & Mind

  What Are Essential Oils?  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts that are believed to help improve one’s...

4 minute read
135 Views
Health

The Meaning of Disease & Finding the Hidden Blessing 

Disease is not necessarily to be avoided, blocked, or suppressed. Rather, it should be understood to be a process of...

9 minute read
132 Views
Health

How to Hack Your Physiology to Manage An Anxiety Disorder

Your physiology reveals your psychology. - Dr. John Demartini, Researcher, Teacher, & Author Anxiety disorders (and mood disorders in general) are on the...

3 minute read
131 Views
Essential Oils

What Determines The Cost & Price of An Essential Oil?

  Essential oils (EOs) are Mother Nature’s most concentrated form of plant medicine.  They have been used by various cultures...

3 minute read
127 Views
Health

The 7 Areas of Health & Overcoming Chronic Health Challenges

  Guest Post by: Dave Hompes, Functional Medicine Practitioner Go here for more. “Symptoms are like warning lights on a dashboard,...

4 minute read
126 Views
Essential Oils

Caught A Cold? These Essential Oils May Help You Feel Better

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Cold Symptom Relief Due to their multiple medicinal properties, high-quality, organic...

9 minute read
124 Views
Meditate

Cultivating Stress Resilience: How To Face Adversity & Come Out Winning

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. - Kahlil Gibran Life...

6 minute read
124 Views
Essential Oils

Use These Anti-Aging Essential Oils Every Day To Turn Back The Clock

  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts that offer multiple medicinal and wellness benefits.  EOs and plant therapeutics...

4 minute read
123 Views
Fertility

Couples Yoga: Try These 7 Yoga Poses To Build Stronger Bonds

  Ready to try something new in your relationship?  Couples yoga (partner yoga) offers a fun way to connect with...

4 minute read
119 Views
Essential Oils

Should You Use Essential Oils For Asthma? 

  Overview  Asthma is an inflammatory respiratory tract condition that results in the narrowing of airways and is sometimes also...

3 minute read
118 Views
Fertility

A Spiritual & Conscious Perspective On Pregnancy & Motherhood 

"According to ancient teachings, souls don’t just randomly reincarnate.  There is a specific, divine plan.  You, as parents, are a...

3 minute read
117 Views
Yogic Path

Yoga for Cyclists – 7 Effective Yin Poses For Post-Ride Recovery

  Whether you like the occasional weekend ride or prefer the competitive cycling vibes, yoga can help you improve your...

3 minute read
117 Views
Essential Oils

Science Says These Are The Best Essential Oils For A Good Night’s Sleep & Anxiety Relief

  Unmanaged stress can make it difficult to fall and stay asleep.  Anxiety symptoms like a rapid heart rate and...

5 minute read
113 Views
Meditate

The Functions of Emotions & Emotional Well-being

"Growth is transcending yourself, your habitual self, which is none other than the ego."  - Lester Levenson Emotional experiences play...

6 minute read
110 Views
Home Spa

Spa Smoothie Recipe: Nourish Yourself With This Morning Ritual

  “We use food as a doorway to understanding the rest of our lives.” -  Geneen Roth, author of “Women,...

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Health

You Are What You Eat & How That Impacts Gut Health, Mental Health, & Mood

"Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are."  - Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French epicure, and...

4 minute read
108 Views
Essential Oils

Here’s What Essential Oils Are Good For – Your Top Questions Answered

  What are essential oils?  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts from various sources such as tree bark...

5 minute read
107 Views
Meditate

A Guided Mindfulness Meditation To Increase Well-being & Inner Calm

In Buddhism, mindfulness is the key.  Mindfulness is the energy that sheds light on all things and all activities, producing the...

4 minute read
104 Views
Yogic Path

Is Yoga A Sport? Or A Spiritual Discipline?

  So what is yoga?  Can we consider it a sport?  A spiritual discipline? A mind-body practice?  The answer, it...

4 minute read
101 Views
Yogic Path

Documentary Review: Breath Of The Gods – A Journey To The Origins Of Modern Yoga

  Breath of the Gods is a documentary about the origins of modern postural yoga and the life of Tirumalai...

4 minute read
101 Views
Essential Oils

These Essential Oils May Help Manage COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Symptoms 

  Overview  COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a lung disease that causes chronic airway inflammation and reduced lung function. ...

5 minute read
98 Views
Health

How the Bugs In Your Gut Impact Your Mental  Health

  Deep within the dark, almost oxygen-free recesses of the human gut lies an entire universe… of over 100 trillion gut microbiota. These little...

6 minute read
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Fertility

Comparison Review (2021): Spectra S1 vs S2 Breast Pumps

  Overview  Are you a new mother searching for a breast pump from Spectra Baby USA but unsure which model...

9 minute read
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Yogic Path

The Goal of Yoga Is To Cultivate Bliss (Satchitananda). This Guided Meditation Can Help

“Sacred space is an absolute necessity for anybody today… This is a place where you can simply experience and bring...

2 minute read
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Fertility

Hot Yoga While Pregnant: Why Studies Suggest You Should Avoid It

  Overview Regular exercise and physical activity are generally recommended for a healthy pregnancy unless you have a complication or...

3 minute read
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Yogic Path

Yoga for Golfers – 6 Ways Yoga Can Help You Improve Your Golf Game

  Is yoga good for golfers?  Yoga is a synergistic blend of strength/endurance building, flexibility/mobility enhancing, breathwork, energy management, and...

3 minute read
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Yogic Path

The Incredible Scientific Health Benefits of Practicing Yoga in Nature

“Get lost in nature and you will find yourself”  - unknown Most of us modern yogis and productive members of...

4 minute read
86 Views
Essential Oils

Essential Oil Candles: The Best On Amazon & A DIY Step-By-Step

  Candles are therapeutic agents that can help us shift moods, increase creativity, and even productivity.  When you pair the...

4 minute read
84 Views
Essential Oils

Essential Oils for Travel – How To Create Your Own Kit

  Planning for a much-needed getaway? Don’t forget to pack some essential oil goodies in your travel bag!  These potent...

4 minute read
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Health

10 Ways In Which The Bugs In Your Gut Impact Physical & Mental Health

  The human gut is like a universe, but instead of hosting trillions of stars and planets it hosts over 100 trillion...

5 minute read
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Yogic Path

This Is How Horse Yoga Can Help You Deepen Your Practice

  Horse yoga.  It might seem like just another addition to the latest fad of adding animals to a yoga...

3 minute read
68 Views
Essential Oils

How To Cook (Safely) With Food Grade Essential Oils

  Why People Are Turning To Essential Oils for Cooking & Baking Due to the many mental, emotional, and physical...

10 minute read
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Meditate

Book Review: Smile At Fear By Chogyam Trungpa 

“To become truly fearless we must stop running from our fear and begin to make friends with it.  We must...

3 minute read
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Yogic Path

3 Reasons Why You Should Practice Yoga Outdoors

  Practicing yoga outdoors offers a different and multi-faceted experience that you can’t find inside the four walls of a...

3 minute read
66 Views
Essential Oils

2 Mildew & Mold-Busting DIY Essential Oil Blend Recipes 

  Overview  Fungi like mold and yeast can be found pretty much anywhere: In food In your home (think showers,...

3 minute read
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Health

Gut Health & Mental Health: How Gut Bacteria Create Anxiety

  Is your anxiety impacting your gut health or is your gut health impacting your anxiety?  Both may be true. ...

4 minute read
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Essential Oils

Natural Croup Remedy: Kid-Safe Homemade Vapor Rub & Diffuser Recipes

  Overview  Croup is a common health condition that mainly affects babies and younger children.  It’s caused by a viral...

4 minute read
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Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils To Relieve Flu Symptoms 

  Overview  The influenza virus (aka “the flu”) is a viral infection that causes symptoms like high fever, sore throat,...

4 minute read
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Meditate

How To Rise Above Anxiety By Becoming Familiar With It

Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.       ...

3 minute read
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Fertility

Yoga for Menopause: How To Ease Symptoms & Increase Well-being

What Is Menopause?  Menopause marks a major transition period in a woman’s life cycle.  It brings about hormonal fluctuations and...

2 minute read
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Meditate

Book Review: Channeling Grace by Caroline Myss

  What exactly is grace?  This is what spiritual author Caroline Myss attempts to answer in her book Channeling Grace:...

3 minute read
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Essential Oils

58 Essential Oil Uses For Health & Wellness

  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts containing active chemicals that help support physical and emotional health and...

4 minute read
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Fertility

Iodine In Pregnancy: Why It’s Important & The Best Food Sources 

  Overview Did you know that more than 35% of pregnant women in the US are deficient in iodine and...

11 minute read
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Essential Oils

The Best Essential Oils For Relaxation & Emotional Well-being

  Overview  With stress-related illnesses and anxiety disorders on the rise, mental health is more important now than ever.  Adopting...

4 minute read
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Health

The Importance of Understanding Your Body In Order To Stay Healthy

And I said to my body, softly: “I want to be your friend.”  It took a long breath and replied:...

4 minute read
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Health

Gut Dysbiosis: Signs Your Digestive System Is In Trouble & How It Impacts Overall Health

All diseases begin in the gut. - Hippocrates You have one of your most overlooked prized possessions in the middle...

4 minute read
47 Views
Fertility

How Long Does Implantation Bleeding Last? Symptoms & Treatment

  Overview As many as 15-25% of pregnant women have experienced implantation bleeding in early pregnancy but thought they were...

6 minute read
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Fertility

Normal Iron Levels During Pregnancy: How Much You Really Need & The Best Food Sources

  Overview As many as 52% of pregnant women are anemic, but most of them don’t even know it! (1)...

8 minute read
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Essential Oils

Are Essential Oils An Effective Treatment For Head Lice? 

  Overview  The head louse (pediculidae, pediculus humanus capitis) is a wingless parasite that spends its entire life feeding off...

3 minute read
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Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils As Natural Cleaning Products (Plus 11 Easy DIY Recipes)

  Why Use Essential Oils For Household Cleaning?  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts containing several active compounds...

5 minute read
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Yogic Path

5 Mental, Emotional, & Physical Health Benefits Of Combining Yoga & Hiking

  Hiking and yoga are two complementary activities that can help you boost your mood, lower stress levels, and improve...

2 minute read
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Essential Oils

11 Ways To Save Money With Essential Oils & Maximize Their Shelf-Life

  Essential oils (EOs) are the most concentrated form of plant material such as trees, roots, bark, plants, fruit, spices,...

3 minute read
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Fertility

Heartburn During Pregnancy: Causes, Safe Treatments, & Natural Remedies

  Overview Heartburn is a common discomfort experienced by 17% to 45% of pregnant women. (1)  Interestingly enough, some preliminary...

7 minute read
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Fertility

Constipation During Pregnancy: 15 Remedies To Manage It Naturally & Safely

  Overview It’s estimated that 11% to 38% of pregnant women experience constipation. (1) Many factors in a woman’s pregnancy...

8 minute read
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Essential Oils

Upgrade Your Beauty Routine With The Best Essential Oils For Any Skincare Need

Why you should add essential oils in your skincare routine Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant extracts that are...

4 minute read
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Fertility

Product Comparison: Enfamil vs. Similac

  Overview  Searching for a milk formula for your little one, but unsure which one to pick? Enfamil and Similac...

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Yogic Path

Yoga For Rock Climbers – 5 Ways Yoga Can Help You Up Your Climbing Game

  Yoga is the perfect adjunct practice for rock climbing for many reasons.  It helps to counterbalance the physical effects...

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Essential Oils

These Are The 6 Most Effective Essential Oils For Dandruff & Scalp Health 

  Overview  No one likes having to deal with the dreaded D (dandruff).   Having a dry scalp and flaking and...

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Are Essential Oils Safe For Cats?

  What are essential oils?  Essential oils (EOs) are highly concentrated plant compounds that come from tree bark and resin,...

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Essential Oils For Cancer Care

  Overview Cancer is a disease whereby abnormal cells grow uncontrollably and cause tissue and organ damage.  Cancer can manifest...

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Are Essential Oils Safe For Dogs? Here Are 6 Ways To Test It Out

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Considering A Career In Yoga? Here Are 7 Things You Need To Know

  Most of us remember our first encounter with yoga as transformational, challenging, or even daunting.  For many beginners, this...

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Comparison Review: Spectra S2 vs. Medela Pump in Style

  Overview  Are you a new mom planning on breastfeeding your little one? That’s fantastic! Whether you’ll be staying at...

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21 Amazing Health Benefits of Practicing Prenatal Yoga Regularly 

  Overview  You don’t have to be an advanced yogi to reap the full mental, emotional, physical, and even spiritual...

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Essential Oils

Try These 7 Antifungal Essential Oils For Toenail Fungus 

  Overview  Toenail fungal infections (onychomycosis) cause fragile and broken nails and also discoloration of the nail bed.  Toenail infections...

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Hands-Free Breast Pumping: The Pros & Cons of the Freemie Breast Pump

  If you’re a nursing mama who wants to pump to stock up your freezer, increase your breast milk supply,...

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Essential Oils For Motion Sickness: Try These DIY Blends If You Get Queasy 

  What is motion sickness?  Motion sickness is triggered by plane, boat, train, or car rides.  This condition is caused...

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How To Use Essential Oils For Easy, Quick, & Simple Soap Making

  Essential Oils & Soapmaking Essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts containing hundreds of active chemicals known to improve...

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How Yoga Helps You Increase Mental, Emotional, & Physical Fitness

  Can yoga help us achieve fitness?  Is it enough of a workout?  Well, that depends.  There are many different...

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Yogic Path

Yoga Practice Is Like An Obstacle Race, And You Can Win It.

“Yoga practice is like an obstacle race;  Many obstructions are purposefully put on the way for us to pass through. ...

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Fertility

6 Mindful Tips To Manage Anxiety While Waiting For Pregnancy Results After IVF 

  IVF is a rollercoaster experience full of unknowns and long, often excruciating waiting times for results.  The 10-14 days...

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Product Review: Edgepark Breast Pump & Getting A Free Breast Pump Through Insurance

  Overview  If you’re planning on breastfeeding your baby, it’s a good idea to have a breast pump. But why...

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Choline During Pregnancy: Why It’s Important For Your Baby’s Brain Health

  Overview Choline has been classified as an essential nutrient by the Institute of Medicine because it supports fetal brain...

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These Are The 8 Most Popular Breast Milk Storage Bags On The Market

  Whether you’re a first-time mama or a seasoned veteran, one thing most women can agree on is this -...

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Comparison Review: Spectra S1 vs Spectra S9, Which is the Best for You?

  Overview  Did you know that Spectra has two different portable breast pumps? The Spectra S1 Plus is the portable...

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Essential Oils

Equine Aromatherapy: Using Essential Oils For Horse Care 

  Overview  Horses are highly intelligent and intuitive animals with a greatly developed sense of smell.  Aromatherapy and the use...

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Yogic Path

Yoga With Pets? Say Hello to Doga

  The animal connection in yoga is nothing new.  Many of the most well-known poses are named after animals:  Downward/upward...

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Yogic Path

7 Ways Yoga Can Help You Cope With Wedding Stress

  For virtually every bride her wedding day is one of the most important days of her life.  It’s normal...

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The Dangers Of Iodine Deficiency In Pregnancy: How To Prevent It Through Food

  Overview Did you know that 10g of dried nori seaweed has 232 mcg of iodine? That’s enough for pregnant...

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Fertility

Implantation Bleeding vs. Period: How To Tell The Difference

  Overview  Are you suspecting that you might be pregnant because of an unexplainable light and brownish blood discharge that’s...

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Product Review: Spectra S9, The Lightest Portable Breast Pump 

  Overview  Did you know that the Spectra S9 Plus weighs only 0.5 lbs? It’s among the lightest breast pumps...

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Comparison Reviews: Best Spectra Breast Pump & Which One is Right for You

  Overview  Are you a mom planning on breastfeeding your baby with a Spectra breast pump but unsure which one...

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Vitamin D Supplementation During Pregnancy: What’s Safe & What’s Not

  Overview Pregnant women might need as much as 10,000 IU of vitamin D supplements per day to significantly reduce...

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Yogic Path

Pilates vs Yoga: These Are The Key Differences

  Pilates and Yoga have both taken the fitness world by storm in the last 50+ years.  Each practice has...

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Comparison Review: Hygeia Enjoye vs. Spectra S2, Which Breast Pump is for You?

  Overview  Are you a pregnant mom planning on breastfeeding? Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, a work-from-home mom, or a...

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Stress During Pregnancy: Here’s How It Can Impact Your Growing Baby

  Overview  Pregnancy is a time of many different emotions.  Lots of changes are occurring both in your life and...

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Anemia During Pregnancy: Management & Prevention Tips For Low Iron

  Overview Did you know that moms with untreated iron deficiency anemia may be more likely to have children with...

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Vitamin D & Pregnancy: Supplementation & Other Things You Need to Know

  Overview Did you know that children might be twice as likely to develop ASDs (autism spectrum disorders) if their...

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Comparison Review: Ameda Finesse vs. Spectra S2, Which One is Better?

  Overview  Are you looking for a breast pump but unsure which one to choose between the Ameda Finesse vs....

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Aromatherapy For Dog Anxiety – Does It Work & Is It Safe?

  Overview  You’re not the only one who gets stressed out and anxious.  Your furry family member can also feel...

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Fertility

Little Spoon vs. Yumi: Which Baby Food Subscription is the Best?

  Overview  Is your little one ready to eat solid foods? It’s important to choose healthy meals packed with vitamins...

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Review (2021): Everything You Need To Know About The Graco Milestone All-in-1

  Overview Graco has been a household name for many baby products like strollers, high chairs, and of course, car...

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Is It Safe To Practice Yoga During Pregnancy?

  Overview:  There are many different forms and styles of yoga, and not all of them might be suitable for...

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Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy: Status & Related Risks

  Overview Pregnant women with severe vitamin D deficiency in early pregnancy may give birth to obese children. (1) We...

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Fertility

Fish Oil During Pregnancy: Why You Need It & How To Take It

  Overview Preterm birth is a leading cause of disability and death in the first five years of life. Fish...

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How To Use Essential Oils As Natural Mosquito Repellent

  Overview  Mosquitos are a common inconvenience, especially in the summer, when most of us spend more time outdoors.  Mosquito...

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Can You Use Essential Oils For Kidney Stones?

  Overview  Kidney stones are hard deposits that develop in concentrated urine comprised of minerals like salts, and calcium, oxalates,...

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