Medicinal Herbs That Should Be Staples in Your Home


Many people are turning to alternative ways to treat common ailments, rather than spending time and money at a doctor’s office. Eastern medicinal practices have become extremely popular, and the use of medicinal herbs is one of those practices that continues to see increased growth. Over thousands of years of trial and error, medicinal herbs continue to be a go-to source for the Chinese people in treating many illnesses. Whether you are new to alternative medicine and are looking to try a new method of healing or are simply brushing up on the uses of the most commonly used herbs, here is a list of the five essential medicinal herbs that every household should have on hand.

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Health, Natural Remedies, Alternative Medicine, Nutrition

A Glimpse of a Variety of Eco-Friendly and Organic Bedding Products


Organic and eco-friendly bedding products are gaining immense popularity as it is safe, hygienic and comfortable beyond measure. Today there is a huge spectrum of earth-smart bedding products made available through various offline and online stores at affordable prices. The options for eco-friendly sheets are growing consistently with a huge range of products such as bamboo, wool, silk and cotton.

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Organic, Natural Remedies, Health, Eco-living

Happiness is a State of Being, Not Just an Emotion. How Happy Are You?


Happiness. Deep down it’s something that all of us want. That’s why there’s a whole self-help aisle at bookstores promoting this very ideal that so many people strive for. Yet there’s still a lot of confusion around the emotion of happiness and the state of true happiness, and whether it’s even possible to feel deep happiness long-term.

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Philosophy, Positivity, Psychology, Overcoming Depression

Margarine vs. Butter


Which one is better margarine or butter. Or both? Whether for cooking or for something else, margarine and butter are something really important when it comes to cooking and baking. Margarine and butter make things palatable and "yummier". Of course they have their own little secrets. Many people ask themselves: "Is margarine better? Or maybe butter?" Butter is an animal product, while margarine is entirely plant based (this doesn't mean it is good). People who know a little bit about healthy eating prefer butter of course, other people who become vegan prefer margarine. But who is right? Both sides are wrong.

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Health, Nutrition, Weight-loss, Vegan

A Specific Kind of Natural Law


For some time now, I’ve swung over my shoulders a cape which does not belong to me. I save worlds... but miss out my own. I pour my heart over matters which should really not matter... or should I say: could not possibly matter--not just yet.

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Philosophy, Positivity, Psychology

Breakfast to-go


“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day” Yes, we know that. We have heard that a lot of times. However, we keep skipping it. For some of us mornings are too stressful to sit and eat a proper and balanced meal. Having slept for only a few hours we have to deal with kids that refuse to wake up, or pieces of clothing that decide to hide when you most need them. We end up leaving our houses with our stomachs empty and getting something at a drive-through or at our nearest coffee shop. Sound familiar?

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Health, Nutrition, Vegan, Raw, Recipe

Time to try something new. Not just in your fitness routine, but in the KITCHEN!


Come on ladies (and you fabulous gentlemen reading), don't be afraid to get creative! I know making something new in the kitchen can sound daunting and intimidating, but I promise you, it's actually quite easy and fun - and if you choose the right ingredients, your body will thank you...and probably so will your family members!

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Health, Nutrition, Recipe, Fitness

How To Win A Big Loss


When you lose something, or someone, the knee jerk reaction is to feel sad. And rightfully so! It’s a horrible thing to experience. That loss could be of a family member, friend, relationship, a pet – but they’re all significant in that they greatly impacted your life and now that impact, that feeling of love and the tangible physical form is gone.

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Philosophy, Psychology, Inspire, Positivity, Overcoming Depression

ME/CFS International Awareness Day - May 12th


Did you know that May 12th is International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases? One of these represented conditions is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). There are thousands of people suffering from this misunderstood condition, yet a conclusive diagnostic test and treatment remains elusive.

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Health, Overcoming Depression, Nutrition

The Best Way To Get Away With Eating Chocolate Everyday.


There’s nothing quite like the grounded buzz of high quality chocolate pulsing through my body. My awareness clicks into the vivid beauty that is alive all around me. My inspiration is sparking and my creativity is an endless river of connection to Source. Chocolate for breakfast means I have sustained energy until the early afternoon. My brain is in rhythm. My heart is open. My belly is happy. My digestion is regular. My smile is full and my vision is consulting with my dreams. I feel “YES”. This is why I eat chocolate everyday.

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Health, Nutrition, Chocolate, Philosophy, Positivity, Psychology

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