Monthly Archive:: May 2015

Yoga 101

Tree Pose, Child’s Pose, Goodness Knows!   Let’s do yoga! Deciding that you want to begin the practice of centering your body is the first step along the road to a happier, healthier you. Where do you even begin, though? Here is all you need to know to feel ready for your first session!   […]
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Handy Homemaker: Chickening Out

Chickening Out This is the age of the urban garden. As more people become attracted to the benefits and joy of growing their own crops, it’s not surprising that urban farming continues to rise in popularity. People are raising bees, chickens, even fish in their backyards on a quarter acre or less of land while […]
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10 Health Benefits of Bananas

Watch out for the Peel! There it is, the unforgiving twinge, the craving for sugar. It’s back again and this time it’s demanding you pay up. It’s your sweet tooth, but don’t sacrifice your hard work spent at the gym by snacking on a candy bar, instead reach for a banana. This super food is […]
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10 Ingredients That Promote Better Health and Wellness

Superfood to the Rescue! As health awareness continues to fill our day-to-day lingo, there is a good chance that you have perceived the term “superfood” as a cure-all for everything from rheumatoid arthritis to erectile dysfunction to heart disease. Some of the fanfare is accurate, some of it is not. However, we can all agree […]
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How to Create Adventure in Your Daily Life

Explore Your World Boredom is the root of all evil according to Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, though he was speaking more about the absence of meaning, I feel like the statement is still applicable. In my life, that is definitely the case. As human beings, we crave stimulation, but more importantly, we crave a sense […]
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How Massage Therapy Can Make You Feel Better

The Healing Power of Touch There is nothing better than a massage. The smooth glide of oils administered by firm hands on tired flesh seems to send most people into a state of sleepy bliss. In fact, 5,000 years of history has shown the staying power and popularity of this unique form of healing all […]
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Love Your Skin

Natural and Inexpensive Skin Care Remedies When it comes to skin care, most people usually look for the next big thing or the best products out there. Instead of spending a pretty penny, find ingredients in your home that can double as natural and inexpensive skin treatments. Among your kitchen items, avocados, cucumbers and extra […]
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5 Natural Benefits of Honey

Honey, I’m Home!   A spoonful of sugar might make the medicine go down, but just a spoonful of honey makes needing medicine a thing of the past. The sweet golden treat produced by the bumble bees in the hive has been used as an alternative medicine, as well as a delicious snack since the […]
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Top 5 Hiking Destinations in the U.S.

Walking On It’s the journey, not the destination. For hikers, that adage is especially true. The journey takes them through some of the most beautiful terrain in the U.S. and that alone makes the physical aches and pains after a good day’s hike worth it. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to hiking, the […]
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