7 Must-Have Herbs for Stress and Memory

How many times do you find yourself forgetting things or you are at a loss for words? Do you ever wish you were more mentally clear and focused? Do you have difficulty relaxing enough to get a good night’s sleep? Have you found that when you are feeling stressed, it makes matters even worse? It is well documented that stress
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12 Simple Messages for 2019

Wishing you a blessed, prosperous and Happy New Year. As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year that has passed and be thankful for all the blessings we have received. Be grateful for the all the challenges that helped you to grow spiritually and personally. In the New Year to come, welcome new beginnings and
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7 Holiday Indulging Eating Tips

The holidays are a smorgasbord of tantalizing foods and drink. It is possible to indulge in the festivities and still feel good afterwards. There are ways to stay healthy and maintain your weight without feeling deprived. As a health and wellness nurse coach, I hear many of my clients’ anxiety and fear over holiday eating. Some are afraid of gaining
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Hearing No

How many times a day do you tell yourself no? How often do you stop your growth by listening to the messages you received and believed in childhood? If you said yes to either of these questions, then you might want to read on. I will share a story that shows how the messages we receive in childhood can affect
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3 Practices to Open Awareness and Melt Stress

Awareness is energy. Stress is energy. At times, they can be conflicted. Stress can close our awareness to a challenges only one way, with no way out. Closed awareness is like wearing blinders, seeing only what’s directly in front of you. The two main stress emotions, anger and fear, can cloud over the potential for seeing alternative paths or solutions.
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Mushrooms and Their Magic

Before I discuss the magic mushrooms also known as shrooms, I would like to share the benefits of eating common mushrooms. There are over 100,000 species of mushrooms. The mushrooms I will share are Saprotrophic fungi. They grow and feed on dead plants, trees, animals and insects helping clean up the environment by recycling organic matter into fertilizer and soil.
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An Ayurvedic View at Clearing Stress: Does Your Body Type Matter

I want to share with you an Ayurvedic perspective on how your body type may influence your reaction and coping abilities when dealing with stress. Pronounced I-your-vay-duh, Ayurveda is the 5,000-year old comprehensive and preventive healthcare system of India. The teachings describe three main body types, or doshas – Vata, Pitta, Kapha – each having its own physical characteristics, mental
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Plant Yourself on Earth Day “De-stress and Connect”

April 22, 2018 is Earth Day. Before I talk about Planting Yourself on Earth Day, I would like to comment on the importance of this day. The Earth Day 2018 theme is to end plastic pollution. Individuals, communities, corporations and governments from around the world will focus on the elimination of single-use plastics and global regulation of how to dispose
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It All Comes Down to This

As we celebrate holiday gatherings and dinners with loved ones, we all want a smooth and joyful time without the drama. There is one simple solution for a perfect holiday dinner.  It all comes down to one ingredient and that is love. It’s easy to give and receive love from those who show us love and affection, and who we
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A Healing Home: 5 Rituals to Make Your Home Your Sanctuary

When people enter my home, I hear them say how relaxed and calm they feel as soon as they walk through the door. Some ask what is my secret. First and foremost, my home is my sanctuary. I believe in creating a place of healing, flowing with energy and divine inspiration. To start you off, here are just 5 of many
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