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4 Quick and Easy Feng Shui Fixes for Spring

It’s that time of year when we find ourselves de-cluttering and re-arranging items in our homes. As the old adage goes, it’s out with the old and in with the new as soon as Spring comes around. You c…

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4 Ways to Actually Enjoy Time Alone

For some people, venturing out into the world alone -- like eating at a restaurant or seeing a movie -- can be an awkward and embarrassing experience. It can seem that everywhere you turn, faces seem …

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How Healthy is Coconut Oil?

Many of us (me included) love coconut. But, is coconut oil good for you? The answer isn’t quite clear. It is common knowledge that coconut flesh, milk, and oil are high in saturated fat. Saturated …

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The Low-Cost Superfood that Builds Strong Bones

When we think of dried plums, or prunes as they are also known, we’re more likely to think of their bowel-regulating abilities than their capacity to build strong bones. But according to research publ…

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5 Natural Treatments for Sinus Infection

True misery is the pain and swelling caused by sinus inflammation. The bones around the nose, the eyes and the cheeks are lined with membranes that produce mucus, which function to warm and moisten in…

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How to Get Your Nature Fix When You’re Stuck in An Office

Nature has many healing benefits that can help with everything from increased productivity to less stress. The problem is many of us find ourselves far removed from it during working hours.  For many…

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8 Natural Ways to Help Get Rid of a Headache

Headaches don't care if you have a huge presentation to give, if you have three kids to chase after or a big date night planned. They're going to appear at any given moment and most likely at the wors…

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5 Reasons Your Heart Will Thank You if You Eat Sauerkraut

Most people know that garlic, beans, and whole grains offer many heart health benefits. But there’s a surprising food that ranks right up there with those heart-healthy foods: sauerkraut. There are fi…

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The Spice that Stops Muscle Pain in its Tracks

Who hasn’t felt that heavy, achy feeling of overworked muscles? You know the kind—it’s the type that settles in a day or two after exercising beyond one’s current level of fitness. I tend to experienc…

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8 Vegetables That Are Healthier Than Kale

It's no stretch to say that the past few years have been all about kale. This once humble vegetable, more used as a plate garnish than anything else, has turned into the ultimate mainstream health foo…

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