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articles by: Laura Shults

How To Use And Grow Marjoram

Many of us who spend time in the kitchen or enjoy dabbling in herbal remedies or aromatherapy dream of growing their own herbs. Growing fresh herbs in your home or garden is an extremely enjoyable, re…

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Meadow of the Soul

As the world seems to become an increasingly hectic place it is becoming more prudent for us to find a place of sanctuary inside ourselves. A space to center ourselves and find peace, balance, and und…

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The Benefits of Oat Milk (with Recipe)

Those of us who avoid dairy milk, by choice or necessity, are fortunate to live in a time when multiple delicious and healthy milk alternatives are easy to find. Oat milk is a wonderful way to receive…

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5 Reasons to Chew Thoroughly

We have all most likely been advised at some point to chew our food more, and eat slower. This suggestion may seem difficult to follow because we are usually not told why it is important. When we u…

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The Vegan Athlete Uprising

There are many misconceptions about the affects of a vegan diet on the body. Most people assume that a person who consumes absolutely no animal products would have problems summoning enough energy or …

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Is Our Diet Depleting the Planet?

Everyone has heard of Global Warming, but Global Depletion is much less known. As vast as Global Warming may seem, it is only a small piece in the growing puzzle of Global Depletion, which refers to t…

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Ahimsa: The Path Out Of The Jungle

“How is it, then, that we claim to be the highest type of creature, yet act in a barbaric manner that would shame any reasonably decent denizen of the jungle?” While it remains ever more relevant t…

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The Benefits of Responsible Sunbathing

Many people are concerned about spending time in the sun these days. Over the past few decades there has been an exorbitant amount of hype through all types of media that exposure to the sun is detrim…

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The Most Powerful Word

Ahimsa: this word means so much to some people, and so little to others. To me, Ahimsa is the most powerful word in the universe. Although Ahimsa, a word derived from Sanskrit, means nonviolence wh…

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Keeping Animal Cruelty Out of Sugar

Sugar...it seems to be found in everything. People of all ages and backgrounds can be brought together by something sweet; in the kitchen and around the table. We can all remember the floury hands, hu…

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about Laura Shults

Laura Shults is working to spread peace through veganism, and is devoted to finding the truth through love and harmony.

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