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One of the Best Weeds to Eat

‘Little star in the mist’ is the translation of this weed's scientific name, Stellaria Media, though "chickweed" is the most common name. It's no surprise it's called chickweed since chickens love it …

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How Nature Reduces Mental Illness Risk

Have you had your daily dose of trees, flowers and shrubs? No, I don’t mean in the form of herbal medicine. I’m referring to spending time communing with nature. Thanks to a new study published in the…

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Boost Your Sex Life Naturally with Sexual Fantasy

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. ~ Einstein The sexiest part of the human body lies in the brain, specifically our limbic brain, where our l…

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Extinction Is Happening Every Day

Extinction sucks. The reality is that extinction is real, and happening every day. Here’s the sad thing about extinction: the death of the last member of a species is rarely witnessed. Take t…

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Easy Organic Compost (Infographic)

Composting does a garden good---and organic, DIY is even better! Whether you live in the city, in the suburbs, or in the country---even a cold climate---composting can be easy. No matter the siz…

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What I Learned After Diving Through Hundreds of Dumpsters Across America

It took diving through a dirty dumpster for me to realize that food waste in the U.S. is an absolute fiasco. You may have already heard a few appalling facts about wasted food, but just in case you…

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3 Incredible Reasons You Should Walk More

With our go-go-go lives, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the world of smart phones, fast transportation, and instant gratification. And many people follow the go-big-or-go-home attitude in their e…

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11 Super Health Benefits in Just One Celery Stalk

Apples walk away with most health accolades, and spinach leads the healthy veggie brigade. Compared to them, celery is somewhat unsung, but once you read its incredible--and nearly endless--list of he…

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7 of My Favorite Ways to Use Beneficial Essential Oils

There are so many essential oils in the world... it can seem overwhelming! Don't despair! Even the most novice essential oil user can learn to incorporate oils easily into their everyday lives. …

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It’s April: What to do in the Garden

Welcome to Spring! And April... a month full of gardening to-dos. It's a great month for planting just about everything, including trees (Arbor Day is Friday, April 24th this year) and woody sh…

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