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Help Fight the Flu with Essential Oils

Genuine Essential Oils are pure distillations of the aromatic parts of a plant or tree such as blossoms, leaves, roots, bark, and resins. Essential oils have been used for centuries to fight the symptoms of the flu and common cold, such as headaches, bodily aches and pains, fatigue, and...

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Mudras for the Mind, Body, & Soul

Mudras are used to support relief and healing of physical illnesses, but when combined with visualizations and affirmations, they can also influence our minds and emotions. The first mudra we will explore is Ganesha Mundra or "the elephant." Hold your left hand in front of your chest with your...

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26 Healthy Fall Recipes You Can Feel Good About

Your diet doesn't have to end just because summer did. These meals are proof that eating healthy doesn't have to be boring. Plus, try some healthy fall treats! Visit >>> http://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/g3497/h...

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Building Balance

Staying upright on our own two feet seems like an easy enough thing, but just like everything that naturally ages, our ability to balance does too. Yoga is great for strengthening the muscles involved in maintaining balance, as well as the visual cues we need to be strong in our equilibrium. Good...

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The Benefits of Sound Therapy

Science has revealed that the human body is an entity that accepts vibrational frequencies in each and every one of our cells. We often feel these vibrations through sound. However, even deaf people who do not hear sound, still feel the vibrations. When you think of illness or disease it’s...

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Yoga for Sciatic Relief

The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It starts at the base of the spine and runs through the piriformis muscle, which is a small muscle located deep behind the gluteus maximus. It goes then down the back of the thigh and calf muscles to the foot. The average person has about a...

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10 Health Tips for Seniors to Live Longer and Thrive

Arthur Hayward, MD, a geriatrician and clinical lead physician for Kaiser Permanente believes, "we need to become activists in promoting healthful behaviors and try our best to remain active and healthy the rest of our lives.” AGREED! How to do it? Dr. Hayward recommends these 10 health tips...

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Stand Tall for Strong Legs

Muscle tone and flexibility starts to lessen as we age, so it’s super important to keep up our activity level. To keep our legs strong we need to do more than just walk. Certain yoga poses, such as Tree Pose, are great for leg and abdominal strength. It’s also good for balance and concentration,...

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Yoga's Healing Powers ~ My Story

I was born with Crohn’s disease, a digestive disorder, that is quite complex and still has a lot of medical research needed. It is an auto-immune related disease and there is no known cure for Crohn’s. In a nutshell, Crohn’s is the inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Since early...

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Holy ‘Cat'-Cow! Have you stretched yet today?

Benefits: Cat-Cow posture improves spine flexibility and core strength. How to do it: Keep your spine long, both feet planted flat on the floor. Inhale, come into cow position, arch your back and drop your shoulders. By arching the back you are stretching the front torso...

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