Monthly Archives: March 2012

Holistic Aromatherapy – Using Essential Oils to Achieve Balance

Using aromatherapy to balance your whole being will not only affect the health of your   body, mind, and spirit, it will undoubtedly affect the health of your business as well. When you experience renewed vigor and harmony within, it’s hard … Continue reading

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Essential Oils Safety Guide – Know Your Contraindications

Avoid Completely –Any essential oil for which you do not have information. –Bitter almond, boldo leaf, buchu, yellow camphor, brown camphor, sassafras, calamus, horseradish, mugwort, mustard, pennyroyal, rue, savin, savory, tansy, thuja, wormseed, wormwood. Avoid With Pregnancy –Aniseed, basil, birch, … Continue reading

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Free to be Happy – Flower Essences Ease the Mind and Rejuvenate the Spirit

Homeopathy is a wellness practice based on the idea that like cures like. For example, if you were experiencing symptoms of a sinus infection, you would take a remedy that contains traces of a particular substance that, when taken at … Continue reading

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Lavender—A Floral Medicine Chest

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Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) essential oil is a one-stop medicine chest. Numerous studies indicate that when combined with massage, lavender’s familiar scent reduces anxiety, fatigue, and stress and balances hormones, increases the immune response, lowers blood pressure, and relieves pain. Home … Continue reading

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Herbs & Aromatherapy as Anti-Inflammatories – Easing Aches and Pains

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For soreness, aches and pains associated with exercise, some people use muscle rubs (often medicinal-smelling), aspirin or other over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers, while others just tough it out. These remedies can be quite costly, as well as having unpleasant side … Continue reading

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30 THINGS TO STOP DOING TO YOURSELF

When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you. As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new … Continue reading

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30 THINGS TO START DOING FOR YOURSELF

Remember today, for it is the beginning. Today marks the start of a brave new future. Our previous article, 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself, was well received by most of our readers, but several of you suggested that … Continue reading

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Are you positive? How and why affirmations work

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“An affirmation opens the door. It’s a beginning point on the path to change.” – Louise Hay I talk to myself a lot. Most of the time I do it in my head, but some times I will do it … Continue reading

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Dharma Medicine – Insight Bodywork

While developing a somatic healing practice, I found meditation and Buddhist teachings gave me incredible support in developing a logical approach to health and healing. The result? Insight BodyworkTM, a young branch on the well-established tree of Dharma Medicine. Dharma … Continue reading

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101 Ways to be Happy

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Do you want to be happy? Of course you do, who doesn’t?!  Here are 101 easy ways to achieve a better, happier life! It’s not things that make us happy but our experiences. Travel can have a profound effect on … Continue reading

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