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    Lose Weight, Curb Your Appetite

    For thousands of years, people have touted the healing abilities of essential oils for everything from minor aches to major depression. Although research on the efficacy of these oils is often limited, there’s evidence to suggest that certain oils do have medicinal properties. Essential oils are distilled and pressed from plants and left in their purest, rawest form. Because of this, they’re often seen as a natural alternative to traditional medications. If you’re trying to lose extra pounds, you may want to consider adding essential oils to your weight loss plan. Essential oils may be able to provide you with a number of complementary benefits. Using Essential Oils Although essential…

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    What is Smudging with White Sage?

    Traditionally white sage smudging is the process of burning dried white sage often wrapped together in twine. This has been practised by indigenous cultures for thousands of years. The smoke has a direct effect on reducing our stress response and has also been proven to contain antibacterial properties which keep infectious bacteria and viruses at bay. Since smudging is an ancient and ceremonial practice, it’s best to do so with awareness and in a mindful manner. The burning of white sage is not practical in many circumstances for example in an environment where a person is allergic to smoke or has a respiratory illness, in an office or very confined…

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    How to Beat Cancer the Natural Way

    For over 50 years now, the world has been living in the anxiety of the deadly monster, Cancer. Every day, over 20,000 people die of cancer and with such statistics, it’s totally okay for people to be scared. However, there’s one pungent remedy that has proved to suppress the fear effectively: knowledge. Doctors and scientists believe that if cancer victims can beat the illness in their minds, then they can beat it out of their bodies. Health magazines, television shows and online blogs dedicated to spreading awareness on the possible antidotes of cancer have been set up and maybe soon enough, these efforts might just pay off. Nevertheless, orthodox methods…

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    Essential Oils and Anger

    Anger is a natural emotion, something we have all experienced at some time in our lives. Just because it is a natural thing, does not mean that we should simply say there's nothing we can do about it. Countless people make changes in their lives every day that affect a natural function. We are not slaves to our appetites, our emotions, or our bodies. We all have the ability to make choices. I realize that some people have hormonal disorders that make it impossible to make a choice at times, but we can address the challenge, address the disorder in the body, and choose to make changes that will, ultimately,…

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    How to Reduce Jet Lag

    Traveling long distances, particularly over the date line often causes jet lag. Jet lag is when the sleep-wake patterns are disturbed and this can also cause physical stress. Combine this with changes in air pressure due to flying you may just feel completed exhausted. Symptoms of jet lag include, drowsiness, a feeling of lethargy, irritable, disorientated. There are a number of easy ways to minimise jet lag and decrease any travel stress: Spend as much time as possible traveling with your eyes closed. You may not sleep but this forces you to relax. Meditation or audios that assist in relaxation are a great option.  Avoid alcohol, soft drinks and fruit…