• Health

    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,…

  • Blog,  Health

    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…

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    Blog,  Crafts

    7 Surprising Crochet Health Benefits

    Learning how to crochet can do more than you think for your mental health and happiness By: Julia Wiatr, Editor, AllFreeCrochet.com Arts and crafts are more than just a fun pastime, they’re truly healing and restorative and are actually very therapeutic. In fact, the healing benefits of crocheting (and knitting) are numerous and range from simply calming you down and easing your stress to potentially relieving depression and reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Crocheting doesn’t just help you if you’re the one who’s sick – it helps the caregivers around you, your friends and family that help you, love you and support you. It’s also a very good craft to…

  • Embroidery & Needlepoint

    Learning and Courses: Embroidery

    Learn embroidery by hand or machine. Expand on your embroidery knowledge. These embroidery classes will guide you to where you want to be. Embroidering With Ribbon Price: $29.99 Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery Price: $19.99 Dimensional Machine Embroidery Price: $24.99 Embroidering Monograms by Machine Price: $29.99 20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know Price: $19.99 How to Start a Machine Embroidery Business Price: $19.99 Editing Essentials: Professional Lettering Techniques Price: $19.99 Machine Embroidery With Knits Price: $40.00 Stumpwork: Raised Embroidery Essentials Price: $19.99 Editing Essentials: Splitting & Aligning Designs Price: $40.00 Elegant Machine Embroidered Bags Price: $19.99 Digitizing Machine Embroidery Designs Price: $19.99 Embroidering Texture & Dimension by Hand…