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Stay Calm – Supplements & foods that help you combat stress

by  JACK CHALLEM In today’s connected world it seems almost impossible to chill out. Smartphones keep us tuned into work and the world 24/7, which often means anxiety and stress are also present 24/7. “Stress generates anxiety, and anxiety keeps our minds in motion,” says Mark Stengler, NMD, of Encinitas, California. “Luckily, we can choose from several natural substances to help us stay calm when …

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The 7 Best Essential Oil Tips for Beauty Care

Banish blemishes with Tea Tree Oil. A few drops of Tea Tree Oil mixed with Aloe Vera Gel can soothe blemishes. Unclog pores naturally. Apply a drop of Lemon Oil, Tea Tree Oil or Orange Oil to skin and wiping away gently with a cotton ball. Dilute if necessary according to your skin care needs. Denounce dandruff with Lavender. Rub 5-7 drops of Lavender Oil into your scalp to help …

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12 Amazing Essential Oil Hacks for Your Health

Conquer congestion with a 3 vapor rubs. 1 tablespoon of Fractionated Coconut Oil when combined with 2 drops of Eucalyptus Oil makes a soothing vapor rub on the chest. 1 drop of Peppermint Oil added to 1-2 drops of Eucalyptus Oil then mixed into an unscented massage cream makes for a soothing chest rub. Ease congestion with a chest rub made of 2 drops of Eucalyptus Oil, 2 drops of Lavender Oil and …

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11 Life-Changing Essential Oil Hacks for a Clean Home

Squash those sticky counter tops. 1-2 drops of Lemon Oil can help remove clay, crayons or play-doh residue on the walls or tables. Say goodbye to cigarette smoke. 4 drops of Tea Tree Oil and 4 drops of Eucalyptus Oil combined in a spray bottle with water can help eliminate the smell of cigarette smoke. Get rid of gunk and greasy pans. Break up grease in dirty …

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7 Game-Changing Essential Oil Tricks for Travelers

Master motion sickness with Peppermint. Breathing in a few drops of Peppermint Oil can ease nausea. Add it to a cotton ball and carry it with you or place a few drops on your wrist before your trip. Stay alert on restless road trips Energizing oils such as Peppermint or Orange make for an uplifting air freshener in the car and increase alertness while driving. Simply …

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10 Must-Have Essential Oil Blends for a Better Mood

Restful Sleep Place a drop of Lavender Oil and Vanilla Oil on the inside of your wrists before bed  Mindful Meditation Inhale 6-10 deep, gentle breaths of Frankincense Oil while meditating Peace & Tranquility Add 2 drops of Lavender Oil and 10-12 drops of Vanilla Oil in a diffuser and enjoy. Melt Away Tension Add 3 drops of Lavender Oil and 2 drops of Peppermint Oil in a diffuser and enjoy. Cheerful …

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Stressed? These 5 Adaptogenic Herbs Can Ease Stress

Unless you’re a hermit or unusually enlightened, you (along with everyone else) deal with a multitude of daily pressures at work, at home, and on the road. You might even be addicted to stress, feeling that you must respond to every ping from emails and texts instead of disconnecting for downtime and a good night’s sleep.  A mindfulness practice (meditation or prayer, yoga, or regular walks) can help. …

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Top 10 Supplements in 2014 Revealed

PROBIOTICS: Live, active bacteria taken for digestive health and immunity. PROTEIN: Taken most often in powder form. Whey, as well as plant proteins, which are based on ingredients such as peas and flaxseed, are popular for satiety and building muscle. OMEGA-3S: Fish oil, DHA, and flaxseed taken for everything from cardio and brain benefit to healthy hair and nails. WHOLE-FOOD CONCENTRATE: An efficient way to consume nutrient dense foods, such …

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How Yoga Can Increase Your Energy Levels

Wake Up with Yoga: Coffee or tea may help start your day, but studies are showing that yoga can help you shake off your grogginess, too. Case in point, a small 2014 study published in the journal BioPsychoSocial Medicine found that people with chronic fatigue syndrome who added 20-minute gentle yoga sessions to conventional therapy experienced a significant drop in fatigue …

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Holiday Stress Facts to Help Keep Your Cheer In Check

 

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