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Mindful Health Chakra Healing for Root + Giveaway

Holistic Healing with Mindful Health + Giveaway

I want to start out by saying that I don’t know much about chakras. It’s something I hear often enough being in the natural health and wellness world, but not something I had ever look into for myself personally. I…

6 Benefits of Honey + 4 Ways to Help the Bees

6 Benefits of Honey + 4 Ways to Help the Bees

Honey promotes good health and is an incredible natural remedy for a variety of issues. Unfortunately, as I’m sure you’ve heard in recent years, the bees are disappearing, and it’s not a good situation. The USDA just announced that beekeepers…

20 of the Best Plant-Based Calcium Sources

20 of the Best Plant-Based Calcium Sources

Calcium is one of the most important minerals for the human body. Most people associate calcium with strong bones and teeth, which is true, but that’s not all. Other functions calcium has in our bodies is helping blood clot, allowing…

What You Need to Know About the 7 Types of Plastic

What You Need to Know About the 7 Types of Plastic

Going through your refrigerator, cupboards, and home in general, you’ll likely find different items made of plastic. However, not all plastics are created equal. The types of plastic are identified by the number within the little triangular arrows symbol we…

Why and How to Start Meal Planning

Why and How to Start Meal Planning

I’ve been meal planning for years now, and I can’t imagine going back to how it was before. Just like most types of awareness and intention, meal planning allows you to think ahead and purposefully choose your meals and the…

4 Important Reasons to Switch to Cloth Pads

4 Important Reasons to Switch to Cloth Pads

I’ve been using cloth pads, the very same set of cloth pads in fact, from GladRags for over 4 years now. Before I switched, I thought the idea of reusable pads was really gross, but I have become a…

23 of the Best Plant-Based Iron Sources

23 of the Best Plant-Based Iron Sources

As a vegetarian, my iron intake seems to be a hot topic for debate. The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for iron is 8 mg for adult men and 18 mg for adult women a day, and it increases 1.8…

How to Use Essential Oils to Boost Your Immune System

How To Use Essential Oils to Boost Your Immune System

Essential oils affect our immune system and can be especially useful during these winter months in preventing colds and flu. Some can do this by promoting the production of white blood cells which are the cells of the immune…

The Best Posts of 2015 on Heartful Habits

The Best Posts of 2015

The end of December is a time of looking back in reflection and forward with hopes and dreams. Today I’m taking a look back and counting down the most popular posts on Heartful Habits according to the stats in…

10 Scary-Sounding Ingredients That Are Actually Safe Food Additives

10 Scary-Sounding Ingredients That Are Actually Safe

You’ve probably heard the maxim “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it” from the health food community. While I know it’s well-meaning in its effort to steer people away from highly processed foods, I don’t entirely agree with it. With…