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Homemade Natural Bentonite Clay Toothpaste DIY Recipe

Homemade Bentonite Clay Toothpaste

I have been making my own toothpaste with basically the same recipe for years now. When I received bentonite clay at Christmas though, I decided I wanted to experiment with it. First I made the Bentonite Clay Face Mask,…

The Best Essential Oils for Women + Tackling Taboos

The Best Essential Oils for Women + Tackling Taboos

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, and as such I thought it would be a good time to schedule a female-specific “Essential Oils for…” post. Some women have particular health concerns relating to menstruation and all that comes with it and…

5 Reasons to Drink from a Copper Water Bottle

5 Reasons to Drink from a Copper Water Bottle

I was so excited to receive a copper water bottle for Christmas this year. Drinking from a copper vessel is an ancient Ayurvedic practice. While I don’t particularly follow Ayurveda, I have become more curious about it. So I…

Easy Homemade Natural Dandruff Treatment DIY Recipe

Easy Homemade Dandruff Treatment

Dandruff is considered an unmentionable topic and people feel quite embarrassed about having it. In reality, having a flaky scap is an extremely common condition. I get dandruff sometimes and I find it is definitely the worst in the…

The Best Essential Oils for Insomniacs

The Best Essential Oils for Insomniacs

Brad jumped on the wearable activity tracker bandwagon back in November. While I appreciate the fitness tracker, food log, heart rate chart, and smart coach features, what I am most interested in is the sleep tracking. With his tracker, not…

Homemade Stomach Soother Massage Oil DIY Recipe

DIY Stomach Soother: Essential Oil Blend for Digestive Upset

I’m over at Red and Honey talking about the dreaded upset stomach and eight different causes of digestive woes. Then I have a recipe for this Stomach Soother Massage Oil for you. Use it alongside the other helpful strategies I outline…

Simple Homemade Bentonite Clay Face Mask DIY Recipe

Detox Your Skin with This Bentonite Clay Face Mask

I was so excited when my mom bought me a packet of bentonite clay at her local farmer’s market while I was visiting for Christmas. I have read about using clay for natural beauty many times over the last few…

Homemade Natural Vapor Rub DIY Recipe

Natural Vapor Rub DIY for Coughs and Colds

Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed your holidays. I’m back at home – made it through my travel and limited internet unscathed. It was so wonderful to get to see and celebrate with my family. And the forced unplugging…

Use This Moonlight Visualization to Help You Fall Asleep

Use This Visualization to Help You Fall Asleep

About a month ago I was struggling with anxious feelings, and it was really affecting my sleep. While laying in bed for hours on end one night, I created a visualization exercise to get some relief. I did it…

Pandiculation: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

Pandiculation: What It Is and Why You Should Do It

You know that slow body “stretching” you do automatically in bed when you wake up in the morning? Or maybe you do it at night while yawning, feeling tired from the day. Did you know that this action actually has…