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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…

9 Immune System Supporting Drinks

9 Immune System Supporting Drinks

Diet and health are intrinsically linked. The vitamins, minerals, enzymes, antioxidants, and more that we consume provide our bodies the nourishment it needs to function properly and keep us healthy. Hydration, of course, is vital as well. Water is…

5 Trustworthy Resources for DIY Natural Products

5 Trustworthy Resources for DIY Natural Products

You can find a website saying pretty much anything you want online. Especially in the natural health and wellness realms I come across a lot of nonsense and even some potentially unsafe suggestions. It’s hard to know who is reliable…

Homemade Natural Tattoo Aftercare Oil DIY Recipe

Homemade Tattoo Aftercare Oil

My husband got a new tattoo a few weeks ago. (It looks awesome, eh?) It is important to be especially diligent with the aftercare of a tattoo so that it heals up nicely. Tattoos are expensive after all. A lot…

The Best Essential Oils for Fitness Enthusiasts

Essential Oils for Fitness Enthusiasts

A couple weekends ago I competed in my first 10K trail race. It was also my first time ever running 10K at all. While I’ve been enjoying running 5K every week with a local run club and I workout…

Homemade Natural Yogurt and Oatmeal Face Scrub for Acne DIY Recipe

Yogurt and Oatmeal Face Scrub for Acne

Since my adolescence I have been dealing with acne. As I’ve gotten older, it has been getting better. I also think that my shift toward nontoxic beauty and natural remedies over the last five or so years has helped…

Homemade Aloe Vera Gel Straight from the Plant

Homemade Aloe Vera Gel Straight from the Plant

Two birthdays ago I was given an adorable little aloe vera plant. Since then it has flourished into a plant at least double it’s original size with so many leaves, it can hardly fit beside the window anymore. I’ve…

5 Compelling Reasons to Try a Cleanse

5 Compelling Reasons to Try a Cleanse

After the many indulgences of summer, I was excited to have the opportunity to join up with Mindful Health and participate in their cleanse along with a community of others connecting through a Facebook group. I had never done…

Essential Oils for Students

Essential Oils for Students

For the last two weeks I’ve had the song “Goin’ to school! Goin’ to school! Goin’ to learn the Golden Rule!” stuck in my head. If you weren’t a 2000s emo such as myself, you may not be as familiar…

How to Make Natural Hand Sanitizer Gel

How to Make Natural Hand Sanitizer Gel

Did you hear about the recent ban on antibacterial soaps by the FDA? I was never a fan of mainstream antibacterial soaps or hand sanitizers. This was mostly due to the potentially harmful ingredients which are hormone disrupting and…