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Here's How: A Caffeine Break for Whole Body Balance

Here's How: A Caffeine Break for Whole Body Balance

 Do you need a Caffeine Detox? Going off caffeine is no easy feat.  Caffeinated drinks are some of the most popular and highly addictive stimulants around the globe. It stimulates the central nervous system and can be the contributing factors of: anxiety, headaches, heartburn, digestive upset, irritability, nervousness, jitters (shakes), muscle spasms, increased blood pressure, frequent urination, fatigue (once caffeine leaves body) and dependency.  Caffeine dependency is definitely a real thing. Find the science of it here.  It affects everyone differently. The degree of sensitivity or expression of symptoms depend on a person's metabolism, genetics, health and constitution.  How does caffeine really affect you?...

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The Power of Ritual: Travel Wisdom To Stay Well

The Power of Ritual: Travel Wisdom To Stay Well

Traveling to experience different cultures, food, people and places is such a wonderful exploration. It literally excites me to my core and yet it can bring its own stress and anxiety with it too. Whether that be jet lag, poor sleep, misplaced luggage. . . the list goes on of all the things that could go awry.   What I actually pack for wellness purposes changes depending on location and weather. However, these are the basic travel essentials that I don’t leave home without when going on any trip. They help keep me grounded, nourished and healthy while away from home. And...

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Herbal Ally: Baobab Oil & The Tree of Life

Herbal Ally: Baobab Oil & The Tree of Life

Ingredient Highlight: Baobab Oil Adansonia digitata, aka Baobab, is one of the largest sub-Saharan botanicals. In South Africa, the baobab is steeped in legend and used for its various nutritional and medicinal benefits from the leaves bark, fruit and seeds. Its bark used for rope and cloth; its trunk acts as storage; the edible leaves and fruit provide medicinal remedies for illness. It’s also one of the longest living tress on the planet with trunks that can reach a maximum diameter of 60 feet and in some cases hold up to 40 people! It comes as no surprise that it’s...

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Skin Barrier Love: Get the Most From Your Face Oil

Skin Barrier Love: Get the Most From Your Face Oil

Face oils have become all the rage over the last couple of years and for many good reasons! Oils are wonderful for the skin – providing nutrients, essential fatty acids and antioxidants that can both protect and transform your skin. When you use a facial oil, you are using 100% actives: A potent amount of nutrients, so a little goes a long way. There are a lot of ways to incorporate them into skincare routines for daily use. Let’s discuss some tips on getting the most out of your face oils.   Apply on Clean, Damp Skin It’s best to...

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