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Top 10 Self-care Rituals for Today’s Woman

We women take the weight of the world on our shoulders, offering love, compassion, and understanding to those around us.  And we lose sight of ourselves in the process.  It’s time to recenter and rebalance our lives with self-care rituals.  Only you can make the decision to put yourself first and help your body and mind to heal themselves.  Aim to make the biggest personal impact first without beating yourself up.  You deserve to turn some of the love and compassion that you offer to others around and nurture yourself!  

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5 Steps to Breaking Up With Sugar

Did you know that eating sugar causes the brain to release dopamine, the same neurotransmitter that spikes when you are doing cocaine? Yup. Picks you waaaaay up, hangs you momentarily, then sledgehammers you back into a negative reality where you simply crave more sugar. Even though we, as a society, has more of a harmful effect on children, we are naively unaware that the only reason we don’t recognize “sugar comas” or “sugar highs” in ourselves is because our bodies have become so accustomed to the side effects that we don’t acknowledge there to be a problem. All of the consistent sugar usage of our youth have turned us into an adulthood of sugar zombies.

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Frankincense Essential Oil Uses & Benefits

It comes up every holiday season, at every party I attend. “What is Frankincense, anyway?”

December is typically the only time of year Frankincense gets any attention, so I thought I’d shine the spotlight on this essential oil and some of its amazing health benefits.

Frankincense’s first claim to fame was as a gift given by the Wise Men at the birth of Jesus Christ. Regardless of your religious beliefs, you can’t deny the power of this oil and its extraordinary health benefits. In addition to mentions in the New Testament, Frankincense is believed to have been used by the Babylonians and Assyrians in religious ceremonies. Some have even dubbed it the “King of Oils.”

So how can you incorporate this essential oil from the Boswellia tree into your life?

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