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Winter Scents & Emotional Health – Diffusing Essential Oils for the Holidays

As the weather chills down, that feeling of anticipation creeps in as the holiday season approaches.  While many of us miss the earthy autumn feel for stressing over the months to come, I urge you to take a pause this fall and make your house a home with fresh autumn scents.  Even better, you can do this with the oranges and deep reds of the season minus the toxic chemicals that dance on our TV screens and magazine pages promising the wonders of pumpkin spice in your home.

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Healthy Fall Recipes from the Farmer’s Market

Waking up to a crisp fall morning, the temperature slightly chilly – jacket weather – always reminds me of trips to my local farmer’s market to search for the season’s best-kept secrets!  While many may turn their nose up at some of these seasonal delicacies, it’s time for you to branch out and relish in the deliciousness of local, farm-grown produce.

Sure, it’s easy and convenient to pop in to the grocery store and easily get whatever you desire, but our bodies were built to eat seasonally, requiring the nutrients provided by these seasonal veggies to sustain us through the different seasons.

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Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for Fall

As the weather chills down, that feeling of anticipation creeps in as the holiday season approaches.  While many of us miss the earthy autumn feel for stressing over the months to come, I urge you to take a pause this fall and make your house a home with fresh autumn scents.  Even better, you can do this with the oranges and deep reds of the season minus the toxic chemicals that dance on our TV screens and magazine pages promising the wonders of pumpkin spice in your home.

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The Why Behind Weight Gain & Your Hormones

In our normal womanly monthly cycle, we rely on two hormones – estrogen and progesterone.  

It’s important to know that the menstrual cycle occurs in three phases: follicular, ovulatory and luteal. The first half of the cycle is known as the follicular phase and the second half of the cycle is known as the luteal phase. Midway through the cycle between days 12 and 16 ovulation occurs, known as the ovulatory phase.

A menstrual cycle is determined by the number of days from the first day of one period to the first day of the next. On a basic level, day one of the menstrual cycle is the first of full bleeding day of the period. A typical cycle is averages 28 days for most women, but your cycle can range anywhere from 24 to 35 days.

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