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Tips on Planning for Self-Care after Travel

Just because your vacation is over, doesn’t mean your self-care should take a backseat.

Protecting Your Spirit and Your Sanity

This certainly isn’t a think piece on solutions to defeat a system of operation and “legal lynchings”. This is a concerted effort and commitment to support mental, emotional, and physical well-being. I know in theory what a tragedy is but still took a moment to look up the definition. A tragedy is “an event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress, such as a serious accident, crime, or natural catastrophe.” We

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Go for Glow: Natural Hacks for Radiant Skin

Skin care is not just skin deep! The biggest organ in your body (your skin!) requires a multi-dimensional and holistic approach that cares for both mind and body. When we give our skin the TLC it deserves, it livens up, it radiates and boy does it glow! Luminous skin flows from within, and reflects that we care for ourselves from the inside out. Skin TLC looks different for each of

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Herbal Allies for the Allergy Season

Allergy season is almost here, and if the blooming trees and blossoming flowers cause you to hide away indoors, then read on to learn about some helpful herbs to reduce your discomfort. When trying to avoid the antihistamine nasal sprays, pills, or eye drops, there are many herbal options. Although these plant allies are not cures for allergies, they may offer relief from allergy symptoms. Contrary to popular belief, allergies

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Embrace Space…
And Leave the Furniture Behind

Leaving my home and my furniture behind in Chicago in 2012. I set out to explore the the world. I have lived in some interesting places since: a Korean guesthouse in Thailand, a closet of a warehouse in Melbourne, an exuberant, funky share house in Noosa and a 1980’s caravan in the Australian bush of Queensland. At the beginning of the year my partner, Jonathan, and I moved from the cramped

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The Cost of Many in Apartment Communities – Real Recycling

    The Importance of Reducing and Reusing in an Apartment Community…… I remember the day that we decided to make a difference.  It was, of course sparked by less than noble intentions like money, but nonetheless we saw an impact.  I was working as a maintenance tech/porter for a pretty nice apartment community in a northern Dallas suburb.  It was relentlessly hot that particular day and dancing heat waves

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Soft Gluten-Free Bread for the Holidays

This is my first time making gluten-free bread with a bread maker and yes, excitement is an understatement. Bread Maker of choice for this experiment is the Panasonic Automatic Bread Maker which has a gluten-free setting, raisin/nut dispenser, and yeast dispenser. This is base recipe you can dress up for the holidays. My next batch will feature raisins, cinnamon, brown sugar, and lots of love! What’s better than giving the

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Beat the Bloating with Probiotic Recipes
Featured on Dr. Oz

We showcase some creative ways to incorporate probiotics into your food.

Healthy Ways to Meet New People

Sometimes you’ve to reinvent the wheel to meet new friends.