Category: __November

Spices that Fight Cold and Flu

Feeling under the weather? Instead of searching your medicine cabinet for a remedy, have you ever considered checking your spice rack? Lots of herbs and spices have surprising medicinal properties that may just help you! The Healing Powers of Spices and Herbs Whether you’re suffering from a cold or want to take better care of…
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Vegan Tips for Beginners

If you love animals and are looking to make a diet change, consider becoming a vegan. It not only saves the animals that you love, it can also be a great health benefit. A vegan is similar to a vegetarian, but while vegetarians avoid meat (beef, pork, poultry, etc.), a vegan avoids all products derived…
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Why Create A Mindful Family

The themes that rule our lives today are, “I just don’t have time” and “I’m exhausted.” We are overbooked, overworked and overwhelmed. Just getting done what must be done fills our days. The notion of finding precious time to learn how to create balance and to reduce our stress, to soothe our aching souls seems…
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Mirror Neurons: Why We Empathize

Your friend stubs his or her toe and you cringe. A person cries and your eyes tear. Your favorite sports team scores and your heart races. But have you ever wondered why? Empathy Study Well, researchers at UCLA (quite accidentally) discovered why humans and animals not only learn from each other but empathize as well.…
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Nightmares and Spiritual Guidance

Dreams, whether good or bad, can have great spiritual significance, encouraging us to grow from the experience. However, there’s danger in becoming overwhelmed by nightmares. For centuries, people across the world turned to spiritual guidance to help stop unbearable bad dreams. Nightmares are extremely common. One out of every two adults has nightmares on occasion.…
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Live A More Honest Life

When we have lived or are living a life of dishonesty either consciously or unconsciously, we need lots of support. It’s sometimes hard to gain the courage to finally tell the truth and as a result live a more honest life.  The more times a person continues to tell the truth, live the truth, and…
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Why Do People Need Hope?

Hope is the antidote for our confusing, fast-paced world. Medical research shows that hope creates mental and physical health. Hope is also evidence of the Divine. Hope is freedom. You can’t be in bondage to fear, anger, shame, or uncertainty when you find hope. Anything is possible if you have hope. Hope is a Natural…
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The Power of Storytelling To Children

Storytelling is an ancient oral tradition. Cultures around the world used stories to preserve history and facts. Ursula K. LeGuin, a children’s book author, has said, “There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories.” The tradition of storytelling continues and today…
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Creating Hope in Perilous Times

Hope springs eternal. Like water bubbling out of the earth, you cannot stop hope. It erupts in the most unlikely scenarios of human tragedy war, the Holocaust, hurricanes, and tornados. It accompanies conception as our bellies swell and ripen, and flows through families as children change and grow. A powerful and potent spiritual practice, once…
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Immune Boosting Lentil Vegetable Soup

This is just what the doctor ordered. With cold and flu season upon us, a bowl of soup packed with immune-boosting ingredients is a great source of healing for your family. Your family will love to sit down to the fall chill with a bowl of warm, nourishing, immune boosting, veggie and protein packed soup.…
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