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Managing Anxiety During Trying Times

There are times when all the news you read or hear all seems to be bad. The world can seem overwhelming and our hearts and brains need a break to recharge, and refocus. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by what’s going on around us, we’ve got some great ideas to help you get control of your feelings, and realign your thoughts to manage anxiety. 1. Meditation I really can’t recommend this enough for dealing with stress, improving focus and learning to control your thoughts (good or bad). Taking the time to meditate has proven to help manage stress, reduce anxiety, promote emotional healing and more. If you’ve never done it before, there are likely guided meditation groups in your area that...

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7 of the Dirtiest Surfaces in Your Home, and How to Clean them Naturally

Over the winter months when cold & flu season is rampant, you may not even be considering some of the dirtiest, germiest surfaces in your home, office and car. Today we’re sharing some of the dirtiest surfaces in your life and some tips on how to clean them naturally. 1. Your phone, tablet & keyboard You’re touching them all day, and you’re probably not wiping them down enough. To disinfect your phone or tablet safely and naturally, create a solution of equal parts isopropyl alcohol and water, wet a cloth with it and wipe it clean. Don’t spray anything directly on your devices, because you don’t want it to drip into the ports or speakers. Use this same solution to...

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Five Easy Zero Waste Swaps That Will Save You Money

Zero Waste seems to be the term of the day among green living communities. If you’re new to the idea, but interested, we’ve got five easy zero waste swaps that are going to save you money in the long run, and will have a positive impact on the earth. First of all: what does “zero waste” even mean? Zero waste is a term that’s used to describe a lifestyle that supports sustainable, eco-friendly living. Specifically, it’s a movement that avoids the products and packaging that end up in landfills, but choosing diy, or compostable or sustainable alternatives. While it’s nearly impossible to be completely without waste, the goal is to change our habits to reduce our household waste output as...

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Get Your Yoga On

Despite contrary beliefs, yoga is more than just stretching to relax: it’s a form of exercise. Yoga helps improve your posture, flexibility, and strength. Yoga is an all body workout where you’re burning calories and toning your muscles. Maintaining a regular yoga practice can provide physical and mental health benefits. If you’re looking to live a healthy lifestyle then consider trying yoga! Image Credit: https://www.businessinsider.com Yoga stretches your muscles, helping you to gain strength. The more flexible and stronger you are the better your posture is! No matter what pose you are performing, if done correctly, yoga helps build your core strength. Yoga focuses on awareness of your breathing technique helping you to perform the poses and relax. The relaxation techniques...

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