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Opening your Heart

5 ways in which you can open your heart include: 1. Being true to your feelings and emotions, becoming transparent with your inner thoughts and cravings rather than putting on a front. 2. Observing and acknowledging the raw emotions for what they are: anger, frustration, worry, resentment, pain, hurt and…
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Some Facts about Essential Oils

Essential oils are highly concentrated natural oils, extracted from plants, flowers, roots, wood, bark, or seeds, and are widely known for their healing and purifying benefits. Because of their powerful antioxidant properties, essential oils have been used for thousands of years in a variety of different applications including soaps, perfumes,…
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Music Unites the Brain

"Fact:  Music is one of the only activities that activates, stimulates and uses the entire brain" Music uses both the left and right hemispheres of the brain, implying that music is amazing brain "food" preventing brain degradation in the form of dementia and Alzheimer's in your later years.  Similar to…
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Foods resemble Body Parts

Every child has heard the healthy-eating mantra “You are what you eat.” But there may be a closer resemblance between good-for-you grub and your body than you thought. We found 10 foods that mirror the body parts they provide nutrients for—for example, brain-boosting walnuts actually look like a brain. Coincidence?…
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Timeout before Burnout

It is way too easy to get caught up in the rat race especially when living in a busy metropolitan capital such as London, New York, Toronto or Paris. Cars run on unleaded fuel, people run on caffeine while life just passes you by at 100 mph. Before you know…
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Turmeric can Heal

The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin. Turmeric has been used for over 2500 years in India, where it was most likely first used as a dye. The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over the centuries. Long known for its anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has…
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