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Rebounding: Quite Possibly the Best Exercise – Ever!

Okay, I always love sharing things that I think are the best-kept secrets in health and wellness. This is definitely one of them. We all know that exercise is beneficial to our bodies in so many ways – it helps us detox, prevents muscle atrophy, and it even helps to strengthen our bones –  not to mention the endorphins it …

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Home-Made Healing Salve

Autoimmune disease often comes with a whole host of skin issues… check out this homemade healing salve that soothes away itchy rashes associated with eczema, psoriasis and even hives.     In a blender combine equal parts (1-2 tablespoons) of the following: turmeric chopped (fresh is best) aloe vera (fresh if available) coconut oil lemon juice add ½ -1 teaspoon …

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Would You Eat Your Makeup?

It’s hard to believe at times, but the fact is, putting harsh chemicals on our skin is just as bad as eating them. My rule of thumb is, don’t put anything on your skin that you wouldn’t put in your mouth. Our skin, which is our largest organ absorbs everything it comes in contact with. That means every time you apply …

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Dear Body, A Love Letter

Dear Body, You and I have not always had the best relationship. I have taken you for granted, called you names like “fat” and “ugly”. I have abused you with alcohol, crappy food, too much sun, too little sleep and expected you to perform perfectly, regardless. I have placed blame on you for being sick and causing me terrible pain. …

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How to Draw a Detox Bath

A nice hot bath can be an excellent way to not only unwind, but also detoxify your body. By taking a detox bath a few times a week (or more) you can rid the body of stagant toxins that are just waiting to be realeased. 1. Add 2 cups epsom salt or magnesium bath flakes to a standard tub full …