1. What is Smudging?

    What is Smudging?

    What is Smudging?

     

    Smudging is an ancient Native American practice where you light a bundle of sage on fire and “clear out” or “cast away” negative energy. There have also been some medical studies showing that this ritual actually cleanse

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  2. Are wax melts safe?

    Are wax melts safe?

    Are wax melts safe?

    What are wax melts?

    Wax melts are pieces of wax that are infused with fragrances made to be melted in a warmer. They were created when candle companies had excess wax left over from candles.

    Are wax melts safe?

    The safety of wax melts depends on what the ingredients of the wax melts

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  3. What is Toxic Exposure?

    What is Toxic Exposure?

    What is Toxic Exposure?

     

    Chemicals are especially present in products used in our homes such as cleaning supplies, laundry detergents, make-up and even in our foods and beverages. For example, Parabens and phthalates are commonly used chemicals which have been researched to cause cancer and type II diabetes. These two chemicals

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  4. Amazing Uses for Hydrosols!

    Amazing Uses for Hydrosols!

    Amazing Uses for Hydrosol Sprays

    Many of us don’t think twice before using canned aerosol sprays. After all, no one wants to smell stinky odors and we all want to have fresh smelling homes. But are we unknowingly exposing ourselves to chemicals? There is no law in the United States that requires products of any kind to list chemicals used i

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  5. How to Boost your Health with Mindfulness

    How to Boost your Health with Mindfulness

    Boost your Health with Mindfulness

    Mindfulness is a concept that involves stress reduction and being present in the moment. When you are stressing or worrying, you are focusing on the future, when you are grieving you are focusing on the past, when you focus on the moment you can be at peace.

    Mindfulness can be achieved in many ways such as:

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  6. Natural Alternatives to Household Products

    Natural Alternatives to Household Products

    To live the most optimal life possible, limiting your exposure your toxins is essential to your wellbeing. Many people are unaware at how many subtle chemicals we are exposed to through modern conveniences such as household cleaners, detergents and dishwashing liquid.

    Traditional dishwashing liquid can contain the following concerning chemicals:

    SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate)/SLES

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  7. Funny Folk Remedies

    Funny Folk Remedies

    Funny Folk Remedies

     

    Natural remedies have been around since the dawn of time itself. Many cultures have used herbal tinctures, medicinal mushrooms and even utilitising the elements to promote healing and wellness. In Mary Tylor's most recent podcast episode, our staff discussed some hilarious folk remedies.

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  8. Explaining Essential Oils- Rose Essential Oil

    Explaining Essential Oils- Rose Essential Oil

    Explaining Essential Oils- Rose Essential Oil

    Rose Essential Oil

    Botanical Name: Rosa

    What is it?

    Roses are arguably one of the most favored scents of all time, even dating back to the time of Shakespeare where he referenced roses in Romeo

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  9. Explaining Essential Oils- Peppermint

    Explaining Essential Oils- Peppermint

    Explaining Essential Oils- Peppermint

    Peppermint Essential Oil

    Botanical Name: Mentha × piperita

     

    What is it?

    Peppermint is categorized as a perennial herb. It gets its scientific name “Mentha” because of the Greek legend of a

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  10. Essential Oils: Are They Safe for Kids and Pets?

    Essential Oils: Are They Safe for Kids and Pets?

    Essential Oils: Are They Safe for Kids and Pets?

     

    Essential oils have been scientifically researched to trigger your body’s olfactory senses, which improves circulation and can help you feel calmer and improve your general feeling of wellness. There are hundreds of essential oil options, blends and remedies for just about every ailment. A holistic h

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