Stressor Spotlight: Anger

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We all feel anger from time to time. You might get mad when your friends cancel plans at the last minute, your blood might boil when you think about an injustice in the world, or maybe you get frustrated and angry when your partner leaves dirty dishes around the house.   It’s normal to experience […]

17 Best Herbalist Tools

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If you are interested in getting into herbalism, it might feel overwhelming to know where to start. And it might be confusing to know what kinds of tools you might need to get your herbalism kit up and running! While there are a lot of fancy gadgets out there that you can purchase, an herbalism […]

Balancer Spotlight: TMJ Therapy

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For most people, second-nature actions like chewing, talking, and laughing are things we can do without even thinking about it. But for some people with a condition called TMJ disorder, these simple acts can be difficult and actually cause a lot of pain.   Let’s take a look at what TMJ is and how you […]

Balancer Spotlight – Prayer and Meditation

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If you’ve ever said a prayer or sat and meditated, then you have likely experienced the sense of calm and comfort that can come from these kinds of practices. That’s because prayer and meditation actually positively influence the brain and body—helping us to feel more relaxed, centered, and at ease physically and mentally.   Both […]

Are Cold Showers Good for Your Hair?

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More and more people are turning to a surprising trend—taking cold showers.   Now, for those of you who relish a long, hot, relaxing shower, it might not sound very pleasant to turn the knob towards cold instead of hot. You might be shivering just thinking about it, wondering why on earth someone would ever […]

5 Best Supplements for Acne

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Acne is the most common skin disease in the United States, affecting 50 million people per year. While it is more common in young adults and adolescents, it can affect people of all ages.1 2   Acne can be very bothersome, frustrating, and emotionally distressing. And if left untreated, it can persist, get worse, and […]

Balancer Spotlight – Crystal Healing

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Have you ever seen crystals around, such as in a yoga class, in a local boutique, on jewelry, or in a friend’s windowsill, and wondered what they were all about?   Crystals don’t just look pretty, and they also aren’t just a popular trend in new-age, alternative, and spiritual-based practices. Crystals are believed to have […]

Balancer Spotlight – Chakra Balancing

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If you’ve ever been in a yoga class, tried complementary therapies like Reiki, or experimented with various types of meditation, then you have likely come across the word “chakra” before. Perhaps you’ve even been given advice to open your chakras or work on a specific chakra.   But what exactly are chakras? And what do […]

Improve Your Health with a Stress Management Plan

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In the modern world, all of us are familiar with stress in some form or another. And unfortunately, many of us are under a lot of stress, a lot of the time.   The bad news is that chronic stress can have some very harmful effects and take a major toll on physical and mental […]

The Most Expensive Essential Oils Money Can Buy

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Essential oils have all sorts of therapeutic properties, and they can be a great tool to add to your health and wellness toolkit. There is a long list of different types of essential oils, all with different benefits, fragrances, uses, and prices. While some essential oils are quite affordable and only cost a few dollars […]