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    Valerie Lull /  
    Aug 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM
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    Herbs for Women: Coping with Women’s Health Issues

    Are you familiar with this scenario? You go to the doctor’s office with a health issue unique to women. You get prescribed a synthetic hormone or some other pill only to find it has undesirable side effects. You are concerned, but you’re not...

    Stephanie Torres /  
    Aug 16, 2016 4:58:19 PM
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    What’s So Healthy About the Mediterranean Diet?

    Why did the chef add more oregano to the sauce? He was making up for lost thyme….

    Okay, okay, I know. But, as I settle into my kitchen to prepare my favorite dish, I can’t help but feel playful and elated. This is a dish I could literally eat...

    Hilda Carroll /  
    Aug 13, 2016 11:00:00 AM
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    Can’t Meditate? Here’s What’s Stopping Your Meditation Practice

    In theory, meditation shouldn’t be a hard sell. We all know the benefits it brings to our mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.

    Meditation is good for us.

    But, there can still be a fair bit of resistance to giving it a go–or to sticking with...

    Margaret LaPierre /  
    Aug 10, 2016 3:05:50 PM
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    10 Tips for Using Aromatherapy in Your Spa

    Aromatherapy and fragrances play an integral role in a client’s overall perception of a spa’s ambiance. Here are 10 tips to help you incorporate aromatherapy into your spa to enhance your client’s experience. The essential oils mentioned in this...

    Tiffany Stout /  
    Aug 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM
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    Plant Mama 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Gardening

    When you live in a city full of blooms and the luscious scents of summer, but no outdoor garden space, it’s likely you’ve considered creating an indoor garden. I definitely did. 

    I moved into a 300-square-foot studio last year, and in six months...

    Renee Long /  
    Aug 2, 2016 2:30:00 PM
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    More Than Herbs and Oils: How My Dog Saves My Life

    When you think “holistic health” or “alternative medicine,” most likely your mind goes straight to images of herbal tinctures, essential oil blends, Tibetan bowls for Reiki, or flower essences. The image of a fluffy Chihuahua mix or labradoodle...
    Meiwa Chen /  
    Jul 30, 2016 10:30:00 AM
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    Digging into Herbal Medicine Conferences

    Attending graduate school online is a convenient way to further your education with the added benefit of scheduling your own class and study time. One potential challenge, though: the lack of hands-on experience with a face-to-face guide.

    Susan Yirku /  
    Jul 27, 2016 10:31:42 AM
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    Help! How Do I Choose a More Holistic Diet?

    We know holistic nutrition is important.

    Maybe you're looking for ideas to help improve the way you eat. But, with so much advice on the Internet about how to improve nutrition, how do you decide what is right for you?

    For example, maybe you’ve...

    Stephanie Torres /  
    Jul 13, 2016 4:23:42 PM
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    India Study Abroad: What Handmade Products are Made in India?

    As we traveled from city to city, experiencing the nuances of each new village through the window of the car, I was struck by the disparity between how I usually spend my days and how many in India spend theirs. There is a basic level of living...

    Mary Ernsberger /  
    Jul 8, 2016 7:30:00 AM
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    How to Support ADHD Naturally

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) is the most commonly diagnosed “disorder” among school-aged children.[1]

    In the diagnosis process, about 80% of the evaluations incorporate information from an adult outside of the immediate...

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