A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #40: Relax & Focus in Just Ten Breaths

At this point, you’re well aware of the amazing multitude of benefits from meditation and deep relaxation. In case you’ve forgotten, a few ways your body, mind, and spirit can be affected by slowing down include reduced stress, strengthened immune system, enhanced emotional stability, and a greater sense of overall well-being.  Today’s tip is one that you can practice anywhere, anytime—literally. All you need is … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #40: Relax & Focus in Just Ten Breaths

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #38: Let Music Transport You

One of the easiest ways to change your mood, energy level, stress level, spiritual state, and overall well-being takes only about five minutes. Music has the ability to stir your soul in ways that no other art form can. It can soothe jangled nerves, make you smile, stir your loins, release your spirit, and help you to remember who you are and what the heck … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #38: Let Music Transport You

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #37: Set Boundaries for News

I’m no hermit, nor am I one of those people who believe you should avoid the mainstream media at all costs, never read the news, and only repeat affirmations and mantras all day long. That said, affirmations and mantras can be wonderful tools for transformation! 😉 But reading and listening to the news can be stressful, disheartening, and morbid. Not to mention misleading. No matter how … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #37: Set Boundaries for News

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #35: Use Raw Honey to Heal Wounds & Prevent Scars

Raw honey has fantastic antibacterial properties that can keep small wounds clean, speed their healing, and prevent scars. Recent clinical and lab studies have found that a bit of raw honey can effectively treat small cuts and burns as well as store-bought treatments. The next time you come home with scratches from gardening, nicks from hiking, or small burns from cooking, reach for the honey. Just … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #35: Use Raw Honey to Heal Wounds & Prevent Scars

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #34: Practice Savasana (Corpse Pose)

If you’ve ever taken a yoga class or practiced to a video, you are already familiar with the pose known as Corpse Pose, or Savasana (shah-VAHS-uh-nuh) in Sanskrit. Those of you who aren’t familiar with Savasana might be able to relate to it as Lying on the Floor with Your Eyes Closed Pose. It looks, and often feels, like a nap. A nice little doze … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #34: Practice Savasana (Corpse Pose)