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Plant Based diets - the trend for 2019

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We love this article from the Guardian and also know that living in Canada, the guidelines for diets are changing. What we've felt in our bodies for some time is now being supported by science. The times 'they are a changing'. Eat more plants dude... and be kind to each other. That's our mantra for 2019. 

3 yoga poses to help you warm up on a winter's day

General by Jessica Bellofatto

We have had some milder weather these past few weeks, but still a lot of wet, gray days. With many months of winter still ahead of us, it’s enough to make even the best of us feel kind of low. So much has been going on in the world as well. The events in Sandy Hook, right on the heels of Hurricane Sandy… a lot of sadness and confusion. The practice of yoga has been, for the last twenty years, a faithful companion to me.

DIY Soothing Facial Oil for Dry Winter Skin

General by Liz Eustace

Dry Skin: If winter weather is wreaking havoc on your skin, try making your own soothing facial oil at home with the recipe below. 

If you are finding that your face needs a little extra nourishment this winter, consider incorporating a natural and easy homemade remedy. This can be done in addition to your normal skin care regimen or can be swapped out for your moisturizer.   

3 winter skin care tips

General by Liz Eustace

Do you get dry skin during the winter? Here are 3 winter skin care tips on how to deal with dry winter face skin. Keep it soft and supple this season! These are some of my favorites. 

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5 healthy benefits of apple cider vinegar

General by Liz Eustace

If you’re into natural health and beauty, you’ve probably heard of apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is made from apples and is often praised for its vast amount of healthy uses. We love apple cider vinegar and take a shot everyday.  It’s a versatile product that can be used in food (it gives homemade salad dressings a delicious tangy flavor) and on your skin to help you glow from the inside out. Here are a few reasons why we've been adding it to our diets lately.  

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Benefits of meditation

General by Liz Eustace

Research proves the benefits of meditaiton: 

Health benefits of meditation

“For a long time, meditation was considered a spiritual or religious practice, but we’ve found it extends far beyond that. It can elicit a physiological response in people who meditate regularly,” says Jacob Manjooran, MD, a board-certfied psychiatrist at Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center. 

Meditation bracelets and beaded bracelets

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Meditation bracelets and beaded bracelets -- A Healing Jewellry has been in the health and wellness business for close to 15 years. We provide natural healing stone beaded bracelets for Men and Women that brings Meditation, Love and Compassion.

Yoga for beginners: 5 tips for your first yoga class

General by Liz Eustace

New to yoga and thinking of signing up for a yoga for beginners class? Good for you! Yoga should be about non-judgment, honoring your body and clearing your mind, but if you’re new to yoga, fearing a class full of spandex clad stretchy people is understandable. But trust us, the benefits of yoga far outweigh the fear of the unknown. Below, we share our favorite yoga for beginners tips. Follow these five tips to make your first yoga class a joy.

Yoga for beginners

General by Liz Eustace

For the past 20-plus years, I have taught yoga, taken yoga and worked in the yoga industry.

I’ve had thousands of conversations with yoga teachers and students alike and heard countless personal testimonials about the power of yoga. Which is why I felt both hopeful and somewhat somber to discover that, according to Yoga Journal’s 2012 “Yoga in America” study, 44.4 percent of Americans (or approximately 107 million people) consider themselves “aspirational yogis” — or people who are interested in trying yoga but have not yet made it onto a mat.

How to bring summer into your home

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It’s not too late to turn your house into your dream summer home. New York yoga teacher Chrissy Carter has plenty of tips, ideas and Pinterest-worthy photos of her home to inspire you and show you how to bring the summertime indoors.