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The Ultimate Guide to Holistic Living For Beginners

Simple Steps to Holistic Living for Beginners 40+ Health and Wellness Bloggers Share Tips and Advice for Holistic Living in 6 Dimensions of Wellness Are you ready to reclaim control of your health and wellness but feel overwhelmed with where to begin? Are you interested in holistic living but not completely sure you even know …

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6 Secrets on How to Make Healthy Habits Stick

Do you have healthy habits in place in order to achieve your holistic health goals? No matter what your goals, holistic living or otherwise, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to reach them and stick with them if you cannot master a few simple healthy habits. Good healthy habits are the key to long-term success. If …

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HOW TO EAT PLANT BASED – 11 truths that will make the transition easier

How to eat plant-based (and like it) When I first made the switch to a whole foods, plant-based diet many moons ago, I had my fair share of doubts and fears as to how it was going to work for me. On the advice of my naturopathic doctor, it was (strongly!) suggested I cut out …

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12 Simple Daily Habits That Quickly and Easily Balance Your Gut

**This post may contain affiliate links, which means at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission when you click through and make a purchase** One of the primary keys to optimal health lies in the balance of your gut. The colon is our “second brain” and as such communicates with every system …

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Are You Pseudo Healthy? – 15 Signs You May Not Be As Healthy As You Think

pseudo- ˈso͞odō combining form prefix: pseudo-; prefix: pseud- supposed or purporting to be but not really so resembling or imitating. Are you pseudo-healthy? What do I mean by pseudo-healthy? Although pseudo gives the connotation of purposely being fake, what I’m driving at here is an imitation or attempt at a healthy lifestyle that somewhat misses the mark and …

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The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing Your Sleep

It’s well known that sleep is essential for our bodies and brains to function properly, yet many of us still struggle to get adequate and restful sleep each night. Often we turn to prescription medication in order to fall or stay asleep, but these can come with many negative side effects that may only cause …

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Finding Your Exercise Motivation – when you don’t want to or don’t have time

  How do you exercise when you’re lacking motivation? Ah, exercise. Nothing brings me more joy and anxiety all at once. Personally, I have a little bit of an aversion to gyms. Sweaty people, germy equipment, eyeballs looking at me when I do the cat-cow . . . Yeah, not my cup of tea. If …

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Get Better Sleep with Herbs, Homeopathy and Natural Supplements

How to get better sleep naturally Can you really get better sleep naturally without resorting to harmful or addictive pharmaceutical or OTC drugs? The answer is yes! While your first action against sleeplessness and insomnia should be to examine your lifestyle and look for the root causes, homeopathic supplements, herbs, and essential oils can be …

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Why You Should Never “Diet”

When you’re looking to change your diet, don’t ever “diet.” Thinking of going on a diet? Don’t. A diet, specifically “going on a diet,” implies that the changes you’re making are temporary. You’ll eat more greens, fruits and veggies, cut out sugar, junk and fast food, and count your calories – but only for a …

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6 Easy Tips to Make Drinking Enough Water Every Day a Breeze

Water. Agua. H2O. Whether you love the taste of water all on its own or just force yourself to drink it because you know you “should,” water is essential to all functions in our bodies performing optimally. Intuitively, most of us know this and if we have any inclination towards maintaining vibrant health (heck, even …

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