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Sinus issues in full bloom

Sinus support

Seasonal sinus problems are one of the most common health issues in the United States. The immune system is responsible for an allergy. The body is over-reacting to something that is normally harmless, releasing antibodies and histamine. Allergies exhibit most of their effects in the respiratory tract, causing irritation to the mucosal lining and increasing mucosal secretions. Histamines recruit inflammatory agents to further increase inflammation.

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10 Stress Management Strategies to put into practice everyday.

1. Whenever you feel overwhelmed by stress, practice speaking more slowly than usual. You’ll find that this allows you to think more clearly and react more reasonably to stressful situations. By slowing down your speech you’ll also appear less anxious and more in control of any situation.

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Aromatherapy Diffuser – Demo

Oils for Aromatherapy Diffuser

Using an aromatherapy diffuser is the simplest and most efficient way to diffuse essential oils. Most diffusers use cold evaporation which keeps the essential oil and the aroma in its purest form. A diffuser is perfect for all environments including spas, offices, reception areas, massage rooms or any room in your home. Most are quiet, safe, economical, and easy to use and to maintain.

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Is a “natural fragrance” natural?

There are two basic methods for obtaining fragrant compounds: synthesizing volatile compounds with artificial chemicals, generally petrochemicals, or by isolating compounds that have been extracted naturally, from natural plant sources. Companies can choose from a variety of natural ingredients to scent their products. Natural scents from unrefined ingredients, essential oils, aromatic plant extracts, and natural fragrance oils.

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Wedding / Health Planner Version 1.0 for 1-2 weeks out. 10 healthy things to do as much as possible.

Do as many of these things as possible, as much as possible, within the 14 day period leading up to your wedding day to set yourself up for looking and feeling your best.
If you don’t put off planning for this, and if you have accomplished everything else on your regular wedding planning check list, you can easily make time for these 10 healthy things.

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Lose Weight, Increase Metabolism, and Detox. Step 6: Get these “in check” or they will sabotage you.

Once you have committed to healthy change, you tend to notice positive changes right away. These changes motivate you to “stick with it”. Overtime, even though you are healthier, it can feel like you have hit a plateau. Your perception is that the positive changes have come to an end. This is when you have to dig a little deeper into the issues that can sabotage your progress.

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Everyday Cleanse Series: 15 Lifestyle Changes to make today so you are detoxing all of the time.

We will break all of these tips down in future posts, but if you truly commit to these lifestyle changes to the best of your knowledge today, you will be well on your way to cleansing everyday. The need for regular participation in harsh, strict, questionable or stressful cleanses or detox diets can be eliminated.

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Aromatherapy for clinical use

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Aromatherapy for Relaxation

Have you ever been nervous about receiving a medical procedure? What do you do to calm your nerves? Deep breathing, visualization, or do you pop a pill – natural or pharmaceutical? Have you ever tried aromatherapy to help you relax and calm your nerves? Have you ever used aromatherapy during a medical procedure?

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Guest Post: The Wonderful Benefits of Yoga For Seniors

So many seniors are missing out on the wonderful benefits of yoga because they are under the impression that this is a type of exercise more suited to the younger folk. This is such a shame. Yoga is an ideal way for seniors to exercise, as it can improve a variety of the common health problems seniors are prone to suffering with.

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Guest Post: My Yoga Project. A guy’s journey into yoga class, the basic what, why and how.

For thousands of years Yoga has been practiced by many individuals interested it improving their health. With the many differences in Yoga classes and teachings, fitness minded individuals are discovering that Yoga offers something for everyone.

Yoga has a long history. Locations in the Indus Valley show stone carvings of Yoga poses dating back approximately 5000 years. Yoga was thought to be discovered in this country in the 1800’s but was widely known and accepted in the 1960’s due to the interest in eastern cultures.

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Guest Post: In a workout rut? 6 Reasons You Should Try Belly Dancing

Belly dancing is more than an art form of dance, it’s a great workout. It may not be your first thought when it comes to getting a great workout but you should consider belly dancing as your next fitness endeavor. Here are 6 reasons to try it out now:

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Melanie & Nicole each share their own path to the yoga mat, and why they each plan on sticking with it.

One of our first fitness features was Intro to Yoga Feature on The Everygirl’s site. It inspired us to share with you our path to the yoga mat…..

Nicole’s Yoga Journey

I started my yoga journey when I was 18. I had just started college and joined a gym that offered classes. I started going with my friend and we would stay for the poses (asanas in Sanskrit) but leave right before the meditation (Shivasana). The teacher let me go and knew I would come around eventually. Yoga is a mind and body connection and the final meditation is just as important as the poses themselves.

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Lower Body Workout for The Everygirl!

Melanie and Nicole had a blast working on this feature for The Everygirl! The focus was on 6 standing poses geared toward the lower body. These are easy and powerful poses to incorporate into your workout routine or use this as a base for your new yoga practice.

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Deep Breathing Break

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