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5 Ways To Use Gemstones To Heal

A recent gemstone excursion with friends sparked my interest in the therapeutic properties of these mineral crystals. As a form of alternative medical therapy that some regard as pseudoscience, crystals and gemstones have long been used to heal, protect, rejuvenate, empower and seek enlightenment. I love raw gemstones as jewelry …

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How Keeping A Grateful Journal Can Change Your Life

If there is one topic I speak about incessantly with my closest girlfriends, who can’t ever get a word in to shut me up, is grateful journaling. Over the last ten years, I have noticed a chain-like pattern of metaphysical blessings that occur in my life through this one habitual …

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How to Remove Limescale in Your Appliances?

If you have ever looked inside your kettle, iron or tap, you will most likely find its biggest enemy – limescale. But who cares? Afterall, limescale is not known to have killed anyone, apart from a kettle or two. The strange thing is when it comes to baby-related items like …

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The Fallacy of New Year Resolutions

It is that time of year again when we dump out the old calendar standee and replace with a new one, change day planner inserts and wish perfect strangers a great year coming. There is something about the turning of a new year that has us reflecting on all our …

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6 Ways Flying Messes With Your Body (And How to Combat Them)?

Whether you are heading for the exotic shores of the Caribbean, making treks on cobblestone streets in Europe or attending a work conference in China, either way you need to fly there. Frequent flyers know that pro-long exposure to low cabin pressure, dry air and sitting in one spot for …

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Is Your Home Making You Itch?

Do you wake up with a runny nose, watery eyes, itchy skin and sneezing fits? You could be living with dust mites. And loads of it! No matter how clean your home is, there are always plenty of dust mites everywhere. Dust mites, close relative of ticks and spiders, are …

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7 Bedtime Habits To Put You To Sleep Quicker

When thoughts, worries and ideas whirl around your head at night, it is almost impossible to go to sleep. Sometimes, we force ourselves by tossing and turning until our body gives up. Other times, we numb our restless mind by watching TV, surfing the net or calling a friend. Unfortunately, …

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Electric Oil Burner: An Investment For A Good Night’s Sleep?

I don’t know about you but I have a lot of trouble finding the right equipment to scent my space. One that is effective in infusing the air in a room, looks attractive, safe for inhalation and requires as little cleaning as possible. Up until now, there is always a …

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8 Feng Shui Tips You Should Know for Your Home

Ancient Chinese believe that a land’s energy can make or break a kingdom. Feng shui is simply a Chinese philosophical concept of harmonizing human energies with their environment. Feng shui is not a religion or superstition that requires spiritual faith, worship and/or sacrifices. The practice of feng shui (literally translates …

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Secrets of the World’s Healthiest People

Lately it seems I have been getting quite a few good life lessons while going to yoga. Today in class we were asked, ‘Do you know where the world’s healthiest people live?’ Staring at Arun, my yoga instructor, like a blank sheet of A4 paper ready to soak ink, I shook my …

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