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A Mindful Approach to Life through Aromatherapy, Nutrition & Fitness.

The Benefits of Probiotics

Probiotics aka “the good bacteria,” are definitely a hot topic of discussion today. More and more studies are being done on what is known as the Human Microbiome, which is basically our own unique ecosystem of bacteria that live inside our body, primarily in the digestive tract. Researchers have determined that there are over 10,000 […]

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Barefoot in Nature

I have been seeing a lot of social media posts recently and hearing a lot of people talk about the benefits of going barefoot. Studies are showing major health benefits for those that spend even just 5 minutes each day walking on sand, grass, or soil. This practice is called “earthing”. As we walk on […]

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Beautiful Bergamot

The Bergamot we use comes from the Southern part of Italy in Calabria. Bergamot is freshly sweet with fruity undertones. This oil is uplifting, yet calming and has been scientifically proven to help with managing depression and anxiety. It blends well with vanilla, lavender, neroli, melaleuca, frankincense and sandalwood. All essential oils are extremely concentrated and using them undiluted can result […]

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Food Sensitivities ~ Food Allergies ~ Food Intolerances – What are the Differences?

Many times, the terms food allergies, food sensitivities and food intolerances are used interchangeably … and inappropriately. There is a very clear difference between the three in how your body responds. A food allergy (also known as an IgE response) can be defined as any adverse reaction to food that involves the immune system. A […]

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Valentine’s Day Couples Workout

Looking for something fun to do on Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart? Here’s a fun partner workout to try! While partner 1 performs 15-20 squats with a moderate weight, partner 2 holds a wall sit until partner 1 is finished. Then switch! Repeat 3 rounds. *To increase difficulty, hold onto weight while performing wall sit. Partner […]

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GOAL SETTING

Happy New Year! This is the time of year where we like to reflect on the past and plan for the year ahead. What worked … what didn’t? Studies have shown that 41% of Americans make resolutions each year, most of which revolve around weight and health. Unfortunately, only 9% of the people who make […]

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Don’t Wait For the New Year

With Christmas only four days away, most of you are really feeling the pressure. Last minute shopping trips, final touches on decorations, and expedited amazon prime shipments are just a few of the many things on your plate right now. With all the craziness, it is very easy to let your workouts fall to the […]

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