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The 4 Best Natural Flu Remedies
Sunday, 26 Jan, 2014 – 12:03 | No Comment
The 4 Best Natural Flu Remedies

Why just these four? Because, from my research, they are the kings and queens of prevention for viral infections, and they are considered safe to ingest. Some essential oils, while highly anti-viral, may not be …

How to Wash Silk
Wednesday, 30 Oct, 2013 – 7:48 | No Comment
How to Wash Silk

Silk is an acidic fabric and sensitive to alkaline materials, such as baking soda, borax, and washing soda.
Any harsh lye-based soap with a pH above 10 will destroy silk. Hand wash silk in a sink …

Enhance Office Performance with Color
Wednesday, 25 Jul, 2012 – 13:59 | 2 Comments
Enhance Office Performance with Color

Everything has a vibration uniquely its own. Offices have a lot of unnatural vibrations from the deluge of electronic equipment.
To help offset this, surround yourself with vibrations that are harmonious to your own body’s …

Basic Skin Freshener Formula
Friday, 20 Jul, 2012 – 15:32 | 2 Comments
Basic Skin Freshener Formula

Brutal summer heat and drought add up to needing whatever help we can get to feel refreshed. Refreshing and stimulating for the skin because of the menthol herbs, this freshener also hydrates.
10 drops each peppermint …

Top 10 Ways to Avoid BPA
Friday, 18 May, 2012 – 8:09 | One Comment
Top 10 Ways to Avoid BPA

Eliminate BPA from your life with these alternatives.
Many plastic items—#7 polycarbonate bottles (including baby bottles), microwave ovenware, eating utensils, as well as the plastic lining inside metal cans—are made with bisphenol A (BPA). Many studies …

3 DIY Nontoxic Garden Pest Sprays
Friday, 18 May, 2012 – 8:04 | One Comment
3 DIY Nontoxic Garden Pest Sprays

A few bugs won’t hurt most plants. Sometimes simple solutions for less toxic living are there if you just think long enough. Hosing bugs off a plant is often all that is needed.
There are many …

Spiritual Solutions #24: Listen to Your Inner Voice
Thursday, 20 Jan, 2011 – 15:22 | No Comment
Spiritual Solutions #24:  Listen to Your Inner Voice

By Deepak Chopra and Annie B. Bond.
Keep Listening to Your Inner Voice
No matter how skilled you become at dealing with challenges, in the end every decision gets tested inside. Whether you call it listening to …

Spiritual Solutions #23: Law of Least Effort, Healthy Produce
Thursday, 13 Jan, 2011 – 16:06 | No Comment
Spiritual Solutions #23:  Law of Least Effort, Healthy Produce

by Deepak Chopra and Annie B. Bond
Law of Least Effort
When you struggle against this moment, instead of knowing that this moment is as it should be, you’re actually struggling against the entire universe. Instead, you …

Making a House a Home – Spiritually
Sunday, 5 Dec, 2010 – 14:01 | No Comment
Making a House a Home – Spiritually

By Christan Hummel, excerpted from Do It Yourself Space Clearing Kit, available through www.earthtransitions.com/special
During a series of workshops I offered in Spain several years ago, I ended up staying in over 33 different locations during …

Chemo and the Chakras
Monday, 8 Nov, 2010 – 18:46 | No Comment
Chemo and the Chakras

If you have witnessed or experienced the suffering caused by chemotherapy, you know the horror of a treatment that all but kills even as it saves. Chemotherapy just about disconnects a person from their body, …