Category: Lifestyle

14 Ways to Make Your Kids Better Readers and the Importance of Reading Aloud

  Either you already read to your kids, you are a soon to be parent, or you are planning to have that experience someday.   What is one thing you know very well about kids? They thrive on imagination.     So give them more of it by reading aloud with them. Hearing stories strengthens […]

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Ayurveda and a Balanced Life – Pacifying the Vata Energy

        Ayurveda is the science of life.  This ancient practice goes beyond the treatment of illness and seeks to reveal an entire body of insight into vitality and full human potential.  Ayurveda recognizes that human beings are part of the dynamic integration of nature, thus balance is necessary between our inner and […]

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Why You Need A Non-Toxic Make Up Routine

Learning about non-toxic beauty products will change. your. life.  About 5 years ago I was in desperate need of a better skin care regimen.  In addition to a healthy skin care routine, I wholeheartedly believe that healthy skin comes from the gut as well.  Healthy gut = healthy skin. Related articles: Learn to Eat Organic: […]

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Health Boosting Bone Broth

        Bone broth is an incredible addition to any diet.  Technically, it is stock, but is richly infused with vitamins and minerals to boost the immune system and improve digestion.  Bone broth supports hair, skin, nails, joints, collagen, and connective tissue.     Well Hot Coffee!       RECIPE: 5-6 lbs […]

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Understanding the Chakra Energy System: From A Yoga Teacher

At first the chakra energy system may seem complex and mysterious, however it is possible connect with the subtle energies of the body.  A lot of folks do this through meditation, yoga, reiki, nature walks, and even through relationships. Fundamentally the chakras are energy centers of the body, spiraling within the auric energy field. Every […]

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Let Your Food Be Food: On Additives and Preservatives

  Have you ever heard the saying “Let food be thy medicine” ? This was said by the Greek physician Hippocrates who lived from 460 BC to 370 BC.   If you weren’t aware already, he is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine.  Hippocratic medicine is only one part of […]

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What Happens When You Feng Shui Your Home

Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese art, not only of placement of objects within your space, but also on how the space is governed by elements, shapes, light, and unseen forces.  You may find it to be a little far out, but I have found it to be one of the most grounding practices when […]

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Awesome (And Kinda Punny) Gifts For Him

    There’s something special about a well thought out gift for Dad or your Hubby or Partner.   Some years, as partners or children, we are right on, nailed it, and perhaps even have more excitement than he does opening the gift.  …And other years we are not so on top of things…   […]

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The Dark Side of Blue Light and How You Can Protect Yourself

      Hang tight with this one, blue light is a very science based topic, but fascinating knowledge to keep with you during your daily #adulting activities nonetheless.  Eating healthy and exercising only goes so far for your health. You might be doing really well with these two parts of your life, but how […]

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What’s Up with Grass Fed?

Everyone is raving about Grass Fed Produce.  Why is that? Because more and more information is becoming available to the consumer.  It is now an established lifestyle habit to do the appropriate research on our food before we purchase it. If you are like me and have become so picky about where your food comes […]

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Yoga to Relieve Neck Pain and Strengthen Posture

    As many of us know, tension in the cervical spine is a pain in the neck!  While working long hours at a desk we find that the effects of poor posture come at the most inconvenient times.  The pain occurs in the neck, upper back, and through the shoulder blade region due to […]

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What “Good Vibes” Means: An Interview With A Reiki Master

We hear a lot these days about healing energy, crystals, yoga, and people having “good vibes.”   But what does “good vibes” really mean? Well Hot Coffee, I was fortunate enough to meet a gem of a young lady named Robyn who carries an abundance of good vibes with her and shares them with everyone she […]

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15 Beginner Basics for Starting a Blog

There are countless intangibles when you start a blog.   Soon enough you will find yourself setting priorities, reach your goals, and stay on track all by using one tool: creativity.  Blogging is rich in learning experiences.   It really pushes you to make decisions, find structure, and serves as an outlet for self expression. As you […]

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How to Punch Everyday In the Face | #Adultinglikeaboss

                      There’s a lot more to this adulting thing than having a good credit score, getting married, being promoted, buying a home, becoming a parent etc. You can have all of those things and still have things to work on.  We all do our best, […]

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21 Unique Gift Ideas for Her

  Mighty Leaf Teas A gem for tea loving mommas.  They offer USDA certified organic teas, both tea bags and loose leaf. (and their teaware is so practical)  I personally love the Organic African Nectar and *bonus* it supports funding day care and child education programs in the Oudam Farm in South Africa.  Well Hot Coffee! […]

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