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How to use Planetary Days for a Stress Free Week

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How to use Planetary Days for a Stress Free Week

Let me ask you: do you currently have an active approach for stress management? If not, you have landed yourself in the right space. Stress is one of those health crises that requires intention and consistency to overcome because of it's ability to sneak up on you. This article provides you with a stress relief plan tailored to each day of the week. If you have a system of self care rituals that you can turn to, you can ensure that stress doesn't get the complete best of you. Today, I am giving you different ways that you can use...

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30 Affirmations to Strengthen Your Self Confidence

30 Affirmations to Strengthen Your Self Confidence

What comes to mind when you envision a self confident person? How does she view herself? How does she interact with others? Let's talk about what it really means to be self confident and how to foster it. I also have 30 affirmations to strengthen your self confidence that you can begin today  listed below.  You may be surprised to know that self confidence plays a major role in emotional intelligence. The more secure an individual is within herself affects how she will conduct herself in her external world. When we see someone who is overly aggressive and arrogant, this may...

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4 Ways to Feel Comfortable in Self Love

4 Ways to Feel Comfortable in Self Love

` I think self love was one of the biggest trending topics for 2020.  2020 showed us why having a solid foundation on self love could make or break our mental, physical & emotional health. However, what can you do when you experience difficulty practicing true self love? It's one thing to speak about it, but how can we actually step into it? I mean, I'm a young mom of a newborn and a toddler experiencing my own life crisis, and I'm supposed to find time to pamper myself, eat right and exercise each day? This may be how you're...

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The Mission of Nutrition

The Mission of Nutrition

  Holistic wellness can NOT be discussed without going over proper nutrition. Everything in the body is connected. What you're eating can influence how you feel and how you think which then affects how you behave. Proper nutrition is needed for our hormones and energy levels to be in balance. Understand that good nutrition consists of foods that humans have been eating since the beginning of time. You may already know that eating fruits and vegetables is healthy for you but it's not that simple and I'll tell you why later on. "A nutritious diet not only has physical benefits...

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Stress Management & Herbal Tea

Stress Management & Herbal Tea

When was the last time you felt stressed?  How did you feel physically? Mentally? Emotionally?  A part of human nature is to experience stress. Without it, survival would be extremely difficult. Stress is how the body reacts to a perceived danger. This is how ancient humans developed the fight or flight response to escape predators or battle rival tribes. When we encounter a stressor, large quantities of cortisol, epinephrine and norepinephrine are produced in the body. These hormones trigger physical reactions in the body such as increased blood pressure, sweating, alertness and heightened muscle preparedness. All of these reactions would...

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