Healthy Living Blog

6 Benefits of Infrared Sauna

Are you interested in detoxifying your body while losing weight and relaxing? Sound too good to be true? Do you have achy joints and are you looking for a way to reduce inflammation? If you answered yes to any of…

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Who Keeps a Record?

Who keeps a record? I have had times in my life in which I have struggled with my shortcomings and have felt terrible for my wrongs that I have committed. Even though I ask God to forgive me, I still…

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DIY Dry Shampoo

    Give your hair a break from daily shampooing. This dry shampoo made with essential oils keeps your hair smelling and looking great in between washings.   For light hair 1/2 cup arrowroot powder 4 drops lavender essential oil**…

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Cinnamon Love Balm

Happy Valentine’s Day! Love is in the air. Did you remember your spouse this Valentine’s? Do you need to shake things up in the bedroom? Here is a quick and easy surprise: 2 1/2 T coconut oil 1 T cocoa…

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My Top 3 Favorite Juice Bars in Nashville

Hey there! So recently I’ve known many people who have decided to visit my city of Nashville, Tennessee, but since they’re all relatively healthy-eating people, they asked me where the best juice bars are. I like to call Nashville the…

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Are You Eating Right For Your Blood Type?

Lately I have been reviewing information about blood types and how we should modify our diets to best suit our body’s individual needs. After doing an at-home lab blood type test I found on Amazon (see the first kit here)…

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Clean Slate 2018

Happy New Year! Since most people decide to do a new year’s resolution, I have put together an easy 30-day program called “Clean Slate.” for those who are looking to either start or continue with a healthy lifestyle. This cleanse…

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Eye Make-Up Remover

  Eye make-up remover can be expensive! I can go through a bottle in about three weeks time. I’m always searching for ways to save money AND use fewer, more natural ingredients in products. I was purchasing a small bottle…

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22 Items to Declutter Around Your Home

Declutter your home to allow more space, peace, and less stress. Christmas, even though it is the most celebrated and joyful of holidays, it is also one that brings stress and clutter into our lives. Most Americans have what we…

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Copaiba- New Powerhouse?

Copaiba is all the rage right now especially since CBD oil usage is on the rise. Below you will find many ways to support the body with Copaiba essential oil. I will also include differences between CBD oil and Copaiba…

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eMotional Mondays Part 2

      How do I re-write my daily news? Over the next few weeks we will discuss 5 ways to rewrite your daily news. This week we focus on stopping all criticism and choosing to see people how we…

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eMotional Mondays Part 1

We’ve always heard that our thoughts are powerful, but how powerful are they? I am beginning a new series called eMotional Mondays. Our emotions are up and down. Does the news cause your emotions to swing? Is it worth it…

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Natural Pet Ear Cleaner

Whether your pet has an ear infection or just regular maintenance, cleaning their ears is important. Watch the video below to hear from Dr. Danielle Mannis on how to clean the ears. Possible signs of an ear infection might include…

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Outta Here Ear Mites

We recently got a puppy! The kids finally won this battle, however, we’ve been working on getting him all cleaned up. You see, he came home with fleas, tape worms AND ear mites. We abolished the fleas and tapeworms. See…

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Fleas Be Gone

Our puppy, Panda, came home with many fleas. Ummm….Can you say gross? Enjoy the video below with how we treated him naturally. We feed him 1/4 tsp of diatomaceous earth and 1 tsp of coconut oil. Flea and tick shampoo…

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Aspartame and your health

This sweetener could be causing you harm. Alternative sweeteners as compared to sugar have long been been added and subtracted from our food lists over the years. Many sweeteners have come and gone. Some have been touted for being “healthy”…

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Microwaving

Are microwaves dangerous? It is a common thought by some that microwaves cause plastic containers and food wrap to release toxic, cancer-causing chemicals known as carcinogens. Ultimately the choice to use the microwave is up to you. Consider the following: It’s…

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Diet and My Special Needs Child?

Should we worry about our special needs kid’s diet? We can look at this two different ways. Will changing my child’s diet solve all of his/her problems or will it help manage the symptoms? The answer to this is that…

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Cedarwood Essential Oil

Have you ever tried Cedarwood oil?   This essential oil is both unique and useful. With a warm, woody aroma, Cedarwood oil possesses cleansing and soothing properties that make it useful for promoting healthy looking skin, soothing the mind and…

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How much fiber is enough?

  Many clients find me for digestive support.  First of all, we will discuss fiber. Adults should obtain 25-30 grams of fiber each day. Due to popular misbelief, the Standard American Diet lacks fiber. The average American typically consumes 10-15 grams a…

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