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DIY Mouthwash Is Cheap, Easy, and WAY Better Than Anything You're Buying

The other day, someone stopped me at the store and told me my dress made me ‘look like a hippie.’ I had to laugh because - unbeknownst to them - I was buying ingredients to DIY my own mouthwash. That may (or may not) make me a hippie, but I really like to know that the ingredients in my food and skincare are pure and natural! Keep reading to find out how you can DIY your own healthy mouthwash for pennies!

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5 Tips For Fighting the Flu

Ugh the dreaded flu - this time of year can be tough. It seems like co-workers start sneezing, kids come home with the latest crud going around, and we may feel as if coming down with the flu is inevitable. However, picking up this year’s bug doesn’t have to be part of your winter routine. Here are 5 easy tips to keep your immune system running at its optimum level during peak flu season:

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How To Have A Self Care Routine That WORKS

Are you feeling run down? Maybe “take better care of myself” was on your to do list from last year, and you still haven’t quite gotten around to it. Self care is a major topic these days, and often it is poorly explained.

Developing a consistent self care routine is one of the best ways to keep yourself from running on empty. The beauty of a self care routine is that it allows us to incorporate self care into our daily lives, rather than viewing taking care of ourselves as a special treat or frivolous luxury.

Keep reading to learn more about self care and for my top 5 tips on how to developing a self care routine that resonates with you.

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Stop Taking These Supplements - RIGHT NOW

So often in my practice, my patients bring in a long list of the vitamins and supplements they are taking. When I ask why, most people admit they aren't exactly sure what each one does or why they are even taking it except they "heard somewhere that it was good to take." Supplements can be great - but they can also be not-so-great. In fact, some of the health problems you are experiencing right now can be attributed to your supplement routine. Here are the three supplements that can especially cause health havoc. 

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How To Use Sage to Cleanse, Clear, and Recharge

White sage has a distinct fragrance. From the burning of dried white sage leaf bundle (a practice known as “sage smudging”) to diffusing a few drops of white sage essential oil, sage may evoke a particular memory or feeling to those who experience it. Whether you are new to the practice or are already a seasoned sage user, this is the ultimate guide to how and when to use sage as well as offer some alternatives to burning sage.

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