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My 10 days Vipassana Meditation Retreat

My exhausting meditation retreat: 10 days of Vipassana, silence and spiders… Jodi Ettenberg I signed up for a Vipassana course in a moment of quiet desperation. I was coming up on close to a year of insomnia. I found myself exhausted by the anxiety of not sleeping, yet unable to find any meaningful rest. For…
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How to do an ear and sinus drainage technique at home

Man, it’s been a rough season for maintaining immunity, hasn’t it? If you’re a parent or caregiver, you’ll want to bookmark these how-to videos on how to do an ear and sinus drainage technique at home. This is one of those parental health tools you (and your kids) will wonder how you ever did without. The…
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The Best Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Labor, and Postpartum health

For those who have not heard I am writing this in eager anticipation of the birth of our second child. And boy has this pregnancy been different than my first! New extended forms of nausea I had never thought possible, new cravings, new emotions, and new sensations. All this (plus my previous pregnancy with Veyda) inspired…
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Home Detox Part 5: How to Cook with Essential Oils

Don't you just hate it when you are in the middle of mixing up your grandmas special spaghetti sauce, or your own infamous gluten-free apple crisp only to discover you have run out of that secret spice, extract, or herb that just makes the dish? What now?! Do you leave what youre doing in mid-prep,…
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