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Tis the Season…for Stress?

Tis the Season…for Stress?

Life is pretty busy, but doesn’t it seem like December is super busy? We know it’s a happy time of year when everyone enjoys family, food, laughs and giving. But sometimes getting ready for those celebrations can seem like a roller coaster rush of pr ...
DIY Oatmeal Bath for Dry Skin

DIY Oatmeal Bath for Dry Skin

The cold, dry air of winter can wreak havoc on your skin. Adding insult to injury, the things you use every day like shower gel, scented lotion and fleece tights may actually make your itchy, irritated, incensed skin even worse. But don’t despair! Wi ...
Harnessing the Power of Gratitude

Harnessing the Power of Gratitude

Gratitude does not come easily to me. I’m a bit of a gratitude curmudgeon, a little resentful of having to dutifully cultivate an “attitude of gratitude.” But after doing more reading about what gratitude actually is, and especially after reading Bre ...
Keep Calm and Herb On

Keep Calm and Herb On

It’s really hard to gift-wrap a guitar. The black velvet pants I was totally rocking last year at Christmas were too snug to wear at this year’s Thanksgiving, and I got into several annoying conversations with the food-pushers of my clan about why I ...
What Do Your Food Cravings Mean?

What Do Your Food Cravings Mean?

When a food craving is upon you, it’s hard to resist with decorum, never mind moderation. Your body may be trying to tell you something critical about its nutritional needs, or you may trying to self-soothe during a particularly stressful day. The ca ...