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6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

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It is an unfortunate truth that both corporate and in-house office spaces are subconscious aids to environmental degradation. While we may be curbing our footprint by driving less, we are still contributing to un-econess by generating waste and burning massive amounts of energy.

Getting Started with Carrier Oils

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Carrier oils are vegetable oils extracted from various nuts, seeds and kernels. Such oils are used as key ingredients in the making of natural lotions, soaps, shampoos, conditioners, body oils and aromatherapy.

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10 Easy Ways to Build your Self Confidence

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Self confidence is the overwhelming belief in ones abilities. It is the epitome of trust, strength and hope, and it’s the mindset that you are awesome regardless of what other people may say.

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10 Ways to Obtain and Maintain an Alkaline Body

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Disease is happiest when living in an acidic body. Fungi, bacteria and toxins multiply quickly and swim freely within – wreaking havoc in an acidic body. Nevertheless, the opposite is true for an alkaline body.

Environmental Appreciation – 12 Interesting Facts about the Killer Whale

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Sporting its trademark transcendent black and white pattern, the killer whale happens to be one of the most beautiful, awe-worthy toothed whales in the ocean. Their massive size, ravenous diets and striking aesthetics makes them both intimidating and interesting to us humans.

Environmental Appreciation – 10 Interesting Facts about Butterflies

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Known to admirers as flying flowers, butterflies have the serene ability to bring smiles to saddened faces and give hope to the hopeless just by flying gracefully. Their beauty and fragility makes them truly mystical in the eyes of us humans.

8 Practical Ways to Use Solar Energy

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Solar energy refers to electricity derived from sunlight with the use of photovoltaic panels – this type of energy is effective at powering almost every application that relies on traditional energy.

Sustainable Alternatives to Petroleum Based Products

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While we may never know who to blame for the discovery of petroleum, history states that the stuff has been running our lives for over 5000 years now.

Upcycle your Trash with Terracycle and Eliminate the Idea of Waste

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Founded in 2001 by Tom Szaky, Terracycle is an award winning international upcycling and recycling company that collects hard to recycle packaging and transforms them into clean, usable materials and products.

Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar with the Mother

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The fermented derivative of organic apples, raw apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular remedies in the world of alternative health.

Norm’s Farms Elderberry Wellness Products – A Review, Giveaway & A Recipe

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Legend has it, that if the leaves of an elderberry tree were hung on the door, all who inhabit the home would be protected from evil spirits. The elderberry tree is a distinct member of the honeysuckle family with deep roots in the world of natural medicine and folklore.

Top 6 Online Sources for Sustainable Items

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While there are a few sustainable items available in conventional shopping places, you will have more of a selection if you choose to shop at places that specialize in only sustainable items.

Happy National Brown Bag It Day

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10 Ways to Use Electricity more Sustainably

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One of the first things that usually comes to mind when discussing matters of environmental degradation is electricity usage – it is an unfortunate fact that the relationship between the two is a mostly negative one.

Roundup of Healthy Cool-down Treats

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As the jovial tune grows louder, the neighborhood kids frantically drain their piggy banks and then rush out the door. All at once they crowd the truck, shoving their crumbled dollars at the frazzled man in the silly hat.

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A Brief Lesson on the Paleo Diet

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The presumably adventurous time of wooly mammoths, saber tooth tigers and hunter-gathers is known to us as the prehistoric period. Back in those days, processed foods didn’t exist, and nether did disorders such as obesity, heart disease and acidity.

Happy Arbor Day – 5 of the World’s Most Beautiful Trees

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Founded by a Nebraskan politician by the name of Julius Morton, the very first arbor day took place in 1872. This day for the trees was formed to be an inspiration and a reminder to nurture, plant and celebrate trees of all kind.

Happy Earth Day – 5 Facts you Didn’t Know About the Environment

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The artificial world that we currently live in has blinded us to the natural beauty around us. We walk on its soil and breathe in its air, we point and awe at the animals and quench our thirst with its liquid, yet we truly no nothing about the environment.

10 Natural Ways to Support your Thyroid Gland

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The thyroid is the body’s greatest prove that big things comes in small packages. It is the job of this butterfly shaped gland to continually produce the hormones responsible for regulating the metabolism and aiding the cells and organs throughout the body.

Prune, Flax and Apple Cider Vinegar Anti-Constipation Juice

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This anti-constipation juice recipe includes spinach, prune and flax for its fiber content and gentle detoxing ability. The apple cider vinegar will encourage the presence of good bacteria while the cucumber and celery promote an alkaline environment.

Sprouted Almond Milk Recipe

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Almond milk is another delicious alternative to dairy milk. It creamy, nutty taste adds a certain level of dept and originality to cereals, shakes, oatmeal, pastries and beyond.

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Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe

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A delicious alternative to dairy milk, coconut milk is made from the flesh of the nut. Coconut milk has been a staple in the tropics for thousands of years, it is used both internally and externally for its extreme wellness properties.

10 Time Management Tips for the Self-Employed

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Besides figuring out how to make a livable wage doing what I love to do, my biggest complaint about working for myself is learning how to manage my time. Understanding how to balance my work life with my home life while also making time for myself was a much bigger challenge than I thought.

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3 Natural ways to Repel Insects: An Iwilla Remedy Bug-Off Review/Giveaway

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In most parts of the world, warmer weather is synonymous with connecting with nature – we garden more, go fishing, hiking, camping, swimming and just bask in the sun because it feels hella good.

Amazing Pictures of Nature

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We live in beautiful world filled with awe-worthy sunsets and breathtaking wildlife, in a world peppered with magnificent foliage and tranquil waterfalls, but we are often blind to them.

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5 Ways to Be a Happy Person

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Unhappiness is probably one of the most degrading parts of life, but it doesn’t have to be. You can actually choose not to let disappointments negatively alter your perspective. You can choose not to define yourself with the material possessions.

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10 Simple Ways to Green Up your Bathroom

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The bathroom has been given the unfortunate tittle of being the dirtiest room in the house. Due to the continual toilet flushing, hand washing, shaving, bathing, nose picking and excretions of bodily fluids – germs are ever present.

Recipe for Grass Fed Ghee

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Typically associated with Indian cooking, Ghee is clarified butter made by removing the milk proteins from unsalted butter. The removal of the milk proteins leaves behind a flavorful spread that is lactose free and more nutritionally dense.

8 Reasons That You Should Eat Less Meat

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The standard diet for us homo-sapiens is carnivorous – it is the norm to have a slab of beef, a piece of chicken or a rack of ribs in our plates next to our veg and starch, and there certainly isn’t anything wrong with that.

8 Simple ways to Green Up your Bedroom

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Most of you look to your bedrooms as a temporary retreat to the demanding demands of the day’s events, and that’s exactly what it should be. However, the way you clean, relax and decorate can be negatively affecting your health and the health of the environment.

Organic Hemp Milk Recipe

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Another yummy alternative to dairy milk, hemp milk is the blended liquid of shelled hemp seeds. In addition to being great tasting, hemp milk is also an excellent source for protein, calcium, omega 3, omega 6, amino acids, iron, zinc, folic acid and vitamins A, E, B12, D and magnesium.

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Antioxidants Versus Free Radicals

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Hell-bent on causing internal disorder, free radicals stalk the internals in search of healthy cell to mutate. They ambush these unsuspecting cells and turn them into radicals themselves.

Holistic Ways to Get Over your Fears

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Fear is perhaps the most degrading emotion that we are plagued with – the uncontrollable feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, dread, panic and horror, often leaves us in a state of paralysis. We want to face our fears, but how can we face something that we are afraid of?

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Litter and Rose Deep Cleansing Facial Mask

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It is a little known secret that most natural and unscented cat litters are made from bentonite clay. Yes, the same clay found in expensive facial masks, and the same clay that possess the ability to cleanse, tone, detox and beautify troubled skin.

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10 Easy Ways to Be a Greener Driver

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Vehicles are one of the most polluting entities that aids us, even the Greenest ones pollute. From production to use, our cars degrade the world. They require mass amounts of material and energy to manufacture, and they expel carbon dioxide and fluid when they run.

Weekend Inspirational Roundup – Number 3

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1: Life is Too Short. 2: Motivational Video: Lost But Won. 3: You are Amazing. 4: Be Healthy. 5: You Never Let Go – Matt Redman. 6: You are Strong! 7: No More Excuses! 8: Heal the World – Michael Jackson. 9: Family. 10: You get Better! inspiration inspirational motivational positive min

7 Simple Ways to Green-up your Laundry Routine

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It’s unfair that something as positive as cleaning our clothing has such negative effects on the environment, but it does.

Weekend Inspirational Roundup – Number 7

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1: Take the Step. 2: Motivational Video – Vision. 3: You are Enough. 4: Believe. 5: Beautiful by Christina Aguilera. 6: Be so Good! 7: Be Fearless! 8: We Not Giving Up by Machel Montano. 9: Be Full of Faith. 10: Learn good things! inspiration inspirational motivational

Giveaway of The Party Works SpongeBob Themed Party Pack, ends 7/20

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As the years go by I see no slowdown in Jordan (my daughter) adorable obsession with SpongeBob. It was no surprise to anyone when she dressed up as the yellow sponge for Halloween or that almost everything on her Christmas wish list starts with SB.

Health Benefits of Quinoa plus 3 Easy ways to Prepare

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Often mistaken for a grain, Quinoa is the nutty seed derived from the leafy quinoa plant that is closely related to spinach, chard and beets. Quinoa has been given the nickname “Mother Grain” by the ancient Inca Indians due to its vast nutritional value and extreme versatility.