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5 Practical Strategies For Being Happier

A brand-new luxury car, a fabulous home, designer clothing—if only we had these things, we would be happy—only temporarily. True happiness is rooted in our attitude toward life, our daily behavior and how we feel about ourselves.   We are happier when we achieve the goals that we set for ourselves, feel healthy in body, …

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Boozed It Up Too Much? Eat These Foods To Help Cleanse Your Liver

The liver is one of the most vital organs in our body. Aside from being the largest glandular organ, it also is the organ that has the most important cleansing task for our body. Just like the heart, lungs, and kidneys, a person cannot survive when the liver fails to work. The good news is …

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Need To Wind Down At Night? These Massage Techniques Help Release Melatonin

Massage is a method that has been used for hundreds of years to help with sleep, pain, soreness, and many other ailments.  It’s also known to ease stress and other emotional factors without the use of medicine.  It releases melatonin, which is a hormone that helps stabilize your sleep.  Here are some self-massage methods you …

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Emotional Eating Revealed: What’s Really Triggering Your Food Cravings

“If I had more willpower, I wouldn’t eat cake.” “I have no control when it comes to potato chips.” “Bread is my thing.  I can’t help myself.” If you’re like most people, you probably know exactly how to lose weight.  Eat less, and exercise more.   Yet, that is usually easier said than done.   Many of …

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4 Simple Principles To Live By For Clear and Wrinkle Free Skin

  In today’s article, our friends over at Well Within Beauty are sharing some of their favorite yet super simple tips to maintaining a clear complexion this summer that many of us know, but often forget about. Take a gander at the below recommendations as a little reminder of what you can do today to ensure …

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Cooking To Balance Your Chakras (And Energy)

In today’s article we have yogi and energy healer, Leah Guy, sharing the types of foods we can eat to balance the seven chakras in our body. The chakras are a major guiding principle in Ayurvedic medicine, which is a topic that I’m hoping to share more on Balanced Babe in the near future. So …

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Show Some Skin: Why We’re Crazy For Collagen

Collagen is among the most commonly itemized ingredients in skin care products, you might have come across it before, and it plays significant roles in giving structure to your skin and aiding the clotting of blood in the body. In contemporary times collagen has become popular as a nutritional supplement and an integral part of …

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Seven Natural Home Remedies For Sore Muscles

Many of us have experienced sore muscles at one time or another. Aching muscles are, at the very least painful. In some instances, they can be debilitating and hinder our daily activities. Muscle pain can be caused by a variety of physical and internal issues, including, but not limited to overuse, injury, inactivity, a lack …

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Best Natural DIY Face Cleansers For Your Acne Prone Skin

Skin is the largest organ of your body, so it’s imperative that we take good care of it! Issues like acne can leave us feeling insecure and having to cover up pesky scars for months.  When it comes to preventing breakouts and maintaining a clear and glowing complexion, cleansing is an important step to prevent …

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Want to Recover Quickly After Your Workouts? Eat These Foods

It may be shocking to hear that what we eat and how we recover after a workout is just as important (if not more) than the actual workout itself. It’s imperative that we focus on rejuvenating and recovering post workout so that we can actually build and develop muscles. When we work out we are …