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Grounding: Our Connection to Improved Health & Wellness?

  I have to admit there are very few times in my adult life that I’ve gone barefoot outdoors….especially living in the City!  Sadly, most of us haven’t gone barefoot in the grass since childhood. Walking on the beach is about the only time I enjoy the freedom of being shoeless.  I was intrigued when …

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Superfood Trends: Kaniwa

You’ve heard of quinoa, now meet its equally beneficial cousin Kaniwa. Kani-what? Kaniwa (ca-yee-wa) is about to get hot, so hop on the trend before everyone else! This grain is loaded with tons of health benefits like protein and iron (this just may be our new post workout favorite!). Kaniwa can be cooked and prepared …

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Fall Herbal Remedies For All Over Wellness

  Ok people! Fall is here which means the cold and flu is lurking and creepin’ in the corner waiting to pummel us to the ground this season. It seems as with the changing seasons a lot of our bodily functions can get out of whack – our clarity, productivity, digestion and more.  Our team …

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How to Encourage Free Play for Better Development and Learning

Free play has been proven to be beneficial to children’s development and learning. It can also be incredibly crucial to their health, as shown in a recent study by the University of Pennsylvania. To help bring unstructured play back into the home, use this post as a guide for encouraging free play with your kids. Here are a …

Be Balanced in Chicago: PlayChic Fashion Show, 10 Day Lymph Detox and More!

This week’s lowdown to be balanced in Chicago is packed with a fun and exciting runway show invite, new alternative practice openings, personal training for your lunch hour, and new fall super food spots to pick up your healthy dinner!    Want to get a work out in during your lunch break? Get your booty kicked at …

How This Holistic Remedy Helps With The Holiday Hangover

  How this Natural Remedy Helps Your Rough Morning: Acupressure for Hangovers As we approach the holiday season, excessive eating, drinking, and partying often leave us with some undesirable side effects that result in an imbalance within the body.  Acupuncture and acupressure are ancient Chinese healing techniques that have been acknowledged for their effectiveness by …

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I Turned My Kitchen Beauty Experiments Into a Thriving Business: Jessica Iclisoy

Before “Organic Was Trendy”, This Balanced Babe Turned Her Kitchen Experiments Into a Thriving Business: Meet Jessica Iclisoy Our team is always on the lookout for entrepreneurs who have a vision and are passionate about creating a product niche.  Jessica has the kind of pioneering spirit that helped her launch her kitchen experiments into a thriving business: …