Mind & Body blogs

carinamammabiking1yrI am pretty introspective and generally have peace of mind. I do, however, struggle with the whole healthy body thing. I think when I tilt my head to one side when looking in the mirror, I somehow look better in my jeans. On the other hand, Jon is focused on having a healthy body, but he struggles connecting with his inner-child (he is totally rolling his eyes at me right now, lol).

…I struggle with the whole healthy body thing

Ok, so we’re not perfect, but that’s not the problem, beating ourselves up about it is. So let’s agree not to do that anymore! Once we stop looking at where we should be and start looking at how far we have come, we can enjoy the journey. –Be well, Lynn & Jon

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13 Tips for better sleep naturally

I don’t know about you, but I love to sleep. However, if I have to be honest, some nights are better than others. Luckily, there are some simple things you can do to get better sleep more often. See what these 13 tips for sleep better naturally can do for your shut-eye: Eat a banana […]

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Easy Natural Homemade Shaving Cream That Clears Up Your Skin

This amazing homemade shaving cream with natural lubricants and essential oils improves razor glide for a close, comfortable shave and will leave skin silky smooth and moisturized. Makes a perfect homemade gift for men and women alike. Oh, and don’t forget to make a jar for yourself ;-). Foto: flickr.com/photos/scottfeldstein/441061994 You will need 1/3 cup […]

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Homemade Bubble Bath That Soothes Your Muscles and Relaxes Your Mind

Who doesn’t love a great bubble bath? Unfortunately, most commercial bubble baths are full of artificial chemicals and fragrances and can be irritating to your skin. Now, while this homemade bubble bath is not going to provide the big, lasting bubbles you get from synthetic ingredients, it is a great way to avoid chemicals while […]

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All Natural Homemade Hair Wax Made Easy – Look good and Smell good

Men and women through the ages have used styling products for the perfect hairdo. Unfortunately, today’s hair products can be expensive and are loaded with undesirable ingredients. This homemade hair wax is easy to make, economical, natural, and works great! The pure essential oils add a pleasing scent and is healthy for your hair and […]

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Homemade Natural Lotion Bars – You Will Never Go Back

I don’t know anyone who hasn’t dealt with dry skin, especially in winter climates. I live in Utah and have the double challenge of cold and dry air to contend with. Made with beeswax, cocoa butter, coconut oil, and essential oils, these moisturizing natural lotion bars are and sure to nourish and soothe dry skin. Not […]

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8 Tried and True Methods to Prevent the Flu Naturally

Many are skeptical to getting the flu shot (rightfully so) and would rather avoid the flu, or at least lessen the symptoms and longevity of the flu, by boosting their immune system. There are numerous natural ways to do this, but we are going to focus on 8 tried and true methods that you can […]

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How to Decide When to Buy Organic Produce

Do you see the difference between these two strawberry offers at a grocery store in Colorado? If you said one is organic, then you would be spot on! For years I have indulged in this delectable berry and so it has become a permanent part of what I associate with summer. In fact, I have […]

Lime Essential Oil for immune system and natural lifestyle

How LIME essential oil can boost your immune system and take out bubble gum

Do you wish you had more energy and a brighter attitude? How about a natural way to boost your immune system or a non-toxic cleaner? These are just a few of the awesome uses of Lime Essential Oil. Lime Essential Oil has an energizing aroma and refreshing taste. Although lime is mostly known as a […]

health benefits of lemongrass essential oil

The Surprising Health Benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil

Often used in Asia to flavor culinary dishes and teas, lemongrass offers a number of health benefits. Chinese medicine used lemongrass to relieve physical discomfort and stimulate circulation, particularly when it came to joint and muscle issues. The oil also possesses natural digestive properties that help protect against the odd stomach upset. The oil supports […]