Pure Living in a Modified World

What does it take to be healthy? We don’t simply mean just “not sick,” but thriving, abundantly healthy, exuberant, energetic and alive with pleasure and delight?  Can you remember the last time you felt truly well-rested, fully hydrated, and deliciously nourished? Again, not just “not exhausted, not hungry and not thirsty,” but truly vibrant? Anytime… read more

Healing Effects of Magnetic Therapy

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Is Magnetic Therapy New? No. Worldwide, millions of people use magnetic therapy, a large percentage in Japan alone, where it’s not uncommon for people to sleep on magnetic beds to counter the effects of stress, pain, fatigue and various ailments. In the United States the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of electromagnets, such as MRI,… read more

What is a Small Business Anyway? Part 2

Why Shop with Small Businesses? Black Friday! Whoo hoo! All the big sales, all the excitement. Billions of dollars will be spent today. Where will you spend yours? In Part 1 I defined what a micro business is, as compared to small. Here I address a couple of key questions: Why shop small businesses? What about free shipping… read more

What is a Small Business Anyway? Part 1

Define a “Small Business.” Who do you know that owns or works for a small business? I mean, besides me! What is a “small business” anyway? One definition says it can have up to 500 employees! Nearly half of the US population works for a “small business” (more about that in my next post.) But a “micro”… read more

Guest Blog: Sara Shupe – Cabins in Minnesota: A Pain in the Neck!

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If you have ever been to Minnesota during the summer months, especially around the 4th of July, you would first notice one thing: everyone leaves their office at the same time on Fridays! Where is everyone going?  Why can’t they go there any faster? If you are like me, you do not often frequent Fridays-in-Minnesota-in-the-summer. The… read more

Reishi Ganoderma Lucidum Coffee Products Review by WhippedGreenGirl

WhippedGreenGirl Angie previously reviewed our Healthy Living Clay and found it to be a beauty secret she could “never live without!” Since she liked our healthy clay so much, we decided to send her some of our Reishi Ganoderma Lucidum coffee to try as well. Angie found a ton of benefits from our superfood coffee, like how it helps… read more

Guest Blog: Sara Shupe – Where Is Your J.O.Y.?

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Where is your J.O.Y.? When was the last time you jumped for joy? Maybe when your toddler walked for the first time, your scary medical report came up as nothing, or you heard the rarely-heard phrase from your teenage, “you were right, Mom.” Now a harder question, when was the last time you jumped for… read more

Guest Blog: Marcus Clarke – Vitamin B12 Infographic

Vitamin B12! About The Author – Marcus Clarke After gaining a Bachelors (Hons) in Psychology then progressing to a Masters in Health Psychology, he has since gained experience working in a Psychology department within the NHS.  Marcus Clarke is currently working in the health and social care sector for supporting adults and children with learning disabilities.… read more

Guest Blog: Nicole ‘Hadassah’ Maggio – True Self-Care

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Empowered Caregiving by Hadassah Whether we realize it or not, we are all caregivers in some way. Sometimes we are caring for children, other times we are assisting the elderly. Even going to work, buying groceries at the store, and meeting the needs of our family all fall under the ‘Caregiving’ category. Caregivers give more… read more