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What 17 Health Leaders in Milwaukee Do to Boost Their Immune System

This article was originally published January 2014 and updated with current links. Seasonal changes are the perfect time to re-evaluate our habits and lifestyle so we can make changes for the better. What we all hope for is to develop healthy habits are so regular they become second nature, right? Habits that are such a […]

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10 Benefits of Stretching, Yoga & Pilates

American culture has been slow to adopt Eastern practices in health, wellness and life perspectives. Our culture, for the most part, is one of extremes: socio-economically and in health. Economically some argue there is a widening gap between the poor and the wealthy. In terms of health there also seems to be a large gap, […]

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10 Simple Mood Boosters

  I had another article planned for this week, but decided this morning I needed to post this one. I’m taking a detour lead by faith …. It’s been a heavy week;  conversations of divorce, teen suicide and a close friend on life support. I decided to post this article to honor those in my […]

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Deck the Halls with Peace & Calming

SIMPLE STEPS TO KEEP THE CALM THIS SEASON Ready to have a Merry Little Christmas?  Or does the month of December set your mind spinning with To do lists, gifts to buy or thoughts of added stress?  Here are some practical steps you can take to help your body manage the stress of the holidays, […]

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Holiday Stress and Anxiety

Deck The Halls With Peace And Calming, Fa la la la la

Are you ready to ring in the holidays? Or does the thought of shopping, entertaining or attending busy events bring you closer to a panic attack?  Greening up your home and lifestyle can have a positive impact on your body’s ability to manage stress, but you have to be intentional and make good choices. The […]

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9 Simple Ways to Avoid Stressing Your Immune System

This information is for educational purposes only and not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. If you need medical care, see a doctor. There are three basic elements to healthy immune function Control inflammation (best done under the care of a medical doctor) Keep the immune system running at it’s best Boost your […]

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12 Quotes to Inspire Change

Change is not always easy.  I have become more accepting of it over the years, but preparing for the relaunch of PHB in the last few weeks has reminded me again of how hard it can be.  Some things are easy.  I love striving to live a more pure, organic and green lifestyle and I […]

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Melissa Essential Oil Calms Nerves

There are thousands of articles researching the benefits of therapeutic grade essential oils.  Melissa officinalis is no exception.  This rare oil is highly beneficial and has been found effective in research involving Alzheimer’s patients, children with nervous dyskoimesis (trouble falling asleep), and stressed adults. Therapeutic Grade Melissa essential oil comes from the melissa officinalis plant, […]

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Moms deal with stress

Natural Living Bootcamp for Moms: 8 Ways To Manage Stress

Natural Living Bootcamp involves quick, easy to implement ways to help you live a life with less toxins.  Did you ever think of STRESS as a toxin? The CDC actually found that stress can affect us on a physiological level, our heart rate, even our hormones. If we don’t manage the stress short term, it […]

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Essential Oils for Tension Headaches

In our family we have chosen to try these drug-free options for headache relief, simply because I’d rather save harsh drugs like ibuprofen as a last resort to pain relief.  We have managed headaches and many other aches and pains with essential oils and avoided potential kidney and liver damage from overuse of questionable ingredients in […]

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