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Spiritual Gemstones And Their Meanings

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Many people, including myself as of recent, turn to crystals for their healing properties. I'm a firm believer that gemstones and crystals are full of elemental energy. These precious stones help channel our true intentions and when placed in certain areas of the body, can provide mental and physical benefits. I personally use my crystals when I need to create alignment and balance within my body's energy field. I keep two jade stones in my office for focus and to help reduce stress. I recently went to a cool shop along the beach in Monterey, CA. There were crystals and gemstones everywhere and I was so overwhelmed. I picked a few that stood out to me and decided to study what their meaning and intentions were. Amethyst This is one of my favorites aesthetically. Amethyst is a spiritual healing stone widely used in meditation. It can help reduce anxiety, protect against fear, instill calmness and alleviate feelings of guilt. Amethyst stones tend to be lilac or purple in color. H

Carbs That Won't Make Me Fat

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Most people are terrified of carbs when dieting or watching their figure. It's true, there are a lot of carbohydrates that are detrimental to our health and waistline, and cause our blood sugar to spike. This leads to a surge in insulin which can lead to diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. On that note, not all carbs are the same nor do they create negative impacts on our health. Unprocessed carbs keep our blood sugar, glucose, and insulin levels steady. This, in turn, feeds our muscles supplying us with energy that lasts several hours. This is exactly what you want especially if you are working out and trying to keep your organs healthy.  Carbs That Won't Make You Fat 1. Fruit Every fad diet I've ever tried always made me fearful of fruit. I eventually grew to never have the desire to eat it at all. I've now learned that it's all about choosing the right fruits that aren't high in sugar. With so many antioxidants and vitamins they provide, I now d