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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

Body Building Cutting Tips

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                                                  (Photo credit: Bodybuilding.com ) You don't have to be training for a fitness competition to reap the benefits of a cutting diet. You do, however, need motivation and a high level of discipline. You will need a combination of vigorous training and a well-timed and planned diet. You will also need to follow the mantra that "you get what you put in." It's not going to be easy, but if you're up for the challenge here are some tips to get you started. A typical cutting diet lasts for 8 weeks. When it comes to cravings, it's mind of matter. It doesn't make a difference how many hours you spend in the gym if your diet isn't on point. Little cheats (even with condiments) will hinder the results you're looking for.  The Basic Rules 1. Your goal should be to consume 0.8-1.0 grams of protein per pound of body weight. So if you weigh 180 lbs, you should eat no less than 145 grams of protein.  2. Watching your