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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

Desserts On A Diet

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The only diet that has ever worked for me is a low-fat diet. Keto diet lovers can feel free to click out of this post. I did keto for a while because it was easy for me to stick to since I love meat and cheese. However, having a physical 8 months after, I found out I was in the worst health I had ever been but that's a whole other post. These desserts are low in calories and fat without compromising flavor and decadence. I eat one off of this list at least 5 times a week and am still building muscle and losing weight.  1. Iced Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies                                            (Photo credit: Jennifer Causey/Cooking Light) Using whole-wheat flour doesn't mean your desserts will come out bland. Whole grain flour intensifies the flavors of vanilla and butter more than all-purpose flour can. These cookies are only 84 calories and 4 grams of fat per serving.  Ingredients (cookies): 2 cups whole-wheat flour 1/2 tsp. salt 10 tbsp. butter 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 cu