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Spiritual Gemstones And Their Meanings

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

What You Can And Can't Eat On The Alkaline Diet

(Photo credit: With so many fad diets out there it's overwhelming and difficult to navigate through all their claims. You may have heard about the alkaline diet but don't overlook it as just another trend. It can actually be beneficial to your health and prevent or even fight cancer. With claims like these, it's definitely worth taking a look.  What Is The Alkaline Diet? The theory is such that certain foods are harmful because they produce acid in the body. Creators of the alkaline diet believe that if you consume certain foods and beverages, you can change your pH levels. Eating red meat can affect your pH levels and lead to poor health. The alkaline diet claims it can help prevent cancer and arthritis. High pH levels are also associated with obesity, increased blood sugar levels, and high amounts of the inflammatory marker CRP. Research has shown that cancer cells thrive in environments that are highly acidic. High acidic equals low pH levels. Therefore,