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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

Grocery Shopping on a Plant-Based Diet

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S Starting a plant-based diet is one of the smartest choices you can make. It's the latest trend that's here to stay thanks to its proven results. We all get excited when we start something new especially when it comes to our health and wellness. A new diet can get overwhelming when it's time to hit the grocery store. The key is to start simple and not be afraid to make mistakes here and there. Think of this new beginning as a time for trial and error and to see what foods and flavors work for you and what doesn't. The hardest part of starting a plant-based diet is staying away from processed foods especially snacks. On a plant-based diet you're asked to avoid processed foods. For those that can do it great! I however, cannot no matter how hard I try. I keep only one or two processed snacks for myself that are quasi-healthy. I make sure to read the ingredients carefully and look for non-GMO, organic, and vegan. Typically, I snack on lentil and bean chips which isn