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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

Meatless Dinner Ideas For Meat Lovers

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Meatless doesn't have to mean tofu, and you don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy meatless meals. Here are my top 5 go-to's when the carnivore in me is taking a break.  1. Portobello And Poblano Fajitas                                                (Photo credit: Cookieandkate.com ) Yes, I said fajitas, and boy are these delicious! Trust me you won't feel like you're missing out on the meat department with this healthier alternative.  For The Marinade:   1/4 cup olive oil 1 small jalapeno, finely chopped 1/4 cup lime juice  1/2 tsp. ground coriander 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1/4 tsp. ground chili powder Salt and pepper to taste (preferably sea salt) Fajitas 8-10 corn tortillas 4 medium poblano peppers 3 large portobello mushrooms 1 medium purple onion 2/3  cup crumbled feta cheese Avocado Sauce  2 avocados 1/2 of a lime, juiced 2 tbsp. water 1/3 cup fresh cilantro 2 tbsp. fresh parsley Salt and pepper to taste How to Make It: 1. Remove stems and gills from the mushroo