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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

Raw Food Diet Recipes

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Vegetables and fruits lose most of their essential vitamins and minerals once they're cooked. Eating a raw diet ensures you're getting a full supply of these nutrients. You don't have to be vegan or a raw food diet enthusiast to prepare these meals. I add any one or all of these 5 great recipes when I want to detox my body after the holidays, heavy meals,  or cheat days.  1. Carrot And Zucchini Pasta With Avocado-Cucumber Sauce The creamy cucumber avocado sauce really makes missing gluten-laden pasta a non-issue. This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and Whole30 friendly. You can read my article on the Whole30 diet HERE . Ingredients: 2 large carrots 3 zucchini Micro-greens or sprouts for garnish Avocado Cucumber Sauce: 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced 1 avocado, peeled and pitted 1 lemon, juiced 2-3 garlic cloves salt and pepper to taste How To Make It: 1. Start by spiralizing the carrots and zucchini. If you don't have a spiralizer, here is a video from Just A Taste on how