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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

Top 10 Foods That Prevent Clogged Arteries

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                                                 (Photo credit: Healthline.com) It's so important to prevent plaque buildup in your artery walls. Once it's too late, you run the risk of heart attack or stroke, and require invasive treatment. When our blood vessels and arteries are clear, blood can flow fluidly through our body and fuel all of its functions. When the arteries become clogged, inflammation can occur in the body. Blockages can be formed, break apart, and cause a heart attack or eventually, heart disease. The good news is, there are natural ways you can prevent clogged arteries from plaque buildup and lower your cholesterol. Lowering your BMI, exercising, and avoiding cholesterol-rich foods can prevent plaque in the artery walls. Common sense is to quit smoking and limit alcohol and sugar consumption to start. Here is a list of the best foods to add to your daily diet to reduce the risk of the number one killer, heart disease.  I can personally attest to this list.