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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

The 3-Day Military Diet, Does It Work?

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(Credit: Facebook @TheMilitarydiet) The 3-day Military Diet lasts obviously, 3 days and claims you can lose 10 pounds in one week. You simply follow the diet to a T for 3 days and then have 3 days off. You'll continue this cycle every week until you obtain your goal weight. The great thing about the Military Diet is if you have special dietary needs such as you're vegan, lactose intolerant, etc., you can make adjustments. The Military Diet is very successful for those who follow it and stick with it. However, it is easy to gain the weight back when going off the diet if you go back to bad habits. Just like with any "fad" diet, you want to slowly introduce those foods you used to love that aren't that great for you. The Military Diet has nothing to do with the military except for the fact it was named that due to its strictness. It's a low-calorie regimen where you consume no more than 1400 calories during those first 3 days. You're not required to workout