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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

Best Low-Calorie Starbucks Drinks

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(credit: Eater.com/Getty Images) Since I started cutting alcohol out of my diet, coffee has become my best friend. I used to NEVER go to Starbucks unless I had a serious hangover and needed a Venti green tea. Now I'm finding myself drinking three cups in the morning and my final cup before 5 p.m. Studies show that 4 cups of coffee may be good for your liver and prevent cancer. So the question is, can you drink Starbucks coffee on a diet? Yes, you can! Here are the top Starbucks drinks that are under 200 calories and low in fat starting with my favorite. 1. Skinny Vanilla Latte Whether you order it hot or cold, this is an excellent choice especially, if you're looking for an after dinner drink. It's made with sugar free syrup and nonfat milk. A 16-ounce size has only 120 calories and 0 grams fat. It's my favorite because it's so satisfying and feels like I'm having dessert. 2. Teavana Shaken Ice Passion Tango Tea With any of Starbuck's specialty