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  • Space Making Manifesto
    March 6, 2017 Ben Jacobsen

    Space Making Manifesto

    By: Sherika Tenaya In one of our earlier blogs, we discussed the importance of making space in one’s life as a necessary prerequisite to creating true, lasting, sustainable change that can realistically be integrated into one’s lifestyle. Yet this idea...

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  • Beat Back the Cold with Real Food Hot Chocolate
    January 6, 2017 Ben Jacobsen

    Beat Back the Cold with Real Food Hot Chocolate

    There is nothing more comforting, more warming, more commemorate of home than a deliciously made cup of hot chocolate. And what better time to partake than now, as winter snows barrage the senses, chill the extremities, discourage travel, and induce a sense of quiet introspection and spiritual hibernation.
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  • The Secret Spice of Life
    December 20, 2016 Ben Jacobsen

    The Secret Spice of Life

    Unbeknownst to me, that insidious heat I was experiencing was actually prompting my body to release endorphins, a chemical released by the body in response to pain, or in this case, exaggerated heat, which the body perceives as one and the same. It is this rush of endorphins that actually makes capsaicin a viable and proven treatment for pain, whether neuropathic in nature or more focal pain, such as arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions.
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  • The Sweetest Way to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season
    December 15, 2016 Ben Jacobsen

    The Sweetest Way to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

    by: Sherika Tenaya I still remember my barely concealed skepticism when I first saw Elderberry syrup, with its viscous, delicious-looking, dark purple syrup pouring forth from a small, glass bottle onto the silver teaspoon we always use for medicines.  ...

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  • What You Perceive Predicts What You Achieve
    October 18, 2016 Ben Jacobsen

    What You Perceive Predicts What You Achieve

    By: Sherika Tenaya To be a human in this world is to bear a heavy burden indeed: will my life be a success or a failure? Inherent in the so-called “American Dream” itself is the knowledge that some people make...

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  • How-To: Take Charge of Your Sleep Patterns
    October 10, 2016 Ben Jacobsen

    How-To: Take Charge of Your Sleep Patterns

     by: Sherika Tenaya Last week I discussed the importance of prioritizing sleep in relation to bodily health and wellness. This week I have comprised a list of specific to-do items to recalibrate your sleep cycle and alter or interrupt...

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  • For the Love of Roses
    September 23, 2016 Ben Jacobsen

    For the Love of Roses

    Rosewater, Facial Mask, and Rose Tea Recipes By: Sherika Tenaya Long renowned for its sensual decadence in our myths and legends and lushly evocative as both a gift among lovers and a useful addition to the beauty toilette of people...

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  • Spa Hack: Dry Brushing
    September 12, 2016 Ben Jacobsen

    Spa Hack: Dry Brushing

    Spa Hack: Daily Dry Brushing for a Beautiful Body Glow By: Sherika Tenaya If you have ever been to a spa, you may have noted with some curiosity “Dry Brushing” listed as a service on the spa’s menu. Effortless to...

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  • 3 Easy DIY Sugar Scrub Recipes
    August 15, 2016 Ben Jacobsen

    3 Easy DIY Sugar Scrub Recipes

    Try these simple recipes and revel not only in the newfound silken softness of your skin, but also the money-saving sophistication of making sugar scrubs at home. And don’t forget - the savings only multiply when you make these sugar scrubs for your friends and family as gifts!  
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