Daily Dose of Nature

Clarifying Facial Toner Astringent and anti-inflammatory willow bark makes one excellent base for a facial toner. It works especially well for acne prone skin, perhaps because of its salicylate content. Lavender and rose hydrosol both offer additional anti-inflammatory and vulnerary power, and depending on your preference, add a lovely scent as well. Ingredients 1/4 cup…

Workplace Wellness Tips

Healthy employees help small business owners improve productivity in a variety of ways, from better attendance to increased performance. Study after study has documented the cost savings and increased benefits to employers when they institute employee wellness initiatives. You don’t need to be a large corporation with a big budget to institute a comprehensive employee…

What is Causing Your Belly Fat?

An expanding waistline is sometimes seen as the price of getting older. For women, this may be especially true after menopause, when body fat tends to shift from the arms, legs and hips to the abdomen. Yet an increase in belly fat may do more than make it hard to zip up your jeans. Research…

Substitutes for Powdered Milk

One of the most commonly cited harmful effects of milk powder is the presence of oxidized cholesterol. However, there aren’t any notable clinical studies that clearly identify how much of a health risk this is or isn’t. This is a subject of enough controversy. Here is a list of some healthy substitutes for powdered milk…

Daily Dose for the Soul

The word enlightenment conjures up the idea os some super human accomplishment, and the ego likes to keep it that way, but it is simply your natural state of felt oneness with Being. It is a state of connectedness with something immeasurable and indestructible, something that, almost paradoxically is essential you and yet is much…

Daily Dose of Nature

Medicinal Plants You Can Grow At Home A little garden at your home can be helpful in many ways. Gardening can be more than a hobby. You can plant some herbs which can offer you medicinal properties. Since ancient times, Ayurveda also suggests use of herbs and plants to fight different health issues naturally. From…

First Impressions

Many people feel really bad when someone judges them incorrectly based on the first impression. As a result Some of those people might believe that they are unattractive while others might reinforce this idea if it was already present.  According to the psychology of first impression many other factors affect the way people judge you apart from…

Rules To Live By

I hear this or some version of “things move too fast” every day. It’s no wonder. Just a scant five or seven years ago we had a choice: to plug in, or to refrain. Today, most feel they don’t have a choice. We’ve grown new appendages in the name of “i” gadgets or other connected…

Power of Intention

Sometimes stepping out of one’s comfort zone can amount to a huge phase shift in life, like taking a new job or starting a relationship. Other times the act can be as simple as forgoing a daily routine to do something new and different like socializing with coworkers after hours or finally taking the step…

Self Doubt – Kill It

Self-doubt is paralyzing. It will cripple you and prevent you from taking action or moving forward. To render someone ineffective, you don’t have to get them to change the core of their beliefs you just have to get them to doubt the validity of their beliefs. Do you want to be crippled like this? Sadly,…