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Jade Shutes

The Food-Mood Connection

The Food-Mood Connection

The Food-Mood Connection: How Diet Impacts Depression and Anxiety Depression and anxiety are increasingly common mental health issues, with around 1 in 4 people experiencing them at some point in their lives. While various forms of talk therapy and medication, be it...

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Emotional Well-being & the Scent of Soil

Emotional Well-being & the Scent of Soil

The Soothing Scent of Soil: How the Earthy Aroma of Soil Can Reduce Stress It’s gardening season here in North Carolina, and I have become keenly aware of the impact this has on my emotional well-being. This impact is due primarily to the aromas emitted from the soil...

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All About Lavender Essential Oil

All About Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender Scientific name: Lavandula angustifolia Mill. (Syn: L. officinalis L. vera DC.)Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)Lavender is a fragrant flowering plant that grows wild in the mountains of the Mediterranean region, between 1,970 and 3,940 feet above sea level. There...

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Make Your Own Fire Cider

Make Your Own Fire Cider

How to make Fire CiderAs autumn sets in and the crisp chill of winter approaches, our bodies cry out for nourishing warmth and immune-bolstering support. Fire Cider is the perfect traditional herbal preparation to answer this seasonal call. Infusing apple cider...

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