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Sharing the many ways in which we can achieve optimal health and wellness through a variety of alternative healing modalities.
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Cat Purrs Harness Holistic Healing Powers

Cat Purrs Harness Holistic Healing Powers | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
We all know that the ancient Egyptians worshipped felines to a marvelous extent. There's no question that these civillians openly celebrated the value of ca
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What Do You Choose to Become? | Akasha Healing Studio | Readings

What Do You Choose to Become? | Akasha Healing Studio | Readings | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Holly explains how you cannot wave a magic wand to make all issues in your life magically disappear, but you CAN get closer and closer to your ideal life by asking questions and receiving guidance about the issues that are most important to you in...
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How to use Himalayan salt crystals for healing?

Your skin is an excretory organ that mirrors the condition of your intestines. When you take a salt water (brine) bath, the salt minerals penetrate your skin in form of ions.
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I LOVE using Himalayan salts for all kinds of things from seasoning (the main salt I use on food and cooking), nasal rinses and in I have used the brine solution spoken about in this article.  Wonderful healing properties! 

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Cookie Monster Teaches Mindfulness.

Cookie Monster Teaches Mindfulness. | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Growing up, I never imagined I would receive lessons on mindfulness from Cookie Monster, but that's exactly what will happen in the upcoming season of Sesame Street, as the classic character takes a reflective stance.
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From Sesame Street’s Youtube Channel Published on Aug 5, 2013: Cookie Monster spoofs Icona Pop’s hit song “I Love It” in this hilarious new video! Sesame Street launches its 44th season on September 16th, 2013 with a new self-regulation and executive function curriculum. Cookie Monster, the poster-child for someone needing to master self-regulation skills, attempts to explain these concepts while devising personal strategies on waiting to eat a cookie.

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Tracy K. Pierce's curator insight, August 7, 2013 10:02 AM

It will be interesting to see how this is received!

Holly Hawkins's comment, August 7, 2013 2:54 PM
True, Tracy! But I feel it is great for kids to be taught these important life skills at a young age! I say "Good for Sesame Street" to teach this to kids...through Cookie Monster!
Tracy K. Pierce's comment, August 7, 2013 3:05 PM
Absolutely true, Holly!
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Elephant steps on Dog—with mutual love.

Elephant steps on Dog—with mutual love. | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Take a good look, World! I want to own a sanctuary when I grow up! Tara & Bella. A touching example for us all.
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Maria Teresa Frezet terapeuta olistica's curator insight, July 9, 2013 3:26 PM

this is a great couple for sure!!! :)

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5 Healthy Reasons To Start Having More Fun

5 Healthy Reasons To Start Having More Fun | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
When I woke up one day and realized that the reason I couldn’t shift the weight, stop emotional binge eating or achieve my goals was because I didn’t have any fun in my life, it was as if the clouds
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Dewald's curator insight, June 9, 2013 3:09 AM

never give up hope and have a clear plan of action.Stick to it

Maria Teresa Frezet terapeuta olistica's curator insight, June 10, 2013 3:18 PM

Giving enough space to our inner child is the right way for a healthy and beautiful life. Mind is useful but the real authority MUST come from the inner self, from the child who knows EXACTLY what is right for us and what is not!

 

more to read: http://www.thaatt.com/?page_id=1006&lang=en

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10 Simple Things to Make You Happier At Home

10 Simple Things to Make You  Happier At Home | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Our homes are an extension of who we are: what we do within the walls of our abodes shapes our mood, affects our productivity, and influences our outlook on life.
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Wonderful article that give practical and UPlifting ideas and suggestions to increase your conscious awareness of your Happiness in Life!  I love these suggestions!

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Essential Oils For Pain Management

Essential Oils For Pain Management | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
By Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac Acute and chronic pain effects over 100 million people in the United States each year. While pain is best known and characterized as subjective, meaning only the person w...
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Love this complete presentation of some essential oils to assist with different kinds of chronic pain.  Some good oils to have in your medicine cabinet!

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5 Simple Beauty Products You Can Make From Coconut Oil

5 Simple Beauty Products You Can Make From Coconut Oil | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Many people who are very choosy about what they eat often forget that their skin is their largest organ, and what you put on your skin gets absorbed into your body. Unfortunately, many...
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Elaine Fong's curator insight, April 3, 2013 9:06 PM

nuts about Coco

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5 Ways to Return to Mindfulness with Your Children

5 Ways to Return to Mindfulness with Your Children | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Being mindful with your children is not about being perfect. It is about recommitting to sharing moments with them time and time again – even when you've gone way off of your path and have to trave...
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The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works | TruthTheory

The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works | TruthTheory | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
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How Mindful Meditation Really Works!  Here's the science behind what you already know if you practice Mindfulness, but it is interesting to see what is going on from the researchers' perspectives!

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The Secret of the Mirror Universe - Gaiam

The Secret of the Mirror Universe - Gaiam | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Your bliss is a natural characteristic of your soul. Your soul is always happy. When you’re connected with your soul, you feel happy and often even blissful
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The universe contains all possibilities waiting to manifest, and it supports whatever you create through your inner beliefs and intentions. While many people continue to make excuses about why something isn’t working in their lives, many others are busy achieving success with very nearly the same tools and circumstances. The universe responds to expectation.

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Buddhist Monks Bless Tea With Good Intention – Here’s What Happened

Buddhist Monks Bless Tea With Good Intention – Here’s What Happened | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
It’s become clear to more and more people that consciousness is directly correlated with our physical material world. Numerous scientific studies have proven that our consciousness is directly correlated to it, and through our consciousness, we can directly influence our physical world in more ways than one. One example of this is how the mind […]
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High Council of Orion Channeling | 5 Jan 2014 | Akasha Healing Studio

High Council of Orion Channeling | 5 Jan 2014 | Akasha Healing Studio | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
The original source for these High Council of Orion channelings. Read or listen to find out more about SING AND DANCE
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In this channeled message from the High Council of Orion they share the idea of engaging in activities that allow you to feel better, such as singing and dancing, as a pathway to shift your energetics and your experience of life.

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Dr. Doolittle? Yes, You Can Speak to the Animals! | Akasha Healing Studio | Readings

Dr. Doolittle? Yes, You Can Speak to the Animals! | Akasha Healing Studio | Readings | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Holly enlightens her readers about animals and the Akashic Records! You can have Akashic Record Reading for your pets or learn to read them yourselves!
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The Akashic Records are a great resource for understanding the animals in your life.  Find out more about their likes, dislikes, behavior issues, traumas, their gifts and what you can do for them by having an Akashic Record reading for your pet. OR, learn how to read the Akashic Records of your pets for yourself!

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The Coconut Oil Boom.

The Coconut Oil Boom. | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
The Coconut Oil Boom.
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JMS1's curator insight, September 18, 2013 10:24 AM

Chelsea Wintle: I am addicted to this stuff. It has so many uses for your hair, skin and cooking. Rather than wasting money on chemically engineered products, we should use more natural things on our bodies.

Gideon Wayne Noel Fitzpatrick's comment, September 24, 2013 1:02 PM
MFAs the big difference when compared to other oils
Tracy K. Pierce's comment, September 24, 2013 1:20 PM
Yes, they are!
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Why I’m Namasté-ing You Right Now: Dispelling the Illusion of Separateness.

Why I’m Namasté-ing You Right Now: Dispelling the Illusion of Separateness. | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Suddenly I saw what a jerk I was being and that was pretty humbling. Yeah, I disagreed with this guy on every possible level; I couldn't even stand being in what I thought of as his black hole of an energy field, but I could see his spark.
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Try this for just one day: look at everyone you meet in the eye and inwardly say "Namaste" to them and see how your world will change! (credit to Deepak Chopra for this!)

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22 Habits Of Happy People

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Many people spend their lives waiting to be happy not realizing that they can be happy right now simply by choosing to be. Happiness is a skill that can be learned, just like any other skill!
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Maria Teresa Frezet terapeuta olistica's curator insight, May 29, 2013 2:35 AM

Life Alignment is another possibility we have to release emotional traumas or anything which is blocking us somehow, preventing us to feel happiness!

 

www.lifealignment.it

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Even In My Darkest Hours, I Choose Joy

Even In My Darkest Hours, I Choose Joy | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
My mom passed away 13 months ago. She was beautiful and loving to all. She was never judgmental. I can’t remember a moment in her life that she was anything other than kind to perfect strangers...
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Good Luck Crystals: Jade: The Stone of Wisdom

Good Luck Crystals: Jade: The Stone of Wisdom | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
By Andrew Pacholyk, MS L.Ac The ancient Chinese culture has revered Jade for centuries. Jade is considered the health, wealth and longevity stone.
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Two-minute tricks that seriously boost your health | Well+Good NYC

Two-minute tricks that seriously boost your health | Well+Good NYC | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Fact: Many health-boosting practices take just two minutes. Here are 10 you've got to try.
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What would Gandhi do?

What would Gandhi do? | Holistic Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Lynne McTaggart is a best-selling author, researcher and lecturer whose work has rightly been described as “a bridge between science and spirituality”.
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