Sweet Melissa, a Balm in Cold Weather

Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm Lemon Balm, Melissa officinalis, is an unassuming and vigorous member of the mint family. It is easy to grow. So easy, in fact, that like many mints, once you have it in your garden you’ll have it everywhere! I love this about it, and appreciate it wandering around our property. This year we […] Read more »

New Habits in the New Year

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New Habits in The New Year   Making Good Habits Making new habits is lots easier than breaking old ones. When we focus on getting rid of a “bad” habit, we spend even more time thinking about that same bad habit! If we focus our energy instead on making new, “good” habits that support our […] Read more »

5 Great Self Care Tips

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Five Great Self-Care Tips for Everyone   Good Sleep Did you know that the average adult requires 7-9 hours of sleep every night for good health? Do you get anywhere near that much? Lack of sleep, or poor quality sleep, can lead to a host of health problems including poor memory and concentration, lowered immune […] Read more »

Autumn Lessons

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Autumn Lessons—The Need For Rest   We have lots of traditions about Autumn: a new school year, visiting fall foliage, pumpkins, honoring our ancestors and hometowns, football games, celebrating a good harvest, marking the beginning of the holiday season, and many more. All these are wonderful things, and beloved traditions, but there is another aspect […] Read more »

Do you need Magnesium?

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Products containing magnesium Warning Signs You Are Deficient In Magnesium Magnesium is a mineral that is necessary for nearly every bodily function, yet some people are deficient in it. Pre-existing conditions such as alcoholism and the use of some prescription medicines can reduce the body’s stores of magnesium. Magnesium deficiency in healthy people is relatively rare, but […] Read more »

Magnesium

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Benefits of Magnesium Magnesium Is Considered a Necessary Daily Mineral Magnesium is considered a necessary daily mineral, which means the body depends on proper levels of it for functioning. It also has several health benefits. The general benefits of magnesium include a steady heartbeat, it helps to strengthen bones and it assists in keeping the […] Read more »