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There’s a very big change coming—and no one will be able to resist it. Perhaps you have sensed it in your own life or read about the forecasts written in any number of cultural traditions from around the world: Earth changes that will bring about a new age, a new time where the magnificence of life will....
  Mar 1, 2019
 
Spring Cleaning and Your Chakras
Chakra blockages are often mirrored by the state of disarray in the various rooms in your home. A messy or disorganized kitchen could reflect a heart chakra imbalance. A cluttered den or home office may indicate...
Category: Environmental Care Mar 1, 2019
 
Foods That Best Fuel Your Chakras
When you are thinking about your chakra system you probably aren't considering the types of foods that you consume. Because our chakras are energy vortexes and invisible to most of us one might well imagine that chakras would thrive on energy, prayer, or other such spiritual stuff... you know, those things that we can't see with the human eye. However, the chakras cannot sustain our human body without our help. It is important to feed and nourish the flesh in order to help support and fuel our...
Category: Miscellaneous Mar 1, 2019
 

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How To Heal Your Hara Line
Healing your Hara line is one of the most helpful things you can do to enhance your health, balance your Chakras and access your sixth sense. What is your hara line? Your hara is a...
Category: Favourite Picks Mar 1, 2019
 
Five Layers of the Human Energy Field
The human body consists of five layers of energy. The first layer is the physical body, which has weight, shape, and volume. You can touch it, see it, and contemplate its reflection in the mirror. But there are four other energy fields surrounding the physical body that are not so easily seen and which are commonly referred to collectively as
Category: Miscellaneous Mar 1, 2019
 
How to Recharge Your Batteries
We all understand the concept of needing to charge our electrical technology, but when it comes to recharging our body mind and spirit, we don’t want to be bothered...
Category: Exercise Mar 1, 2019
 

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Are Every Day Stressors Making You Fat?
Many people want to understand why they can’t lose weight. They work out. They eat clean. But they don’t have this major factor under control: stress! In fact, if you’ve got extra fat around your midsection that’s a tell-tale sign you’ve got stress fat because your body lays down fat around your belly button when your cortisol if out of control.....
Category: Favourite Picks Mar 1, 2019
 
How to attract butterflies to your garden year-round Lindsay Coulter
Want to help butterflies? Think beyond providing flowers for nectar in the height of summer. Many butterfly species we see in Canada don't migrate. You can provide habitat and food for their entire lifecycle — eggs, larvae, pupae AND adults — throughout the year. You'll need:
Category: Glorious Garden Gems Feb 1, 2019
 
Be Careful What You Wish For Kerry Palframan, RN
For over 20 years I’ve been playing with setting my intent for what I’d like to manifest in my life. The old adage “be careful what you ask for” continues to apply. Like many of you, I’ve learned my lessons the hard way or by trial and error...
Category: Indigo Dreamer Feb 1, 2019
 

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Beginners Guide to The Seven Major Chakras
The word chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning wheel. If we were able to see the chakras as many(psychics, in fact, do) we would observe a wheel of energy continuously revolving or rotating...
Category: Favourite Picks Feb 1, 2019
 
How Can I Survive Without Sugar? Cathy Lauer
Eating Gluten Free and Sugar Free - Most people assume that when they are told to cut sugar out of their diet that the only alternative is artificial sweeteners. Incorrect! There are a multitude of natural sweeteners that can be substituted in your cooking and baking. Yes, some may require you to change or modify the recipe but with a little help from knowledgeable resources or trial and error you can successfully change to a sugar free diet that is both satisfying and healthy....
Category: Gluten Free Goodness Feb 1, 2019
 
Archangel Michael’s Apollo-Athena Leyline call to Greek Island leyline. Maria O'Farrell Carr
In 2015, Archangel Micheal asked me to also bring a group of like-minded people to a Greece Sacred Island in 2019 for a new awaking of Michael’s Apollo-Athena Leyline. Michael showed me that he wants us to gather in circle at....
Category: Maria's Celtic Corner Feb 1, 2019
 

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Sound Healing Therapy Monika Muranyi
Using sound to heal and balance the body has been used in various cultures for thousands of years. Today, there are numerous techniques that all share the same intention: to create balance within the body, mind, heart and soul.
Category: Kryon Feb 1, 2019
 
St. Bridgit and her Sacred Cross Maria O'Farrell Carr
There is the Celtic Goddess Bridget and the Saint Brigid which some believe to be the same. Saint Bridget was born on February 1st 450 and died on February 1st 525. In every home in Ireland you will find a St. Bridget's cross hung by the door...
Category: Angels Feb 1, 2019
 
Natural Healing Remedies for Sugar Addiction
Here are a few highly effective natural healing remedies you can follow to overcome sugar addiction...
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Temper Tantrum Relief! Maggie Reigh
What an experience - the high pitched screaming, the flailing arms, the multitudinous tears – and worst of all, the embarrassment and helplessness of not knowing what to do! Temper tantrums disrupt the entire family – keeping everyone tense and uptight trying to avoid the inevitable. Then when it hits it often sets off a series of explosions rippling through the entire home. So what can we do to ward off tantrums and how can we effectively handle them when they do hit?.........
Category: Parenting Tips Feb 1, 2019
 
Archangel Michael's Leyline and Sacred Sites in Ireland Maria O'Farrell Carr
The Saint Michael Leyline is largely intact because of the work of the Druids. This Leyline runs across Ireland for several hundred miles, intersecting with various sacred sites that have been dedicated to Saint Michael. One of the original amplification points of this ley is a 230 metre rock, called Skellig Michael, which stands in the Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of Ireland. For 600 years since the seventh century AD, it was a centre of monastic life for Christian monks who lived in a monastery that still exists...
Category: Maria's Celtic Corner Jan 1, 2019
 
Finding a Way to Bake Gluten Free and Egg Free Cathy Lauer
Of all the allergy challenges, I have found baking egg free to be the one that saw the most testers go in the garbage. Eggs are such a vital part of baking that when you take them out it leaves a hole that can be quite tricky, and in some recipes down right impossible, to fill...
Category: Gluten Free Goodness Jan 1, 2019
 

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Benefits of Therapeutic Touch during Cancer Journey Laurie Bartley
Laurie shares a few research outcomes as well as personal experiences which highlight some benefits of receiving Therapeutic Touch during cancer journeys. Pets love it, too.
Category: Believe Jan 1, 2019
 
Celtic Wheel Maria O'Farrell Carr
As we start a new year, it is a nice time to take a moment to give thanks for the blessings of the past year. A time to embrace and set the intent for a blessed new year ahead of us. In Eiru we have a wheel. Often called the ‘Wheel of the Sun’ or the Celtic Wheel' this goes back through time immemorial and is often seen carved into our stones within the sacred sites. This wheel connect with the seasons of the year. 1st November beings the first day of the new year. Now a days people celebrate the New Year on January 1st. In the Celtic wheel 1st November beings the first day of the new year...
Category: Maria's Celtic Corner Jan 1, 2019
 
Clear Your Space, Clear Your Mind! Linda Andersson
Coping with clutter is rarely easy and staying focused and motivated to get the job done can be one of the biggest challenges. Here are a few tips to help get you started and stay motivated when it all seems like too much!
Category: Organizing Help Jan 1, 2019
 

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Healthy Tips for Flu Season Dr. Radka Ruzicka
We all know that with the change in seasons comes cooler weather and the possibility of cold or ‘flu. The following are some tips to help get you through the ‘flu season!
  Jan 1, 2019
 
How to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods OK In Health's Articles
Genetically modified(GM) foods - are they safe or harmful? While regulatory authorities have approved GM food that is on the market, some people are concerned that there is risk of harm. Most foods we eat may contain ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). If you live in Europe, avoiding GM foods is easier since laws require labeling. In the US and Canada, however, food manufacturers are not required to label if their food is genetically modified or not. Here are some guidelines for steering clear of GM foods in your diet, if that is your choice....
Category: Real Food Jan 1, 2019
 
Provide a Chemical-Free Safe Home for You and Your Family!
Is your home a toxic dump? According to the Canadian Cancer Society and the David Suzuki Foundation, almost one in two Canadians will get cancer at some point in their lifetime. One in two of us! What's going on here? It's time to clean house. Topics include: * Some cleaning products can do more harm than good * The myth of “throw away” convenience * Let's dish on dish soap * “Au naturel” cleaning tips for the bathroom * Static-free and loving it * Mothballs: they smell bad for a reason * Drugs on your lawn: just say no * TAKE ACTION!......
  Jan 1, 2019
 

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Sacred Sites and Earth’s Power Places Monika Muranyi
There are numerous sacred sites and power places all over the planet. What makes them sacred? Why do humans feel “power” emanating from the Earth? The answers are different for each person because we all feel things differently based on what is happening with our spiritual core, our connection with Gaia (Mother Nature), and our Akashic maturity (our cumulative past lives).
Category: Kryon Jan 1, 2019
 
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Did you know that people who smoke need more vitamin C? Otherwise they maintain lower blood levels than those who don't smoke. Good sources of vitamin C include citrus fruits and juices, broccoli, dark green leafy vegetables, and tomatoes. Everyone knows that smoking is unhealthy. But if you do smoke, make it your business to consume several vitamin C rich foods every day.


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How to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods
Genetically modified(GM) foods - are they safe or harmful? While regulatory authorities have approved GM food that is on the market, some people are concerned that there is risk of harm. Most foods we eat may contain ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). If you live in Europe, avoiding GM foods is easier since laws require labeling. In the US and Canada, however, food manufacturers are not required to label if their food is genetically modified or not. Here are some guidelines for steering clear of GM foods in your diet, if that is your choice....
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Tuscan Leek, Potatoe & Bean Soup
Category: Soup
Description: Welcome those crisp winter days with a pot of hearty Tuscan bean soup. Leeks are a unique combination of flavonoids and sulfur-containing nutrients, the allium vegetables belong in your diet on a regular basis. Like their allium cousins, onions and garlic, let leeks sit for at least 5 minutes after cutting and before cooking to enhance their health-promoting qualities.
A good source of dietary fiber, leeks also contain goodly amounts of folic acid, calcium, potassium, and vitamin C. Easier to digest than standard onions, leeks have laxative, antiseptic, diuretic, and anti-arthritic properties.
Leeks contain many noteworthy flavonoid anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins that have proven health benefits.
Leeks are low in calories. 100 g fresh stalks contain 61 calories. Further, their elongated stalks provide good amounts of soluble and insoluble fiber.
Laboratory studies show that allicin reduces cholesterol production by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase enzyme in the liver cells. Further, it also found to have anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal activities.
Allicin also decreases blood vessel stiffness by release of nitric oxide (NO); thereby bring reduction in the total blood pressure. It also blocks platelet clot formation and has fibrinolytic action in the blood vessels, which helps decrease overall risk of coronary artery disease (CAD), peripheral vascular diseases (PVD), and stroke.
Leeks are great source of minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. Their leafy stems indeed contain several vital vitamins such as pyridoxine, folic acid, niacin, riboflavin, and thiamin in healthy proportions. 100 g fresh stalks provide 64 µg of folates. Folic acid is essential for DNA synthesis and cell division. Their adequate levels in the diet during pregnancy can help prevent neural tube defects in the newborn babies.
In addition, leeks are one of the good source of vitamin A (1667 IU or 55% of RDA per 100 g) and other flavonoid phenolic anti-oxidants such as carotenes, xanthin, and lutein. They also have some other essential vitamins such as vitamin C, K, and vitamin E. Vitamin C helps body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals. Further, its stalks have small amounts of minerals such as potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and selenium.
Often overlooked in leeks is their important concentration of the B vitamin folate. Folate is present in leeks in one of its bioactive forms (5-methyltetrahydrofolate, or 5MTHF) and it is present throughout the plant (including the full leaf portion, not only the lower leaf and bulb).
Fresh leeks should be stored unwashed and untrimmed in the refrigerator, where they will keep fresh for between one and two weeks. Wrapping them loosely in a plastic bag will help them to retain moisture.
Tips for Preparing Leeks - Cut off green tops of leeks and remove outer tough leaves. Cut off root and cut leeks in half lengthwise. Fan out the leeks and rinse well under running water, leaving them intact. Cut leeks into 2-inch lengths. Holding the leek sections cut side up, cut lengthwise so that you end up with thin strips, known as the chiffonade cut, slicing until you reach the green portion. Make sure slices are cut very thin to shorten cooking time. Let leeks sit for at least 5 minutes before cooking.
With a more delicate and sweeter flavor than onions, leeks add a subtle touch to recipes without overpowering the other flavors that are present. Although leeks are available throughout the year they are in season from the fall through the early part of spring when they are at their best.
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