Arming for Cold and Flu Season

Ok, so I was a little late in planning for a bronchitis event. Little did I know that riding four hours in a closed car with my sister would expose me to a horrific cold and flu. One of our most beloved cousins passed away and our presence was needed at the funeral so into…

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Do You Prefer Coffee or Maca?

Remember the slogan, “the best part of waking up is Folgers in your cup?”  Their television commercials were usually centered around hearth and home making coffee and coffee drinking an integral part of enjoying the aroma and taste of coffee. I still appreciate the heady fragrance of fragrant coffee in the morning. For years my…

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Have You Lost Weight using Intermittent Fasting?

Get out your tape measure and measure your waistline…pleased with what you see? Mad enough to make you want to do something about that reading that indicates you’ve been piling on the pounds? Intermittent fasting just might be the ticket for you. Choose an 8 hour window of time in which to eat. If your…

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Do You Sleep with Silk?

Do You Sleep with Silk? Silk  – natural, rich and glorious, brings thoughts of fabulous blouses, suits, scarves and dresses. This luxurious fabric feels soft, yet cool, to the touch. Not just for couture, there are sheets, pillowcases, hair wraps and sleeping masks to consider. Mulberry silk from the mulberry silkworm moth caterpillar and is…

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How Healthy Are Your Eyes?

The Eyes Have It! Our bodies require maintenance just like a well-oiled machine and that includes our eyes. Okay, I admit, I was beyond shocked when a new eye doctor discovered cataracts in both of my eyes. I made an appointment with her when I lost my driving glasses not even considering that something might…

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A Bad Hygiene Habit to Stop!

There’s nothing wrong with being a germ freak or a clean freak. In fact, science has proven over and over again that simple, clean habits such as frequently washing our hands and brushing our teeth twice a day goes a long way to keep us healthy. Think of all the wonderful things you do for…

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Collagen and Aching Knees

Pain is difficult to manage. You don’t want to look and act like a zombie from long-time drug use yet, pain that drags on and on is debilitating because you wake up with it and you go to bed with it. It never stops. Most of you know Howard who manages the Facial Magic online…

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Borax WASN”T just for Laundry!

Recently information came across via email regarding boron. Did you know that it was used successfully to treat a host of illnesses like arthritis, joint pain, urinary tract infections, sinus and yeast infections? The pharmaceutical industry doesn’t recommend ingesting it but one thing that grabbed my attention was a ‘detox bath’ that could likely alleviate…

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Do You Wear Tattoos?

My drop-dead gorgeous niece wears tattoos up each arm as well as on her back and legs. She is wonderfully proud of the artwork she wears and I must say each scene is thoughtfully inked. Obviously she doesn’t mind the pain threshold and has probably learned to accept the pain without fear. We had a…

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What is Your Biological Age?

The last year has certainly made us sit up and take notice of our health and well-being. In early 2020, we were bombarded with the possibility of facing a certain demise. We knew our health conditions were broader than just hand washing, social distancing and face covers. A healthy mind/body is my passion. For years…

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Lose Fat While You Sleep?

Most everyone knows that deep, dependable sleep is helped along when the body’s melatonin is released. This naturally occurring hormone is secreted by the pineal gland. It regulates our day and night circadian rhythm. Would you like a 7% fat loss by this time next year? Well, if you’re a postmenopausal woman, supplemented melatonin might…

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Astaxanthin

As an anti-aging expert, when I learned of Astaxanthin, I was told that it was the ultimate skin enhancement pill. Since then, I’ve learned that this tiny, deep red pill has many, many health benefits. Mike Adams, Naturalnews.com, lets us know there are amazing benefits from this hugely beneficial supplement: One of the most powerful antioxidants…

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Six Don’t-Drop-While-You-Shop Holiday Survival Hacks

#1  Get out of those tight fitting shoes Shopping long hours requires comfortable shoes and clothes. When your feet hurt, the pain shows on your face making you look tired, irritable and maybe even frumpy. Keep low-heeled comfortable shoes in your car and wear them when you’re dashing around the mall looking for that hard-to-find…

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Want Stronger Bones? Eat More Fat!

Al Sears, MD (he’s an anti-aging guru!) published a thought provoking article that began like this, …“Soy is a superfood” and “tofu is much better for you than meat.” Dr Sears has my attention – as a long-time follower I learned years ago that soy is mostly a GMO product that doesn’t take the place…

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TMJ and Facial Magic®

Excruciating jaw pain? Lessened jaw mobility? You might be experiencing TMJ – Temporomandibular Joint Disorder – a common complaint from those who suffer from a misaligned jaw. Even chewing on one side of your mouth can create an imbalance in the masseter muscles. Personally, every time I visit my dentist, my jaw seems to be…

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Keep Your Lymphatic System in Tip-Top Order

Good health is a result of a functioning lymph system. Chronic illness is a result of the body’s inability to remove toxins and wastes from the circulatory system. In other words, if your lymphatic circulatory system is sluggish, you may begin to experience of host of maladies like headaches, fatique, sore spots in your lower…

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