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Who Inspires You?

By Julia Loggins / July 12, 2021
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This is a woman living her purpose! Though she never thought of herself as a feminist, ageless rebel Patricia Bragg has been breaking the glass ceiling all of her life. She grew the first natural foods company in America into a worldwide phenomenon, through her genuine belief that everyone has a right to experience radiant…

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What is a “healing crisis”?

By Julia Loggins / May 19, 2021
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Have you ever wondered, what is a “healing crisis”? And, is feeling worse before we feel better an inevitable step in healing?   A “healing crisis” can occur when we fast, let go of sugar, caffeine or anything toxic that has been a familiar part of our lifestyle. The symptoms may include fatigue, headaches, rashes,…

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Healthy & Beautiful Undergarments

By Julia Loggins / April 14, 2021
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Our Fearless Leader has an unabashed opinion of bras, especially those with underwires. “Ditch them!” she says. Lymphatic therapists and breast health experts agree! Constricting bras are a serious health hazard. If you have an unhealthy attachment to your underwire bra, we have some beautiful alternatives that may entice you to break up with it!…

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2021 Advice: Be Kind to Yourself

By Mission Web / January 6, 2021
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Our heath advice for easing into 2021? Relentless kindness — to yourself! Relentless kindness embraces a healthy, gentle attitude regarding self-care, and a compassionate perspective of what we truly need right now. It doesn’t mean over-indulging in sugar and junk food, but focuses on things we all can do to renew our spirit and lift…

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Healthy Tips for Recharging Sleep

By Julia Loggins / November 15, 2020
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Sleep is one of the most important facets of our lives! It replenishes our nervous system, boosts our immunity and when we’re refreshed, fills us with energy. And yet, for those who struggle with falling sleep, or staying asleep, it can also be a source of frustration.   Here are some ideas from Paul Bragg…

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Gandhi’s Wisdom on Fasting

By Julia Loggins / November 6, 2020
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⚡️⚡️If you find fasting challenging, here’s a lightening bolt of inspiration!⚡️⚡️   📖Today I am sharing a story by Paul Bragg from his and Patricia Bragg’s best-seller, “Miracle of Fasting” about his 21 day fasting trip with Gandhi in July of 1946. They began in New Delhi, a year before India gained Independence.   In…

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7 Ways to Let Go of Tension

By Julia Loggins / November 5, 2020
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Turn on some music and dance! That’s one of Patricia Bragg’s secrets to reducing stress, and who couldn’t use some stress relief this week?!  Here are seven more of our fearless leader’s favorite things to do to let go of tension: 1.   Do five minutes of deep, diaphragmatic breathing 2.  Take a brisk walk in…

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Natural Headache Remedies

By Julia Loggins / November 4, 2020
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Headaches are no fun! 😣👎   Some people struggle with them constantly. They take us out of the present moment and can lead to depression and fatigue. Stress exacerbates pain and inflammation of all kinds, particularly in our head and neck.   🚶‍♂️🦋🌳Yoga, brisk walks in nature and breathing fresh air all help us release…

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Making Sure You Take Time for YOU!

By Julia Loggins / November 1, 2020
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🛀💆☀️📖 It’s Sunday Spa Day, a day for basking in the autumn sun, or a long, lavender-scented bath and a good book! But what if you are quarantining with family, and privacy has become a thing of the past? I’m Julia Loggins and I want you to consider these two questions:   ▪️How do you…

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Breaking Down the “Healing Crisis” of Fasting

By Julia Loggins / October 30, 2020
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Have you tried fasting, but experienced headaches or brain fog? One of the main benefits of fasting is purification, but detox may cause what we call a “healing crisis.” Those symptoms include fatigue, and even a flu-like feeling. However, you don’t have to suffer or abandon your fast!   Here are some simple detox protocols…

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Spa Day: Foot Baths!

By Julia Loggins / October 18, 2020
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We’ve talked facials and essential oils, but what about our often-neglected feet? They are our foundation, the bedrock of our being, and deserve extra attention and appreciation today!   Here are some ideas for foot baths that not only rejuvenate your feet and toes, but detoxify your body and lift your mood. All you need…

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Natural Ways to Improve Memory

By Julia Loggins / October 16, 2020
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Do you ever dash into a room, only to forget why you went? It happens to all of us!   Though our memories do fade with age, there are natural remedies for safeguarding our brainpower. Here are six of them:   Meditation Meditation has been proven to increase grey matter in the brain, which impact…

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