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10 Steps to Mompreneur Enlightened Skincare

Mompreneurship can wear a mama down! As a mother of 2 kids, running the home, tending to a 26 foot geodesic biome greenhouse, putting on the hat of a business owner running 2 online businesses as well as treating patients in my Holistic Medicine clinic, I need every cliff notes version of just about every self care practice out there!

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The Chakras - the Crown Chakra

The Crown Chakra is the seventh Chakra Location: The top of the head Sanskrit Name: Sahasrara Associated Color: Violet, White Associated Body Parts: pineal gland, upper brain, right eye Significance: When it is fully developed, one gets an understanding of ‘Oneness’ of universal existence, as well as true inner peace. It enables us to tap into higher levels of spirituality and develop psychic awareness. Imbalances: Loneliness, fear of death, comparing ourselves unfavorably to others. Function: The entryway for Universal Life Force This chakra is often depicted as a lotus flower with its petals open to represent spiritual awakening. The crown chakra could also be considered the bottomless well from which intuitive knowledge is drawn. The seventh or crown chakra is...

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The Chakras - the Third Eye or "Brow" Chakra

 The Third Eye Chakra is the sixth Chakra Location: at the point on the brow between the medial borders of the eyebrows.  Sanskrit Name: Ajna Associated Color: indigo Associated Body Parts:  pituitary gland, lower brain, left eye, ears, nose, central nervous system Significance:  This Chakra is an associated with our intuition and psychic abilities, such as clairvoyance. It also can enable better visualization and manifestation.  Imbalances:  When there are blockages in this Chakra, things like fear through imagination and dreams manifest or irrational intuitive insights occur. Physical symptoms of blockage in this Chakra show up as persistent headaches (especially in the center of the forehead), insomnia, anxiety and depression Function:  Our mental calculations and thinking processes are functions of...

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Movement vs. Esthetics

We are not safely out of the static gym workout era, but we're close. Arnold's "Pumping Iron," Stallone's "Rambo" and the generation of Gold's Gym, muscle cars, sleeveless t-shirts and walking like a monkey is coming to an inflexible close. Fitness has gone through many different transformations, and the more we learn, the easier it becomes to get fit, lean and (one would hope) healthier. Gas-inducing protein shakes, aneurisms caused by ephedra-based "ripping" agents and high carb and fat free are all being systematically replaced by  testosterone boosters, plant protein, NO2 and high fat, low carb diets. One proponent of the functional over the esthetic is Ido Portal. He derives his system of movement from gymnastics, dance, martial arts and yoga. He...

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The Chakras - the Throat Chakra

The Throat Chakra is the fifth Chakra Location: At the notch between the medial points of the clavicle (collar bone). Sanskrit Name: Vishuddha Associated Colors: Sky Blue Associated Body parts: Thyroid gland, throat and jaw areas, lungs, vocal cords, digestive tract Significance:  This Chakra controls mental creativity and communication activities.When this Chakra is balanced, we speak and listen in the spirit of truth, and also express anger and other emotions in a constructive manner. Energizing this Chakra also improves one’s clairaudience.  Imbalances: When this Chakra is blocked, communication suffers. In addition, things like over indulgence in eating and drinking may occur. Respiratory disorders, dental disorders and low esteem are also consequences of imbalance of this Chakra. Some people also get...

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