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3 DYI Superfood Masks to Bring Your Glow Back!!!

3 DYI Superfood Masks to Bring Your Glow Back!!!

Skin looking a little tired?  Winter skin not coping too well with cold temperatures and drying heat?  Just wanting to get your glow back?  There are so many plant-based remedies and superfoods that can do double duty as both foods that we eat AND put on our skin!  Below are 3 easy DIY face masks that will leave your skin glowing, hydrated and bring your glow back!    Easy Goji Berry Mask Goji Berries are a superfood that isn’t just for eating!  These little red powerhouses can benefit you when applied externally to your skin.  Goji Berries contain powerful antioxidants and vitamins...

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Simone Wan Moran

Why the heck do we get hung over and what to do if you’re in the HO situation.

Why the heck do we get hung over and what to do if you’re in the HO situation.

Why the heck do we get hungover and what to do if you’re in the HO situation. Libations make for lively conversations and feel like a relaxing and celebratory thing to do…. Until the next day when we say to ourselves, did I really drink that much?  The potential problem with drinking is drinking over your personal limit which can cause the dreaded hangover.  For some, that’s 2 glasses of red wine, and for others, it’s 5 martinis.  Whatever it is for you, we’re going to go over a few reasons why hangovers happen and what you can do about them. Why hangovers happenAccording to research,...

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Simone Wan Moran

Anti-Inflammatory Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Anti-Inflammatory Cauliflower Soup Recipe

This cauliflower soup recipe is so delicious, we wanted to share it with you!  It's from Anya Vien, a contributor to Yummly, the digital recipe site.  The recipe includes both ginger and turmeric and is just one delicious way to help to reduce inflammation and relieve pain!  Enjoy!   CAULIFLOWER, GINGER, COCONUT OIL, TURMERIC SOUP Ingredients: 1 medium head cauliflower, stemmed and cut into bite-size florets 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 cup chopped kale 3 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped 1 can full-fat, unsweetened coconut milk 2 teaspoons minced ginger 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped...

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Simone Wan Moran

5 Ways to Naturally Boost your Dopamine

5 Ways to Naturally Boost your Dopamine

You’ve heard of dopamine but what exactly is it, why do we need it and how do we get more of it?  Dopamine is a chemical in your brain that plays a role in the regulation of cognition, memory, motivation, mood, attention and learning.  It also aids in decision-making and sleep regulation.  So I don’t know about you, but I need lots of dopamine in my day to keep me going! Unfortunately, certain lifestyle factors and medical conditions can interfere with our happy dopamine levels.  How do you know you’re low on dopamine?  Do you have loss of pleasure in...

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Simone Wan Moran