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Household uses for coconut oil

January 2, 2014

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  We know that coconut oil is ideal for cooking and baking, as it can withstand higher temperatures than other cooking oils. Also, coconut oil does not spoil. In testing for rancidity, coconut oil that had been kept at room temperature for a year showed no evidence of spoiling. Coconut oil […]

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Good feng shui begins at your front door

June 30, 2013

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by Joy Abrams —  The art of feng shui brings together a wonderful mix of good interior design, the Chinese five element theory, Taoist principles of yin and yang based on the I-Ching and ancient folk wisdom from China. At its very core is the belief that all things on the planet are imbued with […]

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Books and feng shui

May 7, 2013

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by Joy Abrams —  If you are an avid reader and love the adventure and informative nature of books, you likely want to display them. The question so often asked is, “Where should I put all of my books?” The place to put them is on the left side of the entrance to your room […]

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Your environment impacts your health

May 5, 2013

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by Joy Abrams —  While many understand that feng shui is concerned with the flow of energy in space and how we resonate within this space, few realize that ignoring its precepts can negatively effect health. In principle, this idea is easy to grasp: If your space is not healthy, you will not feel well. […]

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Classical feng shui and Western feng shui — A world of difference

April 19, 2013

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by Denise A. Liotta-Dennis —  Feng shui, introduced to America about 28 years ago, continues to be well-loved; there are more than 1,000 books on the subject, worldwide. However, even many of those who are well-read on the subject are unaware that there are different types of feng shui. There is the authentic, classical and […]

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Is dirty electricity the culprit?

February 22, 2013

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by Betsy Timmerman —  Common symptoms that define fibromyalgia are feeling unrefreshed after sleep and cognitive dysfunction, including impaired memory or concentration and persistent muscle pain. These symptoms are the same ones that people with electrical hypersensitivity experience. Could dirty electricity be magnifying or triggering the symptoms of fibromyalgia? Recent evidence points more conclusively to […]

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Feng shui for the living room

February 20, 2013

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by Louis Audet —  The best location for a living room is in the front of the home and in view from the front door and foyer. Since it is one of the first rooms seen upon entering, the look and feel should be one of beauty and prosperity. As such, it sets the tone, […]

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How to remove kitchen odors

February 18, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — If you have to clean something that has a strong odor, put a bit of Vick’s® VapoRub® under your nose (not inside the nostrils). You will not smell anything else, and its menthol scent will also keep your sinuses clear. Following are some cleaning hints to help you in the […]

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Feng shui and the Valley

February 7, 2013

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by Denise A. Liotta —  Almost everyone has heard of feng shui, but why do business moguls Steve Wynn and Donald Trump use it? Simple: because it works and it sells. Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas mega-builder, has used a feng shui master from Hong Kong for many years to help him build his hotels […]

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The value of stuff in a consumeristic society

January 2, 2013

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by Laura Lofgreen — There is nothing more satisfying than setting a goal and working hard to accomplish it. For example, a teenager wanting that first pair of name-brand jeans realizes it takes a lot of work and dedication to earn the money to purchase them. As a result, wearing them for the first time […]

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Creating abundance with affirmations

December 25, 2012

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by Kymla Eubanks —  Many of us begin the new year by making resolutions to improve our physical health, clean out that closet full of clothes we never wear or become more organized. More than halfway through the year, how are these intentions going? It is never too late to rid ourselves of the things […]

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Success, creativity and good health through Vastu

December 19, 2012

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by Michael and Robin Mastro —  Our homes, when carefully oriented, have the power to give us comfort and security and to be one of our best investments. We spend a great deal of time and money to accomplish this, but how do we really know if we are creating a positive and life-supporting place […]

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What we need to know about genetically engineered foods

December 13, 2012

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by Rose Montana —  Food derived from genetically engineered (GE) crops entered the U.S. food supply sometime after 1996, the year in which the first GE crops were planted. Chemical companies, including Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow and BASF, that produce these never-before-in-the-history-of-planet-Earth organisms have succeeded in keeping most consumers in the dark regarding genetically modified organisms […]

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