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5 Foods For Healthy & Shiny Hair

Healthy Shiny Hair

A few weeks ago, a had a reader email me asking me what I recommended for healthy and shiny hair. So, I thought, what the heck, why not put it in a video for you all and share by 5 Foods For Healthy & Shiny Hair?!?!?

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Non Toxic Skin Care | Ayurveda | Food For Your Skin

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Hi Friends!

You know that about 5 years ago I made some significant lifestyle and diet changes in my life.  This was in response to the extreme anxiety that I was dealing with. At the time, I thought it was my high-stress job (and it certainly was). But it was also connected to my diet. So, I educated myself and made some significant changes to start the repair process and I succeeded.

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It was during that time that I also learned about how everyday products that we use in our home can affect our health.  Skin care products are definitely something that you need to take a look at when you are embarking on a wellness journey. The chemicals in many of these products that the ability to affect our endocrine system.  In fact, we’re only beginning to learn about the long term effects that these chemicals will have on our overall health.

Today, I am so passionate about non-toxic skin care.  I am so delighted to have Lisa Mattan, Founder of Sahajan Organic Skin Care to talk about:

– the importance of non-toxic skin care;
– the popularity of ayuvedic principles and plant-food for skin;
– the best foods for your skin;
– and, a little personal look inside Lisa’s entrepreneurial life.

WATCH THE VIDEO NOW!

You can learn more about Sahajan Organic and Ayurvedic Skin Care by the links below:

Sahajan Organic Skin Care: http://www.sahajan.com
Get Sahajan on WELL.CA: http://bit.ly/1nIMeSK

Now, over to you: do you use organic skin care products?  And, if so, why or why not? Tell me in the comments below!

Double Chocolate Orange Smoothie

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Happy weekend!

I’m sitting having a rare late day coffee.  It’s rare as I never drink coffee in the afternoon and it’s late because I have been celebrating my hubby, James’s, birthday!

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My Favourite Holiday Essential Oil Blends

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How is the holiday season treating you?

With no family between my husband and I here in BC, we’ve had to come up with our own traditions. After 11 years together, we’re still trying to create them.

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Peppermint Matcha Latte

Peppermint Matcha Latte

Last night, I took my girlfriend to a Gabrielle Bernstein event here in Vancouver. I hadn’t actually been to Gabby’s events before.  I subscribe to her Spirit Junkie app and I will often watch her videos as a subscriber to her newsletter/website. It was an amazing event. There was a lot of talk about fear and resistance which really hit me hard.  My girlfriend had the same impact.

It was a bit of a late night and I naturally wake up early so I wanted something warming but that wasn’t coffee. So, here we are…

Matcha is a fantastic tea from ground green tea leaves. It is high in antioxidants and it makes a great alternative to coffee. Matcha is still caffeinated but it doesn’t spike your energy levels and keeps a more stabilized and sustained energy level.

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Rosemary + Black Pepper Bread – Paleo // Grain Free

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Here’s something that you probably didn’t know about me.  I have a traditional day job. I am an HR manager here in Vancouver, Canada.  Yup.  So, on my weekends and some of my weeknights, I spend all of my free time finding ways to connect with you all. I LOVE IT.

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(GIVEAWAY) Essential Oils | Yoga | Mantras | Feminine Power

There’s nothing that I love more than essential oils, yoga and hanging out with my gal pals.  Toss all of that goodness in a book, and you’ve got me.

About a month or two ago, my online gal pal, Kate Fagervik, from LiveWithMoxy.com announced that she was releasing her self-published novel, NOVEL STUDY: A Woman’s Worth // A DIY Guide to Exploring your Inner-Verse.  

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I loved this book.

The book is meant to be a companion to Marianne Williamson’s book, A Women’s Worth but it’s also an amazing resource to tap in to your feminine power through essential oils, yoga, mantras, crystals and many wise words. So may good nuggets in this easy read.

To help with the launch of my new bedside companion, I sat down with Kate to learn more about her, her online boutique, LiveWithMoxy.com, her favourite essential oils, yoga poses, crystals and so much more.

WATCH IT HERE.

Also, I’m giving away a copy of Kate’s book NOVEL STUDY: A Woman’s Worth // A DIY Guide to Exploring your Inner-Verse.  I’ll also be tossing in a few of my favourite essential oils so you can learn the power that nature can have!

In the comments below, tell me in what area you are most interested in learning about: Essential Oils, Mantras, Crystals, or Yoga.

1 in 8 – Are You At Risk? + 3 Most Impactful Ways for Long Term Health

Right now, I’m enjoying an espresso, 1/2 caf.  As you may have read on my instagram page, I’ve been limiting my coffee intake.  This is for a few reasons which you can learn from this post.  It also features an ahhhh-mazing recipe for Decadent Superfood Hot Chocolate!

I’m in the business of serving others.  I truly am here on this great big planet of ours to help women find balance in their health and lifestyle.

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Decadent Superfood Hot Chocolate – dairy free // vegan

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I love coffee.  I really, REALLY do.  Now, I’m not a 2-3 cup a day coffee drinker but I have one cup of joe a day. And, if you live in West Vancouver like I do, you’ll find me on the weekends at a local coffee shop with my honey, sipping away working on this website.

Hey, I even did a video on EatLifeBalanceTV with my ASK JULIE: Is Coffee Good or Bad For Me?

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Tortilla Wraps – Grain Free // Vegetarian

Tortilla Wraps

I love me some tacos!  James and I have them once a week, normally with these tasty bits and a bunch of spicy veggies and my homemade crockpot refried beans. The problem with taco shells is that they are normally made with GMO corn and many, in general, find corn hard to digest.  They’re also deep fried which I guess is why they’re so tasty in the first place!

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