Organic Spa Blog

Five Basic Breathing Techniques to Calm Your Mind

As summer starts to unwind, don’t let your relaxed state of mind unwind with it. Kids returning to school and the relentless retail rush to the holidays can leave you stressed and removed from a

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10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Back to School

School bells will be ringing again shortly. And while you’re preparing for the upcoming year—buying new clothes and supplies—it’s important to keep green practices in mind. Eric Novak, executive editor of Enviro Dad, shared with Organic Spa

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DIY Natural Massage Oil

Some of my favorite essential oils for skin-nourishing and anti-inflammatory benefits include chamomile, clary sage, orange blossom, geranium, lavender, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood, ylang-ylang and last, but not least, rose and rose hips. These can

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Beauty Is Wellness: A 5-Minute Healthy Hair Breakfast

Welcome to Beauty Is Wellness, a column about the link between nutrition, lifestyle and beauty based on my health coaching practice of the same name. I’m thrilled to share information about my favorite beauty

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Green Guy’s Perfect Day: St. Lucia

While most people may think of reggae and rum when they imagine the Caribbean, one word that may not come to mind is chocolate. That’s changing, though, and a recent trip to St. Lucia

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August Is National Coffee Month

Even a hard-core coffee drinker like me had no idea that August is National Coffee Month. Thomas Jefferson once said, “The coffee bean is to become the favorite beverage of the civilized world.” And he

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5 Ways to Firm Up Face and Body

As summer splashes into full swing, many of us are already treating sunburns and flabby blemished skin. Neglecting your skin may start on your face but skincare routines for the whole body also fall

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Green Your Coffee Habit with FSC-Certified Filters

Small changes in your daily routine can help you to create a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Take your morning cup of coffee for example. Hopefully you already buy fair trade, organic and shade-grown coffee beans.

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Raw and Blended Beauty

Summer is full of fresh and beautiful fruits and vegetables. It’s also a great time to focus on eating an abundance of them. Every summer I do a summer beauty detox. Last year, I

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15 Inspired Shipping Container Homes

About If we owned the San Antonio Guest House, we’d never live in our main building. With extra windows to make the most of the light and a decking area to make the most of

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