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New Walking Research: Ramp up Your Energy

New research shows that walking continues to be a healthy and hyper-affordable form of fitness for those with an average fitness level. It can help lower blood pressure, manage your weight, improve your mood,

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Beautiful Kitchen And Bathrooms Made With Recycled Glass

The first time that I encountered the sustainable surfaces from IceStone was during a presentation at the LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) conference in Boulder. It fascinated me right away that the company

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Winter Festival and Triple Threat Winter Triathlon

If you happen to be anywhere near Mammoth Lakes, Calif. in early February, attend the inaugural June Lake Winter Festival and Triple Threat Winter Triathlon on February 1 through 3. Sounds F-U-N. Festivities begin on

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2013 Sundance Film Festival Eco-Celeb Event

Organic Spa Magazine was the proud VIP Gift bag sponsor of the 2013 Stein Erikson Lodge/Eco Hideaway Celeb Event held over the weekend at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

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Rethink And Redesign Your Tap Water

Have you ever watched the videos from the Story of Stuff Project? Like the Story of Cosmetics or the Story of Bottled Water? If not I can highly recommend them. They are quite an

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The Green Guy’s Perfect Day: Poipu Beach, Kauai

They call Kauai the “Garden Island” and the moment you land at the airport in Lihue, it’s clear to see why. The whole island is green and lush with palm trees and birds of

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Going Gluten-Free on a Hawaiian Holiday

I never realized how this carbohydrate-driven nutrient is in practically everything on a breakfast menu. How much gluten lurks in your favorite foods: pizza, sandwiches, muffins? Answer: Tons. Just so happens, I am traveling to

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Handmade Hats And Mittens From Nepal

One of my favorite Christmas presents I received last year was a Cable-knit Woolen Earflap Hat by Nirvanna Designs. My ears have never been warmer since it’s made out of 80% wool and comes

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Plan Your Valentine’s Day in Napa Valley

Napa, Calif. is a dream destination for wine lovers and foodies alike. In addition to tasting wine and eating great food, hiking and biking proliferate in the Valley. Shopping, hot air ballooning and golf

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What is a Yoga Cooldown, and do you Really Need One?

Many of the soothing asanas (postures) we do in the last 10 minutes of yoga are already considered a cool-down because you’re probably already stretching on the floor with hip openers and other floor

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