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DIY Calming Candle

For 5,000 years, individuals have been using botanicals as healing agents for the mind and body. Modern women fully understand why our ancestors started using them in the first place. Not only do they smell amazing, but they work! The human body instinctively responds to items that come from nature. All essential oils are made from flowers, plants, herbs or saps. Various oils help with specific ailments. The following 7 oils help decrase stress adn boost mood. 

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How a Morning Routine Can Impact Mental Health

By Liam McLeod • Rumble Contributor | One of the most important things I have come to realize in life is that happiness is something that is earned, not given. It took me a long time to understand that in order to be happy in life, you have to go out of your way every single day and do something that has the chance to bring some sort of light to your day. It took me even longer to realize that the same was true (for me) when it came to dealing with anxiety. 

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Staying Sane Amidst The Change... yeah, it's possible

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | I remember when I was a little girl taking family trips to the beach. My favorite thing to do was to jump waves.  I would get knocked under and hold my breath until I could make my way back to the surface. Sometimes I would twist and turn for what seemed like an eternity waiting for that moment to rise to the surface only to discover that the current had taken me further down the beach than I had expected.  Life can be like this.  It’s exciting and exhilarating until we get pulled into the undertow and then it becomes a quest for survival and feeling somewhat disoriented as we strive to make sense of change.  How do we stay sane when we’ve lost all sense of direction?  

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Power of Pink 5K returns to Frog Level

The longest, currently tenured running event in Haywood County returns in 2021 on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. in the Frog Level area of Waynesville. The 5K race/walk begins and ends on Commerce Street and a flat out-and-back course that is perfect for those wanting a personal best or just a walk with friends to benefit a good cause.

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Power of Pink 5K returns to Frog Level

The longest, currently tenured running event in Haywood County returns in 2021 on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 9 a.m. in the Frog Level area of Waynesville. The 5K race/walk begins and ends on Commerce Street and a flat out-and-back course that is perfect for those wanting a personal best or just a walk with friends to benefit a good cause.

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Veteran speaks out on impacts of military sexual assault

By Heather Hyatt-Packer • Rumble Contributor | Vulnerability is not my strong suit. I’ll be the first to admit this. Over the course of several weeks, I sat down at my writing table multiple times to pen a piece regarding military PTSD. Every time I was overwhelmed. Initially, I considered producing a generic overview of my experience but then I realized that wasn’t fair. Not only was I being unfair to readers but I was being disingenuous with myself.

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A History of Makeup

Makeup is a part of the human experience. Almost as far back as historians and archeologists have artifacts of human existence, there is evidence of makeup. Think about little kids, coming home from school with magic marker drawings, stickers or other decorations adorning their arms or face. It seems there is a natural instinct to explore, decorate and enhance our appearance. 

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Best Foods For Healthy Skin

Healthy skin is sold to us every day. Bottles and jars of every shape and size contain soaps, creams, oils, and tinctures that promise perfect skin. Just buy this one, new product and all your skin qualms will be quelled. But deep, deep down we all know the truth. Good skin, just like any aspect of a healthy body, starts from within. And a huge part of what is “within,” is everything we choose to eat. 

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DIY Citrus Sugar Scrub

I've been a fan of high-quality essential oils for a long time, and it seems when people get hooked on essential oils, they also become well-versed in the world of DIY products. That was the case for me, anyway. As I learned more about the benefits of oils and the horrible, toxic ingredients in mainstream skincare lines, I began to either use raw products (pure vitamin E, apple cider vinegar, coconut oil, etc.) or make my own products at home. 

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