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COVID-19 Explained + A Holistic Approach to Prevention

Contributor: Dr. Hilda Gonzalez    SARS-COV2 vs COVID-19 vs Corona Virus: What do all of these different terms mean?  According to the World Health Organization (WHO),  1) SARS-COV2 is the name of the novel (new) coronavirus. It stands for “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2”  2) The disease it causes is COVID-19 3) Corona Virus is a family of viruses with different strains   How is SARS-COV2 different from previous cases of SARS?  This is a different strain of SARS-COV. They are 96% identical, so this is why many of the treatment plans in both western and chinese medicine are based on the way the SARS-COV reacted to previous treatments. There is currently no single best treatment protocol, but there...

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The Power of Self-Love

By Vanessa Mergulhão As we approach Valentine’s Day and love is on the rise, we have an opportunity to explore this four-letter word a little deeper. In the current state of our world, this is a time that we all need to be rooted in love more than ever.  But where does love really come from? The source of all love comes from within us, which is why self-love is such an important practice to implement into our daily lives. It might sound self-centered at first, but once you start dedicating more attention, love and kindness to yourself, you will be able to express your true essence and power and positively affect everyone around you. Self-love is also essential for...

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Sun Potion Sexual Vitality

Whether you're in a partnership or flying solo at the moment, we all can enhance our sexual energy for maximum vitality. Chinese medicine tells us that balanced sexual + creative energy (yes, they are the same!) enhances our Jing, which is our life essence. Our Jing is essentially stored in our kidneys by way of Eastern wisdom. By keeping our kidneys healthy and Jing flourishing, through herbs as well as tapping into our sexuality, we ooze with vitality from head-to-toe.  Improper regulation of our sexual energy depletes our Jing which can also in turn cause weakness in our kidneys. It is essential to keep our kidneys happy and nourished as they are the root of life. Strong sexual energy is needed for a juicier life and...

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Babies Deserve To Be Pumped Too

Contributor: Primally PurePhotographer: Primally Pure Welcoming your little one to the world is full of deep joys, new discoveries, and decisions on how to best care for and nurture this new life.  While big-name baby brands pull on parents’ heartstrings through marketing and media, their products are often lacking the purity and healing properties that delicate bodies are in need of. With skin so soft and sensitive, even the “mildest” formula may not be the most beneficial. Labels stating all-natural, safe, tear free, etc. can sometimes be misleading. So as always, it’s essential to look at the list of ingredients that will inevitably be absorbed by your baby and choose the most natural baby products available. Unfortunately, several conventional baby products...

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