Calming your Brain for a Good Night’s Sleep

Many people lament that they do not sleep well. Perhaps you too suffer from this dilemma Ensuring your bedroom is dark, removing disruptive pets, and using a low-level “white noise” to help tune out traffic and barking dogs are three solutions towards providing a good sleeping environment. But what about the interior disruptions, the noise in our mind that Dr. Mercola refers to as “cognitive...
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Using Essential Oils for BALANCEd Health

Karen is a prairie girl now residing on the East Coast of Canada. She’s an active outdoorswoman, community builder and supporter of local food goodness… and a fabulous raw-food chef! Find out more about Registered Holistic Nutritional Consultant, Karen, below. Join In Balance consultant Karen Toews to find out how you can use essential oils to get back to a more BALANCEd you! As a holistic...
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Essential Oils Support for Holiday “Sleep in Heavenly Peace”

A restful sleep, vital for health on so many levels: energy renewal, detoxification, weight maintenance, body repair and more. Whether consulting one-on-one with clients, working with groups through an In Balance 8-week program, socializing with friends, joining in conversations with “strangers” online or in the grocery store, lack of sleep is a topic of concern for many people. And in my...
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Why Sleep is Vital to Maintaining a Healthy Weight [and How to Get It!]

Provided your experience with sleeping babies did not include things like colic, asthma or eczema, the photo above probably evokes a strong heartfelt desire to have an infant’s quality of sleep be your norm. Handling three simple factors properly can have you well on your way: Environment: We can set the tone for our quality of sleep with key factors being degree of room darkness (the...
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