I have been a Reiki master teacher for the last few years, and the biggest question I get asked is, “what is Reiki good for?” So let’s go into the basics of what Reiki is, and then I’ll address how you can benefit from this healing technique.Continue reading
If you have done any research on how to be a prepper or create your own prepper pantry, you’ve probably seen hundreds of pages of material for people that already seem to know what to do. This can be a bit overwhelming for the beginner prepper; but don’t be discouraged! Starting a prepper pantry doesn’t have to be as difficult as you think. You can easily start and maintain your own prepper pantry.Continue reading
As Corona virus (COVID-19) not so slowly makes its way into major cities and small suburbs across the nation, it’s becoming increasingly more important to stay calm in this time of panic. People are hoarding toilet paper, medical supplies, and food. Others are becoming violent. It’s easy to be afraid, so try to make the effort to find some peace.
It is never a bad idea to have at least a small stockpile of long term food storage in the event of an emergency. Inclement weather events, power outages, disease outbreak, and other disasters could make finding food outside of your home nearly impossible. Having something to fall back on is a smart and safe plan.Continue reading
As of March 11th, 2020, the Corona Virus (COVID-19) has been recognized as a worldwide pandemic. We’ve known about the virus ever since it hit China last month and I’ll admit that I didn’t take it very seriously at first, but globally it has killed 3.4% of reported cases according to WHO. Comparatively, the seasonal flu kills less than 1%. This is a real threat that it is at your door and you need to protect yourself. Identifying symptoms, too, is important so that you can get help and avoid infecting others.Continue reading
Preparing for disasters should be a priority no matter where you live. Chances are that sooner or later you’ll face some sort of a disaster that will leave you without power, water, or access to buy the things you need in order to live.Continue reading
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Used medicinally, there are lots of ways that turmeric benefits your health. Turmeric is a commonly used spice that comes from the Curcuma (Curcuma longa L.) plant which is a member of the ginger family. Most people know turmeric as an ingredient in curry. But its more than just a spice, as you will see.Continue reading
You already know that I’m not a big fan of modern medicine. Over the years I’ve had to deal quite a bit with anxiety and I know I’m not alone. My doctor is willing to give me prescriptions for anxiety medication, but I prefer to know how to calm anxiety naturally as much as possible. These are my favorite ways to manage anxiety. I hope they help you as much as they help me.Continue reading
Have you ever considered the benefits of organic gardening? Modern farming is geared towards mechanization and homogenization. Instead of organic gardening techniques, most modern farmers use GMOs, pesticides, additives, herbicides, synthetic fertilizers and mass-production techniques. All this is clearly affecting our health, and new diseases are spreading rapidly among humans and animals.