Category Archives: Well Being

10 Benefits to Meditation

  1. Meditation can lower your blood pressure and anxiety.

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  2. Meditation teaches you to be less emotionally reactive.
  3. Meditation helps you to develop mental skills.
  4. Meditation helps to build an interconnectedness with others around you.
  5. Meditation promotes healing from illness such as cancer and heart disease.
  6. Meditation promotes contentment.
  7. Meditation teaches us to be fully present in the moment.
  8. Meditation Increases compassion for yourself and others.
  9. Meditation helps to avoid or heal depression.
  10. Meditation helps manage pain

10 Uses for Olive Oil

  1. Add ¼ cup of olive oil and peppermint oil to your bath to moisturize your skin.
    Olive Oil helps prevent cracks in wooden cutting boards.


  2. Cover sticky labels with olive oil and let sit for 10 minutes. The sticker will peel off.
  3. Put olive oil on a cotton swab to remove eye shadow and mascara.
  4. Rub olive oil on a stuck zipper to help unstick the mechanism.
  5. Exfoliate skin with a mixture of olive oil, sugar and lime zest.
  6. Work olive oil into wooden cutting boards to prevent cracking.
  7. Use a little olive oil as conditioner.
  8. Soak your nails for 10 minutes in warmed olive oil to strengthen them.
  9. Use olive oil to remove paint from your hair.
  10. If you have a squeaky hinge wipe with olive oil to reduce the sound.