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Holistic Happenings - July Wellness, Healing Foods, and More
July 10, 2014

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Table of Contents

1 - A Note from Val

2 - July Wellness Challenge: Connect with Nature

3 - Website Updates

A Note From Val

Happy July!

Summer has finally arrived in the North Country, complete with an unusual amount of thunder and lightning storms and variable weather. But, hey, I'm not complaining's out for the summer and I'm lovin' it.

Now that I'm back from a week of visiting family, swimming, and enjoying the grandkids, cousins, sisters, Dad, and all, it's time to settle into my busy, and much enjoyed summer routine of relaxing, creating, and catching up. Oh yeah, and zapping some of those tolerations we talked about a few months ago - clutter, dirty windows...

July Wellness Challenge - Connect with Nature

Summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and experience the natural world. This month's article includes tips for enhancing your feelings of being connected with nature, which I believe is vital for health and well-being. Also see photos of four common medicinal herbs you may have growing nearby. Read and share your experiences with this challenge here. Which herbs grow by you?

July marks our halfway mark for this year's wellness challenges. How is it going for you? If you missed any, or want to revisit them, you can access all the monthly challenges here.

Summer Aromatherapy Tip

Want to cool off with aromatherapy? Try this: Put 10-25 drops of peppermint essential oil in a spray bottle with purified water. Store in the refrigerator to maximize the cooling effect. Spritz yourself whenever you need it. Try it on your hot feet! Or spritz a hand towel soaked in cool water and drape around your neck. Smells good and clears your head, too(so to speak).

Website Updates

Our website has been updated for mobile apps and horizontal navigation to make it easier for you to navigate with smartphones and tablets.

Several pages have also been updated. An important update is the Healing Foods Page which has an important video by William Li about Eating to Starve Cancer. Very interesting. Because of what I learned on his video I am now drinking more Earl Grey tea.

Check out our Facebook page, too, for lots of new posts and quotes.

On Facebook? Like Holistic MindBody Healing with Val Silver for wellness tips and more.

Until next time,
Wishing you happiness, healing, and wellness by design.

Val Silver

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