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Make Self -Care A Must This Year

Make Self -Care A Must This Year

4 Practical Steps for Adding Self-Care to Your Life Life gets busy. When we are overwhelmed—struggling to balance work and time with family and friends—we often forget to take time for ourselves. But self-care is a necessity for a high quality of life and overall well-being. Not only can self-care help prevent future problems with our mental health and relationships, but it can also increase our happiness and productivity in the present. The key is to start with baby steps and grow as you go. Here are 4 steps to get you started:   Take steps to reduce stress  With...


Ginger Water

Ginger Water

With the flu epidemic in full swing here in the US, I'm always looking for ways to naturally boost my immune system and my overall health. I mainly drink water throughout the day and fruit juice in the morning but once in a while I like to switch things up a bit. Cue in ginger water. I'm pretty familiar with drinking hot ginger tea, something I do to help ease belly ache but only recently began to drink that same tea but chilled. It's so easy to make and has completely replace any store brought juice or drinks in my home. I...


Five Reasons Why Coconut Wax Candles Are Better Than Soy!

Five Reasons Why Coconut Wax Candles Are Better Than Soy!

When I first embarked on my mission to create a line of candles for Choiselle, I knew that it needed to be made with the best possible ingredients. My attention was first directed towards soy wax as it was considered to be the best compared to paraffin and beeswax.  Paraffin wax is derived from petroleum, coal or oil shale and is not sustainable or environmentally friendly. Beeswax doesn't carry scent well and isn't sustainable. Soy wax was a great alternative that burned cleaner and was considered sustainable...until now. I recently stumbled upon coconut wax and I love it. Coconut wax is...