Something Shiny: Easy Method for Cleaning Quartz Varieties

Here in Ohio, it is fairly common to find various quartz varieties in river beds, streams, in sandstone crevices, and in the roots of fallen trees. Sometimes they are extremely dirty and encrusted with sediment. Here is a quick and easy method for making your quartz crystals sparkle using apple cider vinegar. Cleaning Quartz with … More Something Shiny: Easy Method for Cleaning Quartz Varieties

A Path to Healing: How Mother Nature Helps with Addiction Recovery

Article submission from Constance Ray at http://www.recoverywell.org Photography by Michelle Black ______________________________________________ Those in recovery work hard to create a healthy lifestyle. They want to heal their body and mind. Finding a way to relax and reduce stress by developing healthy habits and coping mechanisms helps those in recovery stay on the path to long-term sobriety. Certain exercises … More A Path to Healing: How Mother Nature Helps with Addiction Recovery

How to Transform Anger & Frustration into Compassion

  Sometimes there are people in our lives, or situations that occur, in which behaviors or outcomes present a conflict. Whether the presenting conflict is internal or external, direct or indirect — the conflict is experienced, and has an influence over what happens next. The feelings, actions, and behaviors generated from the conflict are 100% dependent on the choice … More How to Transform Anger & Frustration into Compassion

How Travel Brightens Your Health, Smile and Spirits

Do we master our routine schedules or do our routine schedules master us? It’s a difficult question to answer, particularly when you’re caught in what seems to be a permanent work cycle. Whether you’re a workaholic or not, sometimes the prospect of actually escaping from your daily work life for a bit can seem out of reach. Your … More How Travel Brightens Your Health, Smile and Spirits