Margie’s Favorite Holiday Finds

Margie’s Favorite Holiday Finds

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Margie’s Favorite Things

Our commitment to natural healing resonates with me this holiday season, I have found some fun finds this year.
Each gift thoughtfully reflects The Earth Heals’ mission of natural wellness.

Join me on a journey through my favorite finds—products that not only make wonderful presents but also will make you feel good about giving them. From nourishing self-care essentials to eco-conscious finds, each item encapsulates the spirit of nurturing well-being, both within and around us.

Let’s unwrap my top picks. 🌿🎁

Reusable Silicon Bags

The STASHER is endlessly reusable, resealable, silicone storage bag that eliminates single-use plastics.  I am replacing all of my single use storage bags. I love the idea of being able to use these for everyday and also for the freezer, They have a wide range of colors and lots of bundles too. Their locking seal is amazing for liquids. One side is smooth, and one side is matte finish. Great for labeling.
My favorite economy version is LERINE.

You will see these highlighted in my Meal Prep Series in January.

ONE BAG REPLACES 260 SINGLE USE PLASTIC BAGS EACH YEAR

BUDGET FRIENDLY FAVORITES

Electric Tea Kettle

The Cuisinart Electric kettle is our most used appliance. We used this multiple times a day!

  • Tea (morning, noon and nighttime)
  • Sanitizing kitchen sink and other items
  • French Press
  • Pour-over coffee
  • Reheating rice and pasta
  • Quick hot water for cooking
Vitamix Blender

This is a staple in our house. You first saw me use it in my Frozen Lemonade Tonic. I also shared with you one of my favorite soups, Tomato Soup.  I used this multiple times per day. I chose Vitamix because of its reputation of being handed down, not thrown away, which I love. It is powerful with it’s aircraft-grade stainless steel blades that breaks up even the toughest ingredients, it is a metal drive system that connects the container to the motor base—allowing better blends and a longer lifespan. And, it is self cleaning! Add warm water and a drop of soap and 30 seconds later, your blender is ready for it’s next task. 

  • Smoothies
  • Soups
  • Frozen Desserts
  • Nut Butters
  • Non Dairy Milks
  • Sauces
  • Baby Food
  • Dressings
  • Marinades
  • Flours
  • Food Prep
Mini Trampoline

If you are looking for something that will change the way YOU (and your loved ones) look at exercise, consider REBOUNDING. 

For MANY reasons, the mini trampoline is at the top of my list of favorite things this year! I feel like I have finally found the perfect exercise that I can stick with for the rest of my life. If you are looking for the perfect gift, you will never go wrong giving the gift of HEALTH.
Listed below are the long list of benefits. HERE ARE MINE:

  • Low Impact on my joints
  • 10 minutes of trampoline workout is the same as 40 minutes of running (See Report from NASA)
  • Convenient – At home and at any time, rain or shine!
  • It is FUN!!!! No, seriously! It.Is.Fun. You can keep your own pace during workouts. You can move without leaving the trampoline or you can jump high into the air –  Sign Up for the FREE Trial  It takes about 2 minutes of jumping to shake off a bad mood 😄
  • Lymphatic System Stimulations – this is the reason I tried this. I had my salivary gland removed a while back and some days I need to manually massage to reduce the swelling.
  • Weight Loss – The constant bouncing engages multiple muscle groups, revs up your metabolism, and aids in weight management. It strengthens every single cell of the body, both muscle and non-muscle.
  • I look forward to it – I don’t dread it. 200+ workouts accompanying this rebounder are incredibly fun. You can pick what you enjoy.
    Even rebounding while you watch the news or watch your YouTube in the morning will have dramatic benefits on your health.

1. Cardiovascular Fitness

Rebounding isn’t just about bouncing up and down; it’s a cardiovascular workout in disguise. The rhythmic bouncing engages large muscle groups and gets your heart pumping, improving blood circulation and enhancing your cardiovascular fitness. This low-impact exercise can be particularly beneficial for individuals who need a gentler option for their heart health.

2. Lymphatic System Boost

Your lymphatic system plays a vital role in removing toxins and waste from your body. Rebounding helps stimulate the lymphatic system, promoting detoxification and improving immune function. The up-and-down motion of bouncing helps to open and close lymphatic valves, allowing the lymph fluid to flow more efficiently. This can contribute to a healthier immune system and better overall well-being.

3. Bone Density Enhancement

As you bounce, the gravitational force changes with each jump, creating a light impact on your bones. This can be especially advantageous for those concerned about bone density loss. Rebounding is known to stimulate bone remodeling, promoting the growth of stronger bones. It’s a valuable exercise for individuals of all ages, especially older adults looking to prevent osteoporosis.

4. Core Strengthening

Maintaining balance and stability on the trampoline engages your core muscles. With consistent rebounding, you can tone and strengthen your abdominal and back muscles. A strong core not only helps with posture but also provides a solid foundation for other physical activities.

5. Stress Reduction

Exercise, in general, is a great stress reliever, and rebounding is no exception. The repetitive motion and the rush of endorphins that come with it can help alleviate stress and improve your mood. It’s a playful way to release tension and clear your mind after a long day.

6. Joint Health

Unlike high-impact exercises that can strain joints, rebounding offers a low-impact option that’s gentle on your joints. The cushioning effect of the trampoline reduces the risk of joint injuries, making it suitable for individuals with joint pain or arthritis. Regular rebounding can improve joint mobility and flexibility.

7. Weight Management

Rebounding is an effective calorie-burning activity. The constant bouncing engages multiple muscle groups, revs up your metabolism, and aids in weight management. It’s a versatile workout that can be tailored to different fitness levels and goals.

8. Improved Coordination and Balance

Maintaining stability while bouncing challenges your coordination and balance skills. Over time, these skills can improve, benefiting your overall physical performance and reducing the risk of falls, especially in older individuals.

9. Cognitive Enhancement

Believe it or not, rebounding can also have positive effects on your brain. The increased blood flow and oxygen delivery that come with cardiovascular exercise can enhance cognitive function, including memory and focus. Bouncing on a trampoline might just be the fun brain boost you didn’t know you needed.

10. Convenience and Enjoyment

Rebounding offers the convenience of being a home-based exercise. You don’t need a large space to set up a mini trampoline, and you can fit in a quick workout whenever you have a few spare minutes. The playful nature of bouncing can also make your workout sessions more enjoyable, encouraging consistency in your routine.

In a world where staying active is essential for overall health, rebounding presents itself as a versatile and enjoyable option. From cardiovascular fitness and bone density enhancement to stress reduction and cognitive enhancement, the benefits of rebounding are as diverse as they are impressive. Whether you’re seeking a low-impact exercise, a creative way to boost your lymphatic system, or an effective stress reliever, bouncing on a mini trampoline offers something for everyone.

Remember, as with any new exercise, it’s important to start slowly and listen to your body.
So, why not add a little bounce to your life and reap the rewards of this fun and effective workout?

Your health and well-being will thank you for it!

Use code EARTHHEALS for 10% off just in time for the holidays. They are currently running some amazing deals for the holidays as well. I just discovered their workouts to go with the trampolines.

I LOVE THE OPTIONS.

From the type of workout, to the duration, and the music, it is perfect!
And, I love the instructor, Sydney. She is friendly, fun-loving, and most important, Authentic. She has struggled with her weight after a gymnastics injury that led her to rebounding as a safe exercise for lower back pain. 

There are many rebounder options to choose from $129.00 – $649.00. This one is $129.99 + 10% Off with EARTHHEALS Discount Code. ONETWOFIT 48″ SILENT REBOUNDER
Regular price$129.99 USD ($116.99) + FREE Shipping.  I chose this one because of the size and their reputation. 

I highly recommend the workouts at Bounce N’ Burn . They offer 200 + workouts with 3 new ones released each week. They have a 5-day trial to see if this is for you. I just signed up for a year. They have a special at 50% off per month and per year.

CLICK FOR FREE 5 DAY FREE TRIAL

They have a Facebook Group, monthly challenges, and a variety of fun workouts with great music. That is what sold me.

Sign Up for the FREE Trial 

5 Days to take a look at their offerings. Here is a peak at their classes:

www.bouncenburn.com/home#learnmore

Use Discount Code MARGIEESPE2212 at checkout for 50% off!

 

Don’t Forget Our Very Own The Earth Heals Products

Perfect Stocking Stuffers

FAVORITE FREE GIFTS

Insight Timer

The World’s Largest Library of FREE Guided Meditations on Earth – with 150,000 tracks from psychologists, spiritual leaders and mindfulness teachers.
Meditation, Sleep, Breathwork, Yoga, Contemplation. Wellness means different things to different people. With a focus on personalization and choice, more time is spent on Insight Timer than all other meditation apps.

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Yuka 

Yuka deciphers product labels and analyzes the health impact of food products and cosmetics. This FREE tool is invaluable when it comes to making healthy choices while at the store. It rates foods and cosmetics on a scale from 1 – 100. It has a community of almost 47 million subscribers. It is completely independent: no ads, no influencers, and responsible financing. This app is amazing. It is addicting once you start using it. You will be going through your pantry, the grocery stores and your medicine cabinets. 

Awakening Your Spirit

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Awakening Your Spirit: Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace and Joy

In the midst of our busy lives, it’s easy to lose touch with our inner selves and the profound sense of peace and joy that resides within. However, by awakening our spirit and nurturing our inner being, we can reconnect with a deep feeling of tranquility and happiness. In this article, we will explore practices that can help you cultivate inner peace and joy, allowing your spirit to flourish and bringing a profound sense of well-being to your natural healing journey.

Embrace Mindfulness and Presence:
Start your journey by awakening your spirit by embracing mindfulness and presence. Set aside dedicated time each day to be fully present in the moment. Engage in activities like meditation, deep breathing exercises, or mindful walking, where you can observe your thoughts, emotions, and sensations without judgment. Cultivating mindfulness helps to quiet the mind, reduce stress, and open yourself up to a deeper connection with your inner self.

Connect with Nature:
Nature has a transformative power to awaken our spirits. Spend time outdoors, whether it’s walking in a park, hiking through the woods, or simply sitting by a serene body of water. Immerse yourself in the beauty and serenity of nature, allowing its energy to calm your mind and nourish your spirit. Engaging with the natural world can help you gain a new perspective, foster gratitude, and awaken a sense of interconnectedness.

Nurture Creative Expression:
A creative expression is a powerful tool for awakening your spirit. Engage in activities that allow you to express yourself freely, such as painting, journaling, dancing, or playing a musical instrument. Tap into your innate creativity and allow it to flow unhindered. By nurturing your creative spirit, you connect with your deepest passions, desires, and emotions, bringing a sense of fulfillment and joy to your life.

Practice Gratitude:
Cultivating a practice of gratitude, such as journaling, can profoundly transform your perspective and awaken your spirit. Take a few moments each day to reflect on the blessings and abundance in your life. Write down three things you are grateful for, big or small. Gratitude shifts your focus toward the positive aspects of your life, creating a sense of contentment, and inviting more joy into your experience.

Seek Stillness and Silence:
Amidst the noise and busyness of everyday life, finding moments of stillness and silence is essential for awakening your spirit. Set aside time for quiet contemplation, where you can disconnect from distractions and simply be with yourself. Engage in activities like meditation, journaling, or sitting in peaceful reflection. Embracing stillness and silence allows you to listen to the whispers of your soul and cultivate a deeper connection with your inner self.

Cultivate Loving Kindness:
Practicing loving kindness toward yourself and others is a beautiful way to awaken your spirit. Extend compassion, forgiveness, and understanding to yourself and those around you. Engage in acts of kindness and service to others, knowing that your actions have a ripple effect on the world. Cultivating loving kindness opens your heart, enhances your connections, and brings a sense of fulfillment and joy to your spirit.

Awakening your spirit is a journey of self-discovery and inner transformation. By embracing mindfulness, connecting with nature, nurturing creative expression, practicing gratitude, seeking stillness, and cultivating loving kindness, you can awaken your spirit and invite a profound sense of inner peace and joy into your life. Remember, the path to spiritual awakening is unique for each individual, so embrace practices that resonate with you and allow your spirit to thrive on your natural healing journey.

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Unleashing Your Inner Healer

Unleashing Your Inner Healer

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Unleashing Your Inner Healer: How to Tap into Your Body’s Natural Wisdom

In a world filled with modern medicine and quick fixes, it’s easy to overlook the innate healing wisdom that resides within each of us. Our bodies possess an incredible ability to heal themselves when given the right conditions and support. By tapping into our body’s natural wisdom, we can unleash our inner healer and foster a profound sense of well-being. In this article, we’ll explore practical ways to reconnect with your body and unlock its remarkable healing potential.

Listen to Your Body’s Signals:
Our bodies constantly communicate with us through signals and sensations. By paying attention to these messages, we can gain valuable insights into our well-being. Take the time to tune in and notice any discomfort, pain, or tension. These sensations often indicate areas that need attention and healing. Practice mindful awareness and embrace a proactive approach to your health.

Cultivate Self-Care Rituals:
Self-care is a powerful tool for unlocking your inner healer. Establish rituals that nourish your mind, body, and spirit. Create a daily routine that includes activities such as gentle exercise, meditation, journaling, or indulging in a relaxing bath. Prioritize activities that promote relaxation and rejuvenation, as they contribute to overall well-being and self-healing.

Nurture Your Intuition:
Your intuition is a direct line to your body’s wisdom. This inner voice can guide you toward the choices and actions that support your well-being. Take moments to quiet your mind and listen to your intuition. Trust your gut feelings and make decisions that align with your body’s needs. Cultivating a strong connection with your intuition empowers you to become an active participant in your healing journey.

Embrace Mind-Body Practices:
Mind-body practices, such as yoga, tai chi, and qigong, are excellent ways to tap into your body’s natural wisdom. These practices help to harmonize the mind, body, and spirit, promoting balance and well-being. Engage in activities that promote body awareness, mindful movement, and deep breathing. The integration of breath, movement, and meditation can enhance your body’s healing capacity.

Nourish Your Body with Whole Foods:
The food we consume has a profound impact on our well-being. Embrace a diet rich in whole, unprocessed foods to provide your body with the nutrients it needs for optimal healing. Incorporate fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats into your meals. Listen to your body’s unique needs and make choices that support its vitality and healing processes.

Release Stress and Embrace Relaxation:
Chronic stress can hinder our body’s healing abilities. It’s essential to prioritize stress management and relaxation techniques. Explore practices like meditation, deep breathing exercises, or aromatherapy to create a calm and peaceful space within. By reducing stress levels, you allow your body to redirect energy toward healing and restoration.

By embracing the inherent wisdom within your body, you have the power to unleash your inner healer and embark on a transformative healing journey. Trust in your body’s ability to heal, and actively participate in your well-being by listening, nurturing, and honoring its needs. Through self-care, mindfulness, and a holistic approach, you can tap into your body’s natural wisdom and unlock a profound state of health and vitality. Remember, you hold the key to your healing journey—embrace it and thrive.

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Gratitude Journal – Mind | Body | Spirit

Gratitude Journal - Mind | Body | Spirit

While trying to find a way to nurture My Mind, My Body, and My Spirit, I decided to create a gratitude journal that would accomplish this. While you may practice gratitude each day, that is only part of the practice. Here are some reasons why it is important to prioritize Your Mind, Your Body and Your Spirit on a daily basis:

Overall Health and Vitality: Nurturing your mind, body, and spirit contributes to your overall health and vitality. When you prioritize each of these areas, you promote a balanced and harmonious state, which can lead to improved physical health, mental clarity, emotional resilience, and a greater sense of overall well-being.

Stress Reduction and Mental Well-being: Daily attention to your mind, body, and spirit helps reduce stress and supports mental well-being. Practices such as meditation, mindfulness, and self-reflection can calm the mind, promote emotional balance, and enhance your ability to cope with stressors. Taking care of your physical health through exercise, rest, and proper nutrition also contributes to mental well-being.

Self-Awareness and Personal Growth: Focusing on your mind, body, and spirit encourages self-awareness and personal growth. Engaging in practices like journaling, meditation, or therapy allows you to explore your thoughts, emotions, and beliefs, gaining deeper insight into yourself. This self-awareness provides a foundation for personal growth, self-acceptance, and a better understanding of your values and purpose.

Enhanced Resilience and Adaptability: Nurturing your mind, body, and spirit on a daily basis helps build resilience and adaptability. When you take care of your physical health, engage in mental and emotional well-being practices, and cultivate spiritual connections, you develop a strong foundation that supports you during times of change, adversity, or stress. This resilience allows you to navigate challenges with greater ease and bounce back from setbacks.

Improved Relationships: Prioritizing your mind, body, and spirit can positively impact your relationships. When you take care of your mental and emotional well-being, you are better equipped to communicate effectively, empathize with others, and maintain healthy boundaries. Additionally, when you prioritize self-care and fulfillment, you can show up more authentically and positively in your relationships.

Alignment and Fulfillment: Focusing on your mind, body, and spirit helps align your actions and values, leading to a greater sense of fulfillment. When you prioritize these areas, you nurture a sense of purpose, meaning, and connection to something greater than yourself. This alignment enhances your overall sense of fulfillment and well-being.

Remember, prioritizing your mind, body, and spirit is an ongoing practice. It involves incorporating daily habits and rituals that nourish and support these aspects of your life. This journal includes a place to track your mood, your exercise, your water intake, your protein, your goals, your affirmations and so much more.

By dedicating time and attention to each of these areas, you can cultivate a more balanced, harmonious, and fulfilling existence.

I have published this on Amazon for everyone to use. I hope you find this makes it easy and fun to align Your Mind, Your Body and Your Spirit and for you to reach fulfillment and well-being. Just a few minutes each day will be transformational.

🌟 Embrace Gratitude and Begin Your Healing Journey Today! 📓🌱.

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