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Welcome Winter! Welcome Holidays!

At Element, we have a some wonderful new products for this fun season. Remember our Frasier Fir Collection from Thymes? The smell of a Christmas tree is so delightful, when the weather outside is frightful. This year, we have votives, travel tins, room sprays, and even a Frazier Fir ornament. We also have a brand new cedar candle from Thymes. The smell is divine.

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Giving Tuesday

As the frenzy of the holiday season begins, in the midst of cyber sales or screaming discounts, let's all pause on Tuesday, November 27 and take part in Giving Tuesday.

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has arrived! Thanksgiving offers a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the year and acknowledge our gratitude for all we have. Whether with family, or friends, or even cherished time alone, we can all celebrate something and hopefully enjoy some wonderful eats. Here’s a healthy pumpkin pie recipe with rave reviews to add your cookbook. Just 10 ingredients!

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

The holiday season is rapidly approaching. Family tension, planning gatherings, and travel are only just a few potential stressors this time of the year. Stress can lead to numerous health conditions including insomnia, muscular tension, headaches, jaw clenching, and teeth grinding. Don’t let extra jaw tension affect the enjoyment of these upcoming holiday meals! Relax...

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Winter’s Bounty

While spring and fall may get all the great press for the fresh fruits and veggies, there are nutritious and delicious options available throughout the cold months, even in the northern climate.

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Dissecting the Seasonal Blues: SAD

During this time of year when the days are shorter and nightfall comes earlier, many people are affected by a seasonal depression. SAD, or seasonal affective disorder, affects more than 10 million Americans. Seventy-five percent of those who suffer from SAD are women. SAD generally starts in October or November and can last until spring.

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Fall into Better Health!

While there are definite drawbacks to the encroachment of winter & the time change this weekend, fall offers to opportunity to retrench and re-establish some important health habits.

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Roast those Pumpkin Seeds!

Part of pumpkin carving is getting to roast and eat the seeds. Here's a recipe from Eating Well. Not only are pumpkin seeds delicious, they're extremely nutritious. Pumpkin seeds are rich in magnesium, zinc, protein, and antioxidants. These seeds are just one more treasure contained within your pumpkin, whether you're carving it for Halloween or making a pie!

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