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Holiday Health Tips

Now that it's full-blown holiday madness, here are some tips for staying healthy, keeping calm, and making the most of this time of year!

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Cup O’Cheer!

We can all find some comfort this time of the year with a little warmth. Winter's a wonderland for tasty brews, whether you wassail, chug glögg, hog the nog, or simply sample the cocoa left for Santa (and his elves). But if you could use a perkier brew - one that won't have you nodding off 15 minutes later - allow us to suggest a (new?) yuletide treasure that's both healing and delicious: masala chai.

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Toys: Safety & Fun!

Visions of sugarplums often means visions of the Most Amazing Toys for children during the holidays. As the Grinch says, "Pop guns! And bicycles! Roller skates! Drums! Checkerboards! Tricycles! Popcorn! And plums..."

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The Acupuncture 411

After being in practice for almost two decades, I've realized that there are many common misconceptions associated with acupuncture. The most common is that acupuncture will hurt. With proper needle insertion, acupuncture should not hurt but sometimes can be a little uncomfortable.

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Mindfulness and Meditation for Children

As a mindfulness and meditation program developer and teacher, I work with children and teachers both privately and in school settings. I help them develop strategies to manage stress, lessen anxiety, build resilience and see firsthand how these practices can change their lives.

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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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