Author Archives: Melissa Chichester


11 Uses for Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Let us introduce you to ylang ylang, the gently invigorating essential oil that is a gift to us from the aptly named “perfume tree.”


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Lemon and Lavender Whipped Shea Butter

This whipped shea butter contains two of our favorite essential oils: cleansing lemon and serene lavender.


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Strawberry Vanilla Protein Recovery Smoothie

Training for a race is a grueling process, especially when mileage begins to surpass single digits.


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5 Myths About Night Cream

While it can be hard to resist falling into bed after a long day without a care in the world, spending a few extra minutes to take care of your skin on a daily basis will leave you with radiant skin for the next day and beyond.


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Crispy Turmeric Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Replace the croutons on your salad with a tastier, more nutritious option, or enjoy these turmeric roasted chickpeas alone as a snack.


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9 Uses for Uplifting Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot is everyone’s best friend: this oil plays nicely with just about everyone it meets, including citrus oils like grapefruit and lemon, and floral scents like lavender and ylang ylang.


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Easy Every Time Baked Sweet Potato Fries

We all need a no muss, no fuss side dish to rely on for fast weeknight dinners, and these sweet potato fries fit the bill.


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Lemon and Honey Morning Elixir Recipe

Enjoy the detoxifying properties of lemons first thing in the morning while reaching your daily requirement for magnesium.


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An Introduction to Self-Care

Flight attendants tell you to put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others. Likewise, self-care begins by putting your own needs first – before it’s too late.


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Cherry Chocolate Hemp Protein Muffins Recipe

Who can resist the mouth-watering combination of chewy dried cherries and rich chocolate?


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