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The 10 Best Tea Tree Oil Brands Ever – A Review

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You probably best know the Melaleuca Alternifolia tree from its “Tea Tree” leaves, and you’ve most likely been acquainted with it in pale, yellow liquid form. This Tea Tree Oil is no longer an obscure healing alternative that your weird Aunt vehemently swears will permanently heal your bad attitude. As outlined in our guide to tea tree essential oils, it’s a well known, empirically proven treatment for the scalp and skin; it’s even commonly used as a household cleaner, and touted as an effective antibacterial mouthwash. In fact, there are many tea tree oil uses.

Due to the science that backs up its effectiveness and its resulting ever-growing popularity, there are now endless companies offering this potent, natural medicine in tincture form. And it can be confusing to sort through their differences, qualities, and effectiveness.

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7 Ways to Tell the Difference Between Sadness and Depression (and What to Do)

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To understand the difference between sadness and depression, consider a sudden rainstorm. It could be a side effect of a hurricane – but it’s also possible that it’s simply rain. Although they appear to be the same meteorological event, there’s an immense difference in their effects. One causes real, lasting damage. The other one is simply a damper on your day.

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8 Tea Tree Oil Uses to Boost Your Overall Health

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The ways that tea tree oil uses can benefit your health and beauty are reason enough to make sure you’re using it. But if you’re not aware of all the ways it can be used, how do you know it’s something that will benefit you? You don’t.

So let’s find out a little more about the different uses for tea tree oil, and the ways you can apply it to live healthier more naturally. Let’s go!

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The Perfect Morning Self Care Routine (for Busy Moms and Women) to Start Your Day Right

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More often than not, the last thing we’re thinking of on busy mornings is a self-care routine. From getting ourselves ready to getting the kids dressed and fed and off to school while trying to dial in for a conference call, setting aside time each morning for self-care might seem next to impossible.

But before you write off a morning self-care routine as a far-fetched luxury you simply won’t ever have the time for, we’d like to suggest that such a practice can be implemented into the lives of even the most busy working women and moms.

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How YOU can Transform Pain into Positive Growth

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It’s pretty safe to say that most people don’t like pain. Pain is uncomfortable. It takes us away from our happy place and forces us to deal with stuff we don’t enjoy. Pain is inconvenient, costly, and distracting. Remember that meme, “Ain’t nobody got time for dat!” Yeah, that’s how we feel about pain.

On the other hand, there’s a small segment of the population that welcomes pain. I’m serious. Just look at all those ultra-marathoners and extreme sports enthusiasts. They know pain intimately. It motivates them, pushes them past their limits. Most of us will never understand that drive, and instead will do our best to stay in the pain-free zone.

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The Best Evening Self Care Routine for Busy Moms and Women on the Go

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While we can all agree that an ideal self-care routine might look like pouring ourselves a glass of wine after a long day, putting on a plush bathrobe and charcoal face mask and binge-watching a favorite tv show while our partners put the kids to bed, we can also all agree that incorporating a routine like that into our schedules is pretty far-fetched.

Creating a quick and effective self-care routine doesn’t have to be an involved process. For most of us, we’re busy and on the go much of the time, and even the mere thought of partaking in a complex self-care routine can sound like too much work at the end of a busy day. But fear not! You can still make time for a simple yet beneficial self-care routine that– if practiced consistently– will bring you some much needed inner (and outer) peace and overall calm to an involved and active life.

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