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Journal — Wellness

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How to Make Shopping for Clean Beauty & Skincare Products Easy

How to Make Shopping for Clean Beauty & Skincare Products Easy

I’ve been researching and writing about clean beauty and skincare (and shopping for it!) for over a decade. Finding great, clean beauty products is definitely a thousand times easier than...

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3 Really Helpful Ways to Support a New Mother

3 Really Helpful Ways to Support a New Mother

I have four kids--bringing each one home from the hospital was special but also really difficult! Each time, I’ve had sweet friends and family members reach out with help, and...

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Self-Care for all 4 Zodiac Elements

Self-Care for all 4 Zodiac Elements

Nothing is quite so magical as stargazing. I love to stand outside on a dark, clear night, crane my neck to the sky, and watch as my eyes adjust to...

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Say Hello to Our New & Improved Bath Salts

Say Hello to Our New & Improved Bath Salts

At Slow North, we are always on the lookout for ways to improve the quality of our products. We believe that our community deserves the best products that we can...

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Night Affirmations: Positivity for Sleep and Sweet Dreams

Night Affirmations: Positivity for Sleep and Sweet Dreams

How do you fall asleep? If my husband sits still for more than twenty seconds without looking at his phone, he’ll start snoring. Me? Not a chance. I’ve always struggled...

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How Stephanie Tait Became an Herbalist (and the Herb She Recommends for Cramping)

How Stephanie Tait Became an Herbalist (and the Herb She Recommends for Cramping)

If you get Slow North newsletters, chances are you know Stephanie Tait. She’s the newsletter queen here, but she’s also a knowledgeable herbalist and wise soul. Listen in on my...

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One Truth About Motherhood I Wish I'd Known Sooner

One Truth About Motherhood I Wish I'd Known Sooner

I’m the mother of four now! But not too long ago, I had three little ones in diapers, and I thought I had to be superwoman for them. I was...

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Earthing: The Hippie Thing I Do That Makes Me Feel Great

Earthing: The Hippie Thing I Do That Makes Me Feel Great

I first heard about earthing (sometimes called grounding, and not the same thing as spiritual grounding) years ago, and I will admit that I 100% thought that this idea was...

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Seed Cycling: What it Is, and How it Can Make Your Period Better

Seed Cycling: What it Is, and How it Can Make Your Period Better

One of the things that makes me feel the most empowered as a woman is understanding my monthly cycle, and learning how to support my body. Often, that means learning...

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Stay Well This Winter with These Natural Immune Boosters

Stay Well This Winter with These Natural Immune Boosters

Staying healthy in the midst of cold and flu season (and a viral pandemic) can be tricky, but there are some things within our control we can choose to focus...

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Try Dry Brushing to Detox Your Lymphatic System

Try Dry Brushing to Detox Your Lymphatic System

We’ve talked about several detox methods on the blog before, but there’s one topic we haven’t scratched the surface of yet: dry brushing for lymphatic drainage. While it sounds like...

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Facial Massage: Our Favorite Less-Is-More Skincare

Facial Massage: Our Favorite Less-Is-More Skincare

I love the less-is-more concept behind facial massage: instead of cluttering my bathroom cabinet with a proliferation of creams and serums and moisturizers, I can spend a few minutes on...

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Forest Bathing: What It Is and Why You Need it

Forest Bathing: What It Is and Why You Need it

I am a literal tree hugger. I've embarrassed my husband multiple times when he's found me with my arms around a massive oak or a towering cypress. But I can’t...

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Cultivating Resilience: Your Guide for Staying Mentally Tough in Hard Times

Cultivating Resilience: Your Guide for Staying Mentally Tough in Hard Times

The saying “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade” is definitely valid, but we’re pretty sure the person who made that up never had to live through 2020. All jokes...

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8 Yoga Poses to Combat Anxiety

8 Yoga Poses to Combat Anxiety

The mind and body are intricately connected. Taking good care of your physical health can also work wonders for your mental health — a sentiment that yogis have shared for...

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