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Beauty: DIY Homemade Coffee Scrub

Body scrubs are so delicious! Coffee is a natural exfoliant and is known to provide antioxidants, increase blood flow and tighten your skin - when applied topically as a scrub. Add some more goodies such as moisturizing coconut oil and essential oils, and you have a body scrub that packs a punch, feels lovely and smells divine. Making your own body scrub takes just a few minutes, costs a fraction of store-bought stuff and only truly contains what you choose to put in it. Here is an invigorating recipe for coffee scrub, perfect to wake you up from head to toe! Basic ingredients for coffee scrub: 1 C raw sugar 1 C freshly ground coffee / coffee beans blended in the food processor or blender /...

HiiT is the Shi.. – Why I love interval training!

My favorite exercise when I have little time is HiiT - High Intensity Interval Training.  Actually, it is my favorite way of exercise of all time. I have even done a session at waiting for boarding at an airport once!     WHY I LOVE HIIT WORKOUTS No gear: You can do it without any equipment, all you need is an interval timer which you can download onto your smart phone. Oh and water. If done right, you will be a puddle afterwards :) No time: The training is over and done with in 15-20 minutes, at that includes stretching afterwards! No BS: If you give it your all, as you always should, interval training is 3x more efficient than plain old jogging. No Skills:...

Soak + Relax: Detox-Bath

If you are amongst the lucky ones who can call a bath tub their own, then you hopefully enjoy soaking in it every now and then. Super relaxing, warming, and lets you sleep like a log afterwards.  Instead of bubble baths though, I prefer to use my own detox bath blend, with sea salt and bicarb soda. Both detox and neutralize your body, and the warmth relaxes your muscles. A detox bath can also soothe itchy skin, help clean and renew your skin, improve its' appearance and soften it (more details below the recipe).  Sometimes I also add essential oils. All in all a whole bunch of positive effects in addition to the feel good factor, and better value for money than store-bought bath salts as...

20 amazing uses for coconut oil!

Have you ever wondered what else this delicious coconut oil that’s been sitting in your kitchen for ages could be good for?
Well, aside being a great addition to your diet, and an excellent replacement for butter, aside the fact that coconut oil can help with all kinds of health issues (such as eczema, hot flushes, lice, cramps & heavy blood flow during menstruation, mononucleosis, flaky skin, acid reflux, energy levels, cholesterol, chronic fatigue, mental clarity, depression, inflammation, candida, asthma, autism, alzheimer, circulation and more), this amazing stuff offers even more!Hast Du Dich schon jemals gefragt, was Du mit diesem köstlichen Kokosöl, das seit Ewigkeiten in Deiner Küche herumsitzt, noch tun könntest?
Nun, abgesehen davon dass Kokosbutter oder Kokosöl eine großartige Ergänzung in Deiner Ernährung und ein ausgezeichneter Ersatz für Butter ist, abgesehen davon, dass Kokosöl bei allen möglichen Gesundheitsproblemen helfen kann (zb Ekzeme, Hitzewallungen, Läuse, Krämpfe und starke Monatsblutungen, Mononukleose, schuppige Haut, Aufstoßen, Energie, Cholesterin, chronische Müdigkeit, geistige Klarheit, Depression, Entzündungen, Candida, Asthma, Autismus, Alzheimer, Kreislauf und mehr), bietet dieser Tausendsassa noch viel mehr!