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Do you ever get that feeling that you alone could keep your favorite coffee shop in business? Coffee has become an increasingly social event. In the same vain as grabbing a drink at the bar, “meet me at *fav coffee shop*” is something many of us hear weekly, if not daily. While enjoying a cup of joe can be an energizing (yet somehow calming) way to start your day, it may be time to take it down a notch, and your body can tell you why. Caffeine can be great, but like all things in life, moderation is key! If you’re finding that you consistently need more than a cup a day, here are four reasons you may want to encourage yourself to have a few times a year when you try abstaining from caffeine… 😜: Caffeine is a stimulant, and triggers the nervous system to go into overdrive. It…

You get home from a long day at the beach, look in the mirror, and realize that the sunscreen you applied at 10 A.M. didn’t quite withstand the test of time…nor those crashing waves. Your nose and back are on fire, and you just know that the impending peeling skin is inevitable. What’s the first thing you reach for to soothe the burn? Aloe Vera is a widely used treatment for sunburns and other skin conditions, but its benefits reach far beyond the skin’s surface! Today, we’re providing an overview of exactly what aloe has to offer, and how it can be used to enhance your health. What’s Inside Aloe? The Aloe Vera plant provides a powerful punch when it comes to the nutrients humans need to stay healthy.  According to DrAxe.com, Aloe is a great source of “minerals, vitamins, enzymes, amino acids and more. Researchers at www.draxe.com go as…