06 Aug '11, 1pm

Aromatherapy and Emotions | Care2 Healthy Living: Aromas, odors, and scents stimulate our moods and our memories...

Aromatherapy and Emotions | Care2 Healthy Living: Aromas, odors, and scents stimulate our moods and our memories...

By Joie Power, PhD , All Things Healing Guest Editor of Aromatherapy Aromas effect mood and evoke memories. If the smell of baking cookies, a smoky campfire, or a lover’s favorite perfume have ever transported you back in time, calling up long-forgotten events and feelings, then you have experienced the powerful association between aromas, emotions, and memories. Long before modern scientists began the study of the physiological processes that underlie this association, human beings were exploring and utilizing the power of fragrant substances in their daily lives. Many ancient cultures, including those of India, China, and Persia have left records that document their use of fragrance for its effect on mental states and feelings. The Egyptians, in particular, made extensive use of incense and fragrant oils in their religious rituals. Kyphi, an incense containing at least 1...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/aromatherapy-and-emotion...

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Love Redeems | Care2 Healthy Living: I believe that the world was created and approved by love, that it subsists...

Love Redeems | Care2 Healthy Living: I believe ...

care2.com 05 Aug '11, 6pm

“I believe that the world was created and approved by love, that it subsists, coheres, and endures by love, and that, inso...

New Stonehenge Discovered? | Care2 Healthy Living: An unusual formation on the bottom of the northern Baltic Sea...

New Stonehenge Discovered? | Care2 Healthy Livi...

care2.com 05 Aug '11, 2pm

The discovery of a real human-made cultural site, however, would be very significant in scientific terms. It has been spec...

Home Water Conservation:

Home Water Conservation:

care2.com 06 Aug '11, 4pm

Wasting water is something we all need to worry about; the world’s supply of freshwater is depleting faster and faster . B...

Wisdom from Mariel Hemingway | Care2 Healthy Living: Today's Brilliance from InspireMeToday.com featuring Mariel...

Wisdom from Mariel Hemingway | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 07 Aug '11, 9pm

The awareness that has shifted my life the most is my ability to feel present in what I am doing in each moment. I have ha...

Writers on Their Pets - Book Giveaway! | Care2 Healthy Living: We are giving away a copy of Cherished: 21 Writer...

Writers on Their Pets - Book Giveaway! | Care2 ...

care2.com 06 Aug '11, 12pm

We are giving away a copy of Cherished: 21 Writers on Animals They Have Loved and Lost edited by Barbara Abercrombie! Read...

Stay Strong With Cinnamon - Care2.com

Stay Strong With Cinnamon - Care2.com

care2.com 05 Aug '11, 6pm

There’s a reason why cinnamon stars in all sorts of pies and cakes: it is a warming spice, excellent for balancing the win...

9 Easy Ways to Boost Brain Power

9 Easy Ways to Boost Brain Power

care2.com 09 Aug '11, 4pm

By Leonard J. Hansen, AgingCare.com Forget almost everything you have been taught over the years about the aging human bra...

Home Yoga Studio on a Budget | Care2 Healthy Living: Three yoga instructors discuss what it takes to build a yog...

Home Yoga Studio on a Budget | Care2 Healthy Li...

care2.com 04 Aug '11, 10pm

Maybe you are trying to use a yoga video or practice poses from your yoga class, but you end up working harder to dodge cl...

Lovetarian Diet | Care2 Healthy Living: Four years ago, I decided to clean up my mind and become a Lovetarian. C...

Lovetarian Diet | Care2 Healthy Living: Four ye...

care2.com 04 Aug '11, 9pm

Four years ago, I decided to clean up my mind and become a Lovetarian. Choosing loving thoughts over fearful delusions was...

Which Cooking Oils to Cook With | Care2 Healthy Living: A helpful guide to choosing the right cooking oil.Care2

Which Cooking Oils to Cook With | Care2 Healthy...

care2.com 03 Aug '11, 7pm

By Lauren Howland, Planet Green What’s the healthiest oil to cook with? Almost everyone uses oil in some sort of meal. Alt...

Living In Financial Crisis | Care2 Healthy Living: It would be so easy for me to tell you that I have all of the...

Living In Financial Crisis | Care2 Healthy Livi...

care2.com 15 Aug '11, 7pm

Nobody notices the dirty dishes in the sink when the house is on fire. When we are dealing with a crisis, we focus on the ...

A Phenomenal Woman!

A Phenomenal Woman!

care2.com 07 Aug '11, 10pm

Sixteen years ago I co-founded a company called Mishka Productions with my mother, Ariel Wolfe. Since then I have taken on...

17 Cool Treats for Your Dog:

17 Cool Treats for Your Dog:

care2.com 07 Aug '11, 11pm

By Morieka Johnson, Mother Nature Network Q: It’s hot and I would like to make some cool treats for my pooch. Any ideas fo...

Cat v. Toy Frog | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 01 Aug '11, 7pm

Melissa Breyer is the Senior Editor for Healthy and Green Living. She is a writer and editor with a background in sustaina...

In-Season Fruit & Vegetable Recipes for August | Care2 Healthy Living: It's last call on summer produce! As Augu...

In-Season Fruit & Vegetable Recipes for August ...

care2.com 05 Aug '11, 1am

It’s last call on summer produce! As August begins we see a lot of the year’s best fruits and vegetables ripe for the pick...