BLTN Favorites

March Favorites

Relaxation Response

In this video, Dr. Herbert Benson teaches you the basics of invoking the relaxation response, which is the opposite of the stress response.

He discovered the relaxation response’s power to reduce stress in the 1960s, and shares with you today.

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February Favorites

"Thriving in the 21st Century" audiobook

“Thriving in the 21st Century” is a guide to reconnecting and rediscovering your healing capacities by embracing a nature, nurture and wholeness approach to life.

Click here to listen free with Audible trial. Or purchase from Amazon.

1-Mile Heart-Healthy Walk at home

We love this heart-healthy one-mile walk you can do indoors if the weather is not cooperating for a walk outdoors.

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Heart-Healthy Fruit & Nut Clusters Recipe

This sugar-free bark combines antioxidant-rich unsweetened chocolate with a variety of heart-healthy fruits and nuts to create a bittersweet treat for Valentine’s Day or any day.

Click here to see the recipe.

January Favorites


Rather than making resolutions, Jon Gordon and co-authors recommend selecting ONE WORD to focus on in 2023.  Selecting the right word and truly reflecting on it for the year will stretch you in all six dimensions of your life: spiritually, physically, mentally, relationally, emotionally, and financially. Use their free Poster Tool to choose a beautiful background that you can add your word to, download and print for free! One word could change your life. 

Click here to make your free poster.


Start fresh in the new year by decluttering your environment. Read the Ingredient Guru’s top 12 decluttering ideas for the new year.

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December Favorites

Learn to Paint Christmas trees using Watercolor

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint with watercolor? This easy tutorial will go over how to paint three different types of holiday trees; perfect for creating your own seasonal greeting cards.

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November Favorites

Gratitude and Intention Journal

November is National Gratitude month.

Practicing gratitude can help us learn to appreciate and focus on the good things in our lives, leading to a positive mindset and a deeper connection to ourselves and the world around us.

We’ve put together a few printable pages with daily and monthly prompts so you can start your gratitude practice today.

Click here for the journal pages.


Arm-knitting is a fun and easy way to make a cozy, chunky blanket, and once you make one for yourself, you’ll want to make more for holiday gift-giving. This beginner video breaks it all down with easy to follow steps, so you’ll be an arm-knitting pro in no time!

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October Favorites

Positive Self-Talk

If we’re being honest, we are usually harder on ourselves than we should be. Most times it can be difficult to remember the importance of talking kindly to ourselves. Too much negative self-talk increases stress. But simply changing the messages that we give ourselves can help calm down and manage stress.

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3 Minute Mindful Breathing Meditation

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September Favorites

Alkalinizing and Energizing Slaw Recipe

Looking for an organic, biodynamic staple for your next gathering?

Try this alkalinizing and energizing slaw!

Click here to see the recipe.

30-Day Journaling Challenge

Journaling each morning can ease the mind and help set your intentions for the day.

Start your journaling journey here.

Tai Chi with Helen Liang

A gentle way to build your bones and relieve stress is through Tai Chi, an internal Chinese martial art. Tai Chi is practiced for its health benefits and meditative nature.

Try incorporating Tai Chi into your daily routine with this 15-minute beginner Tai Chi course with Helen Liang on YouTube.

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August Favorites

Oil-Free Pesto Recipe

Are you looking for a way to enhance your weekly meals? Try this oil-free pesto recipe with your vegetables, greens, and beans!

As always, we recommend all ingredients are organic and biodynamic.

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Heartbeat: A mindfulness exercise to calm your emotions

Sometimes feelings of fear, excitement, or anxiety can cause your heart to race. If these feelings become overwhelming, this quick mindfulness exercise can help to calm your emotions and connect your emotions to your heartbeat.

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Ease anxiety through art

Gorgeous mandala coloring pages to print at home for free! Take a look at this huge range of designs, from beautiful flower mandala patterns to animal mandalas, holiday-themed designs, intricate geometric mandalas, and many more! We invite you to create something beautiful and restore your inner calm with one of these free printable mandalas from Homemade Gifts Made Easy.

Click here to learn more.

July Favorites

Improve Your Sleep With A Salt And Soda Bath

Some nights, falling asleep or staying asleep can be a challenge. You may be cramming for exams, worrying yourself awake, or taking care of a young one. The next day, you are left feeling groggy and tired. Too many of these sleepless nights can harm your health.

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Yoga For Gut Health

18-minute yoga practice you can do anytime and anywhere to help aide in digestion and reset your system! Whether you have been on the road, in a rut, or enjoying eating rich foods, this session will help you keep your lymphatic system and digestive health on track! Use asana and breath work to massage the internal organs & tap into the gut as a center of your knowingness and intuition.

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Happy Digestion Smoothie Recipe

One of the ways we can give our digestive system a rest is through liquid-only days one day (or half day) a week. On these liquid-only days, it is recommended to consume an 8-ounce glass of liquid each hour. Herbal teas, infused waters, vegetable broths, “green” juices, and fruit smoothies are a few great ways to keep yourself feeling full and replenished.

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June Favorites

How Gardening Affects Mental Health

Gardening has been around for as long as humans have been growing food. Through the centuries, gardens have served not only as places to grow plants but as spaces for people to relax, to focus, and to connect with nature and each other. Today, gardening can provide many mental health benefits for your daily life.

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Anti-Inflammatory Veggie Soup with Turmeric

Make this easy one-pot anti-inflammatory soup with veggies, lentils, wilted greens and cozy spices like turmeric and ginger! Perfect for meal prep, low-budget and family-friendly.

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Reduce Inflammation with Guided Breathwork & Mobility

Feel a build of inflammation and tension in the neck, back, hips and legs? Learn how to reduce this inflammation with guided breath work and my favorite mobility exercises to reduce nerve restriction.

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May Favorites

Eucalyptus Shower

Eucalyptus leaves contain oil, which is often distilled and sold as an essential oil for aromatherapy. Eucalyptus can be found in many products, including decongestants, cough suppressants, mouthwash, cosmetics, and muscle rubs.

Some of the compounds in eucalyptus oil provide potential health benefits that include promoting relaxation and clearing nasal congestion.

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April Favorites

Seven Stress-Busting Sustenance Selections

Twenty-first century living can be stressful. On top of the normal routine stresses from years past including jobs, household chores, and demands of family members, children and pets, we are now connected through technology to a constant barrage of headlines, clickbait, reels, stories, tiktoks and more that are designed to keep us engaged and to produce an emotional response.

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30 minute Slow Stretch Yoga for Stress & Anxiety | Sarah Beth Yoga

Use this 30 minute slow stretch yoga practice with relaxing, deep stretching yoga poses to calm down & relieve tension, while melting stress and anxiety.

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March Favorites

Yoga For a Relaxing Night's Sleep

This short, but effective sequence is best to do before bed, with 1-2 pillows handy. Follow along to ensure a relaxing, good night’s sleep. Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss out on free weekly yoga classes.

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Februrary Favorites

4 Benefits of Dark Chocolate

It’s February: the month of Valentine’s Day and Heart Health.  Who doesn’t love a good chocolate gift?  The gift of dark chocolate will show how much you really care about your Valentine’s heart.

Let’s talk about chocolate. Once upon a time, chocolate was considered “the food of the gods”. For most of its 4,000-year history, it was used as a bitter drink, not the sweet treat that we’re all familiar with now. 

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Heart Chakra Yoga For Beginners

Heart Chakra Yoga For Beginners is a 24 min practice suitable for all levels! Open your mind and heart space, connect to the subtle energy of the body and tap into your spirit. This at home yoga session is great for the upper back and shoulders supporting posture, relieving neck pain.

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