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A perfect match to swipe-right: CBD and Meditation

Focus on breath or mindfulness and bring awareness into the present moment.  Clearing the mind is no easy task, however, and neither is giving your attention to one thing at a time. Such a mental exercise requires cultivating a specific concentration, which may make meditation sound all the more daunting or difficult, ironic as that may be. However, research has shown that consistently making time to incorporate meditation into your routine can yield a handful of positive effects, just like CBD! *yes*   If you are facing any mental resistance and feel overwhelmed about embracing meditation, introducing CBD into your approach may help the practice to be less burdensome. After all, given that meditation is all about calming the mind, integrating...

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11 Reasons to Use CBD (Cannabidiol) & Why It’s Not What You Think

I love remedies that have many uses (like emu oil), and cannabidiol oil (or CBD or hemp oil) is gaining popularity for this reason. This oil extracted from the hemp plant has come under a lot of legal and moral questions. Opinions may differ but what can’t be ignored is the incredible healing power CBD oil seems to possess and how versatile it is as a supplement and natural remedy. CBD Hemp Oil: What Is It & What Does It Do? CBD oil claims many benefits that seem to include every imaginable ailment. It’s a good idea to look a little deeper whenever something seems to be a cure-all… so I dug in. The medical use of marijuana has brought some attention...

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How long does it take for CBD to work?

We probably don’t have to tell you that CBD is everywhere these days: people are putting it in their coffee, pouring it into their cocktails, rubbing it on their skin, and blending it into their post-workout smoothies. Researchers are learning more about CBD every day, but there’s still a lot about it that we don’t know… and that can be really confusing if you’re a CBD newbie. One of the biggies: How long does it take for CBD oil to work? Because who hasn’t been in the situation where it seems like one person takes CBD and turns into a zen mother earth goddess right away, while you’re sitting over here waiting for something (anything!) to happen to take your morning...

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The Benefits of CBD For Athletes

  Hands down, CBD is athletes new go-to for post-workout recovery. How come? Credibility.   CBD (short for “cannabidiol”) doesn’t have the the psychoactive component of marijuana (THC), so it appeals to a range of folks who either don’t want to get high or are meticulous about what they put in their body.   Not only has CBD gotten the World Health Organization’s stamp of approval (AKA they recently reported that CBD has little to no negative side effects,  but it won’t pop up on a drug test—in January of 2018 the World Doping Organization removed it from the list of banned substances. *Insert a collective sigh of relief from competitors everywhere*.   On top of that, the herbal remedy...

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What You Need To Know About CBD For Pets

    CBD is to the wellness world, what Mat Fraser is CrossFit during the competitive CrossFit season. Which is to say: not only is CBD getting shoutouts absolutely everywhere right now, but it’s basically supplement royalty. And just as Mat Fraser is well-rounded and basically best at everything, CBD—which is short for cannabidiol, the non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant—is equally as versatile. CBD has been shown to help us clear brain fog, beat stress and anxiety, fight inflammation, and improved exercise recovery, to name a few of its diverse health perks. So what if we told you that CBD can also be for your pets? What Are The Benefits Of CBD Oil For Pets? Recently, holistic vets...

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