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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 Effects of Cannabinoids from Hemp on Pets

Hemp is defined as the plant Cannabis sativa L. having less than three-tenths (0.3%) percent Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Hemp also contains a naturally occurring cannabinoid called cannabidiol (CBD). CBD has gained popularity recently for being a generally well tolerated, natural remedy for conditions related to stress, anxiety, inflammation, and the immune system. All these reported benefits are without the psycho-activity associated with THC. “Products made with a botanically complete hemp oil, including the naturally occurring cannabinoids and terpenes, and can cause feelings of calm, relaxation. Taken alone, CBD has been shown to have sedative, antioxidant, anti-anxiety, and antidepressant effects on the brain, but does not seem to create any intoxicating or euphoric effects like THC.” Check out our Pet Tincture. These...

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Abs Exercises to Build a Solid Core

These alternative CrossFit Abs exercises will attack and strengthen your core in completely unique ways. Marcus Filly is a multiple time CrossFit Games athlete, known for his extensive work in functional bodybuilding and pushing the frontiers of fitness in pioneering and exciting ways. Try adding these abs exercises into your training and keep things varied, fresh, fun and effective.  Abs Exercises will help you develop a strong core, which is essential for any athlete. Six pack abs are not – but they are fun, and also a goal for some people. CrossFit always puts function first, unlike bodybuilding for example, which generally prioritises aesthetics over fitness. The former is a healthy approach, because your body becomes defined by what it can...

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