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Natural Healing: Exploring the benefits of CBD, Natural Remedies, and an Active Lifestyle

Welcome to the Keola life blog! Here, you’ll find quick tips about connecting with nature and the journey toward a more vibrant, fulfilling, and healthier existence.

Time spent in wild places and embracing the power of healing plants can keep us healthier, happier, and less dependent on prescription drugs. Being immersed in nature is fundamental for better mental and physical health.

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CBD and Gut Health: Understanding the Gut-Brain Connection
March 28, 2024

CBD and Gut Health: Understanding the Gut-Brain Connection

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the potential benefits of CBD (cannabidiol) for various aspects of health and wellness. One area that has gained particular attention is its relationship with gut health. Our digestive system plays a crucial role in overall well-being, affecting everything from nutrient absorption to immune function. But what exactly is the connection between CBD and gut health, and why is it important to maintain a healthy digestive system?

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Knee stiffness and pain, why does my knee hurt?
March 21, 2024

Knee stiffness and pain, why does my knee hurt?

Have you ever experienced that nagging ache or stiffness in your knee that just won't seem to go away? Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages and lifestyles. Whether it's a dull ache, sharp pain, or discomfort when walking, understanding the reasons behind your knee pain is essential for effective treatment and management.

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Unleashing the Potential Benefits of CBD for Dogs
March 5, 2024

Unleashing the Potential Benefits of CBD for Dogs

Our furry friends hold a special place in our hearts, and as responsible pet owners, we're always seeking ways to ensure their well-being and happiness. In recent years, a growing trend has emerged in the pet care industry – the use of CBD for pets. But what exactly is CBD, and how can it benefit our canine companions? In this guide, we'll explore the potential benefits of CBD for dogs, including its use for anxiety, joint pain, seizures, and more.

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What to look for when buying CBD products
March 2, 2024

What to look for when buying CBD products

CBD (Cannabidiol), the non-intoxicating compound extracted from cannabis or hemp plants, has become increasingly popular for its potential therapeutic benefits. However, with the wide variety of CBD products available on the market, it can be challenging to determine which ones are of high quality and effectiveness.

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Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder
February 29, 2024

Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter is often associated with cozy evenings, hot cocoa, and festive holidays. However, for some individuals, the colder months bring about a condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder. This type of depression is influenced by changes in seasons, most commonly occurring in the fall and winter.

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Quick Tips for storing CBD Oil
February 25, 2024

Quick Tips for storing CBD Oil

CBD's therapeutic properties are vast and far-reaching. However, it’s important to understand the optimal storage conditions for your oil. What many people fail to realize is that the way CBD oil is stored can have a significant impact on its potency and effectiveness. Proper storage of CBD oil is crucial to ensure its longevity and maintain its therapeutic properties.

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The Symbiosis of CBD and Meditation
February 21, 2024

The Symbiosis of CBD and Meditation

In the quest for serenity amid the chaos of modern life, individuals are increasingly turning to holistic practices like meditation. Now, an intriguing ally has emerged on the scene - CBD, the non-intoxicating compound derived from the cannabis plant. Let's explore the potential benefits of integrating CBD into your meditation routine and debunk the myths surrounding meditation and altered states of consciousness.

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The Benefits of CBD and Yoga: 6 Ways CBD Can Elevate Your Experience
February 17, 2024

The Benefits of CBD and Yoga: 6 Ways CBD Can Elevate Your Experience

Yoga, a centuries-old practice, offers a holistic approach to physical and mental well-being, promoting flexibility, strength, and inner peace. As yoga enthusiasts seek ways to deepen their practice and maximize its benefits, CBD has emerged as a complementary aid in enhancing the yoga experience. Let's explore six ways CBD can elevate your yoga practice, from improving flexibility to enhancing mood and muscle recovery.

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When to use CBD for Pain
February 13, 2024

When to use CBD for Pain

CBD topicals can be used for pain relief in a variety of situations, depending on your needs and preferences. In this post we’ll take a look specifically at using CBD for injuries, muscle pain and soreness. We also explore using CBD for post surgery, arthritis, aging and neuropathic pain.

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150 miles on the Kokopelli Trail: heat, rain, mud, snow, 60mph winds, broken bikes and smiles.
February 8, 2024

150 miles on the Kokopelli Trail: heat, rain, mud, snow, 60mph winds, broken bikes and smiles.

It goes something like this. So you’re having a few beers with a few buddies, maybe you’re reliving the moments of a great day skiing, biking… whatever. The point is, that one of them comes up with an idea for a little adventure that sounds really great at the moment. By the next beer, you’ve committed to something solely based on the fear of missing out. A few days later, the reality sets in about you what you just signed up for.

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Choosing CBD Products
February 1, 2024

Choosing CBD Products

Before purchasing hemp products, first, sit down and get clear on why you want to take CBD and what you want to get out of it. This process will help you later as you work to tailor your treatment regimen.

Next is choosing the right form of CBD product for your wellness goals. Remember, CBD is not a one-size-fits-all medicine. There’s a lot of confusion over the expectations of CBD.

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The Essence of Meditation: A Journey Within
January 26, 2024

The Essence of Meditation: A Journey Within

At its core, meditation is a mental exercise that encourages heightened awareness and a sense of tranquility. It is not confined to any particular religious or cultural background, making it accessible to people from all walks of life. Instead of focusing on the external world, meditation invites individuals to turn their attention inward.

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Keola Ambassador, Meg Schwartz
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Keeping the great lakes clean

There’s a gift we receive on the inside that comes from being outside. Staying active and breathing fresh air is fundamental for better mental and physical health.

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