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November 2016

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12 Days of Spontaneous Joy Sweepstakes!

November 30, 2016
Joy

With a difficult election year behind us and the holiday season in full force, we’re gently reminded of what this time of year should represent: JOY. The Oxford Dictionary definition is “a feeling of great pleasure and happiness”. It brings us great joy to host our 12 Days of Spontaneous Joy sweepstakes each December. It requires a significant amount of preparation to pull it off each year and it’s one of our favorite promotions! Sourcing 12 amazing prizes, creating a theme, and ultimately, sharing health and…

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The Gifts of Gratitude

November 23, 2016
Gratitude

Ever feel like there’s a storm cloud following you around, casting a shadow over your mood and your perspective? There’s a simple tool that can help you weather the storm: gratitude. Gratitude is all about perspective. The difficult things in life aren’t going anywhere, but by stepping back, focusing on the positive and looking at the big picture, you can cut them down to size. Here are three of our favorite practices that can help you cultivate and share an…

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A Thanksgiving Treat: Chocolate-Cherry Cranberry Squares

November 22, 2016
Thanksgiving

Here’s a Thanksgiving treat for you…Chocolate-Cherry Cranberry Squares! These bars:  -Require no baking;  -come together easily and quickly;  -promote melatonin production for a sound sleep later;  -are nutritious, and packed with protein, fiber, and greens;  -are vegan and gluten-free*. This recipe looks like a dessert square but requires no baking. Additionally, they are sweet, fudgy, and nutrient-dense. Also, they come together quickly with simple equipment, such as the kind of mini chopper found in even…

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Say Goodbye to that Darn UTI!

November 20, 2016
UTI

Written by guest blogger: Jill Anenberg Lawrence www.jillanenberg.com I know, I know, you wish you were talking about Justin Timberlake’s new song, “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” Unfortunately, that’s the phrase you’re using to describe your UTI to the Doctor. How did you even get this bacteria brothel in your bladder? Most females can’t help but blurt out “cranberry juice and yogurt” before you even finish T-I. So what are the sure-fire symptoms you’re cha-cha is on fire with a urinary…

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Employee Spotlight – Melissa Rodriquez

November 9, 2016
employee spotlight

Employee Spotlight – Melissa Rodriguez Here at Flora, we feel as though we’re all one big family. Some of us are new to the company while others have been here for 20+ years. We each bring a unique set of qualities to the company. Therefore, we thought we’d post an employee spotlight from time to time so our subscribers can get to know our employees a little better. Name: Melissa Rodriguez Title: Sales Assistant What is Your Role at Flora?:…

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Fall Essentials: Cranberries

November 6, 2016
Cranberries

Cranberries – we add them to baking, make juice out of them, and make them a part of our seasonal celebrations as we give thanks over the holidays. Fall may be cranberry season in North America, but the uses of these bright berries go far beyond. Aside from being a good source of fiber and vitamin C, and a great source of antioxidants, cranberries are prized for their ability to support healthy urinary tract function. How? They contain naturally occurring…

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