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Relaxation-at-Home newsletter, Issue #014 -- Tea and Weight Loss + Insomnia Cures
July 01, 2008

Tea is a great way to relax at home. You can enjoy it hot, warm or iced. Oprah Winfrey and Rachael Ray have both raved about Wu Yi Tea and you'll soon know why. It's got all the benefits of other teas with extra bonus benefits.

I will also cover some tips for those of us who struggle with getting a good night sleep. There is certainly one of the natural cures suggested in this newsletter that will be useful in helping you get more ZZZs.

Relaxation and Tea

Wu Yi Tea is a type of oolong tea that grows on and between the mountains of Fujian Province in China. Not only does this tea taste great and have all the health boosting benefits of anti-oxidants, but this tea also has weight loss benefits.

As mentioned in the Journal of Medical Investigation in August 2003, oolong tea boosts your metabolism by increasing energy expenditure, which means that you burn more calories faster.

For full details on Wu Yi Tea click here:

Wu Yi Tea and Weight Loss

Another great tea is chamomile tea. This herbal tea does not contain any caffeine and is a great way to unwind before going to bed. Simply let it steep for 3 to 5 minutes and sip slowly while thinking about the beautiful dreams that await .

Click below for more information on:

Chamomile Tea

Sleep and Insomnia

If you're looking for natural cures for insomnia, you are in luck. I just summarized an extensive list right here:

Natural Cures for Insomnia

Here are a few of the suggestions I make:

  • Read a book before going to bed.

  • Do not watch television for 2 hours before going to bed.

  • Do breathing exercises

  • Do not exercise 3 to 4 hours before going to bed.

  • Drink a cup of herbal tea.

  • Write down your worries in a journal. This way, your brain will know that you will be able to remember them tomorrow morning.

Book of the Month

And don't forget to check out my my two recommendations for a fiction and non-fiction

Book of the Month

Upcoming Pages

I will be adding several pages to various areas of the site as time permits. I expect to add a few more pages to my home spa section as well as the aromatherapy section.

That's it for this month.

Relax and enjoy!

Caroline Begin
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