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Best Teas for Your New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Stephany Morgan

What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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Christmas Tea Time for Kids: Beloved Stories & Herbal Teas to Match

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Best herbal teas and picture books for children, for a cozy holiday. Christmas stories about winter and celebrations around the world paired with super tasty caffeine-free teas. Learn why these herbal teas are safe for children, and options that are not only decaf, zero calorie, and sugar free, but also delicious!
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Best herbal teas and picture books for children, for a cozy holiday. Christmas stories about winter and celebrations around the world paired with super tasty caffeine-free teas. Learn why these herbal teas are safe for children, and options that are not only decaf, zero calorie, and sugar free, but also delicious!
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How to Give Tea for the Holidays: Beginner’s Guide to Ethical Gifting

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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How to Work from Home Stress-Free: 5 Tips & Teas

Posted by Camden Carter

Five ideas for how to stay productive while working from home and recommended teas to complement your routine! Tips for creating a pleasant at-home work space, best practices for scheduling, learn why Yerba Mate is better than coffee to start the day, and small ways to practice mindfulness during these difficult times.
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Five ideas for how to stay productive while working from home and recommended teas to complement your routine! Tips for creating a pleasant at-home work space, best practices for scheduling, learn why Yerba Mate is better than coffee to start the day, and small ways to practice mindfulness during these difficult times.
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Meditation and tea are two powerful ways to improve your mental and physical health. I reviewed 5 popular mindfulness apps and paired them with the best teas for anxiety relief, restful sleep, mindful fitness, deep relaxation, and increased focus. Find out which combination is best for you!
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Meditation and tea are two powerful ways to improve your mental and physical health. I reviewed 5 popular mindfulness apps and paired them with the best teas for anxiety relief, restful sleep, mindful fitness, deep relaxation, and increased focus. Find out which combination is best for you!
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