Author Lydia Noyes


Lydia Noyes is an Appalachian homesteader and writer that lives on a land trust deep in the mountains of West Virginia.

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16 Best Essential Oils for the Root Chakra

As part of the ancient Hindu tantric texts, the body’s seven chakras are considered to be the psychic energy center of the body. Monitoring your chakras has long been understood as a way to keep your body aligned.

However, what are you supposed to do when your chakras aren’t working like they should? It might […]

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12 Best Essential Oils for Teeth Grinding

A painful mouth is enough to ruin every other part of your life, but did you know that essential oils can provide relief? While they might be an unexpected solution, using essential oils for teeth grinding is an all-natural way to cure your pain and reclaim your mouth for good. Don’t believe it? Keep reading […]

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Babassu Oil: Top 15 Benefits + What You Need To Know About It

If you swear by coconut oil, you already know how important nourishing oils are for your skin. What you might not know is that an oil exists that’s even better than coconut oil for nourishing, hydrating and renewing your skin, all without weighing you down. Called babassu oil, this miracle product is taking over the […]

Food & Nutrition Shilajit - The ultimate guide for buying an using.
Everything You Need To Know About Shilajit

Does eating tar sound like a good idea for your health? While asphalt should be avoided for obvious reasons, there is one form of natural tar called shilajit that has powerful advantages for your body. Strange as it may sound, this black, sticky substance is one of the most prized herbs in Ayurvedic medicine and […]

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7 Best Essential Oils for Spider Bites

Summer weather makes it more tempting than ever to spend time outside, but humans aren’t the only creatures that become more active once the weather gets warm. Spiders, mosquitos and other biting insects also love the sunshine, and it’s impossible to go long without getting a painful bite.

Bug bites are itchy and uncomfortable, but […]

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Goat Milk Soap 101: The Ultimate Guide for Making / Buying It

Watch commercials today and you’ll be flooded with images of skin care and beauty items that promise perfection. However, a closer look reveals a sinister truth about many of these products- they are filled with toxic ingredients.

Commercially produced soaps are filled with synthetic additives that keep you clean from dirt but dry up your […]

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11 Easy Ways to Start Homesteading Right Where You Are

Are you aching to feel a closer connection with the land around you? Looking for new ways to become self-sufficient? You probably fit the definition of a homesteader without even knowing it. Before you start imagining scenes from the Little House books, keep in mind that being a homesteader doesn’t require vast tracts of land. […]

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