Can You Be Too Green?
Mar10

Can You Be Too Green?

Being “green” is an idea that seems to be here to stay, and for good reason! With climate change barreling down our throats and causing droughts, floods, and other severe weather worldwide, we should all be taking steps to mitigate it. However, at some point, it’s important to realize if you’ve gone too far. Being able to dial it back a bit could be the difference between saving your sanity and social life, or losing all of it. The...

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6 Easy Ways to Make Your Bedroom Healthier
Oct01

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Bedroom Healthier

Your bedroom should be your comfort zone, your retreat from the world. You should feel relaxed and breathe easier the moment you walk through the door to your personal space. Making a few simple changes can have a big impact on your health and your sleep. Let’s talk about 6 Easy Ways to Make your Bedroom Healthier.  1. Remove Clutter  Have you ever noticed how comforting it is to walk into a spa or an immaculately...

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Why We Should Stop Throwing Everything Away
Aug30

Why We Should Stop Throwing Everything Away

The urge to purge takes many forms: spring cleaning, back-to-school organizing or a New Year’s resolution to minimize and prioritize better. It’s no secret that our consumer culture leads to lots of stuff. The average American home size has more than doubled since the 1950s, to more than 2,300 square feet. That’s a lot of space for clothing, furniture and athletic gear. Of course, possessions in and of themselves aren’t inherently...

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How to Keep Your Brain Healthy and Strong
Aug19

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy and Strong

We often talk about keeping our bodies healthy, active, and strong, but what about our brains? Exciting research from advanced radiology techniques provides fascinating brain insights and offers a glimpse into the power of the human brain. As such a vital organ, it’s important to learn ways to take care of our minds! The following tips can help you keep your brain healthy and strong. Fuel Your Brain If...

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What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins
Aug19

What You Need to Know About Varicose Veins

Are you suffering from varicose veins? Does the sight of them bother you or do they cause physical pain. Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted, and swollen veins which appear beneath the skin. They’re often blue or dark purple and are a common condition amongst women. Let’s talk about what you need to know about varicose veins. The good news is that varicose veins are very treatable. Let me explain more about the causes and...

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Amazing Benefits of Himalayan Salt
Aug04

Amazing Benefits of Himalayan Salt

Table salt, sea salt, Himalayan salt. How many different types of salt are there and does it really matter which one you choose? You may have noticed a craze of people using pink Himalayan salt for everything from cooking to detox recipes and even lamps. So, what’s the deal with Himalayan salt? Let me tell you why you MUST welcome this amazing pink salt to your table and into your life. There really are so many Amazing...

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Simple Ways to Use Clean Energy at Home {for FREE!}
Jul22

Simple Ways to Use Clean Energy at Home {for FREE!}

Did you know the average home’s electricity usage is responsible for over 7.7 metric tons of CO2 per year? To put this in perspective, that’s equivalent to using over 275,000 gallons of water and burning 8,180 pounds of coal every year (source: EPA) – just in your home. Shocking, I know!  These are overwhelming numbers, and there’s no denying that they’re having detrimental impacts on our climate and local communities. It’s...

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How to Accessorize the Eco-Friendly Way
Jul20

How to Accessorize the Eco-Friendly Way

When you decide to go green, you may be surprised to discover that being Eco-friendly can impact every area of your life. Choices you make ultimately effect your health and the planet. Going green means considering everything from your hair and body care products to home cleaning products and even the clothes and accessories you wear. Finding effective natural, Eco-friendly cleaning and grooming products can be...

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5 Simple Ways to Relax Your Body and Mind
Jun22

5 Simple Ways to Relax Your Body and Mind

Ever since having children, I’ve struggled to get a good night sleep. That little mom bug in my ear always keeps me on high alert listening for my children. Not to mention my mind going 90 to nothing as soon as my head hits the pillow. But, believe it or not, I’ve been able to create a consistent nighttime routine that has helped me tremendously. I love using essential oils as a natural way to relax, but it’s...

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5 Surprising Sources of Toxins in Your Home
Jun17

5 Surprising Sources of Toxins in Your Home

Your home should be a safe place to live, but if you’re using the wrong household products to decorate or clean, you could be exposed to dangerous toxins. These toxins can lead to allergic reactions or long-term health conditions. By making a few simple changes, you can protect your family and make your home healthier and happier. Let’s talk about 5 Surprising Sources of Toxins in Your Home. 5...

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7 Practical Ways to Help Your Community
Apr20

7 Practical Ways to Help Your Community

Life these days is so hectic. Juggling family life, work and daily responsibilities leaves us little time to ourselves. The idea of lending a hand in our community may seem impossible, but doing nice things for others can have a positive impact in your life. It’s amazing how making someone smile can lift your spirits and brighten your mood. Just because we’re busy, doesn’t mean we can’t...

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Tips to Put Green Living into Action on a Daily Basis
Mar20

Tips to Put Green Living into Action on a Daily Basis

The Earth is our home and focusing on ways to preserve it for as long as possible is so important. Going green is all the rage these days, but with good reason. If we ruin the planet, where will our future generations live? Living green occasionally may help a little, but going green on a day-to-day basis will truly make the biggest impact. To make Eco-friendly living easy, I’ve put together...

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10 Diseases Caused by Poor Oral Hygiene
Mar05

10 Diseases Caused by Poor Oral Hygiene

Did you know if your teeth and gums are unhealthy, it can effect your overall health? That’s right! Think about it for a minute, everything in your body is interconnected. It’s important to find balance to keep your entire body working properly. Your overall health is connected to everything from your mouth and teeth to your gut and skin. Let’s talk about 10 diseases caused by poor oral hygiene and how you can...

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Going Green On A Budget
Feb02

Going Green On A Budget

Going green doesn’t have to be expensive. There are plenty of ways to combine green and frugal living. Even if you don’t have extra money in your wallet, you can still make some changes to make your lifestyle more environmentally-friendly and natural. Believe it or not, there are many green things you can do without any money at all. Let’s talk about Going Green on a Budget.  Make Your Own...

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12 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Cold and Flu Season
Jan22

12 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy This Cold and Flu Season

Let’s face it: Kids are walking germ magnets. They touch things they shouldn’t, put things in their mouths, and sneeze on each other with reckless abandon. Keeping kids away from germs is an impossible task, but you can take comfort in knowing there are steps you can take to reduce their exposure to germs and boost their immune systems, which will make them (and in turn, you) less susceptible to illness. Here are 12 ways to help keep...

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