The desire for clean, fresh-smelling laundry is one most of us share. It’s a fabulous feeling to climb into freshly laundered sheets, to change into clean clothes after a shower. Doing laundry is one of those day-to-day, seemingly endless tasks. But what do our laundry practices mean for our health […]
Not surprisingly, I get many questions about vaccination against Covid-19. There is a lot of concern due to the rapid development of them as well as how they work. There are many questions, too: do they work, what are the side effects, what are the long-term effects, do I really […]
Some Beauty for Today
This camelia captured my attention because these blossoms seem to be hiding! I almost didn’t even take a pic of it but the idea of the blooms “playing” Hide-and-Seek brought a smile to my day. I hope it does for you, too!
What Do You Want to Learn?
My Facebook and Instagram posts have focused primarily on gratitude. There is a very good and scientific reason for this! Gratitude actually calms our nervous system which then supports our immune function, calms our heart rate, and even supports healthy digestion! I hope that you are all keeping a journal […]
Ditch the Plastic Tea Bags–Try Loose Leaf Tea Instead!!
So researchers have found that “billions” of plastic micro-particles are released each time we brew a cup of tea using a plastic tea bag. That is right, BILLIONS not millions. I know that sounds discouraging, but there are a couple of easy remedies! You can still get tea in paper […]
PFA’s — Known Toxicity “For Years”
EWG has just released a list of documents that confirm knowledge about the risks of PFA’s to health–this link will connect you with a long list of reports. PFA’s have been associated with cancer, endocrine disruption, immune system dysfunction, and liver compromise. Items that contain PFA’s include non-stick cookware, water-resistant […]
Banned Substances in Your Groceries??
There are a number of banned substances that make their way into our food supply. Fortunately there are options available to minimize exposure. Check out this fun article–it even has an interactive “grocery store” that lets you “check out” some groceries as well as find out how to avoid the […]
Sunscreen Absorbs Into Bloodstream–Safety Concerns?
This could actually be a very long post, but I know most of us are too busy to read long blogs. So, I’ll cut to the points (check out this article, too): Excessive sun exposure causes skin cancer. Safety studies have never been completed on sunscreens. New research shows that […]
A New Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Stanford reports that a new test may provide an effective way to diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). They also claim that it may help guide effective medication therapies. I am hopeful, but I also hope that it doesn’t put CFS into a specific diagnostic “box” since I suspect multiple factors […]
Coffee May Reduce Risk of Rosacea
This is exciting news for those who love coffee but have been avoiding it due to rosacea. Research has been released indicating that coffee may actually have a protective effect against rosacea. This result did not apply to tea, chocolate, or other caffeine sources. And certainly, if you have high […]