It’s not just about food…check your cleaning products too!

It’s not just about food… It’s not just about food…It’s about what you put on your skin, what you wash your clothes with and what you use to clean. This became no more certainly apparent than this past weekend when the manager of a pub in the neighboring town of Burlington, Massachusetts was overcome with toxic fumes and died as a result. He was a thirty-two year old man, a new father and his life was snuffed out by toxic … Continue reading

Lifelong Journey to Health and Wellness

Lifelong Journey to Health and Wellness This is a guest post from Connie Ragen Green on the topic of her journey of learning to eat to be well. Be sure to check out all she has to offer…books, training and so much more at https://ConnieRagenGreen.com Life is a journey that takes many twists and turns along the way. What may start as a single step can take you in a direction that makes all the difference in the world. My … Continue reading

Foundation for Nutritional Health Before Disease Sets In

Foundation for Nutritional Health Before Disease Sets In When you’re ready to adopt a lifestyle change where you’re using food to fuel and heal your body instead of to comfort you and fill emotional needs, it means you want to look at what’s going into your body, what needs to be eliminated from your diet, and what you can add going forward for better health. You’ll be focusing on nutritional health! There are really two steps to this process. First, … Continue reading

Topical Toxins and Inflammation

Environmental and Topical Toxins Environmental toxins as well as the types of foods we eat factor into the escalating epidemic of chronic diseases. Did you know your skin is your largest organ?  What comes in contact with your skin can make you or break you.  I’m talking about topical toxins found in your creams, soaps, shampoos, nail polish, laundry detergent, cleaning products in your home and so on. You can begin immediately to change your environment today, and you can … Continue reading

The Blue Zones and Longevity

the blue zones and longevity

The Blue Zones and Longevity One of my current favorite authors is Dan Buettner who writes about the Blue Zones. If this is a new term to you, the Blue Zones are five areas around the world where people live to be one hundred years old or more.  And, they are active, healthy and social! In an article I discovered on getpocket.com, Andrew Merle writes about his discovery of Dan Buettner and his book The Blue Zones Solution.  The article … Continue reading

How to Increase Productivity – Can you hold a thought for 17 seconds?

How to Increase Productivity I have a powerful strategy to share with you today that will empower you to do focused, efficient things in your everyday life and show you how to increase productivity!  It comes from my friend and mentor, Connie Ragen Green, and she practices it to be incredibly productive on a consistent basis in her amazingly successful business and in her life!  One thing about Connie is that, unlike many successful people, she doesn’t hold back secrets … Continue reading

Three Toxic Cleaning Ingredients – Check Your Cleaning Products for These…

Three Toxic Cleaning Ingredients to Watch Out For to Be Your Healthiest You I thought it might be helpful to discuss three toxic cleaning ingredients to watch out for to be your healthiest you.  These are ingredients you will often find in your regular cleaning products and personal care items. The first is sodium lauryl sulfate, or SLS.  This ingredient is what makes cleaning products and personal products foam.  If you love your shampoo or liquid dish detergent and all … Continue reading

Practice gratitude…it’s a wonderful way to begin and end the day

Practice gratitude Because eating well to live healthy is an ongoing learning process, I like to keep up with what others are doing and investigating. I received an email with a link to this post from another health blogger whom I follow and thought it was something you might enjoy reading.  It’s a basic, simple way to step back and appreciate where you are and what you have. It’s a fast read; please let me know what you think.  It’s … Continue reading