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NYC Event: Spring Cleaning Home Body and Mind

Get inspiration for spring cleaning! Join me on April 18th in NYC for an evening all about spring cleaning for your mind, body and home!  Hosted at California Closets...

9 Brain Detox Tips

by Lily Kamp and by Sophia Ruan Gushée   The idea of detoxing the brain seems scary, but it does’t have to be. As you can probably guess, there is no...

Brain Benefits of Meditation and How to Start Meditating

Above: Sophia Ruan Gushée at Inscape NYC. Below: article by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée   There are countless benefits of meditation....

3 Ways To Make Your Dream Kitchen Nontoxic

by guest blogger Karolina Gore   Home is an important place to detox. The kitchen is an excellent area to focus on, since most of us spend a lot of our time at...

8 Brain-Healthy Activities for When You Disconnect to Reconnect

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Disconnect to Connect for Your Brain Health and Overall Wellbeing In March, we are meditating on the brain to pursue a gentle, organic...

How is our Brain and Central Nervous System Health?

Eating healthy and maintaining your social networks are two brain-healthy activities by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée    The term “brain...

Breakfast Squash Pie Recipe

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Making breakfast for my children is feeling harder each week. We're all sick of having the same thing. And trying to make it a healthy...

Simple Tips to Detox Your Home and Body

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Our toxic exposures is a complex topic. However, effective solutions can be simple. After studying an average family's toxic exposures...

How does a nontoxic lifestyle expert maintain a positive mindset?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Yesterday, I had the honor of speaking to employees at BlackRock, a global investment firm that is based in NYC. I was invited by the...

You could have EMF sensitivity, and not yet know it

Those with EMF sensitivity feel much better in nature, and some feel more healing from skin to earth contact by Sophia Ruan Gushée   I suspect that EMF...

5G Rollout: How to protect our health from this new type of EMF rad...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Should we be worried about the 5G rollout? 5G is the next wireless communication network that is supposed to work even better:...

Homemade lemonade is a healthy family- and after-school activity

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   My 9-year-old loves making lemonade. There have been several occasions during which I have watched her work really hard to squeeze...

What are the Safest Pots and Pans to Cook With?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Updated February 27, 2019 Cooking your favorite foods can be a fun activity when using recommended non...

What triggers your feel-good hormones?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   It feels like there's a tremendous collective craving for more true connections, kindness, and sincere love. Especially love for...

Depression: Does social media make it worse?

by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée   In 2019, social media is among the greatest constants in of our lives. We wake up and we lie in bed, responding to...

How are our Hearts?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée    In February, we are pursuing a heart meditation. We will touch upon factors to help support the heart physically. But we will...

Heart Detox Gift Guide

In February, we're tending to our hearts and working on cultivating love and good feelings. Included in February's strategy is creating more mindful boundaries from...

Breathe Your Way to Energy, Relaxation, Peace, Empowerment, Health,...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Breathing techniques are powerful tools to influence our mind, body, energy, emotions, moods, and detoxification. And I love...

Recipes for Skin, Energy, Immunity, and Health from Within

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   I'm always looking for practical, simple, nutrient-dense recipes to treat my skin, energy, immunity, and health from within. It'll be...

Neti Pot Use for Seasonal Allergies, Sinusitis, & Stuffy Nose from ...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Nasal cleansing is a traditional Ayurvedic therapy that dates back thousands of years. And Neti pots, one tool for nasal...

Might You Have Multiple Chemical Sensitivity?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   There has never been more awareness to our sensitivities: nuts, dairy, gluten, sulfites, and more. So why not chemicals? Multiple...

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs): 7 Simple Tips to Reduce Them at ...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Volatile organic compounds are chemicals that are emitted from both natural and artificial sources. This article focuses on VOCs from...

Sick Building Syndrome: How One Mom Empowered Herself

Podcast intro by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Sick building syndrome (SBS), or sick house syndrome, consist of various nonspecific symptoms that occupants of...

Powers of Scent

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   The scent of coffee invigorates me, and gets me excited for a sip. The scent of essential oils relaxes me. The scent of cloves,...

Fragrance detox for your stuffy nose, runny nose, headaches, dizzin...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   If you're not sick or suffering from known allergies, what might a stuffy nose or runny nose be trying to tell us? The nose can...

What is 5G and the internet of things (iot)?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Over the upcoming decade, you will hear a lot more about 5G. So, what is 5G?   5G 5G describes a type of wireless...

Nontoxic, Moisturizing Bath for Dry Skin

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   I suffer from extremely distracting dry skin. If I'm not thoughtful and proactive about moisturizing my dry skin from right after I...

Hello Wellness: NYC Nontoxic Living Panel

Would you like to detox your diet, beauty products, and self-care routine? Do you want to learn tips on how to read nutrition labels for healthier choices? ...

Meditate on Your Nose

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   How often do you think about your nose? I rarely do. Except when I have a stuffy nose, runny nose, or sneezing fits. What does the nose...

Create a bedtime routine for your technology

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Creating a home base, or technology station, to organize my family's technology is helping to draw some ground rules in my home: all...
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