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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. In the US, it's the second most common cancer among women (after skin cancer)—affecting 1 in 8 women. While rare in men (1 in 1,000), breast cancer affects men directly too.

Studies have been examining whether endocrine disrupting chemicals found in household products can disrupt our reproductive health. The science indicates that, yes, common chemicals—like phthalates and BPA—can increase risks to various...

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7 Effective Tips for Digital Eye Strain Treatment

by the editorial team

 

Are you looking for digital eye strain treatment tips? You are not alone.

Digital eye strain treatment is a serious concern for everyone who spends a substantial amount of time using computers and other digital devices.

In this article, we will discuss the main causes and symptoms of digital eye strain, as well as provide 7 effective treatment tips you can start implementing right now.

What is Digital Eye Strain?

Digital eye strain, also referred to as Computer...

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Eye Health: 3 Key Tips to Support the Resiliency of Our Eye Health

eyes Sep 24, 2019

In September, we are meditating on our eye health with special guidance from Dr. Marc Grossman, a leading holistic optometrist and author of several books. Most recently, he published the must-read book Natural Eye Care: Your Guide to Healthy Vision and Healing.

This month. Dr. Grossman's recommendations for integrative approaches for improving eye health also support my recommendations for practical nontoxic living.

To get started, check out our introductory interview below. And subscribe to...

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Healthy Home: Simple Tips for All

home Sep 17, 2019

Well+Good Talk at The Assemblage NYC in 2018

If you're looking for simple tips to transform your home into a healing space, then watch the video below. Druing last year's Well+Good Talk in NYC's The Assemblage Nomad, I and my fellow panelists shared practical advice that you can watch.

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The Best Natural Way to Clean Your Washing Machine

cleaning Sep 14, 2019

by the editorial team

Are you looking for a natural, nontoxic way to clean the inside of your washing machine?

Mildew, bacteria, and other foul-smelling things build up in washing machines over time.

However, the traditional cleaners you can buy at stores are often full of harmful, toxic ingredients.

In this article, we'll provide a natural way to clean your washing machine—including two nontoxic cleaner recipes that will keep your laundry room smelling fresh all year round!

Why Your...

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How to take care of plants with 3 easy steps

air eyes healing spaces home Sep 05, 2019

House plants offer many invaluable benefits. They can convert toxic chemicals, like formaldehyde and benzene, into oxygen. And they are also essential to healing spaces. Science has proven that seeing nature helps us relax and heal.

The biggest challenge, however, is how to take care of plants so that they don't die!

Most of us juggle so much that adopting additional responsibilities—like taking care of house plants—can feel impossible. I highly encourage you to try...

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Zero Waste: 5 Tips for a Low Waste Lifestyle

waste detox Aug 28, 2019

Did you know that one crucial way to detox your home and bodies is to detox what you throw away? Some of our garbage will persist in our environment for decades, and some for centuries.

Our oceans now have five "garbage patches," or areas of dense garbage that aggregate from swirls of currents. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is commonly referenced, and described as twice the size of Texas.

A 2018 article on PBS News Hour(1) estimated that the Great Pacific Garbage...

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Simple Kale Salad: My Family's Favorite Recipe

diet recipes Aug 22, 2019
 

Are you getting enough fiber?

One simple way you can boost your natural detox processes is to eat more vegetables and fruit. The fiber they contain acts like a broom that sweeps away our waste from the inside out.

My family's favorite salad is simple to make—and its fiber-rich! It consists of kale, cherry tomatoes, avocados, olive oil, and salt.

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen my miraculous story the other day about my kids fighting over this...

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Infrared Saunas 101

self-care waste detox Aug 15, 2019

My path into wellness started by my search for good science. With the topic of toxic chemicals, heavy metals, and electromagnetic fields, there are many conflicting and alarming opinions. So when I started researching this topic (for what later became research for my book A to Z of D-Toxing), I hunted down good studies (objective, replicated, well-designed) and stats.

As I explore ways to detox and heal in the most natural (least harmful) ways available to most of us, the good...

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Waste Detox: August Theme

waste detox Aug 12, 2019

August is our month to meditate on how we can detox our waste.  

When I use the word waste, I'm not only talking about our body's natural detoxification outcomes (like sweat, urine, ..., etc), but I'm also referring to what we discard—which ends up in our landfills, oceans, air, soil, and ultimately our bodies.

One lesson I keep learning through various examples is that everything is connected. For example, the purity of our bodies, homes, and planet are...

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