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11 Nontoxic Solutions for Indoor Air Pollution Issues

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée


Are you looking for natural, nontoxic solutions to indoor air pollution concerns? You’ve come to the right place.

Indoor air pollution has been linked to various adverse health effects, such as headaches, dizziness, and fatigue.

In this article, we will discuss the main causes of indoor air pollution, as well as suggest 11 solutions you can try to create a safe, nontoxic environment in your home.

What Causes Indoor Air...

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Lung cancer, asthma,...respiratory health is our November Meditation


In honor of lung cancer awareness, this month we are exploring simple ways to detox our indoor air quality to protect our respiratory health. 

Most people don't know this, but more people are dying of lung cancer than breast, prostate, and colon cancer combined. And while we often associate the disease with smoking, the truth is, many people are being diagnosed with lung cancer with zero history of smoking.

My friend Reina, for example, is a lung cancer thriver. Even though she had no...

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Overlooked Environmental Contributors to Infertility (& How to Protect Yourself)

Have you heard of the term fecundity?

Fecundity is the probability of bearing live children whereas fertility is the actual production of live offspring. 

Trying to understand the distinction between the two introduces you to the complexity of fertility. For example, a man or woman could have some reproductive "abnormality" that decreases their fecundity (the ability to conceive and/or deliver a healthy child). 

With more women delaying their start in trying to...

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How to (Naturally) Detox Toxins from Breast Tissue

by the editorial team

If you want to detox toxins from the breast tissue and protect yourself against breast cancer, you’ve come to the right place. Below are simple tips for a basic approach.

According to, 1 in every 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. And while it may be scary to realize that "85% of breast cancers occur in women who have no family history of breast cancer," this also spotlights that...

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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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