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.
Digital eye strain, also referred to as Computer...
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.
To get started, check out our introductory interview below. And subscribe to...
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...
by Sophia Ruan Gushée
There has never been more awareness to our sensitivities: nuts, dairy, gluten, sulfites, and more.
So why not chemicals?
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) is a term that describes a set of physical reactions to chemicals—both natural and manmade—in our environment, including from our everyday household products. Some of these symptoms include chronic symptoms that millions of people endure. A home detox can unburden your body's chronic...
by Sophia Ruan Gushée
Volatile organic compounds are chemicals that are emitted from both natural and artificial sources. This article focuses on VOCs from man-made products that pollute your indoor air, especially the sources that are easy for you to avoid.
VOCs are released as gases from some building materials and household products at room temperature.
Examples of common sources of VOCs in an average home include:
Podcast intro by Sophia Ruan Gushée
Sick building syndrome (SBS), or sick house syndrome, consist of various nonspecific symptoms that occupants of indoor areas experience.
Symptoms of SBS include headaches, dizziness, chronic fatigue, nausea, irritation (of eye, nose, throat, or skin), difficulty concentrating, sensitivity to odors, allergies, cold, flu-like symptoms, increased incidence of asthma attacks and personality changes.
Author of Organic Lifestyle Made...
By Angela Cummings
Going #2 (as the kids say) is a natural, healthy occurrence for all humans (and animals), but we’re often embarrassed by the smell left behind.
We tend to reach for toxic sprays to cover-up those embarrassing smells.
However, there are nontoxic alternatives that can be used!
In this article, we’ll discuss how conventional sprays can be toxic, and how to make your own natural bathroom sprays for a nontoxic home environment.
By Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée
Nontoxic hand soap is better for all of us, but especially mothers of babies and young kids, because what's on our hands can make their way into our children's bodies. Babies will chew on our fingers, and our hands touch many things that go straight into our children's mouths, like teething rings.
Therefore, it may be worthwhile to reconsider the type of handsoap you’re using.
In this article, we’ll look at...
by editorial team
Electronic devices with visual displays are here to stay and feature prominently in kids' daily lives for communication, school work, and entertainment. Overuse of electronic devices of any kind with visual screens can cause tired eyes, eye strain, and computer vision syndrome.
Research reveals that kids start using digital devices as young as six months of age. By their teens, some kids use screen-based media for up to seven hours daily. According to a 2018 Q1...
by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée
Our kids watch our every move. They learn by example, by our actions. When we choose nontoxic products—like soaps and shampoo—they’re noticing, and developing values around health, wellness, and nontoxic (or toxic) purchasing decisions. These values and choices can influence your children's health and the health of your entire family.
Shampoos and soaps can contain different...