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Nontoxic Cleaning & Disinfecting Against Coronavirus

Updated 2020 June 15
 
Covid-19 inspired me to consider viruses for the first time in my cleaning method. As I've researched Covid-19 and viruses, it's been interesting to notice parallels between key tips for preventing the spread and infection of the coronavirus and my key tips for a practical nontoxic lifestyle. 
 
Below are my top 5 tips for practical nontoxic cleaning. Grounded in a practical nontoxic value-system, I have also...
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NEW CORONAVIRUS Podcast: Optimize your immune response to covid-19 with Dr. David O. Carpenter

I'm so excited to share this podcast with you!

While sick (probably from the novel coronavirus), I wondered: 

With my value system of practical nontoxic living, what is the appropriate perspective given our novel coronavirus?

I wondered this for my family and I as much as for you.

More specifically, I was trying to understand:

Are toxic cleaning products worthwhile now because of the novel coronavirus?

Homebound with family members on wireless devices, are our EMF exposures...

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New Podcast: How to select the best air purifier for your budget

home detox podcast Mar 20, 2020

Updated March 20, 2020 to include podcast show notes.

 

Podcast guest: Vinny Lobdell, Jr, indoor air quality and air filtration expert; co-founder of Intellipure; president of Intellipure’s parent company, Healthway Family of Brands, and Global President of its sister company, Pure Wellness. 

Podcast composer: Chris Robertson

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Today, we’re talking about air purifiers.

I’ve been really excited about this podcast because I found it very...

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Is Your Memory Foam Mattress Toxic? 3 Tips to Detox Your Mattress Exposures

home detox Feb 19, 2020

Do you think your memory foam mattress might be toxic? Research shows you may be right.

Memory foam is a commonly used material in mattresses, mattress toppers, pillows, and other household items.

In this article, we will discuss the safety concerns surrounding memory foam mattresses, as well as share our best tips for choosing a nontoxic mattress for your home.

How Safe is Your Memory Foam Mattress?

Safety concerns

The main ingredient of memory foam mattresses is polyurethane, which contains...

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I left Los Angeles wondering what motivates you?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Even after studying and teaching nontoxic living for over a decade, I'm more energized than ever: The evidence for precautionary measures continues to strengthen, and the public is more curious than ever.

I just returned from spending a week in Los Angeles. My trip to LA originated from a personal reason, but I extended my visit to make room for various work events.

 

Detox Market

Soon after arriving in LA, I headed over to the retail...

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Podcast: Essential Features of a Healing Space

 

by Sophia Ruan Gushee

 

Podcast composer: Chris Robertson

 

Dr. Esther Sternberg served for 26 years in the National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program as Senior Scientist and Section Chief of Neuroendocrine Immunology and Behavior at the National Institute of Mental Health.

She has too many other impressive accomplishments to list here. But, currently, she holds the Inaugural Andrew Weil Chair for Research in Integrative Medicine and is Research Director for the...

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7 Common Toxic Mattress Symptoms (& How to Support Them)

Are you worried that your current mattress might be toxic? 

Not all mattresses are created equal. While some will provide the benefits of a good night’s sleep, others can slowly contribute to health issues. There are a few symptoms you should pay attention to if you think that your mattress may be negatively impacting your health.

In this article, we will discuss 7 common warning signs of toxic mattresses, as well as tips for alleviating your toxic mattress...

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Can Negative Energy Attach to Objects and "Stick" to Your Space?

Can negative energy get attached (or assigned) to objects, and therefore contribute to negative energy in your home?

There are different ways of considering this. A common way objects can create negative, toxic energy is simply by its association with a difficult experience, which results in those objects being triggers of a biochemical cascade of hormones that can contribute to stress and depression. When this is the situation and these objects are in your home, seeing...

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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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Home Detox Tips for Self-Care

home detox self-care Jul 09, 2019

Well and Good recently visited my home for its YouTube series Self-Care Nation. As a full-time social entrepreneur with three young kids, my self-care over the past decade has been focused on creating a healthy home.

You can check out my most important home detox tips by watching the video below. If you want to support it, then please click on the thumbs up button and share with a friend.

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