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Detox Your Spray Products to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

home detox indoor air lungs Nov 23, 2020

Inspired by lung cancer awareness month, let’s choose one detox tweak that unburdens our lungs.

This week: edit your spray products. Search your home while responding to the question: How many spray products in my home are unused? 

Then discard those responsibly, and note how many you eliminated from your home. Feel proud because they are potential sources of toxic fumes—even if they are unused! Let me know how it goes @ruanliving on Instagram or ...

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🎧 NEW PODCAST: "If you have lungs, you can get lung cancer."

This podcast episode was inspired by lung cancer awareness month. My friend Reina Honts, who is also the guest of this episode, has taught me that lung cancer is not just a smoker's outcome. If you have lungs, then you should be aware that:

  • Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide
  • Lung cancer takes twice as many women's lives as breast cancer
  • Lung cancer takes twice as many men's lives as prostate cancer
  • People who have never smoked account for 20K-30K lung...
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🎉 Home Detox Workbook!

by Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

More than ever, we need to reframe how we view our homes.

Home is an overlooked pillar of health and well-being—able to contribute to our healing physically and emotionally. However, most people are unaware of what science has discovered about how our space can influence our moods, creativity, productivity, health (or illness), and recovery. 

First things first: Let's detox our indoor air, dust, hands, water, and sleep areas from what we...

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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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