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What Should You Consider When Buying A New Home?

Mar 28, 2018

by Angela Cummings, reviewed by Sophia Ruan Gushée


Back in the early 2000’s, the criteria I used when shopping for a home was this: it had to be cute, in a good neighborhood, and in a manageable price range. All the...


Is My House Making Me Sick?

Mar 26, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée


Do you feel tired or under the weather when you’re at home, and feel better when you leave the house?

New moms spend more time at home with the kids and, along with it, sometimes comes...


Symptoms of Electromagnetic Radiation Sensitivity and How to Avoid It

Sep 25, 2017

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée


By this point in your life, you have identified certain factors that cause your body discomfort. Maybe you are allergic to certain foods or lotions, or you know that when...


Sick House Syndrome: 3 Strategies for a home that may be making you sick

Jun 21, 2017


Angela Cummings, pictured above, contacted me several months ago because my work really resonated with her. Curious as to why, I invited Angela to share her personal story with toxic exposures. Turns out, her home was making her and...



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