Podcast producer: Chris Robertson
by Sophia Ruan Gushée
If you're interested in any of the below, then this podcast will provide insight into a strategic approach to help you achieve:
In this episode, I share my conversation with Barry A. Cik, Founder / Technical Director / CEO of Naturepedic, an...
In May 2019, I visited Barry Cik, founder and CEO of Naturepedic®, at Naturepedic's Manhattan store to help you understand how you can select the most "clean," organic mattress for your budget. To accomplish this, we took a deep dive into the components of a mattress, which you can watch in the video below.
But, first, are organic mattresses worth the money?
In a nutshell, Yes!
Popular mattress components (like polyurethane foam and vinyl) are made of toxic chemicals that can...
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...
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...
Models in the image above are wearing More Sunday pajamas.
Danielle Wu is founder and CEO of More Sunday, which offers eco-friendly pajamas that are beautiful enough to wear outside your home! Made of 100% Real Silk, the pajamas' fabric is free of toxic chemicals that are often found on clothing textiles.
In fact, More Sunday pajamas are made of silk that is OEKO-TEX 100 certified; meaning, they have been tested by a third-party to ensure More Sunday is not...
Ayurveda, also known as Ayurvedic medicine, is a 7,000 year old Hindu system of medicine native to India. Familiar aspects of Ayurveda include meditation, yoga and the alkaline diet. This holistic perspective on wellbeing can support health, pain, energy, beauty, and more.
Juhi Center in Manhattan provides "a personalized treatment protocol that includes diagnosis, therapy, education and empowerment, creating a virtuous cycle of healing," according to its website. Clients range from...
by Sophia Ruan Gushée
Advances in technology now allow scientists to measure sounds and examine reactions from our brains, nervous systems, biological electrical communications, and hormones. Technology has shed light on how sounds—from music to noise pollution to silence—can influence our stress, moods, heart rate, memories, immune response, and healing.
Sounds can be incorporated into your daily or evening routines to help you take care. Our brains,...
by Lily Kamp and by Sophia Ruan Gushée
The idea of detoxing the brain seems scary, but it does’t have to be. As you can probably guess, there is no one-step, cure-all brain detox to reduce the negative effects every day environmental factors have on us. But there are simple steps you can take right now, or over the course of the next few days.
The nine tips listed below can boost general brain health (especially cognitive function), reduce chronic stress, and protect...
Above: Sophia Ruan Gushée at Inscape NYC.
Below: article by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée
There are countless benefits of meditation. Since March is my brain meditation detox month, the article below focuses on how meditation can help brain health. The article introduces meditation and how meditation can help some people with depression, anxiety, stress, addiction, ADD, empathy, and compassion. The article ends with tips on how to start meditating....
by Sophia Ruan Gushée
I'm always looking for practical, simple, nutrient-dense recipes to treat my skin, energy, immunity, and health from within. It'll be made much easier with the upcoming Well+Good Cookbook!
Click here to check out this gorgeous resource that provides recipes so you can eat your way to better energy, digestion, immunity, mood, focus, presence, sex, sleep, and skin.
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