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What triggers your feel-good hormones?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   It feels like there's a tremendous collective craving for more true connections, kindness, and sincere love. Especially love for...

Depression: Does social media make it worse?

by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée   In 2019, social media is among the greatest constants in of our lives. We wake up and we lie in bed, responding to...

The Impact of Reality TV Shows on the Younger Generation

by editorial team   Although reality TV shows can be very entertaining, how are they influencing the younger generation? Research has shown that, while mature...

7 Tips to Keep Your Child Focused on School Work

by editorial team   Trying to keep your child focused on school work is no easy task. The modern world is full of distractions, and technology is at the core of many...

Instant Gratification: How Technology Affects Children’s Behavior

by editorial team   How does growing up with technology affect children’s behavior? With 24/7 access to information, entertainment and social connection, both...

How to Set Parent Controls on Youtube

 by editorial team   With hundreds of kids' channels that have millions of subscribers, YouTube entertains kids for hours. When videos end, kids (and adults) can...

The Link Between Technology And Depression in Children

by editorial team   Does your child spend too much time in front of a screen? And does it matter? A 2018 study by researchers at the San Diego State University says...

The New Family Divide: How Can Technology Impact Family Time?

 by editorial team   Technology has been increasing at a fast pace since the late 1990’s and 2000’s, making it difficult for parents (and adults...

Effects of Social Media on Teenage Relationships

by editorial team   According to researchers at the University of Washington and University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 80% of youth aged 12 through 17 are social...

The Internet That Most of Us Don't Know

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Most people think of the internet or web simply as what they access from search engines and their favorite...

Are Headphones Safe for Children?

Are headphones safe for children? In 2010, a national study found that hearing loss among adolescent children had increased from 14.9% (1988-1994) to 19.5% (2005-2006)....

Are You or Your Kids Downloading Copyrighted Content?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   It’s difficult to tell which online content is illegal to download. Copyright laws can seem...

What You Should Know About The Risks of Online Gaming

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The number of hours children spend gaming has increased from 10.7 to 12.2 hours per week between...

The Dangers of Online Grooming

by editorial team   What Is Online Grooming? While rare, grooming can occur in real life or online. Grooming is when a predator reaches out to someone (including...

Tips to Set Up Facebook Privacy Controls

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée With the integration of the internet into our lives, keeping children safe from online risks requires parents...

Monitoring Children’s Digital Footprint

By editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée Looking around, it becomes obvious how digital devices have seeped into every aspect of...

Tips to Help Kids Overcome Social Isolation

by a staff writer Social isolation contributes to low self-esteem, school adjustment, anxiety, and depression. The digital world can hamper as much as...

PBDE Flame Retardants Are Still Around

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   PBDE flame retardants were phased out in 2004 and 2010, yet these chemicals are still around. Scientific studies...

Top Chemicals Found in the Home

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Chemicals, chemicals here and there. Chemicals, chemicals everywhere!   It’s true. They’re all...

Cell Phone Radiation and How to Protect Yourself

by Sophia Ruan Gushée and her editorial team   On April 3, 1973, the first mobile phone call was made by a Motorola employee, Martin Cooper. Ten years later, in...

Bluetooth: A Convenience or Concern?

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   How Bluetooth Devices Can Negatively Affect Your Health Bluetooth technology has brought us great convenience:...

Low Sperm Count: The Link Between Radiation and Fertility

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Once most people decide to start a family, they are also excited to eat healthier and exercise more...

How EMFs & Screen Time Impact Our Sleep

  In some ways, we are thriving in this golden age of technology. From our phones to our smart home appliances, we are always digitally connected and this...

Digital Dementia and 7 Tips to Avoid It

  I first heard of digital dementia years ago when researching electromagnetic fields (EMFs) for my book A to Z of D-Toxing. It immediately resonated with...

Are EMFs Harmful? What the Experts Say

  It took me many years to appreciate the concerns surrounding electromagnetic fields (EMFs), which are exposures created from both wired and wireless technologies....

Would reducing your EMFs help you feel and sleep better?

Check out episode 3 of my podcast series, A to Z of D-Toxing: The Podcast. I talk about EMFs, or electromagnetic fields with Matt Waletzke, who is a Certified Building...

EMFs: The Science of Exposure

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