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Healthy supplies for online working & learning from home

This mobile, adjustable, standing desk allows your neck to be upright as you view a digital screen for back to school 2020 remote learning or working from home online. 

The items below improve the conditions that can alleviate:

  1. back pain
  2. body aches
  3. "text neck"
  4. adverse effects of blue light exposure (including sleep disruption)
  5. EMF exposure (by creating distance from the laptop and the body)

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Since April 2020, I have spent many hours in front of a computer (working on some...

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NEW PODCAST: Vision therapy with holistic optometrist, Dr. Marc Grossman

by Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Podcast composer: Chris Robertson

 

Bonus Resources

Click here to download Dr. Grossman's free holistic eye health resources for Cataracts, Dry Eyes, Floaters, Glaucoma, Macula Degeneration & his Eye Exercise eBook. 

Often, it's never too late to improve your eyes!

Have you ever heard that your eye health—like your vision—does not necessarily have to deteriorate with age? And that some eye issues can sometimes even be...

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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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8 Brain-Healthy Activities for When You Disconnect to Reconnect

by Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Disconnect to Connect for Your Brain Health and Overall Wellbeing

In March, we are meditating on the brain to pursue a gentle, organic detox of it. Some powerful memes for this month: 

  • disconnect to reconnect
  • prioritize time to be unplugged

We are not looking for ways to disconnect from technology because it's bad. Rather, by unplugging from technology, we are looking to gain invaluable benefits from when we disconnect to connect—or disconnect...

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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 oneself.

I don't know if my stage in life makes me more observant of this, if it's my particular lens and/or my surroundings (NYC), or if it's a new reality. Regardless, I hope this article raises awareness to common triggers (like social media) of feel-good hormones.

By learning more about triggers of feel-good...

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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 notifications and subsequently scrolling and scrolling before we’ve even brushed our teeth. The “mindless scroll,” as it is popularly designated, continues throughout the day—on the train or bus to work, during lunch and bathroom breaks, and at various other times until we go to bed, when we again check...

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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 audiences may be able to distinguish between reality and reality television, it's harder for children and adolescents to do so.

In this article, we will discuss the impact that reality TV can have on the younger generation, and share a few ways in which parents can support a healthier understanding of reality TV.

 

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7 Tips to Keep Your Child Focused on School Work

children technology Nov 13, 2018

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 of them.

If your child is checking their text messages and social media notifications while doing their homework, they may have trouble staying focused on the task at hand.

Below are our best tips for minimizing technology-related distractions and helping your child stay focused on their school work.

 

Technology as a...

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Instant Gratification: How Technology Affects Children’s Behavior

children technology Nov 13, 2018

by editorial team

 

How does growing up with technology affect children’s behavior?

With 24/7 access to information, entertainment and social connection, both children and adults have become dependent on the instant gratification technology provides.

 

What Is Instant Gratification?

Instant gratification refers to a quick and immediate attainability of pleasure and satisfaction.

The ability to obtain anything we want, anytime we want it, is a defining characteristic of the...

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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 continue watching by either searching for more videos or through the recommended videos that YouTube suggests automatically. 

As parents, we want to prevent kids from seeing videos that were meant for adults. YouTube has a child Safety Mode for that exact purpose: to keep kids safe from age-inappropriate...

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