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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...

Podcast: Essential Features of a Healing Space

Podcast Guest Intro by Sophia Ruan Gushee Dr. Esther Sternberg served for 26 years in the National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program as Senior Scientist and...

Clean Beauty Q&A with Juhi Singh

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...

Meditate on Your Nose

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   How often do you think about your nose? I rarely do. Except when I have a stuffy nose, runny nose, or sneezing fits. What does the nose...

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...

What is a healing space?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   An environment—like in our homes, schools, and workspaces—can be designed to support therapeutic effects....

Tips to Protect Family Time from Technology

Technology has changed our lives, including family time. While there are invaluable benefits—like the precious moments we can now record as photos and...

Your Children’s Development: How Does Technology Endanger It?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   All parents have used digital screens as babysitters.  We give our children cell phones to play games,...

Using Wood as a Stress Reducer at Home

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   In today’s fast-paced world, stress is increasing. Along with the amount of time we spend...

Top Toys That Empower Children, Especially Girls

In a world that is increasingly driven by technology, skills in the STEM fields (that's science, technology, engineering and math,) are more relevant than ever in our...
Like so many of us social media users, I am addicted to Pinterest.  I’m addicted for many different reasons, but lately, I’ve been spending my time...

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