It is true that eating healthy can be expensive. It’s also true that junk food is among the most costly ways to spend your grocery dollars. Actually, you can spend a fortune on chips, pastries and exotic flavored coffee. Without adding anything nutritional to your diet. In terms of health, junk food is extremely expensive.
December 17, 2018 in Essential Oils, Non-Toxic Lifestyle
Our modern lifestyle allows us to enjoy a lot of conveniences. Unfortunately, this comes at a price. We’re also surrounded by toxic chemicals, everywhere we turn. It’s impossible to avoid potentially hazardous compounds altogether. (Unless we retreat to a remote wooded area and live off the land. Fortunately, there’s another option. We can make our
Certain essential oils are not safe for children. I believe this is important information. Because parents may see conflicting advice on social media. Essential oils are highly concentrated. They are much stronger than herbal remedies. It’s been said that one drop of peppermint oil is the medicinal equivalent of 15 to 70 cups of peppermint
Should you use essential oils on cats? This questions is sure to generate strong reactions. The debate rages. However, the truth is no one has a definitive answer. I tell my readers not to use essential oils on a cat, for reasons I’ll explain in a minute. Even though I’ve used them with good success
Not all narcissists fit the common stereotype. It’s true that many of them are so grandiose you can spot them from outer space. But there’s another type of narcissist. These folks come across as meek, mild and unassuming. That’s why they’re called covert narcissists. Coverts may dress like a church mouse. Their hair may be disheveled.
It’s cold and flu season. Your body aches. You feel miserable. But you might feel better after a nice hot shower. A shower may help clear your head and open up your airways. (I know it always works for me.) Here’s something else you can do. You can add a DIY sinus steamer to the
Oil pulling has a long history of use in Ayurvedic medicine. This is a traditional Indian healing method that has a long history of success. It’s believed that oil pulling helps keep your mouth healthy, and also helps your body to get rid of toxins. This, in turn, is supposed to help your overall health.
Essential oils contain compounds known to reduce anxiety. So it makes perfect sense to use them during the change of life. Insomnia is a common complaint. It may result from lower amounts of estrogen circulating in the bloodstream. Not getting enough rest may lead to anxiety. Anxiety can prevent you from sleeping. It’s a vicious
There’s an overlooked dimension to healing. It’s the spiritual component. In order to recover, you need to heal the mind, body and spirit. Or at least that’s what one holistic healer told me when I was struggling with excruciating nerve pain. I believe she was right. Healing did involve all three components. There is a
Essential oils have a lot of uses. One is to make your house smell nice. Many people like to diffuse these highly concentrated plant extracts in their homes. That’s because they freshen the air without potentially toxic chemicals. Essential oils are amazing effective at neutralizing stale odors and unpleasant cooking smells. Aromatic oils also contain