The truth about synthetic vs. natural fibers – bamboo is sneaky!

I used to love watching Mr. Rogers shows about how crayons, macaroni, and erasers are made - those episodes are classic!  --- but there are so many things and manufacturing processes I wonder about.  I heard Stephen Ezell of http://www.mygreenrefills.com speak, and he shared the reasons we need to continue to choose natural fiber textiles, … Continue reading The truth about synthetic vs. natural fibers – bamboo is sneaky!

Laundry detergent is killing you slowly. Not your mother’s washing machine…

Before we get into this, let's state the price.  That's what we all need to know!  Switch your toxic laundry detergent to a safe alternative for $13, right now.  The toxic Arm & Hammer jug, of 128 loads-worth of detergent costs $12.  The Laundry Wash from http://www.MyGreenFills.com of 50 loads-worth costs $12.95 to start, and … Continue reading Laundry detergent is killing you slowly. Not your mother’s washing machine…

The Home Death Movement: Reclaiming an Important Part of Human Life

Have you ever wondered why it is considered standard to inject the body with embalming chemicals?  Why do we put the deceased in thick caskets of metal, or even wood, and place that casket inside a concrete vault, before we even think about setting it all down in the soil of the cemetery?  Are we … Continue reading The Home Death Movement: Reclaiming an Important Part of Human Life

What is our Role in the Environment? Solutions! Transition.

The thing we forgot as a people, in the United States and around the world, is that as we change the environment, we change ourselves -- literally -- physically.   We have changed the water, the air, the food, etc. I think food is THE epitome of everything.   We ARE what we eat!   We rebuild … Continue reading What is our Role in the Environment? Solutions! Transition.

Eyes Tired? Eye degeneration? You need to know about Iris!

Technology advances at lightning speed - as least, it seems like it does! I been staring at screens almost my whole life, whereas my Mom just started really using the computer a few years ago! When I began my first job, where I was required to look at a PC monitor screen for 8 hours/5 … Continue reading Eyes Tired? Eye degeneration? You need to know about Iris!

What’s the deal with Canola oil? Also known as rapeseed oil.

Is canola oil healthy?  Or is canola oil bad for you? I've never heard convincing information supporting the claim that canola oil is a healthy oil.  The same goes for grapeseed oil and safflower oil.  The local organic grocery store uses canola oil in almost all of their prepared foods...they use it like it's going … Continue reading What’s the deal with Canola oil? Also known as rapeseed oil.

Identifying Actual Optimum Levels – Blood Tests

Throughout my health journey I've had a lot of blood drawn in an attempt to find the root cause of my dis-ease or to find way to remedy my symptoms.  One of the first things I realized is that an optimum healthy range for any substance in the body differs from person to person, but … Continue reading Identifying Actual Optimum Levels – Blood Tests