Ditch The Candles And Start Diffusing

Oh, Spring is surely coming, her couriers fill the air; each morn are new arrivals, each night her ways prepare; I scent her fragrant garments, her foot is on the stair. ― John Burroughs

It’s time to ditch the candles and air fresheners. They may smell nice, but very often the scents are made from synthetic chemicals that are typically labeled as “fragrance.” Fragrance or parfum are terms used to hide undisclosed chemical ingredients that may be contained in a product, usually consisting of synthetic chemicals designed to mimic the smell of natural scents. Manufacturers aren’t required to disclose the specific ingredients contained in scented products as the recipe is considered a trade secret.

With repeated exposure toxins build up and accumulate in your body – a process called “bioaccumulation.” This means that the more you come in contact with these toxins, the harder it is for your body to break them down. This build up causes both minor and major health issues. These issues may not be apparent right away but they will manifest later on down the road.


A Healthy Spin on Holiday Gift Giving

"The joy of brightening other lives becomes for us the magic of the holidays." — W.C. Jones

Do you realize that the type of gifts you give can have a positive impact on your health and the health of the people you’re giving them to?

Hand crafted items or spending time with someone are often the most cherished gifts you can give the people you care about. 


3 Ways to Positively Influence Emotions

"Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.— Tony Robbins

Your emotions play an important role in your health and well-being. So often we think only of our physical body when it comes to health but balancing your emotions is a big contributor to overall wellness. Research suggests there’s even a correlation between specific emotional conflicts and certain cancers.


Use Only Pure, Natural Scents In Your Home

"In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.— Aristotle

Pretty soon the temperatures will be getting cooler which means you’ll most likely be spending more time indoors. The windows will be closed and the air in your home is going to get stale. Cooking or baking can fill your house with warm, cozy aromas. When you’re not creating delicious scents you may decide to burn a candle or use a plug-in air freshener to make your house smell. Don’t do it!

Beginner's Guide to Natural Living

"The home should be the treasure chest of living.— Le Corbusier

Are you ready to “go the natural route” but have no clue what it really means or where to start? Let’s talk about how this “natural way of living” is supposed to work.

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