Simple Measures to Help You Age Gracefully

There’s no two ways about it you are getting older with each passing day. It’s a good thing! Better than the alternative. ;-) The good news is there are some simple things you can do to help you age gracefully.



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Remove Physical Clutter To Eliminate Mental Clutter


Organizing and cleaning up clutter in your home is vital to create and maintain inner peace. Take a good look around your house. What do you see? Is there clutter, scattered papers, clothes lying around, stacks of mail, etc.?

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The Importance Of Personal Care Product Safety

Do you know what’s lurking in the personal care items you use every day? Things like shampoo, body wash, lotion, deodorant, etc. It’s important that you do as many contain harsh chemicals that can have adverse effects on your health with repeated use.

A partial list of toxins that may be found in common personal care products:
  • Aluminum: found in antiperspirants and deodorants
  • Fragrance: found in almost anything that has a scent
  • Oxybenzone: found in sunscreen
  • Parabens: found in shower products, lotion, deodorant, and more
  • Petroleon (Mineral Oil): found in lotion, cream, lip balm, and skin care products.
  • Phthalates: found in fragrant products such as soap.
  • Propylene Glycol: found in shampoo, toothpaste, shaving foam, body washes and facial cleansers.
  • Retinyl palmitate or retinol: commonly found in lotion, moisturizer, chapstick, sunscreen, and lip balm
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate: commonly found in most skincare products.
  • Talc: commonly found in baby powder and deodorant.
  • Triclosan: found in liquid soap, toothpaste, laundry detergent, shampoo, etc.
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Use ONLY Pure, Natural Scents In Your Home

Use ONLY Pure, Natural Scents In Your Home

As the weather gets colder you’ll most likely be spending more time indoors. The windows will be closed and the air can get stale. Cooking or baking can fill your house with warm, cozy aromas. For times when you aren’t creating delicious scents you may be tempted to burn a candle or use a plug-in air freshener to make it smell nice in your house.


Where do the fragrances in them come from? Most are created in a lab with chemicals. Very few, if any, come from naturally derived scents. Even if the label says they contain essential oils those oils are probably synthetic. 


Man-made scents are one of the biggest contributors to toxic overload in your body. Fragrance is a term used to identify undisclosed ingredients contained in a product, usually consisting of synthetic chemicals designed to mimic natural scents.

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The Role Emotions Play In Health

The Role Emotions Play In Health

Your emotions play an important role in your health and well-being. It’s typical to think only of your physical body when it comes to health but balancing your emotions is crucial to overall wellness.


Did you know that your mood and emotions are affected by diet and exercise? Well they are!


Research shows that consuming 7-8 servings of fruits and vegetables a day will put you in a better mood. And, when you’re in a good mood you are more likely to eat a healthier diet.

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