Inspiration to Help You Be and Stay Healthy

The human body wants to be healthy and it can be given the proper conditions to do so. There are many factors that contribute to it getting off track and that result in dis-ease, or illness. With how complicated the body is, it amazes me that it doesn’t get off track more often.

There are many many ways you can support your health naturally. If at any point you find your body out of balance and in a state of sickness or dis-ease you may have more options to get it back in balance than you realize.

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Reduce Your Risk of Developing Breast Cancer

Five years ago, on July 11, 2016, I had surgery to remove cancer that had manifested as a “lump” in my breast. It was followed by 6 rounds of chemotherapy and 20+ radiation treatments.

Since then I’ve learned a lot about cancer, breast cancer in particular, some of which you might find beneficial.

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Intermittent Fasting Tips & How it Works

What do you think of when you hear the word fasting? Do you think it means starving yourself or only drinking water for days?

There are many different ways to fast and the one I’m talking about is short term fasting. It’s rather easy and really good for you. Your body uses a lot of energy and resources to digest food. When you don’t eat for an extended period of time you’re giving your body a break from digestion and a chance to focus on other things.

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How to Grow Sprouts and Why You Should

Besides being so much fun to grow, sprouts are really good for you. They may help relieve symptoms of menopause and PMS, hot flashes, and are used by some cultures to treat cancer.

Only a few supplies are needed and it takes about 3-5 days depending upon the type of seed. Sprouts are grown indoors and take up very little space. You can buy fancy seed sprouters but I grow mine in mason jars.

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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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