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Are Toxins in Your Kitchen?

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Are Toxins in Your Kitchen?

It all starts with the food we eat. This is the basis for any health plan and feeling our best. A primary pillar if you will. But what if the food we eat, contains toxins in them? How do we navigate our food choices so that we are choosing the safest food for our budgets?

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Detoxifying Your Personal Beauty Products

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Detoxifying Your Personal Beauty Products

Did you know that the FDA has not passed a major law regulating the beauty industry since 1938?!? Pretty crazy, right? The U.S. law that governs the $60 billion cosmetics industry that was passed in 1938, does not provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with the power to ask cosmetic companies for safety data or issue recalls of cosmetics found to be unsafe. And the few laws we do have do not prevent companies from using carcinogenic ingredients in personal care products. That’s why we can find ingredients such as dioxane, formaldehyde and nitrosamine in them. These are all known human carcinogens, often with strong scientific evidence to prove it.

 

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5 Strategies to Make Self-Care a Priority

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5 Strategies to Make Self-Care a Priority

I was struck with a strong surge of emotions when I entered my private spa room. Love and of acceptance hit me like a wave when I stepped inside. You see, to be honest, I struggle with self care. I put others first before me every time. And while that is not a bad thing at times, when it's done day-in and day-out it can become relentless and difficult. 

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Ah, the New Year!

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Ah, the New Year!

Well I wanted to have finished a snazzy blog post about setting intentions for the new year, to have sent out another newsletter and have my 2015 review done and my 2016 planning complete. Reality is, the flu got me a few days ago and I've been sleeping most of the last 72 hours. I'll probably sleep right through midnight and the celebrations too. ...

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