Dryer Sheet and Fabric Softener Toxins

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It’s hard to believe that out of all household cleaning products, the chemicals in dryer sheets and fabric softeners are considered to be among the most toxic. Fabric softeners and dryer sheets are made up of pernicious chemicals combined with a hefty dose of fragrance. Some of the most harmful ingredients include the following: Benzyl Acetate (linked to pancreatic cancer) Benzyl Alcohol (an upper respiratory tract irritant) Ethanol (linked to central nervous system disorders) Limonene (a known carcinogen) Chloroform (a neurotoxin and carcinogen) The chemicals in dryer sheets get released into the air when they are heated up in the […] Read more »

Wind Down Evening Routine, For Your Health

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Tranquility, peacefulness, relaxation; the state of being free from tension and anxiety is something we all want. Choosing to make healthy decisions in your life can start with baby steps such as an evening routine. The goal with an evening routine is restful sleep, overall health and wellbeing. Bad evening habits will tarnish the quality of your sleep and impair the prosperity of your next day. Remember, each person’s routine is personal and customizable, don’t create a routine that wasn’t meant for you. Here are some examples of what you could incorporate into your daily evening regimen to bring more tranquility into your life. Read more »

Unexpected COVID Consequences

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Has anyone else noticed that one or two things have changed in our daily lives and in our world since the pandemic arrived? If I dig really deep, I can come up with a few things we do differently. Let’s see... social visits, travel plans and driving routines, how and where we work, shopping online, shopping nervously in person, delayed dental and medical visits, postponed weddings and cancelled events, Zoom-everything – from meetings to memorials, how we dress/shave/bathe, how we eat (and how much) and how we drink (and how much!). Read more »

What’s In Your Shower?

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Everyone these days is striving to keep up with cleanliness. We need to remember that what we put on our bodies is absorbed onto our skin and directly into our cells and can affect our health. Overtime, toxic chemicals can build up causing irreparable damage. All this could be happening in your very own shower. It’s time to take a look at shampoo and soap companies dirty little secrets hiding in their ingredients list on the back of their bottles. Many companies rely on our lack of knowledge to this large vocabulary of chemical names. Read more »