Indoor plants

Having indoor plants is a must, especially considering the toxins that come with paints, carpets and cleaning products. Indoor plants cleanse toxins from the environment and are boosters for mental and physical well-being. These are the best 5 indoor plants you can have in your home or office: Snake Plant This plant is excellent for decoration and is easy to grow. Its presence in the … Continue reading Indoor plants

Why handheld devices are harmful under 12…

My Mother Says that studies have shown the negative effects of giving handheld devices to children under the age of 12. Brain development The brain of a child under the age of 12 is in constant development. This is why they are curious and ask too much questions. If you don’t offer them the much needed attention and you leave them with their phones, iPads, … Continue reading Why handheld devices are harmful under 12…

Vaccines… inform yourself

My Mother Says that there is a huge amount of information out there which questions whether we should be giving vaccines to our children. There is plenty of material to sift through on this topic. My Mother Says that before you make the decision… to vaccinate or to not vaccinate… you simply must inform yourself. Here are 21 questions to ask about vaccines Question #1) … Continue reading Vaccines… inform yourself

Sauerkraut – why it’s so great!

Sauerkraut is a fermented food. Fermentation is the metabolic process of converting carbohydrates, like sugars, into either alcohols and carbon dioxide, or organic acids.  It requires the presence of a carbohydrate source (like milk or vegetables, which contain sugar molecules) plus yeast, bacteria or both. The yeast and bacteria microorganisms are responsible for converting glucose (sugar) into healthy bacteria strains that populate your gut environment and … Continue reading Sauerkraut – why it’s so great!

Earthing through barefoot walking

Earthing, otherwise known as grounding or simply barefoot walking, is an extremely accessible and simple holistic therapy that offers abundant healing properties. It lowers inflammation, decreases stress and offers a means to allow us to feel more connected to the very Earth that gifts us with the ability to exist. Your immune system functions optimally when your body has an adequate supply of electrons, which are … Continue reading Earthing through barefoot walking

Skin brushing 

The skin is your body’s largest organ. One third of your body’s toxins are excreted through the skin and dry brushing helps to unclog pores and excrete toxins that become trapped in the skin. Use a non synthetic bristle brush. Begin brushing by starting at your feet and moving in long sweeping motions toward your heart. Always brush toward your heart. Benefits  1. You’ll exfoliate … Continue reading Skin brushing