electronic decluttering

Electronic Decluttering – Reducing Junk E-mail and Unnecessary Screen Time

I got a tremendous response to my post about de-cluttering last week, so I thought I’d continue this week. How many e-mails do you get a day? How much time to you spend online other than for actual work? I’m sure you are getting an inkling about where I’m going with this: Online time clutters … Read moreElectronic Decluttering – Reducing Junk E-mail and Unnecessary Screen Time

Decluttering Simplified

How To Simplify Your Annual Decluttering

A couple of times a year, I go on a de-cluttering rampage. This time it is even more serious than ever. Too much “stuff” equals too much stress. I firmly believe we are energetically connected to our stuff and having too much stuff is exhausting. Here’s the reasoning behind this year’s rampage: In the past … Read moreHow To Simplify Your Annual Decluttering

Hydroponic Organics

Hydroponic Organics approved by USDA

If you think organic vegetables and berries should be wholesome, pure and grown in rich black earth, you wouldn’t be alone. But the US Department of Agriculture just destroyed that myth yesterday by allowing hydroponically grown vegetables to be certified organic. Hydroponic vegetables and berries have inexplicably slid under the organic regulations for several years. … Read moreHydroponic Organics approved by USDA

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Lavender Benefits, how do I love thee? Let me count 8 ways…

I love lavender! Just the mildest whiff makes me sigh with release. And, of course, stress relief: That’s what lavender is all about. I’ve had a stressful couple of weeks. An almost fatal computer crash that took a couple of weeks to remedy, but saved me from having into invest in a new laptop (thanks … Read moreLavender Benefits, how do I love thee? Let me count 8 ways…

Yoga

Yoga – Is It More Than You Thought?

I have been a devotee of yoga since I was in my 20s and I had a 70-year old yoga teacher named Becky Love. I became a certified Kripalu yoga teacher since the mid-1970s and have kept hand and foot into the practice and infrequently teach yoga since then. My regular readers know that I … Read moreYoga – Is It More Than You Thought?

Natural Sore Throat Soothers

Natural Sore Throat Soothers

This article by Kathleen appeared in Natural Awakwenings Magazine in October of 2016. She’s down with a sore throat and laryngitis this week and taking a bit of her own medicine. These soothers aren’t just for kids. The household is settling for the night when the 5-year-old cries out, “My throat hurts!” “There’s no need … Read moreNatural Sore Throat Soothers

birth control pills

Birth Control Pills – The Dangers of Hormone-Based Contraception

Kathleen’s article on the dangers of birth control pills was originally published in Natural Awakenings Magazine. For more than 50 years, women have loved the freedom that birth control pills offer. What’s not to love? Take a little pill every day and (pretty much) rest assured that an unplanned pregnancy won’t happen. Well, it turns … Read moreBirth Control Pills – The Dangers of Hormone-Based Contraception

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You Probably Need More Iodine

There was a time when iodine was considered a “cure all,” but we’ve forgotten all about it and as a result, rates of cancer are skyrocketing, obesity is epidemic and our energy levels have plunged. Before the widespread use of synthetic drugs, iodine was recommended for everything from healing wounds and disease, destroying bacteria and … Read moreYou Probably Need More Iodine

Natural Energy Boosters

Natural Energy Boosters

This is based on one of Kathleen’s articles published in Natural Awakenings magazine.  Most of us complain of lack of energy on occasion and some of us experience it on a daily basis. The good news: There are natural ways to boost your energy without resorting to endless cups of coffee. Low energy can have … Read moreNatural Energy Boosters