What if we are being lied to? What if the products that we are told will keep our teeth clean, our armpits sweat free, and our skin smelling good, contain chemicals that are slowly killing us? Yet again, I have to be the bearer of bad news and tell you that these questions are notContinue reading “Overlooked Poison”
Ever since I was a little girl, I have had a burning desire to help and save people, often to a fault. When I began dating, I usually found myself attracted to boys who needed saving. My friendships were often with people who were lonely and just needed someone to befriend them. I felt asContinue reading “The Heavy Gift”
Despite the technology and extreme medical advances that continue to be made throughout the world, overall health continues to plummet. Over 50% of the entire world is chronically ill and yet major pharmaceutical companies take the main stage for most things health related. While I am certainly not opposed to pharmaceutical medications, I believe theirContinue reading “Chronic Illness: A Worldwide Phenomenon”
You self destroy without hesitation, almost as if you believe it is your purpose. In a society of unrealistic body images that plaster billboards and social media, self hatred and insecurities surrounding physical appearance are battles that many of us go to war with daily. My journey to self love has been nothing shy ofContinue reading “An Ongoing Journey”
You are probably crossing your fingers, hoping to read that buying and eating organic doesn’t really make a difference. While I wish that was the case, considering the price difference between the two, it really does matter what you put into your body. What does it mean for something to be organic? Organic vs non-organicContinue reading “Organic vs Non-Organic: Does it Really Matter?”
You are your own storm. You have the power to decide whether you will let the rain drown you or water the flowers of your mind. Life is painful. It is confusing and unfair. It is full of pain, heartbreak, death, and sickness. It brings depression and anxiety, anger and fear and sadness. And yet,Continue reading “Storm Resistant”
If there is one thing I want to make explicitly clear, it is that the body does not make mistakes, but rather responds to internal and external factors. When washing your hands, you use warm water to help kill the bacteria that is on your hands. When you wash dishes, you use hot water toContinue reading “Fear of the Fever”
More times than I can count, I have been told that my grain free diet is damaging to my body, as grains are essential when it comes to a balanced diet. While I understand why this is a common belief, considering the MyPlate food guide as well as many other popular dietary guidelines that weContinue reading “Grain Free, Baby”
In a world of sickness, death, stress, and worry, it is so easy to get caught up in the unknown. We are people who like to “be in the know” and who ultimately allow the unknown and the possibility of pain to captivate our minds and rule our lives. Yet, in doing so, we mustContinue reading “Thoughts: Our Ultimate Enemy”
The endocrine system is responsible for hormone production and regulation and is comprised of many important glands, including the thyroid, pituitary glands, and adrenal glands, in addition to ovaries in females and testes in males. Hormones play a crucial role in nearly all processes within the human body; thus, a hormone imbalance can causeContinue reading “Plastic: An Endocrine Disruptor”
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