Your Healthy Home, One Room At A Time!

Your Healthy Home, One Room At A Time!

Creating a healthy home does not have to be an exhausting endeavor. In fact, it can be more of an adventure even fun! You do not have to give up your lifestyle or make extreme changes to improve your home.  You just need to open your eyes, and put your nose into action!

Today, many non-toxic and organic products are available at your local supermarket; making it easy for you to integrate these healthier options into your home cleaning regime slowly. We even have some products that are up there in the ‘easier, safer, and healthier class‘ it’s just a matter of reaching for one brand over another that leaves no toxic residue and smells pleasant and natural.  Visit Healthy Home Solutions and you will see what I mean.

Know that with every significant change that you make, you are reducing your exposure to health hazards, you are making a better world.  Get excited about making your home a better place to live, because your healthy home contributes to a healthy planet, and that’s a win-win. (more…)

Say No To Plastic Water Bottles

Say No To Plastic Water Bottles

I can’t tell you how infuriating it is for me to still see plastic bottled water being sold as a solution to transport, store and sell water, and this being sold as a so-called convenience to us!  Ughh.  This is an environmental disaster! We are actually 2-3 decades late in our response in actioning some sort of change around our consumption of plastic, however, as you will eventually read in my new bookLifestyle Reset- The Essential Guide To Healing You and The Planet  I’m calling it again, like many other environmental evangelists, and making an effort through the way I purchase or not purchase plastic bottles.  My suggestion is to only store water in a glass or BPA-free container. If not for the fact that whole cities are forming on top of plastic mountains, in countries like Laos and Brazil, I believe ‘collectively’ that we can still do something.  Here’s why:

Because I keep fish in a pond within the garden of our property, I get to observe firsthand, how important the quality of water is to the life and health of my fish.  An example of that is, last year I noticed several floating ‘dead’ fish near the filter mesh of my pond.  I wracked my brain as to what may be causing so many fish to just turn up dead or very near death, as I had been keeping the water clean, and been particularly vigilant at cleaning out the filters, and then it hit me.  I had introduced one new filter mesh which must have had a chemical of sorts, still embedded in it, and my fish just couldn’t handle the effect of this filter on the water quality. (more…)

Landing In Lockdown Then Quarantine!

Landing In Lockdown Then Quarantine!

I found myself in a precarious position, I was forced into ‘lockdown’ in Victoria while visiting my father.  Along with all other Victorians I was sharing their plight in the cold of winter.

I have been known to say to my family, ‘no one is to die in Winter, get married, or have any celebration that requires my presence because it’s just too cold and I won’t be there for that.’

Indeed my trip to Melbourne was to only be for four days.  “Life Is What Happens When You Are Busy Making Other Plans, as John Lennon’s words ring out to me!”   I busied myself sorting out dads’ place by going through various cupboards, draws, storage areas, and more.  Preparing meals for dad, that were healthy and wholesome and enjoying his beautiful company while forced into a Melbourne Lockdown that came out of nowhere but, then when I think about it now, was highly likely to happen! (more…)

Mood Foods & More..

Mood Foods & More..

Health food for fitness concept with fresh fruit, vegetables, pulses, herbs, spices, nuts, grains, and pulses. High in anthocyanins, antioxidants, smart carbohydrates, omega 3 fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins.

Whole Foods that help your mood,

It’s true, food really does affect your mood!

One of my clients asked me, “What sort of foods he could incorporate into his diet that would help not only his mood but also sustain him and ultimately help him recover from addictions.”

My reply was based on over 4 decades of experimenting with food, research and supervised fasting observations.  So here goes….

While any ‘whole food’ is good for your brain, certain whole foods are especially good for early recovery because their nutrients can boost brain health and mood, alleviate some mental and physical symptoms of withdrawal, which speeds up the healing process. (more…)

The Age Of Anxiety

The Age Of Anxiety

Anxiety can often be overlooked or mistaken for another condition, and therefore undiagnosed, misunderstood, and psychologically swept under the carpet, while the Anxiety itself creates havoc in the nervous system of the body.  Catching the signs of anxiety early can mean the prevention of far more grave conditions.

Anxiety is a feeling that manifests in various ways, it can begin with your heart beating faster, usually in response to a stressful situation.  Another symptom, even more, common is your palms become sweaty as you’re confronted with a perceived overwhelming task or event.  Note the word ‘perceived’!  Everything in life comes back to perception.  How you respond to any given situation is directly related to your personal, private interpretation of that situation, ‘perception’. (more…)

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