Your Passion is What Drives Your Success

Finding natural ways to do things has always been part of my life and started back in my childhood. I remember reading the PREVENTION MAGAZINE my parents subscribed to as a child and loved learning all the tips and tricks they offered. Some of my fondest memories of my childhood include an amazing ORGANIC garden and fruit trees my mom and dad had, which took up most of our backyard. During the summer and fall it seems my mom, and sometimes my dad, would spend hours canning… just thinking about what came out of that garden makes my mouth water. Some of my favorites were her homemade peach syrup (my favorite with pancakes), canned peaches, huge fresh red, ripe strawberries (on shortcake) and last but not least, my mom would make this ice cold side dish made from red, vine-ripened tomatoes. She would cut them up and add a little … Continue reading

Get a Jump Start on 2018

As we come to the close of one year and enter into the next, its a good time to reflect on the past and set new goals for the future. However, sometimes that’s easier said than done, right? It can be very hard, some would say impossible, to move forward when we’re still hanging onto the past… whether that means harboring unforgiveness in our hearts towards past wrongs or perhaps holding onto old memories or habits, good or bad. Either way, if we remain focused on them they can keep us locked in the past and prevent us from moving forward and into the future. Fortunately essential oils may be just the answer you’ve been looking for. When essential oils, and their many chemical constituents, are inhaled through our olfactory system (sense of smell) they have an amazing ability to affect our limbic system. The olfactory system is directly linked … Continue reading

Kicking Toxic Products to the Curb- DEODORANT

Each and every day we use products in our homes, most of the time on a daily basis, that are slowly poisoning us with toxic chemicals. Most people are under the assumption that if a product is available for sale and found on our grocery store shelves that it must be safe. That our government rules and regulations, and agencies like the EPA and FDA, are protecting us from harmful chemical exposure. Unfortunately nothing could be further from the truth. Our system of limiting exposure to toxic chemicals is not working and failing us miserably. Its time for us to take action. We need to start reading labels and become informed consumers! According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 10 Killer Household Chemicals Study the top 10 most dangerous chemicals in our home: air fresheners, cleaning supplies, dishwasher soap and dish soap. Other danger spots listed: beauty supplies and … Continue reading