Growing up in an Indian household, herbal remedies were abundant, and more often than not, the only medicine we used to heal ourselves of minor ailments. Whether it was an upset stomach, bloating, gas, cramps, or even a cold, my grandmother and mother had a remedy for everything. And the best part about it is, they actually work!
Why is it that the things that become the greatest obstacles for us are actually the least draining of our time and energy? According to recent consumer reports, we spend over 4 hours on our phonesand over 3 hours watching TVa day. That's almost 30% of our day—and 45% of our waking hours! And typically, these activities are the reason we often don't have time to do the things that truly enhance our mental, physical and spiritual well-being.
While it can be tough to recycle certain items, especially in Chicago with all of the newrestrictions as to what is accepted, there are many great resources that can help you find centers in your area for pretty much everything. Here's a list of common household items that you should take a moment to recycle!
What does your daily grooming ritual consist of? Shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, cream, lotion, lip balm, toothpaste, sunscreen? According to a survey of 2300 individual conducted by the Environmental Working Group, the average person uses 9 products daily, which contain 126 unique ingredients, with some people using as many as 15 products on their skin daily without a second thought...
Buying organic can be confusing. With the multitude of options out there today, it can be difficult to know what we’re really putting into our bodies. Simply because a product is labeled organic or non-GMO, doesn’t mean that it’s completely free of potentially harmful ingredients.