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Washing hands with soap and water

Get The Dirt On Hand Soaps

Is the continual desire to sanitize a reasonable ritual or have we become a nation of germaphobes? What if our overuse of chemical disinfectants was actually contributing to the spread of dangerous bacteria?

Falling Sleep

6 Tips For A Healthy Night’s Sleep

In an age of auto-replenishing to-do lists, and round-the-clock entertainment at our fingertips, a deeply satisfying night’s sleep seems like a luxury we can’t always afford. Before reaching for the sleeping pills, try these 6 tips for a healthy, natural slumber.

Pine cone potpourri

Mother Nature’s Pantry: Potpourri Recipes

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Mother Nature's Pantry

Spice up your hospitality and generosity this winter with a few festive potpourri fragrances.

Organic thanksgiving harvest

The Season For Slow Food

The fruits of this season’s soil are a true harvest of some of the most colorful and flavorful ingredients of the year. Get inspired in the kitchen and in the community for this time of gratitude!

Vaschistasana

What’s In A Plank, Anyway?

Oh Plank, the infamous yoga pose that teaches us to strengthen our abs, activate our legs, power up our arms and find length in the spine. Kristina Kuzmich breaks down the proper alignment and pure power in this pose.

Glass Jars

Perfect Your Pantry

Every pantry should always have nutritious staples to whip together a meal, satisfy a snack craving and remedy a weak immune system. Read Christina Ross’s recommended list to stock for balance and satisfaction.

Natural Medicine Cabinet

Green Your Medicine Cabinet

Eranah Adorjan shares her know-how on natural home wellness. Count these items among the Band-Aids and the hydrogen peroxide and you will be well prepared for much of what our germy world has to offer us.

Fall Harvest

Healthy Harvest: Plant For Fall

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Healthy Harvest

When we are savvy and we sow seeds in August, fall’s cruciferous crops get off to a healthy enough start to withstand frigid winter weather.

Kale

Healthy Harvest: Kale

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Healthy Harvest

Kale is a nutritional powerhouse, containing loads of nutrients. You can grow your own in a raised bed, a bucket, a canvas grow bag or a plot in the yard. Mid-summer is the best time to plant kale, so go ahead and get it growing!

Sesame seeds and oil

Improve Your Health With Oil Pulling

This ancient Ayurvedic practice can be used to promote oral health and to rid the body of accumulated toxins and pathogenic bacteria.