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The top 12 chemicals you need to avoid

… and they’re in your everyday life! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I frequently talk about detoxification. My Four-Week Detox program is a core of the work that I do because it was a fundamental part of my own healing journey; and being on my 8th year of facilitating detox programs, I see how fundamental it can be for everyone’s healing. A question I often get is this: “is a detox really necessary?…
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5 Strategies to Beat the Post-Holiday Sluggishness

I just got back from spending Christmas in Florida and am very much feeling the blah-ness of the “food hangover”. I’ve certainly been enjoying the holiday season and in the weeks leading up to Christmas, I was overwhelmed with too many things on top of having my mother visiting, that I didn’t have the bandwidth to take care of myself the way I normally do. It’s OK. I gave myself a pass, knowing that I would quickly get back to…
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Lymph Drainage for Immunity and Cancer Prevention

Maintaining proper lymph flow is essential for good health, strong immunity, detoxification and cancer prevention. However, despite its importance, we know very little about our lymphatic system and how to support it.  I’ll try to keep this as simple as possible. What is Lymph? Let’s start with blood which is ultimately where lymph comes from.  Your blood capillaries reach cells but they don’t directly connect with them.  Instead, the blood capillaries allow blood plasma (which is a clear liquid where…
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Detox Tool #2

English Version This is the second fundamental step to get your body detoxifying properly. Step 2 is all about supporting your colon for proper elimination so that all toxins that are emptied into your intestines can be swiftly removed instead of being reabsorbed. Many of the common ailments that people have nowadays are actually linked to poor bowel function. Conditions like allergies (environmental and food), skin issues (acne, psoriasis, eczema), chronic infections, yeast issues, joint pain, susceptibility to colds and…
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Food for Your Skin

Since I began learning about toxic chemicals in personal care products a few years ago, I have become a little maniacal about reading the labels of every personal care item I buy. This includes: shampoo and conditioner, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, all of my makeup (especially lip gloss and lipstick), facial cleansers and obviously lotions and moisturizers. I even got rid of all my fancy designer perfumes and switched to a natural essential oil blend that has become my signature scent for…
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