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Clean Beauty Q&A with Kimberly Snyder, author of the Beauty Detox s...

Kimberly Snyder is author of several New York Times bestselling books, including the Beauty Detox series. Recently, Kimberly released a recipe book titled, Recipes...

Clean Beauty Q&A with Mama Medicine, described by Vogue Magazine as...

When I decided to pursue a series of clean beauty Q&As, Deborah Hanekamp (aka Mama Medicine) was one of the first people I thought of asking. Deborah has...

Practical Nontoxic Strategies to Manage Sunburn, Vitamin D Deficien...

As a mother of three and a toxic exposures specialist, I have grappled with my sun exposure strategies. Knowing that there is no such thing as nontoxic sunscreen and that...

The Power of the Mother's Voice

  I wasn't going to write an article about voice. But I became inspired while watching the RBG documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In trying to explain her passion...

Chanting for Inner Silence

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   The first time I experienced chanting was circa 2002. In fact, it was in the location in the photograph above, which was taken in 2016....

The Power of Words

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   During this month's ear meditation, I must address the power of words. This post was originally published several years ago...

Nontoxic Wood Cleaner

Nontoxic cleaning for natural woods deserves a gentle approach because wood can be affected by acidity, too much dryness, and too much wetness. The wood polish recipe below...

Tips to Spring Clean and Organize Your Home

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at the California Closets' beautiful store in Tribecca. Our topic: Spring Clean: Your Home-Body-Mind.   ...

Tips to Incorporate Music Therapy Into Your Routine

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Advances in technology now allow scientists to measure sounds and examine reactions from our brains, nervous systems, biological...

Eco Friendly Cleaning Products: Do they work?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Many people ask me: What are the top non toxic cleaning products? What are the most effective green cleaning products? Which non toxic...

EMFs + Your Health: What are Your Questions?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Have you heard of the Environmental Health Trust (EHT)? If not, you should visit its website at www.ehtrust.org. It states: ...

Counter Your Noise Pollution

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   We live in a noisy world. In cities, obvious sources come from honking drivers, and sirens from fire trucks and ambulances. We...

Ears

In April, we will be focusing on our ears.As we "meditate" on our ears, we'll explore how noise, music, chanting, vibrations, and silence can improve our health,...

NYC Event: Spring Cleaning Home Body and Mind

Get inspiration for spring cleaning! Join me on April 18th in NYC for an evening all about spring cleaning for your mind, body and home!  Hosted at California Closets...

9 Brain Detox Tips

by Lily Kamp and by Sophia Ruan Gushée   The idea of detoxing the brain seems scary, but it does’t have to be. As you can probably guess, there is no...

Brain Benefits of Meditation and How to Start Meditating

Above: Sophia Ruan Gushée at Inscape NYC. Below: article by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée   There are countless benefits of meditation....

3 Ways To Make Your Dream Kitchen Nontoxic

by guest blogger Karolina Gore   Home is an important place to detox. The kitchen is an excellent area to focus on, since most of us spend a lot of our time at...

8 Brain-Healthy Activities for When You Disconnect to Reconnect

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Disconnect to Connect for Your Brain Health and Overall Wellbeing In March, we are meditating on the brain to pursue a gentle, organic...

How is our Brain and Central Nervous System Health?

Eating healthy and maintaining your social networks are two brain-healthy activities by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée    The term “brain...

Breakfast Squash Pie Recipe

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Making breakfast for my children is feeling harder each week. We're all sick of having the same thing. And trying to make it a healthy...

Simple Tips to Detox Your Home and Body

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Our toxic exposures is a complex topic. However, effective solutions can be simple. After studying an average family's toxic exposures...

How does a nontoxic lifestyle expert maintain a positive mindset?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Yesterday, I had the honor of speaking to employees at BlackRock, a global investment firm that is based in NYC. I was invited by the...

You could have EMF sensitivity, and not yet know it

Those with EMF sensitivity feel much better in nature, and some feel more healing from skin to earth contact by Sophia Ruan Gushée   I suspect that EMF...

5G Rollout: How to protect our health from this new type of EMF rad...

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   Should we be worried about the 5G rollout? 5G is the next wireless communication network that is supposed to work even better:...

Homemade lemonade is a healthy family- and after-school activity

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   My 9-year-old loves making lemonade. There have been several occasions during which I have watched her work really hard to squeeze...

What are the Safest Pots and Pans to Cook With?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Updated February 27, 2019 Cooking your favorite foods can be a fun activity when using recommended non...

What triggers your feel-good hormones?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   It feels like there's a tremendous collective craving for more true connections, kindness, and sincere love. Especially love for...

Depression: Does social media make it worse?

by Lily Kamp and Sophia Ruan Gushée   In 2019, social media is among the greatest constants in of our lives. We wake up and we lie in bed, responding to...

How are our Hearts?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée    In February, we are pursuing a heart meditation. We will touch upon factors to help support the heart physically. But we will...

Heart Detox Gift Guide

In February, we're tending to our hearts and working on cultivating love and good feelings. Included in February's strategy is creating more mindful boundaries from...
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