Health Lessons From a First-Time Gardener

Health Lessons From a First-Time Gardener

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I decided to “do it scared” and jumped into gardening for the first time ever. This was a big deal for me as I have literally never kept even a houseplant alive in my 30+ years (call my mom, she will...
Toxins 101: Cookware

Toxins 101: Cookware

When I think about reducing our toxic load, I like to think of it like grades in school, with the first grade being the simple swaps that you need to make daily of common products you use and as time goes on and you “clean up” your home/personal care/water/air, it is...
The Secret to Stress- SIMPLIFY.

The Secret to Stress- SIMPLIFY.

STRESS. Just seeing that word stresses me out! It’s something ever-present in many of our lives and can come in many forms- interpersonal, financial, work, time commitments, children, family…you name it, there is probably something that is stressing each one of us out...
Toxins 101: What the Heck are EMFs?

Toxins 101: What the Heck are EMFs?

If you’ve been in the wellness space, you’ve likely heard the term “EMFs” before, but for some of you this could be a whole new topic. Unlike the previous toxins I’ve shared that are more chemical in nature, but EMFs are more of a “technology toxin” and they aren’t as...
My Journey from “Health” Foods to Whole Foods

My Journey from “Health” Foods to Whole Foods

I guess I’m on a theme this month of discussing how easily I’m manipulated by marketing in my shopping choices (first sunscreen, now food). And maybe I need to stand up and admit “Hi, my name is Melissa and I easily fall for marketing schemes that claim to improve my...