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The ABC's to Better Your Body

Posted on February 9, 2017 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (1)

The “ABC’s” to Better your Body


Avocados are no doubt one of the most beneficial fruits, with their charming good looks and delicious taste, how can anyone resist? The true question is whether you know just how amazing they are. In every bite your body is enriched with potassium, fiber, and tons of vitamins. If that isn’t enough, according to medicalnewstoday.com, avocados also “decrease the risk of obesity, diabetes,...

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Shake It Up

Posted on August 16, 2014 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Many recite and later on believe the famous quote, “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.” I on the other hand am a strong believer that nothing tastes as good as confidence feels. Nothing makes me feel more confident then living a healthy and active life. Living a healthy life involves more than going to the gym and exercising. A healthy life entails eating what’s best for their body. When many of u...

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8 Things That Are Best to Buy Organic

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

With all the information relayed to us through the Internet, social media and television, we all know there’s a benefit to buying our food organic. The hardest part of eating organic is neither the taste nor the nutrition, but the price tag. When buying food for a family of five or six, eating organic might seem out of the picture. Fortunately, there is a happy medium. By only buying the essential foods organic you ...

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What Chemicals Are Hiding In Your Shampoo?

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

(Photo from Huffingtonpost) 

These following ingredients are hidden in many of your shampoos. Some ingredients are in fact harsh chemicals that can irritate skin, damage follicles, trigger asthma, and may even be known carcinogens. You can't help but wonder, "How can that be healthy for you and your families hair?"

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DIY Cleaning Products

Posted on July 17, 2014 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

The Telegraph reported that women spend approximately 18 hours a week on housecleaning. That equals out to a whopping 2.6 hours a day (Whelan, 1). According to the Children’s Health Environmental Coalition, in Los Angeles, traces of cleaning chemicals can be found throughout the human body within seconds of exposure. Americans use 35 million pounds of toxic household cleaning products annually (Vail, 22). You can’t help but wo...

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Bye Bye, Split Ends!

Posted on July 13, 2014 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Split ends is an ongoing battle, here are some simple tips:

- Maintaining hydration will prevent split ends. 

- Wash and rinse hair in warm or cold water only, never hot.

- Cut down o...

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What's coming in contact with your skin?

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

A conversation with a client about her recent vacation gave me insight to another way to talk about the risks from the toxins in typical hair color products and why I’m committed to the Organic Color System line of products.


After recounting her wonderful vacation the client shared the pet care problem she had to handle before heading off for two weeks. Her 18 year old cat needs to get a medication. The client knew the cat wouldn’t allow the house/cat sitter...

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Tips For A Better Life

Posted on July 9, 2014 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

1. Take a 10- 30 minute walk everyday. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant.

2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes a day. Buy a lock if you have to. 

3. Take 10 deep breaths each day.

4. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufa...

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" . . . on Mary's Mind"

Posted on May 13, 2014 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The beauty services and therapeutic treatment staff members of Jade Organic Salon will be blogging here along with me.  Today we're featuring Mary Gorka, RN, and Healing Touch practitioner.  Mary is giving monthly presentations on health and wellness topics under the brand of White Feather Workshops.  Her " . . . on Mary's Mind" programs focus on Health Assurance - the things we can all do to support our own health and wellness.  



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Top 10 Fun Facts About Hair

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

10. All the hair follicles you'll ever have are formed when you're a fetus (5 months).

9. 13 days is the time it takes for any white or grey hairs to show from stress, shock or aging. 

8. On average you can loose 50-150 strands a day (unless you're bald, duh).

7. Each strand of hair contains up to 14 elements, including gold.

6. Each hair strand has it's own nerv...

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