Nontoxic Living and Natural Remedies

How I Battle Depression Naturally: 5 Drug-Free Ways that Ensure I WIN

How I Battle Depression Naturally: 5 Drug-Free Ways that Ensure I WIN

Growing up, I did some strange things. When I was a child, I frequently became furious during play fights or sporting events. Sometimes, in the same instance, I would become so emotional that I would break down in tears. As I grew older I searched for outlets for my undulating emotions. Some healthier than others……

Homeopathy for Beginners: What is Homeopathy?
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Homeopathy for Beginners: What is Homeopathy?

I’ll admit, the first time I Googled “What is Homeopathy?”, I read a couple of articles, had a good laugh, and then moved on. It sounded absolutely ridiculous. I was under the impression that homeopathy was somewhere in the neighborhood of “herbal.” Or maybe essential oils? Or a combination of whatever makes up natural home remedies? I…

DIY Whipped Body Butter with Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, and Avocado Oil

DIY Whipped Body Butter with Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, and Avocado Oil

Whipped body butter is one of the coolest AND easiest DIY products out there! Not only is it awesome for the skin, but it makes a great gift (especially around the holidays) and can be easily customized with essential oils for scent. Plus, it looks good enough to eat. When the lighter lotions just weren’t…

DIY Diaper Balm to Prevent Diaper Rash [Cloth Diaper Safe]
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DIY Diaper Balm to Prevent Diaper Rash [Cloth Diaper Safe]

About 6 weeks after our daughter was born, she developed a nasty diaper rash that did not seem to let up. Desperate to provide her with relief, I resorted to an organic zinc-oxide cream to help heal the rash. Even after healing over, every diaper change presented a sun-burn like rash that if not cared…