Nine hours in airports and airplanes followed by three hours in a well-worn van driving along after dark trying to avoid potholes, donkeys, and pedestrians—yes, this is how my journey began!
As the weather warms and the days get longer, thoughts tend to turn toward our gardens and lawns. Bringing the outside in can have profound effects on our health. On average, Americans spend about 85-90% of our time inside. Indoor air pollution can be just as bad or worse as outside according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Indoor plants provide essential oxygen to our cells while also cleansing our bodies of toxins. How does this happen? Plants literally soak up the toxins in our home instead of us inhaling them. This has been a brutal winter to say the least with many of us cooped up inside our homes to avoid the brutal cold. With our furnaces turned on high, this dry heat continually circulates dust and other particles that could be harmful to us. Protect yourself all year round by adding one of these detoxifying plants to your space.READ MORE
In light of the World Cup Final, I thought is would be a great time to talk about knee health. Why? Because I have managed to injure my knees a total of seven times while playing soccer between seventh grade and my freshmen year in college. Each time I injured myself it was the same … ContinuedREAD MORE