Keyword: health

    Prescriptions for a Healthy House, 3rd Edition

    Prescriptions for a Healthy House, 3rd Edition

    A Practical Guide for Architects, Builders & Home Owners

    Although there is nothing complicated about constructing healthier homes, building for health is still not standard practice, and in fact there are many aspects of conventional home construction that are detrimental to human wellbeing.

    From …

    The EcoNest Home

    The EcoNest Home

    Designing and Building a Light Straw Clay House

    Full colour throughout

    An EcoNest is not just a home – it is a breathtakingly beautiful structure that nurtures health and embraces ecology. This unique approach to construction combines light straw clay, timber framing, earthen floors, natural …

    Heal Local

    Heal Local

    20 Essential Herbs for Do-it-Yourself Home Healthcare

    Most of us understand the value of eating and buying local. Taking back our food, goods, and services from multinational corporations and sourcing them from small growers, producers, artisans, and entrepreneurs benefits our families, our …

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    Conceiving Healthy Babies

    Conceiving Healthy Babies

    An Herbal Guide to Support Preconception, Pregnancy and Lactation

    Healthy babies don't just happen. The lifestyle of the prospective parents is a crucial factor in promoting fertility and ensuring a successful pregnancy. But the average North American diet is saturated with processed foods, and environmental …

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    Field Exercises

    Field Exercises

    How Veterans Are Healing Themselves through Farming and Outdoor Activities

    There are nearly 25 million veterans and active-duty soldiers in North America. Some experts estimate that more than one quarter of these men and women suffer from post-traumatic distress, and many other military personnel experience difficulty …

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    Not Just a Pretty Face

    Not Just a Pretty Face

    The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry

    Lead in lipstick? 1,4 dioxane in baby soap? Coal tar in shampoo? How is this possible?

    Simple. The $35 billion cosmetics industry is so powerful that they've kept themselves unregulated for decades.

    Not one cosmetic product has to be approved by the …

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    Becoming the Kind Father

    Becoming the Kind Father

    A Son's Journey

    The macho society that held John Wayne as a role model has created an emotional wasteland where eighty percent of men are unable to accurately express their feelings, and where that same percentage feel estranged from their fathers. The stifled …

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