Start creating a healthy home and business right now with weekly blog posts from yours truly
Start your journey to an eco-friendly lifestyle with weekly blog posts from yours truly
The Eco Friendly Lunchbox, Lunch Bag & More Back to School Tips
When it’s time for your kids to go back to school, know that they are taking healthy supplies with these easy tips for an eco friendly lunchbox, bag, stationary, and other commonly needed items.
Plastic Containers & Why You Should Detox Your Kitchen
When it comes to creating a healthy kitchen I like to focus on a couple of key areas that can impact your health really quickly. One is the removal of plastic containers from your kitchen.
Lead in Water and What You Need to do About It
The Australian government has recently come into the limelight in the media on the topic of lead in water. They may be offering guidelines for safety but that’s simply not enough.
Why Non-Stick Cookware is a Danger in Your Kitchen
What’s the deal with non-stick cookware? Well, the nasty chemicals used are linked to a number of health problems. Read this before you buy your next frying pan, muffin tin etc.
Is Fragrance Bad For You?
Fragrance can be found in your bin liners, bedding, personal care products, and plenty more but this concoction of chemicals needs to be considered! Is fragrance bad for you?
Do Smart Meters Cause Health Problems? What You Should Know
Smart meters are being rolled out worldwide, including Australia. Do smart meters cause health problems though? Here’s the evidence you should know about before allowing a smart meter to be installed on your home.
Sleep Problems in Children: Are Electromagnetic Fields to Blame?
I recently returned from an overseas trip; a family visit to Ireland and a few days in Prague. Prague had been top of my agenda a very long time. I spent years in university studying the geography of countries from Scandinavia to China, yet getting to know...
The Best Home Water Filters You Can Buy Right Now
Whether you are drinking your home tap water or bottled water, chances are you’re drinking chemicals and nasties. Here’s why that’s bad and what to do to avoid them altogether. My recommendations for the best home water filter revealed.
The Toxic Chemicals in Cleaning Products Revealed
Those cleaning products we use in our homes every day aren’t regulated. Knowing which toxic chemicals are found and how to avoid them is crucial! Here’s my advice on avoiding toxic chemicals in your household cleaning products and options you might want to replace them with.
Energy Saving Tips for the Home: Household Appliances
Household appliances and equipment accounts for about one-third of the energy consumption and nearly half the greenhouse gas emissions in the average household. Given most of these appliances are found in the kitchen, it’s a good place to start your eco-conscious journey.
The Harmful Ingredients in Skincare Products to Avoid
Getting your head around which harmful ingredients in skincare products to avoid is enough to give anyone a headache. There are hundreds of chemicals that go into the production of beauty products and personal care products. Most of them are not good for you or your skin.
Everything You Should Know About House Dust Mites
It’s hard not to notice that allergies have escalated significantly in recent years, particularly amongst children. One of the most common causes of allergies is house dust mites. They may even be the most common trigger of all year round allergies and asthma.
What Causes Allergies in the House?
Allergic diseases have doubled in western countries over the last 25 years. It's hard not to notice, especially if you have school-aged children The causes or triggers of allergies and sensitivities are complex and often multi-factorial. They have baffled scientists...
Blue Light From Screens: Why Our Children Need Protection
As promised here is part two in my children and technology series and this week we are looking at how to protect our children from the blue light from screens. Just how much screen time is OK for kids? It’s a question us parents continually ask and feel guilty...
Children and Technology: How to Protect Our Little Ones From EMF
I was born into a world of black and white television. We had two channels and maybe an Atari video game at some point. The Commodore 64 was a thing. The deprivation or some would argue the richness it granted, is probably the reason for my lack of interest in TV to...
6 Home Hazards to Look For Before You Relocate
When we bought our home ten years ago the light had me hooked. High ceilings, lots of windows and doors, and a living area beaming with light, sun and warmth. In a country bursting with sun, most of our homes are built to avoid it; it makes the winters unexpectedly...
Finding a Healthy Eco-Home: What to Look for Before You Buy or Rent
Most of us assume the word ‘eco’ is synonymous with healthy. Unfortunately, when it comes to finding an eco-home, that’s often not the case. You can spend millions buying, building or just renting the ‘eco-home’ of your dreams but still end up effectively...
5 Simple Ways to Reduce Rubbish in Your Home
Understandably, there is a much-needed push to reduce single-use plastics all over the world right now, including in Australia. Unlike many others, we live in a country where there is no shortage of space, yet that shouldn't be an excuse to just keep piling rubbish...
EMF Protection: Do Crystals, Rocks and Stones Work?
If I had a dollar for every time I was asked about a stone or crystal that I could shove in my pocket to protect myself from the effects of EMF, I'd be a millionaire. In this blog, I explain why EMF protection shouldn't lie in the hands of a stone or similar....
How EMF Measurement Creates a Healthier Home For Your Family
Most of us know about high-frequency EMF from mobile phone towers etc. but few realise we have low-frequency EMF in our homes. EMF measurement finds these and helps us to identify fixes that make a world of difference.