Holistic Living

How I built a (free) compost bin in about 5 minutes (pt. 2)

Tired of all the crap life throws at you? Then compost it! The Art of Zen Composting Apparently a person can make composting as easy or as complicated as s/he wants. More than just tossing foodstuffs into my free 5-minute compost bin there are a few points worth knowing to make effective soil in the… Continue reading How I built a (free) compost bin in about 5 minutes (pt. 2)

Holistic Living

How I built a (free) compost bin in about 5 minutes (pt. 1)

A GMO apple a day will give you cancer and keep the doctor paid - Nick Blasquez I decided to throw my hat in the gold business, black gold that is. I've been talking about composting forever and guess what? Forever is now. Throwing away all those fruit/veggie scraps, egg shells, and coffee grounds has… Continue reading How I built a (free) compost bin in about 5 minutes (pt. 1)

Fat Loss

The Buddha Belly: Detachment and Building A Wicked Hot Body

Ever notice how change comes in big erratic chunks? Sure, progress should be linear, like a steady paycheck or seconds ticking away on a clock, but unfortunately it ain’t. Progress, if anything, is consistently inconsistent. Build muscle. Burn fat. Like watching paint dry. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the efforts of weight loss… Continue reading The Buddha Belly: Detachment and Building A Wicked Hot Body

Food

The Health Secrets of Organic Lemon Ice Cubes

Lemonheads candy. Tart and yummy, unfortunately not a substitute for actual lemons. That’s why when life hands me (organic) lemons I juice them and make ice cubes, then add a few to my water to reap all kinds of health benefits (no pucker face necessary). Eliminate Toxins Organic lemons are a fantastic detoxifier. An ice… Continue reading The Health Secrets of Organic Lemon Ice Cubes

Holistic Living

Switch Your Deodorant To Help Prevent Cancer

It has now gotten to the point where babies are being BORN toxic due to the toxic load of their mothers. A 2004 study found that blood samples from newborns contained an average of 287 toxins including mercury, fire retardants, pesticides and chemicals in non-stick cookware.      Dr. Mercola Nobody wants to stink, but clogging our armpits with… Continue reading Switch Your Deodorant To Help Prevent Cancer

Holistic Living

Ditching Shampoo: My Healthiest Hair Ever

This post isn’t actually about making shampoo. That sounds like a lotta work. No, it’s about a much lazier way I’ve been cleaning my hair lately. Four weeks actually. And guess what? It’s been interesting. The method: Baking soda followed by an apple cider vinegar rinse aka the no ‘poo method. As in no shampoo.… Continue reading Ditching Shampoo: My Healthiest Hair Ever

Food

Apple Cider Vinegar for Amazing Health

"It burns so good. That's how I know it's working" Nick B Unfiltered apple cider vinegar is a super substance, a true health tonic made from apples and yeast to produce a fermented concoction that does a variety of wonders for our health. In addition to its beneficial enzyme and probiotic content,  the process yields acetic… Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar for Amazing Health

Body Rehab

Operation Body Rehab: Foam Roll/Stretch pt.1

The body is made up of the nervous, skeletal and muscular systems; together they create the kinetic chain. These systems work together to produce movement. If one system is not working properly, there will be dysfunction in your biomechanics - Eric Taylor (active.com) I'm on a mission to restore my body through foam rolling and… Continue reading Operation Body Rehab: Foam Roll/Stretch pt.1