There's a LOT of uninsured folks in this country.
I have been online however. I haven't read one blog today, which is very unusual since it's close to 4 p.m. But I'm on a mission. A mission to educate myself and live a healthier lifestyle.
So here is what I have decided. I am going to research everything I can find on "living (and breathing!) a greener lifestyle.
I have been reading all manner of articles on the health benefits of essential oils, for instance. Not fragrance oils, essential oils. I will be throwing that can of air freshener in the trash. That is one thing I will be checking into.
So then I started checking out the soy candles. Better, but not best.
Beeswax. But they are expensive. So I will probably be attempting to learn to make them myself.
Here are the benefits of beeswax candles:
So, what is beeswax?
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Burning a beeswax candle is actually healthy for your home. It cleanses the air since it emits negative ions upon burning. It burns without producing fumes. It is completely non-toxic and it has a soothing subtle scent of honey that is pleasing to the senses. Beeswax candles help in preventing allergies caused by the smoke of regular candles.
100% beeswax candles are a natural remedy to allergy, sinus, and asthma relief. People with allergies, sinus problems, and asthma have reported improvement in their symptoms, breathing better and sleeping better after burning the 100 percent beeswax candles in their bedrooms for three to four hours before bedtime.
Here I've been forced inside for weeks due to the allergens in the air outside, and there are so many toxins inside. Tulsa, Oklahoma is rated #15 in the list of worst places to live as an asthmatic, so I've got to figure out a way to make my life better so I can breathe easier.
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I will be getting rid of the toxic household cleaners in my home. And whatever else makes you sick.
I want to learn how to live healthier, and not need so many healthcare visits period.
I promise to share all this information here as I learn. We can learn together and you can add your tips and knowledge in the comments.
Here is my tip of the day. A simple way to deal with a child's cold. Read this.
I'm back to reading and researching...
For you book club readers, this is October's read. I've started it and it drew me in immediately...