The Ergonomics of Organics

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The Ergonomics of Organics

Some foods are more important to buy organic, as their particulars make them more heavily sprayed or more susceptible to deep contamination from the chemistry used on them.

Here's a list with the reasons why.

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The Ecologics of Organics

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The Ecologics of Organics

The difference between how plants feed themselves naturally, through the soil bacteria, and the forced-feeding of conventional agriculture.

It is even more telling once you know the biological interdependence of plants and soil, and ultimately us.

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The Economics of Organics

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The Economics of Organics

The chemistry of conventional farming is based upon chemical warfare. See the problem ?

And there is the political pressure of big Pharma on little Farmer, plus the business inertia and economics on policy makers.

But it all boils down to us, the consumers.

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Canoeing for Health

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Canoeing for Health

Changing pace - to the speed of an ancient river...

Nothing is a healthful as being in nature. A sense of perspective, privilege and place.

Dao's blog on his 3 day paddle down the river Wye in Wales.

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Unpack Yourself

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Unpack Yourself

Life running too fast for you ? Getting swept away in the torrent ?
The best way to slow it down is to stop it first and then have a good look.
Get some perspective on what is actually important, and start again.

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The Consequence of Change

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The Consequence of Change

When we release suppressed emotions, our body, our friends, and our lives improve.

We gain the possibility of mastery over our reactions.

And the free flow of emotions that are current, rather than historical.

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Resting the Stress

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Resting the Stress

Yoga, forests, singing and sport - the ancient, common thread of stress management in them all.

Spot why they all work, and shortcuts become available from this knowledge. But knowledge is not enough. The key is in the practice...

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Stressing the Rest

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Stressing the Rest

A simple look at the biology of stress tells us what we need.

We need to rest. We need to heal. We need to calm. We need to fast.

Not once, but at regular intervals, and to learn how to deal with our lives better.

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Catching Hay Fever Early

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Catching Hay Fever Early

Expecting to suffer from hay fever this summer ? 
Get ahead of your system, and treat your symptoms before they arise - by treating the problem before it surfaces - naturally.

 

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Detox Your Bathroom

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Detox Your Bathroom

Coconut -based home-made, organic, healthy alternatives to the chemical cocktails we slather on one's body. This is how to move away from animal-tested, corporate-fueled, vanity-perpetuating cosmetics.
Nature loves you, just how you are...

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Expressed Daily

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Expressed Daily

Newspaper headlines are deliberately enticing and sensational - their objective is to sell, not to inform.
Is Diabetes really about to be cured by science, coffee, chocolate, fruit, or dairy ?
The best thing you can drop from your diet is daily exposure to someone else's choice of negativity.

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Careful connections

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Careful connections

Swedish school girls prove the detrimental effect of WiFi and mobile microwave radiation.

Their simple experiment on cress seeds should make us think about about endless mobile use.

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Acrylawhat ?

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Acrylawhat ?

Acrylamides - never heard of them ? Doesn't sound like the perfect breakfast though - right ?
Starchy foods cooked = class A industrial carcinogen and fertility disrupter.
Think again. How about a banana for breakfast ?

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Why do people fast ?

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Why do people fast ?

I spent 4 days in bed with a water bottle - for my health and sanity.
What would drive an intelligent, well-educated, empowered-adult to do such a thing?
The craziness inside, or outside ?

 

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Sugar Damaged

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Sugar Damaged

50% of Americans are type 2 diabetic - insulin resistant
40% of Americans will develop type 3 diabetes - alzheimers
There is much we can do...

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The best time to fast

The best time to fast

Different seasons bring qualities to a retreat.
If you are not waiting for the right season, then what are you waiting for ?

Can your health wait until next year ? What else is more important ?

The doing...

The doing...

Winter is a time of rest... A time of dreaming in the year to come...
A time to consider, consolidate and coalesce...
A time to gather our energy to plant what we want for the growing seasons ahead.

Xmas Corrals - Part II

Xmas Corrals - Part II

Coke didn't give Santa his legendary red & white outfit. Santa got them from a psychedelic fungus from the Arctic. Coke simply copied one of the most successful brand colours of all time.  

To understand the rest of this myth, you might need some mushrooms yourself...

Xmas Corrals - part I

Xmas Corrals - part I

Ever wondered what reindeer and xmas trees are doing in a story about a child born in the desert ?
A historical version of the Xmas story sorts it out, and a 10,000 year astronomical view that explains why being born on Dec 25th, and resurrected after 3 days of death, didn't start with Jesus !