Category: Health

Downsize These 5 Things to Declutter Your Home

It’s taken some time for me to realize there is a connection between how much stuff we have in our home and our mental health. This is how it usually works. Over time, we accumulate stuff. Most of us are guilty of this, especially when we’ve been rooted for a while. If we aren’t careful,

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Fresh Kale and Grilled Chicken Salad

I’ve been craving fresh vegetables. Longing for them, really. I swear I come out of winter with withdrawals for good, healthy food like spinach, carrots, radish and kale. It’s so satisfying to the soul (and to the stomach) to be able to prepare meals with food grown right from your own soil. Salads are a

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Natural Ways to Battle Sickness in the Winter

I apparently believe in fairy tales. I knew Iowa had really cold winters. Surely all those days with freezing temps must mean Iowans deal with less sickness in the winter, right? Germs can’t survive the extreme cold. Or at least that’s the fairy tale I believed when we moved here. It makes sense, in a

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