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Organic Sanitary Items – with Aimee Marks

In 2005, Aimee Marks, founder of TOM Organic, was given a school assignment to design packaging for a product that hadn’t changed in 10 years, she chose tampons. As she was copying the list of ingredients into her prototype, she became concerned. What was viscose rayon and polypropylene? More importantly, what was it doing to our bodies? It was then she realized the necessity for organic, chemical-free feminine hygiene products that genuinely care about women’s health. It was then, that TOM Organic was born.

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What is Orthorexia?

Orthorexia Nervosa is a term used to describe those with an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating, not those who choose to live a healthy lifestyle. Last week on social media, I saw the term “Orthorexia” thrown around one too many times and today, I attempt set the record straight.

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What’s with all the different coloured lattes?

Who knew there was more to a latte than it’s strength or your preferred choice of milk. Recently I discovered cafe’s are becoming more and more flexible when it comes to your lattes active ingredient, but not to worry I have you covered. Today on the blog we explore four different coloured lattes.

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How We Reduced Our Garbage Waste

We consume a lot of fresh produce. So much so, we were disposing of vegetable scraps regularly. As part of my mission to reduce waste (and coincidently the use of plastic garbage bags). I decided it was time start composting.

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The Benefits of Salt Lamps

Ever wondered how a Himalayan Salt Lamp actually works? Well, so have I! I have always heard great things about there ability to enhance wellbeing but never had the time to explore the concept further.. Recently I found the time, and let me just say WOW who knew! If the concept isn’t enough to convince you, the scientific results will. Enough so, that I bought my very own 🙂 I took the plunge.. Will you?

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