PART 4: How to Banish the Toxins Lurking in your Furniture

It’s almost like a horror movie starring toxins: you, the protagonist, are searching high and low for the dangerous toxins that are making life miserable. You suffer from headaches, breathlessness, and dizziness. You buy organic food, keep your home spick and span, and work out to stay fit. And, yet…you suffer. And you aren’t sure […]

PART 3: Non-Toxic Home Cleaning Products

A lot of modern-day health issues arise from toxic products that we use, especially cleaning products in our home. In fact, the latest EarthTalk post was about something closely related: whether we’re using too much sanitizer and not allowing our natural immunity to get stronger. In addition, we also need to think about the damage […]

PART 2: Non-Toxic Clothing

Is you clothing toxic? Well, it could be, depending on where it came from, who made it, and how much you paid for it. What? Read on. The clothing industry pollutes a lot. Right from growing the crops (or the animals) from which the textile is woven – to the final product on the shelf […]

PART 1: Non-Toxic Personal Care & Beauty Products

THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE DETAILS. In my quest for non-toxic personal care products and non-toxic beauty products – that are also vegan and cruelty-free – I have learned some important things. For example: Did you know that cosmetics manufacturers have no legal obligation to report health problems from their products […]

How To Effectively Detox Your Body Now

Toxins are, unfortunately, everywhere. So a mission to effectively detox your body involves having a lot of determination and some realization that you cannot detox it 100%. That’s the sad truth of the world we live in.  It’s quite terrifying to learn about the toxins we are exposed to, through our skin, our clothes, and […]


This post isn’t about why you should become a vegan or why you must become a vegan. This is about what veganism offers, if you do decide to try it out sometime. Should I begin with my own journey into veganism? Once upon a time, I was a skeptic. I mean I loved animals, but […]

The Ultimate Documentary Guide to Being a Conscious Consumer

I have been thinking about how I can be a conscious consumer. It’s not easy, not when our consumption habits have been made so effortless. Companies and brands want us to buy their products, and they have made it as easy and mindless as possible. A couple of clicks and you’ve purchased that shiny new […]

Switching to Vegan, Cruelty-Free Personal Care Products

Now that the Zero Waste Kitchen Series has reached some semblance of completion I thought I’d focus on looking at how we can reduce causing harm to animals, namely by talking about using vegan, cruelty-free personal care products. All of us, each and every one of us, is complicit in some way or the other […]