Book review The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison

This is an absolutely fascinating read inside the head of a recovering alcoholic. If you’ve ever known anyone (haven’t we all) who had an alcohol problem (or even a drug problem) and wanted to understand what prompted them to reckless and usually irresponsible actions, this author did just that in her memoir. But it’s not just about what goes on inside the head of a person who makes a conscious choice to drink or not to drink, this book is so much more. Continue reading

The Perfect Travel Food, When Less is More

In an isle full of candy bars disguised as health food bars it’s difficult to get through all the clutter and junk. Sometimes it’s just downright exhausting and discouraging flipping over every package to read the ingredients only to place the no longer contending product back on the shelf. Continue reading

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

Book review with synopsis: Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson. Anyone who is involved in any field of productive creativity, from business, to science, to engineering, to art, has probably asked themselves the question "where do good ideas come from?" This book attempts to answer that question with a twist: Continue reading

Book Review: The Dorito Effect

Book Review : The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor By Mark Schatzker What do $400 tomatoes and yellow chicken have in common? Ah, I’m not spoiling the book, because it’s a must read. Probably the most amazing book on nutrition that I have ever read, and that includes Continue reading

Are YOU Ready to Switch to Real all Natural Products?

Let’s be honest about some things: about our personal care habits, and the fact that our personal care habits have evolved differently for each of us. Those habits likely evolved from one of two ways, or a combination of both. Either our parents taught us how to manage and take care of our bodies, or we learned it from Continue reading

FTC Fines “Organic” Personal Care Product Retailer For Fraud

A lot of companies in the personal care product industry are committing fraud. They're lying about what is is their products, and/or they're simply using generic off the shelf formulas comprised of chemical soup. They focus only on marketing, rather than what is in their products, and put consumer health at risk as a result. Here is a perfect example of that. Continue reading