Life Style

Dandelions have a terrible reputation for being the pesky weeds that pop up between sidewalk cracks. Homeowners spray them with weed killer, but they have no idea what those yellow flowers have dozens of health benefits. Dandelions are a known edible; the greens make fantastic additions to salads. There is no reason to kill them. Instead, pick one of these ...
Cilantro's amazing health benefits can help to minimize tension, reduce the risk of infection, as well as protect against toxic compounds and diabetes.
When you’re living at the mercy of nature, (whose bounty can be very fickle), you need access to smart foods.  You’ll want to keep some foods around that are not only nutritious, but that will also make you feel full on a modest portion.  If it also happens to ward off a myriad of dread ...
Avocado benefits so numerous it's hard to know where to start. From skin moisturiser to fighting cancer and metabolic syndrome. Studies show people who eat avocados tend to be healthier. Here are some reasons why...
After visiting with a friend, she convinced me to try making my own cheese.  Doubting my ability, I asked her if there was a cheese-making for beginners class she could recommend to me.  She smiled and said she would be happy to teach me. Think it’s too difficult to make your own cheese? Think again! ...
Fermented foods can offer an impressive defense against cancer and are an essential alternative to commercialized counterfeits that have little to no nutritional benefit.
When people are in pain, they automatically reach out for pain relievers. The most common pain relievers used are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). While NSAIDs are useful in providing comfort to many people, recent studies suggest that intake of NSAIDs increases the risk of developing heart problems. It also has severe effects on the kidneys ...
If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from springtime allergies — sometimes called hay fever — then you already know that finding the perfect solution means finding ways to treat those annoying symptoms, rather than actually “curing” the problem. Our ancestors used herbal remedies for thousands of years before the first ...
This pain solution is so simple it's almost embarrassing. You can make this device in the privacy of your own home with very little effort.
Leaky gut syndrome can be at the bottom of some very serious health concerns. Even healthcare practitioners see leaky gut as a condition that's very difficult to heal. But there's hope...
Instead of heading for the pharmacy at the first sign of a stuffy nose this year, try this off-the-grid, early summer sinus solution.
In a post-collapse survival situation having recourse to your own private, natural home medicine cabinet will be critical. You can begin to prepare now by stockpiling time-tested treatments that will allow you to delay or even avoid a trip to the Doctor.
Warmer weather means more stings and bites. Here's a few alternatives to help you deal with the pain that comes from insect bites and plants that sting. Solutions for stings and bites.
Red beet health benefits can significantly impact your diet and lifestyle, but unfortunately most people have forgotten how effective these vegetables can be.
The immense value of onion benefits goes far beyond a simple taste preference in a salad or on a burger. Onions can greatly influence one's physical well-being by counteracting such notable health issues as cancer, cataracts, diabetes, and strokes.
Native plants are not only edible but make excellent teas. The good news is that using wild plants for teas is easier than most people think...
  Bus becomes home and business for family of three. “Be Bold and Seek Adventure” is the motto of Finny Hill Photography, Liz and Mike Byrd’s traveling wedding photography business. They also use the phrase to represent the lifestyle choice they have made for themselves and their nine-year-old son, Bryce. After Liz spent some time ...
  Carrying a backup gun isn’t exactly common practice. I don’t do it as much as I probably should, but I do takea backup weapon occasionally. My threat analysis usually drives my decision making. When I’m going to a place, I’ll think about the layout of the building, the surrounding area, crime trends in the ...
I’ve been a survivalist for a long time. Things were different when I started, back in the 1970s. More than anything, there wasn’t the survival industry that we have today. Those of us who thought in those terms had to figure out how to do things ourselves or how to adapt existing tools and equipment ...
Living off the grid is so much more than changing how you source your power. It is usually the door to a radical change in lifestyle – one that offers benefits in health and well-being. Here are five interconnected ways that living off-grid inspires you to work less and live more. Financial freedom– Many people ...