Relative Redhead

Health + Wellness

6 Simple Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Lifestyle

A couple months ago, I tossed 21.4 pounds of personal care products in the trash. 21.4 POUNDS. And that was just personal products like lotions, shampoos, makeup removers, hair gels, deodorants, etc. After that, I went ahead and threw out kitchen, bathroom, and household cleaning products too. Add those in, and I’m sure I was close to 50 pounds of commercial products going...

How to Switch to Safer, Cleaner Products at Home

We’re surrounded by plastic every day. We’re exposed to toxins and harmful chemicals every day. Every day. It seems inevitable. But there are small ways to try and control or limit your interaction with certain toxins. Now, I’m neither a doctor nor scientist; however, I feel that I’ve done enough research in my life to believe that countless products we...

My vitamin and supplement dream team.

I am nauseous–or just plain don’t feel well–probably 5 out of 7 days of my life. That’s a lot. My mom and my husband can attest: Not many days go by where they don’t hear me say, I don’t feel well. As a result, I’ve been traveling down a long, winding road in search of a vitamin and supplement team...

We get one body in life.

I am not a salesperson. I’m not good at selling to people because I know how I feel about being on the other end of that conversation. Whether it be Girl Scout cookies from a neighbor or fancy jewelry from a creepy vendor in the mall, I cringe because I know: I have to come up with a way to...

The baby down the hall.

It’s becoming more and more rare for me to find time to take a nice long soak in the bath these days. In fact, it’s becoming more and more likely that the day’s time has run out, and I slip into bed with unruly, unwashed hair and PJs from the night before. However, last night, I took my coveted bath but...