What Is Your Mental Health Status? — Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health is so important yet no one talks about it. People get so wound up on this idea of living perfect normal lives. Well guess what? That is not reality. History has proved that going through a mental health crisis is in fact normal for BOTH men and women. There are people you may know suffering silently with depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar, etc but are afraid to speak up due to stigma. Understanding where you are in your mental health, knowing the facts about mental illness, how to get or urge someone you know to seek help is extremely important to recovery. But first we all have to admit to ourselves when and if there is a problem. Continue reading

My hormonal imbalance and PCOS story

What is PCOS? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is the result of a hormonal imbalance in a woman. It affects the reproductive system, blood vessels, and may cause excruciating pain from tiny cyst on the ovaries, irregular periods or the ability to ovulate. Women with PCOS may have higher levels of Androgen while others may have estrogen dominance.

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Review — Michael Todd True Organics

Here’s to my first review, and hopefully lots more to come 😀 Having had this product for some time now I figured I should share my experience but let’s start from the beginning…

Acne or Oily Skin Regimen

Before Acne all throughout high-school up until 2 years ago I was not one to suffer from acne at all. In fact, my skin was flawless. People would always compliment me on my skin and even ask me for my regimen. At that time I felt beautiful. After I decided to clean up my diet and and get healthy, Ironically I started to get pimples and cystic acne. I was then informed that the cystic acne came from hormonal imbalance. This feels like post puberty revenge! What I used before no longer worked for me plus I was also trying to find better, natural alternatives to fit my new nontoxic lifestyle. This proved way harder than expected.
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Why we all NEED to Ditch TOXIC Cosmetics/Skin-Care Items!!!

SKIN

Our skin is our largest organ, with that being said we need to pay close attention to what we are putting on it. Toxins are in our cosmetics and toxins are in our food! Toxins are even in the air we breathe so when do we get a say on what we ingest into our bodies?! Well in reality we do. It’s up to us as intellectual human beings to question the safety of the things we consume, even if we think it is something minuscule. We vote with our $$$ so every time we buy something toxin free it lets companies know we’re serious about our health! Remember that.  IF YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT, WHAT GOES ON YOUR SKIN GOES IN YOUR BODY!!! Comprende? Continue reading

TYLENOL AND MOTRIN SCANDAL—YOUR CHILD AT RISK!!!

tylenolscandalWhen a child is sick, it is the most devastating experience. You want to hold them close and nurture them immediately back to health. Many of us have become so accustomed to pharmaceuticals and it’s the first thing we reach for without ever questioning the risk or its effectiveness. Here’s a reason to avoid them!

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WHAT ARE TOXINS?

Screenshot (29)Defining Toxins:

The name of this blog, Against All Toxins, stems from a truth many of us are ignorant to. In our society, the amount of toxins we ingest is dangerous. That is why I am Against All Toxins! As I try to cut my toxic load I believe it is my responsibility as an informed citizen to share the truth with others. So what exactly are toxins you may wonder?  Continue reading