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Ask a Cat Mom: “Why does my cat chew on wires?”

Q: "Is it normal for my cat to chew on inedible things like wires, cords, and blenders? No seriously he chewed up my Vitamix and I can’t use it anymore. What does this mean? Why does he chew on stuff that shouldn’t be enticing to a cat? Even worse, I can’t get him to stop… Continue reading Ask a Cat Mom: “Why does my cat chew on wires?”

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Science (and Politics) of Imagination | Pineal gland, DMT, and brain health

Do you remember when you were a child with an overactive imagination? You saw the world through a lens of curiosity and magic. Nothing was as it seemed. You and your friends played games in which you had different names and identities; maybe you were cats and dogs crawling around the kitchen, maybe you were… Continue reading Science (and Politics) of Imagination | Pineal gland, DMT, and brain health

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Herbalism | The Magic of “Smart Mushrooms”

Mushrooms are not just for culinary use, or toxic poisoning, or aesthetically pleasing scenery. They have the power to heal your brain and your body. In this post, I'll be discussing the top mushrooms for healing purposes, also known as "smart mushrooms." To reap full benefits, you may not want to cook these mushrooms, as… Continue reading Herbalism | The Magic of “Smart Mushrooms”

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Herbalism | Dandelion (Lion’s Tooth)

Dandelion, which is also known as "lion's tooth" (scientific name: Taraxacum officinale) comes with numerous health benefits! It has also been associated with many magical folktales. Photo by Czapp u00c1rpu00e1d on Pexels.com Health benefits Dandelions are plentiful and tend to be considered invasive weeds with no purpose. However, dandelions have numerous health benefits that most… Continue reading Herbalism | Dandelion (Lion’s Tooth)

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I tried OLIPOP sparkling tonic

OLIPOP Sparkling Tonic is a bubbly beverage designed as a healthy replacement for soda. I decided to go ahead and give this drink a try. I ordered the full pack which included six different flavors. Overall, I seriously enjoy this drink. It’s very healthy — about 30-40 calories per can and several grams of fiber.… Continue reading I tried OLIPOP sparkling tonic

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Health update — Lyme disease diagnosis

Hi everyone, it’s been a long journey since I was struck with seemingly random, intensely painful and debilitating, arthritis — coming and going every few weeks to months, affecting all different joints from my knees to my wrists to most recently my ankle last August. I have seen three different doctors and had my blood… Continue reading Health update — Lyme disease diagnosis