Where fragrance is hiding and what you can replace it with

Chanel perfume bottles
Chanel perfume bottles
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Do you wear perfume every day?

If the answer is yes, then you are disrupting your hormones.

Fragrances are made using synthetic chemicals that trick your body into thinking they are hormones. Anything that messes with your hormones is disrupting a delicate balance in your body.

Almost all of our beauty, body, and hair products are full of fragrance. It literally hides everywhere! Some of these products include deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, laundry detergent, body wash, lotion, face wash, foundation, and sunscreen.

The reason these dangerous chemicals are listed as “fragrance” on our products is due to a lack of regulation…

Books that have the power to pave your financial future by changing your money mindset, altering your negative connotations towards wealth, showing you why finance is so important, and giving you actionable steps to put yourself in the best position financially .

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Finance. It’s a topic many young women do not like to discuss. It either makes them uncomfortable or they just simply aren’t educated enough to converse about it. However, it is something so important to our success and well-being in life. It is a topic we all need to start talking about. In “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” Kiyosaki…

As you may or may not have seen, Kim Kardashian went plant-based, and is claiming it’s done wonders for her body and her health. While I usually don’t follow any of the Kardashians, this claim caused an uproar in the health and wellness community, so naturally I investigated.

Celebrities like the Kardashians have the power to make a huge impact (unfortunately) and especially on those that know little about the subject that they are discussing — like diet. It can be super easy to look at someone like Kim and think, wow, she looks like THAT, so this must be…

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There’s no denying that everyone wants what’s best for their kid. You spend so much time making sure your kid is comfortable, well fed, and happy. After all, it is their childhood that shapes the type of adult they will become and their outlook on the world. It is also the stage when a person’s brain is rapidly growing and developing, making proper nutrition extremely important.

While there are tons of guidelines on what adults should be eating, however misguided and out of place they may be, it is hard to find proper guidelines on children’s diets. We all seem…

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Sleep… we all want more of it and yet we just can’t get enough of it. Sleep is one of the most important factors to our health. It helps our body and mind recover after a long day and primes us for the next. Studies have shown that those who sleep too little are often obese, inactive, or more likely to report chronic health conditions (Short Sleep Duration Among US Adults). Improving sleep can lead to an overall improvement in health and well-being.

Using a Fitness Tracker to Monitor Sleep

Fitness wearables are improving rapidly each year to help us closely monitor the length and quality of…

Almond milk has quickly become the “healthy” alternative for regular dairy milk. I’ve been riding the almond milk train for the last 8 years at least. I’ve always been under the impression that it’s a healthy choice. However, just because something is dairy-free does not automatically mean that it is good for us. Turns out, almond milk can actually be a large cause of the bloating and inflammation we are feeling. So, maybe it’s not as good for us as everyone seems to claim.

The Omega-6 to Omega-3 Ratio

In order to have minimal inflammation in the body, it is important we maintain a 4:1…

regenerative farming global warming solution
regenerative farming global warming solution

Regernative Farming

A away of growing crops and raising animals that replenishes the soil with microbes and carbon, therefore helping the issue of global warming.


It is no secret that there are excessive amounts of carbon trapped in our atmosphere, hence global warming. This has been caused by the burning fossil fuels, conventional farming, and many other actions taken by us humans.

We often think that the best way to reverse global warming is by driving electric cars, eating vegan diets, and using solar energy. However, this is not the most effective way to reverse the damage that has already been done.

The best way to do so is by utilizing the grasses which naturally capture the carbon in the atmosphere.

How does this work?

The roots of grasses…

Sugar is sneaky. It is amazing what we know now that we didn’t know 5, even 10 years ago. As a kid my mom used to literally sprinkle white sugar on my strawberries. Now some people don’t even eat fruit because they’re scared of its sugar content. But that’s a whole different topic.

Let’s talk about the different names sugar hides itself as in processed foods. Food companies have many different ways of labeling it on packaging in order to deceive consumers.

Here are the common terms to look for:

Fruit Concentrates

You may see fruit on the label and think, oh good! It’s natural. Wrong. Yes, fruit concentrates are…

You may have seen these popular vegan chicken nuggets trending around the internet. Bella Hadid shared that she was a customer and now everyone is trying to get their hands on them. But why? Just because they are vegan does not mean they are a healthier, cleaner option. Whenever companies are claiming this for an item that is notoriously unhealthy, it’s usually too good to be true.

Trust me, I used to enjoy these fake meat substitutes when I was once vegan. I thought that I was getting a cleaner option that would help my health. Boy was I wrong…

Working in bed

3 tips on maintaining your energy throughout the workday, keeping you focused and productive.

How many of you have felt great and ready to tackle the day when you wake up in the morning? You are probably on a roll, answering emails, generating thoughtful ideas, and communicating your team until… that mid-day slump hits.

Usually it’s after lunch or around 2–3pm when your cortisol is decreasing due to stress and the flow of the day. You are fighting the urge to take a nap and want to chug a whole glass of cold brew so the caffeine can keep you awake.

If you think this is normal, it’s not. You don’t have to feel…

Madison Mae

Health and wellness for optimizing how you feel and work. #womanintech

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