Since I began this naturopathic journey my passion has been to share and teach on LIFESTYLE. As my previous newsletters, blog posts, articles, videos and audios have all stated naturopathy is ALL about LIFESTYLE not about a method. My dog Shadrach led me to this lifestyle and I’ve been moving forward with it ever since and sharing with as many as will receive this truth.
In fact, because of doing all of this for Shadrach, my husband and I began to reap major benefits ourselves. I was able to release weight as well as receive restoration for my respiratory system that had various challenges. Yes, it was and is that simple. Along with Shadrach being switched to a true carnivore diet of raw meat, bones and organs I also switched myself. While I was much more diligent with him than myself initially, I have REALLY improved and changed my own lifestyle dramatically in the years since. My husband has followed suit by his own choices when he began to see the benefits I was receiving.
It’s about getting back to basics. Stopping the toxic, harsh chemicals that have wrecked havoc upon the entire planet in more ways than we can begin to even understand let alone unravel at this point. The following article enlightens us a tad on exactly what is happening and how our choices in the right direction can and will make a difference for the next generations – and those choices ALWAYS include for our dogs as well!
While the focus in this article is on those growing their own gardens, it’s also for those who want the research behind some of the deeper reasoning behind stopping all of these harsh, toxic chemicals for OUR well being and that of the entire ecosystem. This is SO important. These soil microbes have been destroyed with most modern farming methods…and all the synthetics and toxins used to supposedly enhance the soil while killing weeds and insects. The thing is, those insect and weed killers are VERY detrimental to far, far more than those “weeds” (which btw are often HERBS which are usable and have a PURPOSE), and insects which ALSO have a purpose in every single case. If we’d quit interfering and work WITH nature we’d see such a difference. Here is the article: Soil Microbes Matter.
We CAN choose to turn from all of that and embrace a simpler, less complicated, healthier lifestyle that can re-introduce TRUE wellness back into the lives of our dogs AND us – after all WE have to make those decisions and take the action for our dogs which then benefits us as well.
We can start with one or two things.
- Switch out the toxic toxic laundry soap and opt for an eco-friendly one. My favorite is by Young Living Essential Oils in the Thieves line. I’ve made my own as well as tried various “natural” laundry soaps and the Thieves Laundry Soap has been the best bar none.
- Additionally all of the cleaning products we use can be replaced by simply switching to my favorite the Thieves HOUSEHOLD Cleaner. Yes that one product alone can take care of ALL of your cleaning needs! These products DO have the Young Living essential oils in them which are a FAR better, eco-friendly, life-enhancing choice over the toxic chemical burden we are all suffering under – and that includes our pets…in fact ALL animals on this planet.
It really IS that simple yo. Not a member of Young Living yet? WHAT? After all these years of me blogging on this and sharing how much it has changed our lives and all the lives of others in the process (dogs included of course) as I shared this lifestyle? Okay well it’s never too late so join with me or whoever has shared with you in the past so you too can be part of the solution for future generations to benefit from a clean, healthy, vibrant world!
The first step may be the most challenging but once you start, you’ll soon be racing towards wholeness, wellness and transformation – a healthy lifestyle, not a method!
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Have a pawsitively tail waggin’, NATUROPATHICALLY healthy day!
PHOTO ATTRIBUTION: Schatzie the Carolina Dog by Dr. Kim Bloomer. ©Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved.