3 Common Resolutions Made at New Year’s

With a new year just around the corner, many people will resolve themselves to make changes for the better. From losing weight to being a better person, and everything in between, the start of a new year can be the beginning of a new you. Here are some of the most common resolutions made on…

How Pain Affects Your Work

Chronic pain from arthritis, fibromyalgia, cancer treatments and other conditions can be debilitating. When you experience chronic pain, your ability to focus on your work can be greatly affected. Whether the physical impairment prevents you from performing tasks, or your ability to concentrate is compromised, chronic pain can make it difficult for you to keep your job….

"Sod Busting" is when intact prairies are plowed up for "productive agriculture".

“Sod Busting” is Destroying Prairies

According to the World Wildlife Fund, the Great Plains have lost more than 50 million acres over the last few years from deforestation. This is more than the Brazilian Amazon has lost. The prairie habitat is home to monarch butterflies, native bumblebees, and grassland songbirds, all of which are threatened by these changes. If the…

Special Gifts for Her After Surviving Cancer

As you approach the holiday season and get swept up into the shopping craze, be mindful of your loved one who is recovering from her cancer treatment. Aside from spending quality time together, show her how much you admire her bravery with a special gift. Here are a few options that are sure to bring a smile to her face and warmth…

Customer Story: Thuresa Fowler

Thuresa Fowler, 53, is a breast cancer survivor who just celebrated the one year anniversary of her last chemo treatment. Like many others who've undergone chemotherapy, Fowler suffers from neuropathy and needed something to ease her pain. About six months ago, she stumbled across Milkweed Balm on a breast cancer survivors site and has been using it ever since.    "I have…

Asclepius: Greek God of Healing

Growing up, I always loved watching Disney movies. One of my favorites, was Hercules; which admittedly, I still watch today. I immediately fell in the LOVE with the idea of Greek Gods and Goddesses watching over us. Each character had their own special talent that made them unique and I wanted so badly to have…

Caterpillars will chew on your plants. Don't worry.

Bring in the Butterflies while Feeding your Family

Welcome butterflies to your vegetable garden by including specific plants that will increase pollination for a bountiful harvest. Are you tired of paying for overpriced organic produce, but you're concerned about the chemicals used in conventional farming? With GMOs taking over the industry and limited organic options readily available, maybe now is the right time…

Continuing Her Passion: Sylvia May’s Story

Sylvia May was born in Los Angeles, California, and lived there most of her life. She has always enjoyed the sunshine and warmth of the climate on the West Coast. She now resides in Virginia, where it can be cold at times. After being active well into her 40s, May began getting injuries and now…