Tag: Heather-Callaghan

40 Amazing Health Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

By Brandon Turbeville and Heather Callaghan Can anyone really forget the alluring aroma of lavender? There is an oft-told story that highlights just one of the profound healing benefits of lavender essential oil. In 1910 French chemist and scholar René-Maurice Gattefossé burnt his hand during an experiment. He thrust his hand into the nearest vat of liquid in order…

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The Internet Cheers This Teacher’s New Homework Policy

Op-ed by Heather Callaghan I had to share this awesome teacher’s homework policy – I remember with regret the dread of hours of homework during school and trying to get out of it any way possible… It consumed my childhood. I should have been playing, but any type of levity was only fraught with the nagging loom…

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Japan Tries Radiation-Free, Pesticide-Free Vertical Farming With LED Lights

By Heather Callaghan Amsterdam, The Netherlands – What do you think of vertical farming? Can it supplement feeding the world? What about farming with LED lights? When you hear this – you might rethink farming forever. A large, global lighting company, Philips Lighting, has just announced results from trials of crops that were grown completely…

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This School Skips the Principal’s Office and Sends Children to the Mindfulness Room

By Heather Callaghan Remember the doom, gloom and trembles of being sent to the Principal’s office as a child? And didn’t it seem just a little, oh…I don’t know…pointless? For one thing, the “good kids” avoided the office like the plague and the “bad kids” would continue to act up repeatedly because they had already…

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11-yr-old Boy Gives Away 600 Pairs of Shoes to Kids in Need

By Heather Callaghan Wilmington, NC – Prepare to have your faith in humanity restored. Eleven-year-old Gunner Robinson of North Carolina has given away 600 pairs of new shoes to schoolchildren who normally would never get new shoes for the school year. Where is he getting the shoes? For three years, Gunner has asked for shoes…

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Alert: FDA Attempting to Halt Creation of New Supplements

By Heather Callaghan We need all hands on deck. The Alliance for Natural Health USA just broke out its highest level action alert. This may be the worst attack on natural health supplements since the early 1990s. Time will tell as more information becomes available. In 2011, the FDA created a troublesome revision of how…

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11 Amazing Health Benefits of Bergamot Essential Oil

By Brandon Turbeville and Heather Callaghan You may know bergamot best from the tea flavor Earl Grey; but bergamot essential oil offers so much more! Bergamot fruit is a time-honored, exquisitely fragranced orange that now comes mainly from Italy and the Ivory Coast of Africa. The word bergamot may have meant “the prince of pears,” or the…

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Top 18 Things Amazingly Treated By Acidophilus

By Brandon Turbeville and Heather Callaghan By now you are probably familiar with acidophilus, if nothing else, then from celebrity endorsed probiotic yogurt commercials. That’s because this friendly strain of bacteria has made it into the big leagues of scientific and media acceptance, stemming perhaps from the original frozen yogurt trends and public awareness about…

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