Grow a Wellness Garden

Grow Wellness in your own backyard

In my case, I grow Wellness in my front yard. Here, Wellness comes packaged in juicy fruits, dirty hands and vegetables bursting with flavor and life. Each spring I anticipate the beauty of green shoots pushing through the earth with their promise of nourishment and deliciousness.

The front yard happens to be where we have the most sun to grow vegetables and fruits.  It’s not a large garden, nor do I spend a lot of time in it.  This year, since the arrival of our baby boy, I spend even less time there having put my 9 year old daughter in charge of it.

My garden could be considered by some to be a hobby garden, but to us, it’s much more than that. It’s where we exchange soil and sunlight for wellness. It is our Wellness Garden.

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Photo by Heidi Sandstrom. on Unsplash

We’ve seen it again and again – examples of the consumer voice overcoming injustice and wrongdoing.  The consumer, YOU and me, have so much value that what we say and do is also powerful. Powerful to cause change.  Valuable change. And when it comes to toxins in our products from cleaning products to beauty products, furnishing and children’s clothing, nothing could be more valuable.  We need a change in how our products are produced and packaged. If not for my parent’s generation, then for mine and for my children and their children.  Toxins and disease definitely stack up across generations.

Fortunately, some retailers are already on to this. Continue reading “Are your favorite retailers taking action on toxics?”