It is okay to say, “I don’t know what to say” by Felicia Johnson

Have you ever wanted to help someone, but you didn’t know how? Sometimes, it is not easy to admit when we do not know what to say or what to do when someone we care about needs help. It’s especially hard to know what to say to someone who is depressed. What do you say to someone who is depressed? We find ourselves searching for … Continue reading It is okay to say, “I don’t know what to say” by Felicia Johnson

Journaling and Therapy by Felicia Johnson

When I was six years old, my second grade teacher, Ms. Medley, gave me my first writing assignment. The only rule of the assignment was to write one paragraph about something that I wanted. My assignment was titled: I Want A Dog. Paragraph one started with how much I would have liked to have a dog (very much), why (because they are so cute and fluffy), and why I couldn’t have one … Continue reading Journaling and Therapy by Felicia Johnson

A powerful and hypnotic read; HER, by Felicia Johnson

“Write hard and clear about what hurts”  ― Ernest Hemingway.  I didn’t have a clue what I would find when I sat down to read HER by Felicia Johnson. I did know going in, the topic was heavy, Borderline Personality Disorder, what I did not foresee, was the incredible journey I would be taken on with each turn of the page. To be clear, the book … Continue reading A powerful and hypnotic read; HER, by Felicia Johnson

GMO Inside Announces Campaign to get GMOS out of Starbucks Dairy

Green America’s GMO Inside campaign today launched a major push to get Starbucks, America’s largest coffee chain with more than 20,000 stores in 62 countries, to serve only organic milk sourced from cows not fed GMOs. In early January, GMO Inside made worldwide headlines when its social media campaign led General Mills to announce that it would drop genetically modified ingredients in basic Cheerios. The … Continue reading GMO Inside Announces Campaign to get GMOS out of Starbucks Dairy

Ask the Anytime People by Grant and Cathy Pritchard

Ask the Anytime People! Expert answers to your health and wellness questions By Grant and Cathy Pritchard Question: I know water is great for my health and hydration, but I get really tired of drinking it all the time. Are there any other healthy alternatives that will allow me to hydrate just as well? Answer: Water is optimal for quenching your thirst and it’s important for … Continue reading Ask the Anytime People by Grant and Cathy Pritchard

Miron Glass Bottles, Why are they Important for Our Skin Care Products?

When people first discover Kari Gran they often ask “why is the product packaged in Miron glass bottles?”   Our dark Miron glass bottles, while beautiful, are not used because they are aesthetically pleasing but because they are the best choice for all natural ingredients.  Pure, natural oil,without parabens added, is chemically fragile. Kari Gran skin care products are packaged in special 100% recyclable dark violet MIRON Glass bottles. MIRON glass bottles … Continue reading Miron Glass Bottles, Why are they Important for Our Skin Care Products?

Ask the Anytime People; Expert answers to your health and wellness questions

Ask the Anytime People – Expert answers to your health and wellness questions By Grant & Cathy Pritchard Question: I love fast food, but I am trying to lose weight and improve my health. Is it okay to eat fast foods while on a diet program? Answer: Yes, but as always, there are a few important points to keep in mind. We all know fast food … Continue reading Ask the Anytime People; Expert answers to your health and wellness questions

Kari Gran on What is Paraben Free?

What is Paraben Free? A buzz phrase? Marketing jargon? In order to understand what paraben free is we at Kari Gran believe you must first know what a paraben is.  A paraben is a chemical preservative found in most cosmetics, skin care, shampoos, shaving cream and body lotions. Companies use parabens in order to preserve a products shelf life. What’s tricky about finding parabens is that they have all kinds of complicated … Continue reading Kari Gran on What is Paraben Free?

Ask the Anytime People; Grant and Cathy Pritchard

Expert answers to your health and wellness questions by Grant & Cathy Pritchard Question: How do you manage healthy eating while on vacation? Answer: There’s no doubt that eating healthy can be very tricky when you’re on vacation. Whether you’re short on time or you want to experience all of the different foods available, it can be difficult to stick to a particular diet plan. … Continue reading Ask the Anytime People; Grant and Cathy Pritchard

The Sunshine Booster Smoothie

I saw this recipe on the well and good site and thought, “my readers must see this!”  The trifecta of inflammation-fighters in the Sunshine Booster Smoothie include pineapple, turmeric, and ginger. Come April, we’ve never craved sunshine so much. And we’ve just found it in a glass. This spicy-sweet smoothie recipe is layered with dynamic flavors, playing between a Pina Colada and a turmeric-ginger juice. Here’s why we’ll … Continue reading The Sunshine Booster Smoothie