“We have to eat eight oranges to get the same amount of vitamin C as our grandparents got from eating just one. Despite all of our advances in technology and agricultural practices, the health of our soil is only getting worse. Our soil today has 85 percent fewer minerals than it contained 100 years ago...Aggressive agricultural methods have literally stripped the minerals and nutrients out of the soil...the industry has defaulted to fast-growing, pest-resistant production, making every generation of produce less nutritious than the last. All over the world, minerals and nutrients in our soil have been lost because of...
"...breathing in the antimicrobial organic compounds called phytoncides - the woods’ essential oils - decreased cortisol levels and blood pressure, enhanced immune systemfunction, and stabilized nervous system activity.” -Dr Josh Axe
“Meditation will help you to find your bonds, loosen them, untie them and cast off your moorings. When you are no longer attached to anything, you have done your share. The rest will be done for you.” -Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
“Our nation is in the grip of a hidden epidemic. We’ve been taking our digestive system for granted for far too long, starving it of actual nutrition while overfeeding it with toxic levels of processed foods and sugar and overtaxing it with environmental chemicals, stress, and excessive antimicrobials...the gut is not simply a food-processing center - the gut is the center of health itself.” -Dr Josh Axe
“Many great writers and thinkers throughout history have discovered that standing, pacing, and walking spur creativity...[some who wrote/worked standing]: Victor Hugo, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway, Vladimir Nabokov, August Wilson, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Winston Churchill, Johannes Brahms, Richard Wagner, E.B. White, Philip Roth, Lewis Carroll...” -John Durant