Quick. What one thing above all else (with one notable exception) do you need in order to be truly prepared for whatever is about to hit the fan? Yes, of course, you need your health!
(Notable exception: More than anything else, you need a good relationship with the Creator so that you can call upon Him and get help in your time of need. But this post is about health, so I won’t go into that here.)
Recognizing that my family and I needed a health upgrade, I took my friend Lorie’s advice and watched a 1994 video called “Dead Doctors Don’t Lie” by Dr. Joel Wallach. After I was duly impressed by that, I looked at her website. Then I googled and sent myself lots of e-mails with links to articles and YouTube videos that were gradually helping me come to a conclusion.
I had discovered an incredible resource! A place where I could purchase (from myself, even) all the minerals and vitamins our bodies need that are not coming in our food, because we’ve depleted our soils and polluted our environment. Most of the products are supplements, of course, but I can also purchase minerals for the garden! And lots of other cool stuff…like…
- healthy chocolate,
- weight management packages,
- skin care products,
- products for pets,
- essential oils,
- food storage items,
- mineral make-up,
- Jordan Rubin’s Beyond Organic products,
- and much more–including jewellry and scrapbooking materials!
In the end, I concluded that I should join the company and share this information far and wide. Now I am sharing with you through my own affiliate website at Youngevity (aka my90forlife).
I hope you will recognize your need to restore your own health before whatever-it-is hits the fan, and visit Restore Your Health.
Give your body what it needs and it will heal itself!
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I just wanted to let you all know that I have just updated my Home and School Solutions website. Among other things I added numerous links to all the section favourite link pages, brought the various testimonial (introduction) pages up-to-date, and fixed all the broken links.
The major thing I did, though, is add a Blogs-Plus tab/page. If there is anything I want to add to the website that cannot be naturally included in any of the existing sections (Hebrew Roots, Health=Wealth, Home Schooling, Faith Matters, Desktop Publishing, Store and Services, or About Home and School Solutions) then I will put it here.
Since most of my activity and research in recent years has been in the areas of prepping and gardening, I have put material about these two areas on the Blogs-Plus page. You are invited to go there now and check out all the links I have provided for you.
Whooohooo. Kellene Bishop of Preparedness Pro has just announced she is doing a “100 Days of Prepping” series chockful of information in many different forms–videos, articles, books, forum, lists, etc.
Sometime during that period she will be unveiling her new cookbook, which I’ve been looking forward to for awhile because she believes in tasty food from her food stores, which is something I’ve been agonizing about, and since she is a very practical person I know these will be recipes I can really use.
Read all about it!
P.S. I don’t know what’s going to be included but I’m going to go out on a limb and assume the following categories will be mentioned somewhere in there. If not, please forgive me.
Quick note. If you’ve ever thought about taking a course in herbalism this might be the time. Check out today’s post by Eric at Tactical Intelligence, where he demos a simple home remedy for strep throat which he learned in the course he’s taking. He’s worked out a deal with the instructor to give a great deal to anyone who registers for the course (for a limited time).
Go! Check it out! I’m going to…
Did you know that what the Bible refers to as “hyssop” is oregano? And that oregano is exceptionally good for your health?
This week I watched a short YouTube series put online by Kevin Gianni who attended a retreat where Dr. Cass Ingram was the speaker. The retreat was held at God’s Lake in northern Manitoba. Go Canada!! Yesterday’s video was about How to Find and Harvest Chaga Mushrooms and today’s was on Wild Foods and Herbs for Healing. Kevin filmed their jaunts through the woods as they hunted down these things. I thought you might find them interesting and useful, especially if you live in Canada.
Disclaimer: I do not agree 100% with anyone or any website even if I do recommend something on it. Preparedness requires gleaning useful information wherever it is available.
Oregano can be purchased through Paul Nisons Raw Life online store. Check it out!
I just watched a short video at Blackbird Naturals that I thought you might find helpful, because it contains photos of some of the superfood plants we hear a lot about these days. Having some of these growing on your property really ought to be a good way to be prepared for hard times, I’m thinking. Last year I wanted to designate a portion of our yard for useful wildflowers but Mike thought I would be taking on too much. He was right; I was kept very busy with all the raised beds we added this year and all the extra vegetables we grew–and dehydrating most of the produce. Perhaps we can try the wildflower idea next year –well, at least a few new superfood plants…
I was especially interested in this video because I just received three packages of seeds that had been grown at Blackbird which I purchased through Paul Nison’s Raw Life online store. How many seed vendors sell superfood seeds? Not many, I’d wager, so finding these on Paul’s site was awesome! There are many more types of seeds available, but for now I thought I’d try out this 3-seed package: astragalus, maca, and calendula.
According to the seed packages (nifty little metal cans that remind me of sardines), the astragalus is an adaptogen that helps your immune system, the maca is an adaptogen what contains B1 and B12 fatty acids, and the calendula contains flavonoids that assists with wound healing.
Disclaimer: I do not agree 100% with anyone or any website even if I do recommend something on it. Preparedness requires gleaning useful information wherever it is available. So visit the website, use the seeds, and spit out the rhetoric.
If you have tried growing astragalus, maca and/or calendula, please share! I can use all the help I can get.
I don’t know how this fits with “preparedness” but I thought you might enjoy this short video about doing a natural hair treatment down by the creek. These ladies are having a lot of fun! I guess you always need to be prepared to change your appearance if you are on the run?
Actually I was checking out a new website called the Bulk Herb Store which has a lot of information that could easily fit with preparedness when I found this page with several video downloads that you can purchase. The one given above is a freebie; it is chapter 5 of a video called “Making Herbs Simple.” Here is the page I found those on. How to find and identify herbs in the wild sounds good to me…