Thursday, February 21, 2013

A Green Lifestyle

All we have to do is take a look at current events to see the rising cost of Health care and Health Insurance in our country today. We simply can’t afford to get sick. Not even counting the loss of income from not being able to work due to an illness. A green lifestyle is a preventive measure to preserve our well being. To take control of our own situation. Not to just count on another, our health care provider or health insurance company to do it for us. To take matters into our own hands so to speak. 

Preventive versus Corrective Medicine

Most modern health care provider’s place most of the emphasis on corrective medicine. Taking care of you after you have already  gotten sick. Again a green lifestyle is a preventive measure to attempt to avoid illness in the first place. I would never tell anyone to ignore the advice of your doctor. They are highly educated intelligent people. People who chose to be healers because they are very caring and compassionate folks. But again most of what they are taught is corrective medicine through the use of pharmaceutical drugs. And we all know these drugs come with many side affects. A green lifestyle is to avoid becoming dependent on drugs in the first place. Not to say that drugs have no benefit at all. But really should be a last resort. Not only for the many side affects (especially with long term use) but again think of the cost involved. 

Living Green

More and more recent research has discovered that many diseases are being caused by environmental toxins. Chemical pesticides and fertilizers used in our food; chemicals in all of our household products, chemicals in our building products. Constant exposure to so much chemical use adds up over time! And where do all these toxic chemicals go when we flush them down the toilet or pour them into our sinks, washers and yards? They are now showing up in our drinking water, our soil and the air we breathe each day. Is it not just good green common sense to choose a bio-degradable, non-toxic product or solution whenever possible?

Our Future Generations

If for no other reason; let’s do this for our children, our future generations. I recently read an article that stated chemical pesticides had been detected in an unborn child in a Mother’s womb. That these toxic chemicals are causing ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in our children! Our little ones are the most vulnerable because their immune systems are not yet fully developed. They are helpless victims of our “Toxic America”.

A Green Lifestyle

The more I research the subject material that inspired my blogspot here. Living green, a green lifestyle is truly a do good and feel good kind of a thing. That we as consumers can really make a difference! For our incredibly beautiful planet and our World, 

Let’s Go Green!