The Greatness Files

Your handy guide to holistic wellness

2020: The Year of Clean Beauty

2020: The Year of Clean Beauty

Before we get into the thick of it, what is clean beauty?  To sum it up best, non-toxic ingredients and...

Best Wellness Trends of the 2010’s

Best Wellness Trends of the 2010’s

With many of the failed and obnoxious “trends” of the 2010’s also came a number of groundbreaking, progressive trends that...

Toxic “Wellness” Trends EVERYONE Should Avoid

Toxic “Wellness” Trends EVERYONE Should Avoid

Hidden amongst the genuine, high-quality wellness trends that have been popping up over the past few years, are some...not-so-great trends...

The Basics of Intuitive Eating

The Basics of Intuitive Eating

  Intuitive eating is a relatively new concept and it’s already reshaping the way we look at diet culture. It...

Top Beauty Trends of 2020

Top Beauty Trends of 2020

Beauty trends are constantly evolving, and thankfully, right now they seem to be evolving in a more inclusive, thoughtful way....

Here’s What’s Trending in Wellness

Here’s What’s Trending in Wellness

Self-care is a growing and evolving trend. What started as something that seemed frivolous and pointless to most people has...

Staying Healthy During Holiday Travel

Staying Healthy During Holiday Travel

Many of us will be traveling this holiday season, and unluckily for us, that means exposure to more than just...

Antioxidants: The Natural Free Radical Warrior

Antioxidants: The Natural Free Radical Warrior

Excerpts from “Antioxidants: Natural Defense Against Oxidative Stress,” by Barbra Wexler, MPH The Perils of Free Radicals Many of the...

The Key to Natural Stress Management

The Key to Natural Stress Management

Excerpts from “Stress: Manage It Naturally” by Louise Tenney, MH  The Nature of the Beast Everyone has experienced stress—it is...

The Effects of Mismanaged Stress

The Effects of Mismanaged Stress

  Excerpts from “Stress: Manage It Naturally” by Louise Tenny, MH   Stress affects people in different ways. Many people...

How to Kick the Cold and Flu

How to Kick the Cold and Flu

Excerpts from “Cold & Flu Defense: Protect Yourself Naturally” by C.M. Hawken A Cold War There’s a new “cold war”...

Applications of Herbal Medicine

Applications of Herbal Medicine

Excerpts from “My Home Pharmacy: How Foods and Herbs Can Be Your Medicine” by Tracy Gibbs, PhD Although many respond...

The Keys to Getting Some Zzz’s

The Keys to Getting Some Zzz’s

Excerpts from “A Good Night’s Sleep: Simple Effective Ways to Overcome Insomnia” by Barbara Wexler, chronic disease epidemiologist and medical...

The Skinny on Sleep Deprivation

The Skinny on Sleep Deprivation

Sure, sleep deprivation can leave you feeling grumpy, listless, and unable to focus, but did you know that lack of...

20 Essential Supplements to Boost Overall Health

20 Essential Supplements to Boost Overall Health

Excerpts from “20 Essential Supplements” by Woodland Publishing Co. Not so long ago, vitamins, minerals and herbs weren’t mainstream supplements....