Smiling Sophia Ruan Gushee for part three of this Home Detox Workshop podcast

Home Detox Part 3: Drinking Water and Sleep Quality

home detox podcast sleep water Sep 12, 2022

Podcast music by Chris Robertson.

Podcast Intro

In Part 3 of this three-part series, Sophia led for the Everwell Community in the Spring of 2021, you can learn how how to best detox your home's water and sleep areas. 

Topics Covered

Drinking Water

  • Bottled water versus tap water
  • Water filtration


  • Tips to detox your sleep
  • How to prioritize tips to detox your sleep area
  • Intro to electromagnetic fields

Podcast Show Notes

[2:45] Introduction to This Episode: Detox Your Home's Water and Sleep Areas 

  • Reducing Toxic Exposures
  • Part 1: Budget-Friendly Detox Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality
  • Part 2: Detoxing Drinking Water and Optimizing Sleep Quality

[4:15] Talking About Water and Sleep

  • Bottled Water Versus Tap Water
  • Water Filtration
  • Ways to Detox Your Sleep
  • Talk About Electromagnetic Fields

[4:41] The Conflicting Information About Water Quality and Water Filters

[6:27] How Often Do You Drink From Plastic Water Bottles?

[6:36] Is Drinking From Bottled Water Safer?

[7:34] At home, do you usually drink tap water or bottled water?  

[7:55] Thinking About Where is Your Water Coming From

[9:21] Get to Know the Sources of Water You Use

[9:37] How is Water Treated?

[10:01] Understanding Your Local Water Supply

[11:26] Increasingly Recognized Contaminants of Concern

[12:10] What We Buy May End Up Influencing Our Water Supply

[12:58] Identifying The Best Water Filtration For Your Budget 

[14:41] Investing in Water Filtration System

[15:04] Quick Questions

  • At Home, Do You Currently Use a Water Filter?
  • Which Water Filtration System Do You Currently Use? 

[16:38] The Environmental Working Group 

[18:25] Getting the Water You Use at Home Tested

[18:54] Do Your Research About Your Local Water Supply

[22:33] Municipal Water Facilities Look for Opportunities to Improve Their Treatments

[23:44] Different Types of Water Filtration Systems

[28:55] Talking About Water Bottles

[31:13] The Best Way We Can Contribute to Make Our Water Safe to Drink

[32:06] Can You Trust Your Water Company's Water Quality Reports?

[33:04] Finding Out If There are Cancer Clusters in the Area

[33:53] Talking About the Different Types of Carbon Filters

[37:00] Talking About Sleep Quality That’s so Powerful

  • Prioritizing Your Detox Efforts Towards Your Sleep Areas
  • Declutter Your Room - A Lot of Stuff Can Affect Our Sleep

[37:08] Talking About Electromagnetic Fields or EMFs 

[39:21] Some Detox Tips For Your Bedroom

[44:31] Talking About White Noise for Children

[46:14] Looking Into EMFs from the Cell Towers That Can Affect Your Home

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Ruan Living simplifies a nontoxic lifestyle through its Practical Nontoxic Living podcast, free detox workshops, online D-Tox Academy, and transformative 40-Day Home Detox. It aims to help you avoid toxic chemicals, heavy metals, and electromagnetic fields (EMFs) from what you buy, own, and do— without compromising your joy and convenience. Ruan was founded by Sophia Ruan Gushée, author of the bestselling critically acclaimed book A to Z of D-Toxing: The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Your Toxic Exposures and several detox workbooks. A graduate of Brown University and Columbia Business School, Sophia has served on the Brown University School of Public Health Advisory Council and Well+Good Council. A popular nontoxic living speaker, consultant, and teacher, Sophia lives in New York City with her husband and three daughters. Her passion for empowering others to enjoy nontoxic living began with the birth of her first daughter in 2007. Everything she creates is a love letter to her children and for the healthiest, brightest future possible. You can learn more here: Sophia’s Impact.


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