Paradigm Change & Mold Avoiders Information Resources


Hiking at 11,000 feet near Telluride, Colorado. (Photo credit: Lisa Petrison.)


Paradigm Change provides a wide variety of information on issues related to chronic mold-related illness, mold/microbial toxins, mold avoidance, and environmental toxicity.

This page provides a list of links to all information resources presented by Paradigm Change and by its spin-off Mold Avoiders.


A close-up of Stachybotrys mold spores.

Paradigm Change Website

This website provides information on mold toxicity, mold-related illness and mold avoidance, presented with the needs of the beginner in mind.

Information is shared via Facebook, Twitter and email newsletters, as well as on this website.

The email address is info at paradigmchange dot me.


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Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe.

Paradigm Change Blog

This Paradigm Change blog has the goal of examining the role of environmental toxicity in human illness in a thoughtful way.

Advocacy issues related to both mold-related illness and ME/CFS also are discussed.


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Young green plant in soil

Living Clean in a Dirty World

This highly curated community-oriented website provides links to information from a wide variety of sources relevant to the topic of recovering from mold-related illness.


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Death Valley, California.

Locations Effect

The Locations Effect Facebook page provides stories and photos about “feel-good” locations.

The Locations Effect website (now archived) served as repository for people with chronic illness to note how they felt when visiting different locations – information that is now collected in the Locations Ratings section here on the Paradigm Change website.

The Paradigm Change Visitor Project provides further potentially useful information about U.S. locations.


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Avoiding Mold

An ME/CFS patient on vacation near Moab, Utah.

Avoiding Mold

Avoiding Mold is a Facebook page sharing information about toxic mold and mold-related illness.


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The old Royal Free Hospital in London.

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

This website provides basic factual information on myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) as well as discussion of advocacy issues.

An associated Facebook page provides links to new media stories, journal articles and other information about the disease.


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Fixing Our Farming System 

This Facebook page is designed to share and discuss new articles on the topic of potential ways that toxicity-related problems in the current system of agriculture might be addressed.


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Owls at Mercey Hot Springs. (Photo credit: Jerzy Aust Photography.)

Mold Avoiders

Mold Avoiders provides information to those who are pursuing the approach to mold avoidance discussed in the book A Beginner’s Guide to Mold Avoidance.

Currently available resources include a website, a collection of books, and an informational Facebook page.

The Mold Avoiders Facebook recovery help forum is currently in archived status.

Mold Avoiders is a spin-off from Paradigm Change and is run by Lisa Petrison.


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Mold Avoiders Publishing

Mold Avoiders Publishing has releaesed a collection of books on the topic of recovering from mold-related illness.

An additional page lists relevant books recommended but not published by Mold Avoiders.


Mold Avoiders Publishing

Additional Recommended Books


Lisa Petrison, Ph.D.

A Paradigm Change website page provides information on Paradigm Change founder Lisa Petrison.

She also runs the Mold Avoiders website and forum, which addresses the needs of individuals pursuing the mold avoidance approach discussed in the book A Beginner’s Guide to Mold Avoidance.

In addition, Lisa is on Facebook, Pinterest and Linked In.

A photo blog of her travels is called “An Unplanned Journey.”


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