Filling our space with the right smells can have a relaxing effect on us. Lavender and chamomile, for example, are said to help us sleep. [Read more…] about How to Make Incense with Fresh Flowers and Herbs
Cleaning your car is something we all need to do from time to time. Keeping clean the spaces you frequent is important for your mental and emotional health, and your car is no different. But car cleaning supplies are loaded with harmful chemicals that hurt the environment. So, what are your options? [Read more…] about Environmentally Friendly Ways to Clean Your Car
If you love the art of home decorating, both inside and out, and are always trying to reinvigorate your living environment and bring positivity and health into the mix, then you’ve probably heard by now about the ancient Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui. Primarily used in the modern world for home styling, this thousand-year-old discipline aims to create a setting imbued with lifelong happiness and well-being.
Introducing Feng Shui into your living environment is a wonderful way to reconnect with your inner self as well as with Mother Nature, and build a happy, stress-free home for all family members. So, how does it work exactly and how do you weave the ancient philosophy into you daily life? Here is what you should do. [Read more…] about Feng Shui: How Your Home Influences Your Well-Being
Most people don’t understand just how much the toxic chemicals in their daily lives are affecting their health. This is also the case with the chemicals in cleaners that people use in their homes all the time.
Chemicals in toxic household cleaners have been linked to lung disease and asthma, and exposing yourself, your pets and your children to them on a regular basis can be extremely harmful.
Spray cleaners are to be especially avoided, as they can linger in the air for hours after being used. Harsh bleaches, soap scum removers and kitchen cleaners can also penetrate your skin on contact, causing adverse effects.
It’s important to use the natural cleaners for everyday spills, messes and maintenance cleaning, even if you use the chemical cleaners for once-in-a-while deep cleans.
While you may be intimidated by the process of making natural cleaners or might think they will not work as well, rest assured that these natural cleaning recipes from Simply Self Storage are easy to use and effective.
Many of the ingredients in safe, non-toxic cleaner recipes can already be found in most homes. Things like baking soda, vinegar and water can help you keep your home clean and bright—naturally!
It can be incredibly easy to disregard the lengthy process that food undergoes to get to the dinner table. It is important to control the health food product from growth to processing in order to ensure the highest standard of quality for discerning consumers interested in their personal health. Rishabh Chokhani, CEO and founder of Naturevibe Botanicals shares three beneficial reasons why health foods should not only be organic but also be carefully controlled in every step of the food production process.
Organic Triumphs Over Processed Foods
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, organic foods are grown or raised without chemical pesticides, antibiotics or hormones. Organic foods offer a significant healthier shift away from processed and conventional foods. Organic farmers focus on utilizing natural methods of fertilizing soil, controlling weeds and insects. Organic foods thrive on increased vitamin content, increased antioxidant content and lower chemical residues. [Read more…] about 3 Ways to Ensure Organic Food Trust from Farm to Table
Lack of sleep is an epidemic that is actually killing us—research found connections to cancer, diabetes and heart disease that stem from a lack of quality rest. This is exacerbated by a culture that seems to prize lack of sleep. Treating irregular sleep like a boast has been recognized as a pervasive bad habit. Add the recent rise in wearable tech that allows us to track our sleep more effectively and all this has been (pardon the pun) a wake-up call. Now everyone is looking for more effective solutions to sleep deprivation. [Read more…] about Decorate Your Room With These Plants for a Good Night’s Sleep