Whether you carve them into jack-o-lanterns or just set them on your stoop to embrace that autumn spirit, a pumpkin is a terrible thing to waste. That pretty decor element is also a powerhouse of nutrients that you should use up before it's too late.
You don't have to completely redecorate or renovate your home to make it feel fresh, new, and clean. There are tiny changes you can make that will transform your space and increase your health and well-being at the same time.
The leaves are starting to turn, and you know what that means; dinner parties, holidays, and family visits. With summer vacations out of the way and children back in school, it's the perfect time to refresh and refurbish the interior decor. Before heading to your closest department store, however, give some thought to your decor materials and methods. Are you choosing nontoxic materials and sustainable alternatives?
People worry about a lot of things - crime, air pollution, exposure to toxins, processed foods, and the list goes on. Despite the laundry list of concerns that people find to worry about, most people feel secure in their own homes. But what if your home is not the healthy haven you thought it to be?
Grow Nutritious Foods in ContainerUnfortunately, not all of us have the real estate to build an outdoor garden. This does not necessarily limit your ability to grow fresh and nutritious foods for your household. Even if you live in a studio apartment, a container garden can be a rewarding source of fresh fruits and vegetables. Who doesn't love to watch a tiny seed grow into prolific fruition?
A clean home is a happy home. It's not just an old wives' tale your grandmother taught you; this is an idea proven by science! Various studies show that people who live in a clean home are more likely to be happy, productive, calm, in good shape, and well-rested. Keep in mind, however, that the indoor air contamination of chemical-based cleaners will do nothing for your health. Instead, opt for the all-natural tips and tricks shown below to make your home feel happier as spring comes into full bloom.
New Year's resolutions may make us feel motivated for the days ahead, but many are discarded by the time February makes its entrance. Perhaps more effective and lasting are small changes in our habits and environment to improve our health and well-being for the long months ahead. One simple way to do this is to make small improvements to your living and work spaces.