Our world is suffering from the use of plastic. Our oceans are filled with it and much of our sea life is dying from swallowing or getting caught in different types of plastic.
Less anxiety We all reach for a morning coffee for that boost of energy that it gives us, but this also stimulates our fight or flight hormones that can cause anxiety, nervousness, panic attacks and heart palpitations.
Be consistent. Going to sleep and waking up at the same time is a great way to improve your sleep quality long term. There are many studies that suggest that those who go to sleep late or who have irregular sleeping patterns have poor sleep. Studies also suggest that have irregular sleeping patterns can affect your circadian rhythm and levels of melatonin, which signal your brain to go to sleep. Try and get up at the same time every day and after a few weeks you might find that your sleep hygiene improves.
Your carpets. Carpets expel a cocktail of volatile organic compounds, including styrene, formaldehyde, vinyl acetate and propanediol, among others, all of which are associated with both minor and major health risks. Styrene, for example, can cause everything from irritation of the skin and eyes to symptoms of depression or altered kidney function. Install undyed, 100 percent wool carpets.
Get Vertical. A vertical garden comes together thanks to a few simple ingredients but it makes the whole space feel like a minimalist jungle. Once the domain of designer installations vertical gardens are increasingly making their way into residential gardens, and more importantly, small gardens. These gloriously textured plantings make great use of limited space. To create these vertical gardens, plants are rooted into a structure that is attached to a wall.
This beautiful pumpkin soup recipe is just perfect for those cold wintery days.
Feel like you can never relax? Let's make your home a little more calming.
Growing vegetables in your own garden can be very rewarding, healthy and also handy when you're running short on beans.