Since we’re almost done with our first month of working out and about to move on to a brand new workout program, I thought it would be a nice treat to post some great songs guaranteed to keep you moving and motivated, so let’s amp up your workout playlist and really get moving! Continue reading Amp Up Your Workout Playlist
When you embellish interior spaces with houseplants, you’re not just adding greenery. These living organisms interact with your body, mind and home in ways that enhance the quality of life. Just about everyone knows that plants are great for producing oxygen and contributing to a zen feeling in any environment. But did you know that they can clinically reduce stress, fight colds, remove contaminants, and even stop headaches? Read on to find out about the great health benefits of houseplants.
Much of the research on these beneficial houseplants has been done by NASA scientists researching ways to create suitable space station habitats. All indoors plants (flowering or not) are able to purify indoor air to some degree through their normal photosynthesis processes. But some were found to be more beneficial than others in removing harmful household toxins, even removing 90% of chemicals in the air in only twenty-four hours! Continue reading Benefits of Houseplants and How to Choose One
Keeping with our theme from yesterday, I thought you all might like to read about uses for honey that you may never have thought of!
1. Put it on your lips– Did you know that making your own lip balm is as easy as tracking down some almond oil, beeswax and honey? Sure is. Makes you feel a little guilty about that $10 version you picked up at the health food store yesterday, doesn’t it? Continue reading Uses For Honey You’ve Never Thought Of…
Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity of applications for lemons far exceeds general knowledge and once you read the following list, you’ll likely want to stock at least a few lemons in your kitchen 24-7. Continue reading Uses For Lemons That I Bet You Haven’t Thought Of…
A couple years ago, the public was outraged to find out that nail polish was made with some potentially harmful ingredients. As a result, most mainstream brands changed up their formulas and now label themselves as toxin-free. So what does this mean? This might be a refresher for some people, but I think it’s still an important topic to discuss (especially now that there are new nail polish brands emerging left and right):
THE TOXIC TRIO
- Toluene: This is used to help nail polish go on smoothly. Unfortunately, inhaling high levels of toluene is said to be harmful to your nervous system, and can cause light-headedness and nausea. Continue reading Toxins In Nail Polish: The Answer!!!