34 Incredible DIY Bird Feeders That Will Fill Your Garden With Beautiful Birds

Birds aren’t just beautiful creatures that bring life and vitality to your outdoor living space, they help you in your garden efforts by reducing pests. Some species even help pollinate. What’s more, many bird species are endangered and require our help and protection. By building a DIY bird feeder, you’ll attract more of these winged beauties to your garden, and reward them for their hard… [read more]

37 Reasons You Should Never Throw Paper Rolls Away Again

  You may be inclined to toss toilet paper rolls in the recycling heap, but these humble cardboard tubes have a surprising number of applications. And cutting down on household waste while letting your creative juices flow is always a worthwhile endeavor! Here are 37 ways that kids and adults can put cardboard toilet paper rolls to good use. 1. Recycled Butterfly Oasis – attract a… [read more]

10 Reasons To Start Using Manuka Honey Bandages Right Now

Image Credit: DermaSciences.com – Bandage pictured is Medihoney Calcium Alginate Application If you’re at all familiar with natural remedies, you probably already know about the benefits of honey as a natural sweetener –, improved digestion and increased energy, as well as reduced risk of heart disease and some forms of cancer. Maybe you’ve even heard of Manuka honey made from the nectar of Leptospermum scoparium, commonly… [read more]

8 Essential Oil Mistakes Even Some Of The Pros Make

Everyone makes mistakes; the important thing is that you learn from them, right? But perhaps more important, is avoiding them in the first place! If you’re new to essential oils, there is a bit of a learning curve, which means learning from others common mistakes can help you master their use quite a bit faster, avoid waste and potential hazards, and help you stay on… [read more]

12 Essential Oils Every Beginner Should Start With

It seems that these days, almost everyone is talking about essential oils. But if all you know is that people rave about them and not much else, you’re probably not sure where to start. Essential oils, which are natural and highly concentrated, having been extracted directly from a flower, fruit, leaf, bark, seed or root of a plant or tree, offer remedies for all sorts… [read more]

7 Sure Signs That Your Himalayan Salt Lamp Is A Fake

Since we first published our review on the health benefits of owning a Himalayan pink salt lamp, these little beauties have quickly become our favorite natural health gadget of all time. And with their rise in popularity, sales of Himalayan pink salt lamps have been booming! Unfortunately, this increase in demand has also created a perfect opportunity for less-than-honest individuals to profit by selling cheaply… [read more]

The 21 Day Elimination Diet To Identify Food Sensitivities & Banish Mystery Illnesses

Food sensitivities don’t just cause an array of unpleasant reactions which affect day-to-day life, they can have long-term implications for overall health. So many people have food intolerances which are causing stress to their bodies, yet they don’t even know it! These intolerances lead to issues like bloating and digestive discomfort, IBS, migraines or headaches, fatigue, skin conditions like eczema, aches and pains, sinus or… [read more]

5 Dangerous Ingredients That Should Never Be In Food

Despite all of the information available at our fingertips today, most people still don’t seem to understand, or care, that there are many toxic ingredients in our food today. Food additives and chemicals, combined with heavy processing, actually changes the composition of a food from something natural, to one that is nowhere near its original state. A chemical-filled food acts like a toxin in the body… [read more]

13 Things That Happen To You When You Practice Deep Breathing

Breathing is something we take for granted – we do it every minute of every day of our lives. But how many of us truly engage in deep and controlled breathing? This technique, which involves slower, more meaningful inhalations and exhalations, may be the secret to overall health and longevity. The average adult takes 15 to 20 breaths per minute, yet medical textbooks suggest the… [read more]

4 Power Drinks To Alkalize Your Body & Kickstart Your Day

The way you start your morning can have a significant effect on how you feel for the rest of the day, as you’ve probably experienced at least one time or another. Some days, you just don’t want to get out of bed – you groggily make your way to the coffee pot, hoping that a shot of caffeine will snap you from that fog so… [read more]