Here’s Why You Should Stop Using Your Single-Cup Coffee Maker Right Now

Here's Why You Should Stop Using Your Single-Cup Coffee Maker Right Now

Who doesn’t feel instantly energized by the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the morning? Sometimes we just need that little pick-me-up before getting the kids out of bed, or facing into an early morning meeting. Since we’re all strapped for time, and live in a culture of convenience, it’s no surprise that so many of us rely on our single-cup coffee brewing machines for… [read more]

Composting 101: How To Create Compost That Works Like Rocket Fuel For Your Garden

Composting 101: How To Create Compost That Works Like Rocket Fuel For Your Garden

Nature is the ultimate recycler. When we compost organic matter, we’re really just mimicking the process that occurs naturally on the forest floor: leaves drop, branches break, animals perish, and nothing goes to waste. These plant and animal organisms slowly decompose and are eventually transformed into humus, a vital building block for the formation of new life. Black Gold Humus (pronounced HUE-mus) is dark topsoil,… [read more]

12 Plants For Your Bedroom to Help You Sleep

12 Plants For Your Bedroom to Help You Sleep

There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning all night, before being awoken by the sound of your alarm clock just minutes after you finally manage to nod off! These sleepless nights can take their toll on our energy, productivity, mood and overall quality of life. One way to ensure a better quality of sleep is to fill your home with beautiful flowers and plants. Not… [read more]

14 Foods That Will Save Your Eyesight + More Vision Improving Tips

14 Foods That Will Save Your Eyesight + More Vision Improving Tips

Failing eyesight can seriously impair our quality of life. Without good vision we struggle to read, drive, recognize faces or see color – many of the things that give us our freedom and pleasure. There are several causes of vision impairment in adults with Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Cataracts mainly affecting the over 60s, and diabetes being the leading cause among working-age adults. AMD… [read more]

10 Reasons Every Home Should Have An Essential Oil Diffuser

10 Reasons Every Home Should Have An Essential Oil Diffuser

If you’re no stranger to natural living, you’ve probably already read a recommendation or two about using essential oil diffusers to improve your health, increase your energy, or to help you sleep better. The fact is, these handy little devices are great for all of those things and more. While the list of possible uses for a diffuser is quite extensive, we’ve narrowed it down… [read more]

12 Benefits Of Sweet Almond Oil For Beautiful Skin & Hair & Improved Health

12 Benefits Of Sweet Almond Oil For Beautiful Skin & Hair & Improved Health

Almond oil had been used extensively for its health benefits and as a beauty aid much before science caught up with the goodness of this seed oil. Very popular in Southeast Asia and in the Mediterranean region where the Almond tree was first domesticated, the almond kernels and the nutty oil extracted from them were credited with promoting heart and skin health. Now we know… [read more]

How To Make Mosquito Repelling Incense That Really Works

How To Make Mosquito Repelling Incense That Really Works

The mosquito, despite it’s tiny size of only around 2.5 milligrams is one of summer’s biggest irritations! With over 3500 species known to exist, these annoying little pests are simply a fact of life which is why the mosquito-repellent industry is worth a whopping $200 million annually. Unfortunately the majority of sprays, fogs, and other products designed to ward off the inevitable swarms of tiny… [read more]

14 Natural Teeth Whitening Remedies That Really Work

14 Natural Teeth Whitening Remedies That Really Work

There’s more to a beautiful smile than simply looking good or making that great first impression during business or social interactions.  It can also have a big impact on personal health – both emotional and physiological. While professional whitening may work faster than using natural ingredients, who really wants a mouthful of bleach (and heavens know what other toxic chemicals) in their mouth? Even if… [read more]

GIVEAWAY: Win A Himalayan Pink Salt Lamp – 5 To Be Won!

GIVEAWAY: Win A Himalayan Pink Salt Lamp - 5 To Be Won!

At the start of this week, we published an article titled: 10 Reasons To Have A Himalayan Pink Salt Lamp In Every Room Of Your Home The response to that article has been incredible with over 150,000 people reading it already and hundreds of you purchasing Himalayan salt lamps for your homes. Pity the poor folks working in the Khewra salt mine who are having… [read more]

10 Natural Sugar Alternatives To Cut Calories, Reduce Cancer Risk & So Much More

10 Natural Sugar Alternatives To Cut Calories, Reduce Cancer Risk & So Much More

Sugary treats can seem like a best friend … we turn to them to comfort us when things get too stressful, when rewarding ourselves for a job well done, or when celebrating life’s big events. However, sugar might just be your worst enemy! Dubbed ‘Sweet Poison’ by Australian writer David Gillespie, some studies have even shown that sugar may be just as addictive as cocaine.… [read more]