20 Healthy Snacks That Will Satisfy Any Craving

Many people who are trying to lose weight are under the impression that all snacking is a no-no, but snacks can actually be a very important part of your diet. They can offer much-need energy when you start to feel fatigued in the middle of the day, or when you’re looking to fuel a workout. Enjoying a nutritious snack between meals can also help to… [read more]

11 Mistakes You Are Making In The Shower Every Day

A shower is a shower – you don’t exactly need detailed instructions to tell you how to do it, you just get in without thinking much about it, at least several times a week if not every day. But the reality is, you’re likely making a number of mistakes every time you shower, which is not doing your skin, or your hair, any favors. 1.… [read more]

11 Easy Ways To Be An Ethical Consumer

Have you ever really thought about what it is exactly that you’re buying? Most of us see something we like, and if we can afford it, we buy it without giving it a second thought. But with every dollar we spend, we’re actively casting a vote about what we’re willing and not willing to accept from companies. While consumerism has an important role in the… [read more]

7 Ways A Humidifier Kills Illness, Improves Hair & Skin & Reduces Utility Bills + 3 Best To Buy

Now is the perfect time to get a humidifier – while they’re great to have anytime of the year, during the typically drier winter months, they’re especially beneficial. When the air is dry, your respiratory system isn’t happy. Even if you don’t have any medical issues whatsoever, you can suffer as your skin and nasal passages get dry, which means you’ll probably wake up with… [read more]

13 Tiny Little Life Hacks To Reduce Your Plastic Use By 90% Without Even Noticing

Plastic can be found in just about anything and everything. Just take a look around you and you’re bound to see plastic of some type. In fact, you’re probably wearing clothes that are partly plastic, and that phone that you’ve got in your pocket or your purse is also made up of mostly plastic. Your hygiene and food products are packaged in it, your car… [read more]

How To Make Healthy Homemade Soda Pop + 10 Recipes

Sweet, bubbly, and refreshing, there’s nothing quite like an ice cold soft drink on a hot day. Perhaps it’s the effervescence in a glass, or the sugar rush, or maybe even the simple fact that dopamine is released for each sip we take, soda pop is deeply ingrained in Western food culture. After all, you needn’t go very far to get your fix. The fact… [read more]

18 Apple Cider Vinegar Hacks To Clean Every Room In Your Home

Apple cider vinegar has so many uses everyone should always have at least one bottle in the house (and if you don’t, you can get a giant bottle from here). It’s gotten a lot of press recently about its medicinal benefits, and offers a myriad of ways to use it in all sorts of recipes, but did you realize there are ways to use it… [read more]

Homemade Peanut Butter Energy Bites For An Instant Boost

Snacking can be an integral part of anyone’s diet, but of course, indulging in processed sweets and other high sugar or high-fat foods is not the best idea if you’re trying to achieve optimal health or a slimmer waistline. Snacking can be an integral part of anyone’s diet, but of course, indulging in processed sweets and other high sugar or high-fat foods is not the… [read more]

How To Use Essential Oils Safely – Your Essential Guide

Essential oils, when used safely, can help to alleviate many problems and everyday concerns. However, if used incorrectly, or unsafely, essential oils can sometimes cause more problems than they alleviate. Each essential oil may carry its own recommendations for cautions for use (for example, high blood pressure) but there are also some general guidelines that you can follow. All recommendations within this article apply to… [read more]

Homemade 3-Ingredient Cough Drops That Work Instantly

With winter here, the season not only brings lots of joy with the holidays, but often a number of illnesses like the flu, colds, and coughs. While most people reach for store-bought throat lozenges to ease a cough, those often come with a number of unwanted, and potentially harmful ingredients like artificial colors and preservatives. It’s not a good idea to ingest those toxins at… [read more]