11 Eco-Friendly Ways To Wrap Gifts This Christmas

One thing I can always remember about Christmas morning as a kid was the mounds of paper and plastic that gathered on the living room floor. So much that we feared we would lose something or someone in the chaos. Once everyone was done unwrapping their gifts and had them piled neatly by their side, the cleanup began. It never failed that there would be… [read more]

8 Recycled Christmas Gift Ideas That Help Save the Earth

This Christmas, instead of spending a ton of money on a gift that negatively impacts the Earth, how about giving gifts made using mostly recycled materials? The holiday doesn’t have to be a burden on the environment, with just a little effort and imagination, it’s easy to reduce the environmental impact of the season. You can give more while spending less by giving these gifts… [read more]

5 Reasons Beeswax Candles Are The Only Candles You Should Burn

Do you like to burn candles in your home for ambience? Perhaps for that special romantic evening or dinner party. You might even be like me and just love the lovely scent and warm glow that a candle puts off. There is just something so comforting about watching the wick flicker. You might know that candles come in all shapes, sizes, and scents. What you… [read more]

13 Ways To Heal Knee Pain Naturally

The knee is the largest and most complicated joint in the human body, comprised of a number of ligaments and muscles. Connecting the two longest mechanical levers in the body, the thigh and the lower leg, forces are always acting on the knee joint. While the large thigh muscles give the knee strength and mobility it is the ligaments that surround the knee that provide… [read more]

11 Health Promoting Houseplants That Make Great Holiday Gifts

With Christmas just around the corner, you might be starting to work on your gift list for friends and family. While you could go for the ol’ standby gifts like slippers, jewelry, games etc., you could also consider a living gift that keeps on giving all year round. Giving a plant for a gift is a great way to celebrate life, happiness, and friendships. There… [read more]

7 Best Eco-Friendly Ways To Heat Your Home

No matter where you happen to live in this world that’s subject to chilly temperatures, those winter heating costs can be sky high and typical heating solutions are usually not all that great for the environment either. Traditional heating methods use fossil fuels such as natural gas, oil, and coal, which come with a high cost to the environment, contributing to global warming, a higher… [read more]

14 Brilliant Uses For Coconut Oil In Your Beauty Regime

By now you are probably well aware of the reported positive effects of coconut oil in the body and the wild health benefit claims that surround it. This tropical secret is not so secret anymore, as the health and beauty worlds are consumed with this oil and its mainstream appeal is only growing. Millions of people across the globe are supplementing unhealthy cooking oils such… [read more]

9 Reasons To Have A Cup Of Ginger Tea

Nothing soothes the soul and body more than a steaming hot cup of ginger tea on a blustery winter day, or a tall glass of refreshing iced ginger tea to cool you off in the heat of summer. This root has been used for over 5,000 years in hundreds of countries as a remedy for many common ailments such as digestive issues, inflammation, and arthritis,… [read more]

6 Reasons Why You Should Eat Oatmeal For Breakfast

Ah, there is nothing like a piping hot bowl of oatmeal on a chilly winter morning. The warm oats fill your belly and heart, giving you the nutrients and the energy to make it till lunch. Oatmeal has long been heralded as a potent superfood but is often overshadowed by more flashy ingredients such as coconut oil and kale. While drinking a green smoothie, jam-packed with… [read more]

8 Reasons You Should Sip A Cup Of Oolong Tea

Oolong tea is a particular type of partially oxidized tea that is considered neither green tea nor black tea but falls somewhere right in the middle. It originated deep in the heart of China, and thankfully found its way into the western tea-drinking culture. This smooth blend not only tastes terrific, but has been used for hundreds of years across the world to help relieve… [read more]

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