How A Low-energy Home Will Improve Your Life

How A Low-energy Home Will Improve Your Life

Household energy use is a significant contributor to global carbon emissions. International policy is firmly moving towards technology-rich, low- and near-zero-energy homes.

How To Make Better Espresso

How To Make Better Espresso
A new approach can help you make the perfect shot of espresso, researchers report.

How To Use Feng Shui to Enhance The Harmony and Vitality of Your Home

Using Feng Shui to EnhanceThe Harmony and Vitality of Your Home
Feng Shui focuses on enhancing the harmony and vitality of your environment. Surrounding yourself with things that lift your spirits and deepen your love for life is a primary goal. Surround yourself with only those items that pass the "I love this!" test. Ch'i is always enhanced by your joy, inspiration, and creativity.

How Food Fraud Is Hidden In Plain Sight

How Food Fraud Is Hidden In Plain Sight
The globalization of the food chain has resulted in increased complexity and diminished transparency and trust into how and where our foods are grown, harvested, processed and by whom.

How To Clear the Atmosphere of Your Home or Office with a Spiritual Cleansing

Clearing the Atmosphere of Your Home with a Spiritual Cleansing
Rooms can have a different atmosphere that cannot always be attributed to such things as decor, light, ceiling height, or even good or bad feng shui. Rooms also have an aroma that reflects all that is in, and goes on, there. Another factor is cleanliness. If a place does not feel conducive to good energy flow, it may simply need a good energy cleaning.

Why Do Onions Make You Cry?

Why Do Onions Make You Cry?

Onions are grown and used all over the world, and anyone who has cut into one knows that it can make you cry.

How We Will Drive In The Future

How We Will Drive In The Future

Cars are changing – fast. But are innovations such as autonomous and flying cars a bright new dawn, or just a wild pipe dream?

Your Identity — The Most Important Paradigm

Your Identity — The Most Important Paradigm
You have an identity. Everyone does. You likely don’t recognize it or would struggle to describe it. But it is there, buried deep within your program. Your iden­tity is the aggregation of dozens (if not hundreds) of beliefs about yourself that you have accumulated over the course of your life.

How Wildfire Smoke Affects Pets And Other Animals

How Wildfire Smoke AfHow Wildfire Smoke Affects Pets And Other Animals

Catastrophic fires across the globe are increasing in both frequency and magnitude. The bushfires in Australia, fuelled by heatwaves and drought, have burned more than 10.7 million hectares, an area larger than Iceland.

5 Ways Families Can Help Tackle Climate Change

5 Ways Families Can Help Tackle Climate Change
While many climate solutions require leadership from governments, we also need changes within regular households, which are collectively responsible for 42 per cent of Canada’s greenhouse-gas emissions.

What Does A Healthy Diet Look Like For Me And The Planet?

What Does A Healthy Diet Look Like For Me And The Planet?

When it comes to finding a sustainable diet, there are many contradictions. A concept such as food miles can be helpful for figuring out the carbon emissions involved in bringing particular food items to your plate.

Interactive Map Shows The 13 Emotions Music Makes Us Feel

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Researchers have surveyed more than 2,500 people in the United States and China about their emotional responses to these and thousands of other songs from genres including rock, folk, jazz, classical, marching band, experimental, and heavy metal.

Why Are There Seven Days In A Week?

Why Are There Seven Days In A Week?
Having seven days in a week has been the case for a very long time, and so people don’t often stop to ask why.

To Change, You Have to Change

To Change, You Have to Change
It is sometimes impossible to understand the path of your life, especially when it takes an unexpected turn toward illness, disease, trauma, or loss. You cast about for answers, build stories to explain your new life, and move forward as best you can.

4½ Myths About Sunscreen and Why They're Wrong

4½ Myths About Sunscreen And Why They're Wrong
Many Australians are reluctant to use sunscreen, even though it’s an important element in preventing the skin cancers that affect about two in three of us at some time in our lives.

How Telecommuters Create Positive Change

How Telecommuters Create Positive Change
More Americans are using flexible workplace practices – including telecommuting, co-working and off-peak start times – to add flexibility to their lives and eliminate or improve their commute.

Why Americans Give Birth In Bed

Why Americans Give Birth In Bed
Americans still choose to give birth bed-bound, on their backs, with their knees up, legs spread, feet in the air.

Change Your Mind and You'll Change Your Health!

Change your Mind and You'll Change your Health!
Your Mind tells the body -- even down to the tiniest cell -- what to do. Thoughts held long and intensely enough are actualized in flesh! What thoughts, you wonder? Endless possibilities! but you would do well to ask Self what beliefs have been most creative in your own life...

Is Sparkling Water Good For You or Bad For You?

Is Sparkling Water Bad For You?
While most people know they should drink more water, it can be a bit boring. So what about sparkling water as an option to liven things up a bit?

Honoring the Cycles of Time, Nature, and Space

Honoring the Cycles of Time, Nature, and Space
Western science, in its perception of quantitative time, might eventually edge toward a dynamic concept of time (such as the Maya have). Physicists such as Fay Dowker (2018) have started to look for a way out of the concept of fixed time. Dowker says that her teacher Stephen Hawking only touched on the question of whether time really passes.

5 Things You Can Do To Make Your Microbiome Healthier

5 Things You Can Do To Make Your Microbiome Healthier
It’s common for people to focus on their health at the start of the year. But few consider the well being of the microbes that live inside the human gut – the microbiome – which are vital to an individual’s good health.

Earth Money: Do You Own Your Money or Does Your Money Own You?

Earth Money
Many of us who walk on this earth have obsessed about money and materialism in such a way that too much negativity and unpleasantness have been the result. We have forgotten that the earth is our temple, our home and our gift, and when we abuse it in this way, we miss the magical and transformational powers of it. Often we want to donate and give back to the earth but...

5 Nutrients That Can Boost Your Mood

5 Nutrients That Can Boost Your Mood
Though winter may bring you down, the food you eat can play a significant role in how you feel emotionally, dietitians say.

Can You Die From A Common Cold?

Can You Die From A Common Cold?
Most people know that the flu can kill. Indeed, the so-called Spanish flu killed 50 million people in 1918 – more than were killed in the first world war.

Will You Gain Weight This Christmas?

Will You Gain Weight This Christmas?
For most of us, Christmas and its festivities revolve around consuming tasty food and drinks with colleagues, friends and family. Between work Christmas parties, Christmas lunch or dinner, edible presents and New Year’s Eve, it can be an effort not to gain weight.

How Mindfulness Can Give You The Gift of a Calmer Christmas

How Mindfulness Can Give You The Gift of a Calmer Christmas
In the run-up to Christmas we find our to-do lists bloated with added chores: present shopping, card writing, preparing to travel or receive guests. We are bombarded with adverts telling us what to buy and where. We tackle the shopping crowds searching for the perfect gift

Healing Essential Oil Recipes to Cope With and Eradicate Anxiety and Anger

Healing Essential Oil Recipes to Cope With and Eradicate Anxiety and Anger
Coming from a family of high-strung, addictive, compulsive, and emotionally wounded members, I have thought, studied, and researched mood-enhancing and emotional healing methods all of my life. Learning how to cope with and eradicate cer­tain negative influences and to promote positivity has been at the forefront of my brain since I was a young girl.

Accepting The Possibility Of Animal Communication and Healing

Accepting The Possibility Of Animal Communication and Healing
If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of animal communication. You may have even asked an animal communicator to work with your animal, and it’s changed how you think and the way you interact with animals.

Should You Avoid Meat For Good Health?

Should You Avoid Meat For Good Health?
More than half of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions resolve to “eat healthier.” If you’re one, you might be confused about the role meat should play in your health.

Why Nurses Sleep 83 Fewer Minutes Before Work Days

Why Nurses Sleep 83 Fewer Minutes Before Work Days
Nurses sleep nearly an hour and a half less before work days compared to days off, according to a new study which suggests tired nurses may hurt patient care and safety.

Good Vibes and Bad Vibes are Contagious

Contagious Love
Everything is contagious -- not just germs, but good vibes and bad vibes, too. When a person begins laughing hysterically, watch how others laugh or at least smile. When someone is expressing hatred, notice how those in the vicinity tighten their bodies, develop a defensive posture, and maybe clutch another's hand.

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