Home: Non-Toxic Plants for Indoor Air Quality

You may have heard that you can improve your indoor air quality by adding houseplants to your home. While they won’t get rid of mold according to research from Nasa they can help remove some chemicals from your air. If you have dogs or cats, you’ll want to make sure that the houseplants you choose are…

A Miserable Hike that Makes You Feel A Lot Better

Fellow hikers, does this sound familiar? I have certainly been there. Usually I love hiking. Being outdoors, observing the plants and animals, pondering the geology and topography – these things just make me happy. But occasionally I find myself on a hike that I’m not really enjoying in the moment. Maybe the weather is miserable…

The Affordable Organic Sofa

If you’re interested in creating a healthy, healing natural environment in your home, don’t overlook the sofa. Conventional sofas are made with petroleum-based foam and have added flame retardants. It may be somewhat easier to find a conventional sofa without adding flame retardants now (Ikea carries some), but a sofa made with only natural ingredients…

Tips: How to Sleep Better at Night

If you’ve spent any time at all watching TV in the past several years you know one thing, Americans don’t sleep well and big pharma has plenty of little pills for that! Rather than turn to medication to fight insomnia or sleep disturbances, why not try preventing the causes of the problem in the first…