The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. -- Helen Keller
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. -- Marcus Aurelius
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. -- George Bernard Shaw
Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. -- Francis of Assisi
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Green and Healthy from Makeup to Pesticides: Living a green life might not be easy, but it can be very beneficial. Changing everything you use – from makeup to pesticides – can be a huge sacrifice, but it will pay off in the end. You will be healthier and helping out the environment as well.
Herbs for Kids – Are They Safe? – When it comes to giving herbs to our children, many of us are uncertain and concerned. After all, children’s bodies are smaller than ours, so how do you know the right dosage? And aren’t there all kinds of horror stories about kids having terrible reactions to herbs?
The Healing Power of Honey – When you go to the grocery store, you probably see an entire shelf or several shelves dedicated to various types of honey. When we’re talking about honey as a healing remedy, though, it’s important that raw honey is used. Raw honey has not been “sterilized” with high heat, and it has not has anything added to it.
Nature Deficit Disorder: Richard Louv coined the term “Nature Deficit Disorder” (NDD) in his book “Last Child in the Woods.” Because of this, it’s become a rather accepted and well-known term, although it’s not a recognized medical disorder. Some, however, believe that it should be.
Things to Look for When Purchasing a Sunroom – Shopping for a sunroom may seem like all fun and games; however, there are a few things to keep in mind to make this a wise purchase as well as a fun purchase. Keeping in mind things such as durability, reputation of the company you are purchasing from and what kind of warranty they offer are all-important components of purchasing a new sunroom.
Theme Parties for Your New Patio – If it’s the beginning of summer you can have the most amazing theme party for your new patio. However, even if the pool is covered and the leaves are beginning to fall, you have another theme for yet another patio party.
What Is Certified Wood and Why Should You Use It? – Certified wood is wood where its sources have been examined and approved by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The FSC is a global non-profit organization with branches in many different countries. They’re one of the most prominent voices in the setting of the sustainable harvesting of wood.
What Kind of Furniture Should a Green Patio Have? If you’re trying to build a green patio, one of the main things to attention to is your furniture. Your furniture should look great, have strong functionality and be green – all at the same time.