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.
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.
Give Your Kidneys an Overhaul, Naturally: Your kidneys, the pear shaped organs located near the middle part of your back, are responsible for clearing your body of waste. Over 200 quarts of blood is processed by your kidneys every day. This blood is used to help remove the two quarts of excess water, food, and tissue breakdown from your body.
16 Ways To Balance Hormones Naturally: Hormones have a huge effect on our lives, especially as women. They affect everything from our mood to our weight. Most any pregnant woman or teenage girl will tell you how her moods, weight and even her sense of smell have changed since her hormones took over.
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.
Which Materials Are and Aren’t Biodegradable? One of the biggest things to consider in building a green patio is biodegradability. Will the materials you use ultimately be broken down by nature? Or will they sit in a landfill for decades, taking up space?
The Benefits of Adding a Sunroom: Bringing the outdoors in has never been easier. Today, modern construction allows for the addition of a sunroom easily and affordably. A sunroom was once thought of as a luxury, but today it is a practical addition to anyone’s home.