5 Ways to Strengthen Your Liver

We devote plenty of time and energy into spring cleaning our homes, but what about our bodies? As you rid your home of clutter and dust this year, consider cleansing your body of toxins, too. Every day we encounter high levels of chemicals—from the food we eat to the personal care products we use each […] Read More

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You’ve decided that a move to a retirement home—also known as a senior living community—is right for you or your aging loved one. Now what? Most likely, you’ll start gathering information about the various options in your area. Senior living referral websites can be a great starting point to learn about various communities, in addition […] Read More

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When it comes to selecting the perfect engagement ring, there are both human and environmental concerns of which to be mindful. The mining of diamonds and precious metals has a dark history of spurring conflict and the processes by which they are harvested can be irreparably damaging to the environment. Beyond this, miners are often […] Read More

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Daily Cute: Owl Friends Dance Together

These young owls boogie down in their favorite tree […] Read More

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5 Bird Dog Variations For A Strong Core

The bird dog is a great exercise for strengthening the core and stabilizing the spine. In fact, this exercise is more effective than sit ups and crunches since it activates all core muscles: abs, lower back, glutes, arms, shoulders and oblique muscles. Note that bird dogs require balance and stability, so your first few reps […] Read More

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20 Ways to Conserve Water at Home

March 22 is World Water Day! Read and share the following tips, and do your part to help reduce our overall water consumption! With more and more areas struggling with droughts, conserving water is more important than ever. Even if you’re not living in a drought-stricken region, cutting back on water use also means a […] Read More

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6 Ways to Make Your Fridge Plastic Free

In 2010, Scientific American concluded “The amount of plastic manufactured in the first 10 years of this century will approach the total produced in the entire last century.” The data came from a report that pointed out the many dangers this material poses to the planet and humans alike. By cutting down and eventually eliminating the use of throw-away […] Read More

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How to Use the Moon’s Power to Help Your Garden

Planting crops based on the phases of the moon is an ancient practice that’s said to increase plant vitality and increase vegetable yields. It can also help guide you on the best times to harvest crops, maintain your garden and care for indoor plants. These are some of the basics to get started. We know […] Read More

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Green Travel or ‘Greenwashing’?

Everyone is trying to cash in on the eco-tourism boom. Here are six tips to help you be a savvy eco-minded traveler. As ecotourism has grown in popularity, many travel providers and hotels have jumped onto the “green travel” bandwagon while doing little to actually support its sustainable practices and conservation efforts. “Greenwashing” — claiming […] Read More

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6 Ways to Make Your Fridge Plastic Free

In 2010, Scientific American concluded “The amount of plastic manufactured in the first 10 years of this century will approach the total produced in the entire last century.” The data came from a report that pointed out the many dangers this material poses to the planet and humans alike. By cutting down and eventually eliminating the use of throw-away […] Read More

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