Entries tagged with “Cleaning”

14 Ways to Effectively Shield Yourself from Toxins in the Environment

The sooner we come to terms with the fact that we are living in a toxic environment, the better. Once one becomes conscious of something, then they can make the necessary steps to …

5 Swaps for Healthier Cleaning

A study shows toxic cleaning products can be as bad on the lungs as smoking. Here are some suggestions for alternatives.

7 Ways to Improve the Air Quality and Energy of Your Home

Want better air? Here are useful tips for improving your indoor air quality.

Are Your Pots And Pans Poisoning You?

Like penicillin, Coca-Cola’s secret recipe, and the Dead Sea Scrolls, the discovery of Teflon’s nonstick powers was a total and complete accident.Back in 1938, a chemist was trying…

Clean Your House and Your Mind Will Follow

Cleaning the physical dirt around us is great cross-training for the work of cleaning the internal metaphorical messes we all face in life.

Detox and Declutter Your Bathroom

Your bathroom should feel like a place where you can detox from everyday stress. Here is how to create a clean, streamlined space to enjoy.

Healthy Home: How to Practice Mindful Cleaning

Practice mindful cleaning with eco-friendly products to help maintain a healthy environment—in nature and in your home.CLEANING MEDITATION“One day, while washing a bowl, I felt tha…

How I Finally Let Go of Paper Clutter

Dig out of your paper piles and feel lighter, freer, and more creative.

How to Get Rid of Stuff

The house is burning. Smoke is curling around everything you have ever owned, ever wanted, ever believed mattered. That picture of the person you love, the dog’s favorite toy. The …

New Moon, New Year: Wisdom from the Chinese New Year

A month or so into 2016, people are feeling a little low. Everyone seems exhausted, frazzled, and cranky (am I just speaking for myself here?).When we start our New Year on January…

The 12 Toxic Hormone Disruptors You Probably Have In Your Home

To lower your exposure to endocrine disruptors, avoid these 12 chemical compounds

The Zen of Dishwashing

A new study suggests that washing dishes can be a form of meditation, promoting a positive state of attention on the emotions and thoughts in the present moment.

Toolbox: A Green Sweep

Consider making these swaps found by S&H for a cleaner, more eco-friendly home.

Two Simple Ways to Purify Your Home

The intuitive and time-honored practice of clearing out our homes in the springtime looks good, feels good, and helps us breathe easy.

Video: Healthy Cleaning, Healthy Home

Cleaning the home is essential, but the harsh chemicals contained in most cleaning products are not.On this episode of Conscious Living®, I met with green home expert Diane MacEach…

Your Fridge Is Way Dirtier Than You Think

Do this clean sweep and you'll be excited to start cooking again.