Articles in Environment, Natural and Outdoors

Take a Trip: The Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Vacationing

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Setting aside time to escape the busyness of life may pose a challenge for hard-working moms, but the many rewards are worth every effort! ... Read full article

Equine Therapy

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We live in an age of electronics and technology. Many of us travel, isolated in our vehicles or utilizing mass transit, all while listening to devices or reading a book or tablet. Few of us take time to connect to the strangers around us or even sitt... Read full article

Seeking Groundcover? Think Herbs

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Planting herbs in your garden can not only spice up your plate, they can be used as excellent groundcover. Why not grow a beautiful garden that’s also edible?... Read full article

Purging!

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From the first time I bought my first born a toy, a dinging sound went off in my brain and my mind shouted, “This is fun! This will never get old!” Well, yes it will get old because it will pile up. It’s much easier to clean a small amount of toys th... Read full article

Wheatgrass

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Wheatgrass has proven itself to be a powerful food in the fight against cancer, obesity, and high cholesterol. It has earned the title, “super food,” because wheatgrass is packed with vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids, and antioxidants. You c... Read full article



5 Ways to go Green at Home

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The average American generates nearly five pounds of garbage per day. That’s almost a ton of garbage per person per year. These numbers are twice what they were 50 years ago. And 75 percent of that waste is eligible for recycling, but only 30 percent... Read full article

Three Health Apps You Can Use Everyday

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So, I don’t know about you, but for four years now, I have really paid attention to what’s in our food and our cleaning supplies. While moderation is probably key to using bleach...there is always a better choice. But whether it’s bleach or a multi-s... Read full article

Top Dog-friendly Cities to Visit in America

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Looking to hit the road with your favorite furry pal this season? When it comes to vacationing with your dog, it’s important to keep key destination factors in mind like number and location of dog parks; city walkability; access to greenways; and pre... Read full article

Best Wellness Retreats For Couples

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Tired of the same old weekend resort getaways? Want to do something good for your body and soul? Want to connect more with your partner? If you answered yes to any of these three questions, why not consider a weekend (or longer) away at a wellness re... Read full article

Give the Gift of a Wellness Retreat this Holiday under $100

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We all know that taking a vacation is good for us. But for whatever reason, Americans tend to take less vacations then the rest of the modern working world.  In a survey of 1,200 full-time employed Americans, Kimble Applications found that 47 percent... Read full article