Posts in GREEN LIVING
How To Spiritually Cleanse with Incense

While there are many ways to cleanse your home, one of my personal ways of cleansing my sacred space goes beyond the physical practice. I spiritually cleanse my home often and my favorite tool to use is incense. The spiritual use of incense can be traced back as far as Ancient Egypt and it is mentioned quite often in the biblical texts. These can be very powerful aids to maintaining spiritual cleanliness and purity in the home. In essence, you can compare burning incense to a flare lit up to attract spiritual forces you wish to call upon. Even the scent can appeal to spiritual forces as well! Scent reaches you on both the conscious and subconscious level at the same time, invoking past life memory, affecting our moods and our state of mind.

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Toss Those Toxic Household Cleaners and Use These 4 Essential Oils NOW

Cleaning is not just limited to Spring! In fact, I highly recommend a seasonal cleaning routine that clears up the stagnant energy and cleanses your sacred space. I personally abhor the use of toxic household cleaners because of their noxious odor but it was so commonplace at the home growing up. These days, I kick those bums to the curb and adopted greener cleaning solutions. Here are four essential oils I swear by.

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How To Go Green This Halloween

It can be a tough time for us eco-conscious folks during Halloween. You have what seems like an endless array of polyester costumes with matching accessories, colorful silly string cans, chemically loaded face paint makeup, and colossal-size bags of the sugar stuff. It is a list that is hardly sustainable but with a little know-how, you can keep your conscious values in check without sacrificing much during the ghoulish holiday.

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Attack of the Microplastics: Here's What You Need To Know

Did you know that over 400 million tons of plastic are globally made each year? What is more, one-third of that plastic waste ends up in our freshwaters and soils. Plastic is notorious for taking thousands of years to break down and deteriorate into smaller pieces (usually about five millimeters long in size) to eventually become microplastics. Microplastics are becoming more widespread as they are making their way into things we use on a daily basis: bottled water, honey, salt, toothpastes and hand sanitizers to name quite a few.

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A Recycling Guide: Simple and Straight to the Point

Recycling is the most remarkable ways you can help restore the environment. But according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, everyone recycles only 34 percent of all the waste that we create. Only 9 percent of plastic is used for recycling! By doing your part with recycling and sustainable living, your small act can make a huge impact so that ecosystems can be saved for future generations.

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How You Can Help Save The Bees

About eight years ago, beekeepers across the nation witnessed the disturbing devastation of their dying hives. This is not good especially since we rely on bees for our food supply. The good news is that we can take steps to ensure that the bees do not become extinct; this post will share a few ways you can help!

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Sleep Blissfully With These Four Simple Room Changes

You want to sleep better tonight? What if I told you that how your room is set up determines how restorative your sleep will be? If you want great sleep, your bedroom should be peaceful, pitch-black dark, cooler, quiet and simple. In this post, I share four room changes you can make to promote a good night’s rest!

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