Water water everywhere. Water covers 70% of the earth's surface and composes about 60% of our bodies. It's essential to good health and has amazing benefits. But here are 7 benefits of water that may surprise you. 1. Is your energy level feeling less than normal? Even mild dehydration can lead to feelings of drained energy and make you more tired than you should be. Get the recommended amounts based on your body size and activity level. Remember that illness, sweating and even certain ... Continue Reading
7 benefits of water that may surprise you.
A list of some of the best (and worst) foods for your complexion.
Diet plays an important role in overall health, but it also can play a big role in your complexion as well. Certain foods are rich in vitamins and minerals that help with the overall look of your skin. It has been said “you are what you eat” and in the case of your skin’s appearance this quote is incredibly accurate. I will outline some of the best foods for your complexion as well as some of the worst. Food That Wreak Havoc On Your Complexion Alcohol We all know that excessive ... Continue Reading
Learn the benefits of using a rain barrel during a drought or to conserve water.
I live in an area that is prone to drought. There have been many times that water has been rationed. Watering your garden or washing your car was strictly prohibited. Any use of water other than for hygiene and consumption was prohibited as well, and those households found over-using water were fined. Water is also a public service in most areas. It is not free and every month you pay a water bill for your consumption. What if I told you there was an easy way to cut down your water bill and ... Continue Reading
5 easy ways to save energy on Earth Day and every day.
I know thinking green can be intimidating, but there are simple things we can do to help save our planet, one drip, watt, or gallon of water at a time. Here are a few easy ways to do just that, as well as save money on our energy and utility bills this Earth Day and everyday. Beauty Unplugged According to actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr., every time we use our curling iron it’s like leaving on a light bulb for a week. So I guess the first bit of advice is to take a day off and let ... Continue Reading
World Water Day is today – learn more about the event, and find out how you can participate.
World Water Day is an annual event created by the United Nations to focus our collective global attention on the issues surrounding finite, clean, safe water. Water scarcity may well be the greatest crisis of our times. On March 22nd, people across the globe will celebrate this year's World Water Day theme, Water and Food Security: Call for Solutions. Before we explore WWD further, I would invite you to consider the last time you had no access to clean water when you needed it. If you have ... Continue Reading