The Ultimate Meditation Guide [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Meditation is the practice of purposefully focusing your mind and body to achieve a state of relaxation. Through techniques such as breathing exercises, chanting, physical activity or some combination of them, practitioners of meditation hope to achieve a clearer state of mind and ward off the effects of physical and mental stress. In one form or another, meditation is a component of most major religions, … Continue reading The Ultimate Meditation Guide [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Kombucha Health Benefits and How To Make It At Home

Kombucha is a fermented drink made from bacteria and yeast mixed with black or green tea and sugar, which has numerous health benefits. The sugary tea mix is turned into a kombucha with the help of a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), a colony of live bacteria that looks a bit like a floating mushroom. This bacteria and yeast-fuelled fermentation process gives kombucha … Continue reading Kombucha Health Benefits and How To Make It At Home

Science-Backed Benefits of Working Outdoors [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Human beings are not made to be locked inside a cubicle all day. We are biologically built to move around and get in touch with the outdoors. Our bodies need to experience changes in air, temperature, and scenery to interrupt the stagnant office environment. studies have shown a wide range of benefits when you work among trees, fresh air, and sunlight, including increased creativity, productivity, … Continue reading Science-Backed Benefits of Working Outdoors [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Breathing Techniques for Anxiety [Guide] — ecogreenlove

You have a built-in stress reliever, always free and always available: your breath. Fortunately most of the time you don’t need to think about breathing. With no conscious effort, your body keeps the oxygen, carbon dioxide, and pH levels of your blood in balance by varying your breathing rate. However, you have the power to consciously control your breath when you want to, and learning … Continue reading Breathing Techniques for Anxiety [Guide] — ecogreenlove

28 Days of Mindfulness to beat the Winter Blues [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

There is a growing awareness around mental health and at this time of year, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can become a real problem, as can the less serious winter blues. Seasonal Affective Disorder is depression occurring at specific times of the year, usually Autumn and Winter although some can be effected during Spring and Summer. Luckily there are lots of things that can be done … Continue reading 28 Days of Mindfulness to beat the Winter Blues [Visuals] — ecogreenlove

Natural Hangover Remedies

If you are in need of a pick-me-up after a night of celebrating the New Year, there are numerous natural remedies that you can make to cure a hangover using everyday ingredients that you may already have in the kitchen. Lemon or Lime Citrus fruits are effective in countering the unpleasant affects of alcohol. Alcohol affects blood sugar and pH levels. Juice from citrus fruits such … Continue reading Natural Hangover Remedies

Eating for Hormone Balance: How to make it Work — ecogreenlove

In order for everything to function smoothly and for you to feel your best, your hormones need to be properly balanced, and this is where nutrition plays a vital role. Here’s what you need to pay attention to in your diet so you can improve and maintain your hormonal health. via Eating for Hormone Balance: How to make it Work — ecogreenlove Continue reading Eating for Hormone Balance: How to make it Work — ecogreenlove

How Electronics affect Sleep and what to do about it [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

We live in a wired world at the height of a digital age. But even if our technologies have advanced at lightning speed in recent decades, our bodies remain unchanged and in many ways, ill-adapted to a fully plugged-in lifestyle. This mismatch between man and machine is never more clear than in the pursuit of quality sleep. An understanding of how electronics affect sleep is … Continue reading How Electronics affect Sleep and what to do about it [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Buckwheat Pillows: Durable, therapeutic and eco-friendly pillows

If you have been looking at kitting out your boudoir in eco-friendly materials, you may also want to consider adding a pair of buckwheat pillows to your bedding. Buckwheat pillows are filled with buckwheat hulls, which are the husks protecting buckwheat kernels. They are a natural and sustainable option to pillows that are filled with synthetic material. A vast majority of pillows contain chemical flame retardants and … Continue reading Buckwheat Pillows: Durable, therapeutic and eco-friendly pillows

Coconut Aminos: What is it, what are the health benefits and how to use it

Coconut is truly one of the most versatile foods, and it is fast becoming a kitchen staple in its myriad of forms -be it in its oil, water, sugar, flour and fresh nut forms. But now a lesser known coconut substance is making itself known, coconut aminos. Coconut aminos is a liquid made from the aged sap of coconut blossoms and salt. The sap is fermented and … Continue reading Coconut Aminos: What is it, what are the health benefits and how to use it