12/4/17

How You Can Be Healthier at Home


By on 12/04/2017 09:38:00 AM


If you’ve decided that you want to give living a healthier lifestyle a go, then you’re not the only one. As life gets increasingly busier, and you find yourself getting more and more stressed as you try to keep up, wanting to do better by your body is an obvious choice. But we don’t always know where to start - or what kinds of choices to make for the best. Sometimes, we over complicate things. You feel as if you have to go cold turkey with your diet, or turn into marathon man; when neither are necessary. Sometimes, all it takes is for you to make some simple changes at home and you’ll really reap the benefits.

Use Chemical Free Cleaning Products

It’s hardly easy to be healthy when you’re filling your home with chemicals and toxins. Even if you don’t even realize that you’re doing in. So why not give yourself a breath of fresh air instead? By using chemical-free cleaning products (and those you can even make yourself), you can. You’ll still be able to keep your home as spick and span as you like it, but you can breathe easier knowing your family isn’t surrounded by too many toxic chemicals.

Keep A Free-Flow Of Air

This next point is so simple, but it’s oh so effective at the same time. Keeping your windows closed at all times will really affect the way that you all breathe - and the quality of your home too. So blow those bad boys open and let in some fresh air. Not only will you stop suffering from pressure headaches and blocked noses, but your home will be so much healthier too. Mold and mildew thrive in a damp and stuffy environment, so opening those windows on a regular basis can help to keep it away.

Get More Sleep

From here, you’re going to want to focus on getting some more sleep. In fact, all of you should if you can. By getting those bedtime routines down and all enjoying some more sleep, your health will flourish. Sleep is how we heal. After a good night’s sleep, you’ll have more energy, feel more creative, and your skin will look so much better too.

Grow Your Own

There are plenty of ways that your home can give back to you, but one of the best is to grow your own. Fill your garden with fruits and vegetables and you’ll always have a stunning supply of produce. You could even dig out some chicken coop design plans and go one step further too. Keeping your own chickens will serve you fresh eggs and be an incredible learning experience for the kids too.

Make Everything From Scratch

Finally, you’re going to want to think twice about store-bought meals from now on. If you want to commit to being healthier, the best thing you can do is it cook from scratch. It’s not only a lot of fun and so much better for your health, but it can be cheaper too!

About Angela

Angela is a freelance writer and blogger, blessed with 3 daughters, 4 cats, 1 needy dog, and 1 very supportive husband.

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