We all want to live well. Why shouldn't we? Wanting to do it is only human, after all. There's just one problem: Conspicuous consumption, often mistaken for living well, is environmentally unsustainable - don't take our word for it. There is research to prove it. According to a recent article published in the journal Nature Sustainability, planet Earth simply does not have enough resources to allow the world's more than 7 billion people to live comfortably.
We are faced with another epidemic in the modern world: burnout. People complain of being tired for no particular reason and don't know how to remedy the situation. It's no wonder so many people feel this way with the amount of weight that most of us carry on our shoulders.
Unfortunately, while many people celebrated New Year's Eve with loud fireworks, other people and many animals suffer from the great noise and accidents caused by this form of celebration. It is possible to celebrate without endangering the lives of other beings without use noisy rockets and fireworks.
The search for spiritual development is something very commendable in the human being, but we can easily fall into the traps of the ego.Our binary mind categorically classifies everything opposites, this is how we convince ourselves that there are activities or things that belong to the spiritual world and others , they are more mundane.
In recent years, yoga fans have continued to grow in Spain and other countries…. Each one practices their own style of yoga, at their own pace and according to various practices that go from the softest to the most energetic (ashtanga, bikram ...). For all the adepts of this physical and mental sport, the best thing is to be able to practice even on vacation.
The pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela begins its history more than a thousand years ago. The story goes that the remains of the Apostle Santiago (today known as Santiago de Compostela) were found there. Its great importance has allowed that today, it is a pilgrimage center, which some are encouraged to compare with others as important as Rome and Jerusalem.
This is a natural treatment for the invasion of ants of all kinds. It is a “recipe” from the master of organic agriculture, Jairo Restrepo who suggests that we share this knowledge, experience it and comment on it. It is the only way to stop the use of pesticides. Many already know that citrus fruits generate the Penicillium fungus.
Kundalini energy is a creative energy that, when active, flows throughout the universe and integrates heaven and earth, yang and yin. This energy has been known since ancient times as "Serpent Fire". Learn more about the powerful Kundalini energy - Everything in creation is energy! Each being and element has its energy vortex.
Many of us have learned our cleaning habits from our child caregivers. And while some of those caretakers were more aware of the dangers of certain chemicals, others did not have access to the kind of information we have these days. A particular disinfectant has infiltrated many of our homes in the guise of the strongest antibacterial cleaner that can remove almost any stain or dirt.
A story from several years ago said "In our towns one goes to bed in the community and wakes up inside a national park." Situation that accounted for the times of creation of protected natural areas outside the local populations. Today it would be inconceivable for this to happen because a broad participatory process is required for the creation of a protected area.
We must fundamentally as human beings take care of the ecosystem we inhabit, to leave future generations a place to live. In the last decade, very unfavorable data have been collected on the environment, if they are not addressed urgently, we will continue to experience alterations in the natural cycles of the planet until it is uninhabitable.
Christmas is a time of celebration and joy, everyone knows it! But it is also garbage time, a lot of garbage, generated by gift wrap made of plastic, a lot of plastic! Bows, ribbons, paper, bags ... All made to last two seconds, the moment you open the package, and then remain in the environment for centuries if the material is not recycled (and most of the time it is not).
To begin to understand the subject, we have to be clear about what it means for something to be biodegradable and what it means to be compostable What does it mean biodegradable? The term biodegradable refers to a substance that can be degraded by biological action. This means that this substance will decompose as time goes by and thus it will be able to integrate into nature without damaging it.
Do you need an idea for an ecological gift? We have many. For when you love to give gifts, but hate earth-destroying consumerism, I love gifts. But I also know that purposeless consumerism is at the heart of so much climate crisis. And the December holidays are the great championship of consumer culture; Everyone spends the whole year preparing to make their most intense and insane shopping for many unnecessary items, just to show their appreciation for their loved ones.
Scientific research around gratitude and health has led to a multitude of promising discoveries. Among the many significant findings within this field of study, the University of California (UC Davis Health) reports the following: Being grateful is linked to decreased measures of stress and depression.
Combing cream is one of the hair products most commonly used in conjunction with shampoo. This natural option is the healthiest for your hair! This homemade styling cream recipe is prepared with 100 natural and easy-to-get ingredients. It does not need rinsing and is very economical.
The ashes that you produce in your house when using the fireplace or making a bonfire can be used to fertilize the garden or garden. The ashes of the wood contain essential nutrients for the development of the plants. The ashes can be used to compost the soil in early spring, when the soil is dry and before the plants begin to actively grow.
Some culinary items are so rich that they are used not only for food, but also for medicinal, beauty and relaxation treatments. This is the case of cloves, the essential oil, which is extracted from flowers and leaves, has a very ancient culinary use. Today, the use of cloves for medicinal, aesthetic and wellness purposes is already widespread, thanks to the benefits of being a powerful antiseptic, repellent, antibacterial, antifungal, digestive, aphrodisiac, among others.
Clothes and more clothes. The wardrobes are crammed with clothing, but we only use 40. The global production of garments has doubled in the last 15 years to about 100,000 million a year and we use them 36 less times. This means that we are consuming more and more clothes, but we are wearing them less.
Massages aren't just relaxing, they are associated with many health benefits when performed by a licensed professional. There have been many scientific studies showing, through blood tests, that regular massage reduces inflammation, helps with autoimmune conditions, lowers stress hormones, and boosts the immune system.
An electronic engineer created MIA (Argentina Smart Flowerpot) a container that warns, through lights and sounds, when a plant needs water, light or a change in temperature. The flowerpot is completely handmade, manufactured by the designer himself with materials such as concrete, metal and wood, plus a computer.