The Most Harmful Types of Plastic

July 1, 2015 Lifestyle

bottles_plastic_bottle_bottleA brief inventory of the objects you use everyday might be scary in terms of how many of them are made of plastic. You could avoid the overuse of plastic if you choose to replace plastic bottles with glass or stainless steel bottles and use only clothes made from natural fabrics, especially for children because plastic could be harmful to them. Toys could also be replaced with objects made of cotton, though many of the toys are BPA free these days.

Plastic is made from petroleum and likely to be toxic to the environment, human and animal health. But let’s find a bit more about some of the most harmful plastics that you should avoid as much as possible: polystyrene, polyvinyl chloride,  and polycarbonate.

PVC or polyvinyl chloride is probably the substance most extensively used – from ja...

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Inspiration of the Day: Forgiveness

April 9, 2015 Inspiration

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“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” (Alexander Pope)

 

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Tombak’s Rules for a Healthy Diet

March 13, 2015 Nutrition

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Mikhail Tombak, author of several bestsellers about health and healing using natural cures graduated from the Faculty of biology and chemistry of the Russian University and was head of the Centre for Health Sciences in Moscow.

Approaching a holistic health system, in his most famous books “Can We Live 150 Years?” and “Cure the Incurable”, Tombak recommends internal body cleansing, exercise, breathing properly, eating less, drinking fresh vegetable and fruit juice, using sauna and taking care of our thoughts and emotional needs in order to live a longer and better life.

In his book “Can We Live 150 Years?”, Tombak states a few principles for a healthy diet. Some of them are easy to follow, for others it takes more time and will to carry on. Here they are:

1. Eat only local food or...

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Inspiration of the Day: Optimism

October 23, 2014 Inspiration

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“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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Inspiration of the Day: Smile

April 4, 2014 Inspiration

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“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” (Mother Teresa)

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The Best Homemade Shampoo

March 30, 2014 Beauty

homemade shampooThis is not only the best homemade shampoo but it is also very easy to make. All you need is water, baking soda and apple cider vinegar. All these are very good cleaning products which can be used for house cleaning as well.

How to make it

First you mix one spoon of baking soda with one cup of water and apply it right onto your scalp (on wet hair). Wait for a few minutes and then rinse. The other ingredients are two spoons of apple cider vinegar and one cup of water. The ACV solution could be applied more easily using a spray bottle or you can just use a glass. Rinse thoroughly and you’re done.

Benefits of this homemade shampoo

The baking soda has excellent cleaning properties and will remove all the dirt and sebum on the hair. On the other hand, apple cider vinegar is a very good hair co...

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How to Attract Positive Energy

February 17, 2014 Mental balance

positive energyEverything around us – people or things – has a vibe to it which can impact our energy in a positive or negative way. Positive energy is much more than empty words and we can learn how to nurture and attract it. The thing is that we often don’t even realize that with our thoughts, words and actions we do just the opposite. Every time we worry for unimportant issues, every time we give into stress and receive everything as a burden, every time we say things such as “ugly”, “problem”, “I can’t take it anymore” we create the perfect environment for negative energy to take over.

So, what can we really do to be more positive? Of course it is easier said than done but let’s see a few tricks:

  1. Live for the moment – not for yesterday, not for tomorrow – Our life is made up of ...
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Inspiration of the Day: Imagination

February 9, 2014 Inspiration

“All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.” (Napoleon Hill)

 

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Inspiration of the Day: Success

January 28, 2014 Inspiration

"Success is achieved by developing your strengths, not by eliminating your weaknesses." (Marilyn vos Savant)

“Success is achieved by developing your strengths, not by eliminating your weaknesses.” (Marilyn vos Savant)

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Inspiration of the Day: Happiness

January 25, 2014 Inspiration

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly.” (Marcus Aurelius)

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly.”
(Marcus Aurelius)

 

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