Today’s Solutions: May 24, 2022

Homelife

From creative interior design tricks that can improve your wellbeing to strategic plant arrangements that help you reap the most benefits from your leafy friends, this is the place to find everything you need to know to make your house feel like a home.

Herb-infused oil

Five herb-infused cooking oils you can DIY

Herb-infused cooking oils can add a welcome fragrance or taste note to your home-cooked meals. Not only that, but many of them can also be used as a moisturizer or to treat small cuts and scrapes.  Here are five herb-infused recipes for your cooking oil. For these, you’ll want to use plant Read More...

Bipolar mental health and brain disorder concept as a human head in paper divided in two colors as a neurological mood and emotion symbol or medical psychological metaphor.

How to support a loved one with bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition defined by extreme mood swings which include emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). From individual to individual, the intensity of the condition varies, with some people experiencing extreme highs and lows multiple times a year or Read More...

Composting

Five easy steps to start composting

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, about eight percent of all carbon emissions come from food waste, and about half of that comes from “the consumption stage,” which means waste from households and food services. This means that we can control about four percent of carbon Read More...

Fork in the Road

What to do at a personal or professional fork in the road

Whether it’s in our home life, academic life, or career, we all eventually come to an inflection point. This can be a fork in the road where we have a personal-professional dilemma of choosing between home and work. It can be the culmination of our frustration with a current job and a decision to Read More...

Reusable kitchen essentials

Eight reusable essentials for your kitchen

Most of us recycle, and many of us compost our food waste, but there are still so many single-use products we feel we can’t avoid using and then chucking in the garbage once we’re done. We want to live sustainably, and the kitchen is a great place to do this, yet our trash cans still fill up Read More...

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3 free longevity hacks for a longer life

There are a lot of habits that we can incorporate into our day-to-day lives that will help us extend our time on this earth. However, there are three that stand out, not just because they’re effective and simple, but they’re also cost-free.  Hydration We talk about hydration a lot here at Read More...

Backgammon game in starting position seen diagonally with a black six and a white five on the dice as a classic start.

What are the health benefits of backgammon?

We may just think of board games as something to take out on holidays or if you have heaps of free time. However, board games hold a whole range of health benefits that are usually overlooked. One of the most classic board games, backgammon, is a treasure trove that offers you a lot more than just Read More...

Green College life

7 tips for sustainable and affordable college life

For our college student readers, you might already be tired of people telling you that you are the future of our society. Well, you are, but you don’t need to wait until you’re out in the workforce to make a difference in the world.  Socially and environmentally conscious behavior can begin Read More...

Close-up of person's legs in mid-air while rope-skipping

90 minutes or less of exercise is enough to reduce risk of depression

We’ve written many times about how exercise can help reduce the risk of depression. Now scientists have finally found out just how much exercise is enough to improve your mental health. Combining research findings from 15 studies, scientists from the University of Cambridge concluded that just Read More...

Internet Speed

A microwave network could make the internet faster and more climate resilient

For many of us, our homes have become our offices, our entertainment centers, and they were even where we socialized during the Pandemic. All of this is possible to do from the comfort of our homes because of the internet, and when doing so much online, speed matters.  On paper, the internet Read More...