Today’s Solutions: October 17, 2021

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5 Restorative movements to shake off exhaustion

When you’re run-down and struggling with chronic exhaustion, the last thing you’ll feel inclined to do is to get your workout gear on and exert yourself even more—however, experts say that engaging your body in restorative movements may be just what you need to give yourself a revitalizing Read More...

These eco-friendly crafts use supplies right from your garden

Autumn colors and cooler weather inspire creativity in many of us. Tap into the natural resources of your own backyard this fall and put your creative juices to use with these fun, eco-friendly crafts. Pruned wood rounds and pyrography If you find yourself with larger branches after pruning trees Read More...

Got pests? Keep them at bay with these natural repellents

The summer season is drawing to a close, which means that pests will be making a valiant effort to get inside your home before colder weather hits. While some indoor pests are harmless, they can be irritating and in the case of termites and mosquitoes, dangerous to your family and your home. Many Read More...

Tips and tricks to make homemade jams and jellies like a pro

Are you wondering what to do with the abundance of produce you’re harvesting from your home garden? Camilla Wynne, jam, jelly, and preserve expert and author of Jam Bake, shares her best jam-making tips and tricks so that you can enjoy the fruits of your labor for longer. What are the main Read More...

These 5 vitamins and minerals are essential to aging

Like all aspects of health and wellness, our nutrition needs change as we age. Changing physical health as well as lifestyle makes certain vitamins and minerals more crucial than they used to be. Let’s take a look at some that get more important as we age. Magnesium Magnesium promotes bone Read More...

5 Ways to boost your hair-care routine with lavender

Lavender has long been touted for its many uses. Growing it in your garden can help repel unwanted insects, and it can induce relaxation and stabilize your mood as an essential oil. Lavender is also known to relieve insomnia, depression, fatigue, and anxiety, and you can even throw the herb into Read More...

Neuroscientist shares her top 6 resilience-building exercises

Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D. is a neuroscientist and professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University, as well as the author of Good Anxiety: Harnessing the Power of the Most Misunderstood Emotion. She has spent years researching anxiety in her lab, and Read More...

How often do you really need to wash your hair?

You’ve probably heard that it’s bad to wash your hair too frequently, but how often is too often? Hair oil is natural and helps keep our hair from getting brittle and dry. Most people don’t need to wash their hair every day, and this guide will help you determine how often is right for Read More...

Why the intimate wedding is here to stay

The Covid-19 crisis has made us adjust and adapt to life in the midst of a pandemic. In the name of health and safety, we’ve lost out on many planned events and have had to cancel, postpone, or reconceptualize how we celebrate life’s milestones. One of the biggest realizations? Sometimes less Read More...

Don’t toss your overripe fruit! 4 ways to put it to good use

Although we can easily compost overripe fruit, in the name of creating zero-waste habits, it’s a good practice to attempt to put everything you can to use before discarding it, even squishy soft plums and mushy peaches. Here are four ways you can make the most of the overripe fruit sitting in Read More...