What are Great Physical Activity Guidelines? Tips for Everyone.

What are Good Physical Activity Guidelines? Tips for Everyone.

Wouldn’t it be great if life came with guarantees? That if you eat healthily, do your daily exercises and live a stressless life you would be healthy and feeling great all the time?

Well, it doesn’t work that way all the time. Even if we do all of the above and follow the physical activity guidelines, we can get ill. As I found out at the start of this new decade.

I can moan about it, which doesn’t do me any good. Or I can get angry, which helps me even less. And I can give up on my healthy lifestyle altogether. Or I can just accept it and count my blessings and decide that physical activity is good for me, no matter what.

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The 4 Best Supplements to Help You Sleep at Night

The 4 Best Supplements to Help You Sleep at Night

This article describes the 4 best supplements to help you sleep so you feel both energized and rested the next day.

Most of the supplements to help you sleep have the advantage that they contain a lot of antioxidants. These limit cellular damage, thus slowing down the aging process. That’s a nice bonus, right? 

Read this article for general tips on How to sleep better and faster when you’re aging. There I listed 10 things I do to improve the quality of my sleep. One of those things is taking a sleep supplement.

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Why is Digital Sustainability Important? 11 Conscientious Tips to Help You

Why is Digital Sustainability Important? 11 Conscientious Tips to Help You

For a long time, I thought that working digitally was not polluting and therefore to be welcomed. It has now become clear to me that there are different ways of working digitally.  Digital sustainability is not something that can be taken for granted.

An immense solar energy park is being built in the Netherlands. The residential area next door will unfortunately not receive any of it because the entire capacity has been bought by Microsoft that needs it for its data center.

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How can Shopping be Sustainable? Tips and Best Practices

How can Shopping be Sustainable? Tips and Best Practices

How can shopping be sustainable? I will discuss 14 subdivisions in this article, but in the end, they all belong to one of three things: People, Profit, Planet.

In 1987 the Brundtland Commission investigated the concept of sustainability. The focus of their definition was firmly on the long term. Sustainability is the most effective and beneficial system for all species and ecosystems, serving the needs of today without compromising those of tomorrow.

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9 Tips on How to Recycle E-Waste Safely and Sustainable

9 Tips on How to Recycle E-Waste Safely and Sustainable

E-waste, short for Electronic waste, means all your leftover electronics. With technology progressing so fast, many people have tons of old TVs, computers, cell phones, and other old stuff just lying around the house not being used.

How to recycle e-waste? As long as it is still in the cupboard drawer or a box, e-waste can do little harm. Although it is of course a pity that it is uselessly waiting for a destination.

Worse, many of these old devices end up in nature or in illegal dumping grounds. While there are plenty of good solutions for e-waste that save nature and can even provide us with money.

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5 Eco-Friendly Reasons why we Should Buy Recycled Toilet Paper

5 Eco-Friendly Reasons why we Should Buy Recycled Toilet Paper

In our quest to be an environmentally conscious consumer, we probably consider to buy recycled toilet paper, don’t we? In this article, I want to explore the pros and cons of recycled toilet paper and some alternatives.

Some might have the wrong idea of recycled toilet paper. However, I can reassure you, it’s definitely not recycled from other toilet paper but rather other paper products. There really is no yuck factor! 🙂

Recycled paper is either made from paper previously used for magazines, posters, printing paper, and the like. This is also called post-consumer content. Or it is made from cutting waste from paper manufacture.

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The 8 Most Important Essential Oils Everyone Should Have

The 8 Most Important Essential Oils Everyone Should Have

Search for “most important essential oils” or “must-have essential oils” and you’ll get several lists. Some oils are on all the lists, others are personal preferences. The list in this article is my personal preference, based on what oils help me best.

When I began to use essential oils I bought a starter kit because I didn’t know anything about the oils. I supposed a starter kit would have all the right essential oils. But in the end, there are just a few types of essential oils that I kept on using once a bottle was empty.

Never did it occur to me that I could have better educated myself first, and after that buy the bottles that were right for me. So it’s really good, I think, to not make my mistake and browse the internet first before buying anything.

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What are the Best 10 Ways to Diffuse Essential Oils?

What are the Best 10 Ways to Diffuse Essential Oils?

It hasn’t been that long since I was first introduced to essential oils, but I’ve been hooked almost from day one.

Smelling is most directly linked to our primal brain. You probably recognize this: you get somewhere, it smells of something familiar, and immediately all kinds of memories from the past come back.

There are several ways you can use essential oils, but my favorite is diffusion. And yes, you can diffuse essential oil without having an ‘official’ diffuser.

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