Leading indoor plant Company Leaf-it-At-Home confirms that plants clean indoor pollution, reduce stress and stimulate creativity.
A report by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that the indoor environment may be two to five times and in some cases as high as 100 times more polluted than the outdoor air. The likes of computers, wi-fi and electrical goods used in workplaces across the country give off by-products from their electrical energy and continued exposure can lead to physical symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, sore eyes and sore throats.
Feng Shui is an holistic design discipline originating from ancient China that acknowledges the role of environment energies in space and time on our wellbeing, happiness and levels of luck and success. Feng Shui Agency is increasingly in demand to provide practical advice on how to improve office and retail premises for the benefit of both the business 'bottom line' and the employees. Sarah McAllister is the Wellbeing Network's approved Feng Shui consultant for their corporate wellbeing package - here she provides some basic pointers on good Feng Shui in the workplace:
What does this mean to you and me? To be honest when I was invited to hear speakers on the topic of 'Peak Oil' I wasn't totally sure what it was all about or how it would affect my day to day life. Oil, along with natural gas and coal are classed as non renewable sources and as we continue to consume huge quantities, new sources are becoming harder to find and generally speaking, field sizes are declining or increasingly difficult to mine.
Are your healthy habits ruining the environment? We generally assume that what's good for us must be good for the environment, but often this isn't the case. As we strive to keep ourselves healthy we could actually be damaging the planet. Here's how you can take care of yourself and the environment too.
There's something extremely satisfying about painting a wall, and then another one, and then the whole room. But as you beaver away, lovingly transforming your immediate environment, do you spare a thought for the impact you may be having on the wider environment? And do you wonder, too, if that gloopy, malodorous mixture you are using might damage your health, or that of your family?
There's something extremely satisfying about painting a wall ... and then another one, and then the whole room. But as you beaver away, lovingly transforming your immediate environment, do you spare a thought for the impact you may be having on the wider environment?