It’s that time of year again. You know the one, where you start off the new year with all the best intentions and hopes for the coming 12 months, and by the time you get to mid-January, they’re completely forgotten about!
Good quality sleep is something that we take for granted, however, during the holidays it can be hard to come by. What with all the activities and festivities surrounding the holidays:
- shopping for presents
- baking cookies
- writing out christmas cards
- attending parties
- suffering from jet lag from travel
- eating and drinking too many sugary treats
- drinking alcohol
- sleeping in unfamiliar locations when you’re visiting family
- eating huge heavy calorie-laden foods before bed
- working more hours if you’re in retail
- and many later than normal bedtimes
It’s no wonder that your internal clock can become messed up.
We’ve all heard of essential oils, and how they’re used in aromatherapy. These oils can also be used around the home and to help calm and relax you for better sleep, as well as to help you clean your home using natural, chemical-free products.
Here we take a look at some of the best ones to use around your home, as well as discover exactly what essential oils are.
Cork is a wonderfully green material to use and has various building and home applications. It’s environmentally sustainable and is also readily available throughout many areas of the world, particularly in the Mediterranean.
Having an interest in greening your business shows you’re sensitive to our environment. Your efforts contribute tremendously to the vitality of our earth. Both corporate giants and small businesses are making eco-friendly strides in various forms from using power saving windows to energy-efficient bulbs. Below are some other great practices companies are adopting to reduce their carbon footprint. You can follow suit!