Lisa Micallef

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These Plants Love To Purify Your Home's Air

Botanical beauties to cleanse your place.<p><i>Follow Alice on Instagram @noughticulture, and find How To Grow Stuff here.</i><p>SEE ALSO:<p>SUBSCRIBE AND FOLLOW …

Plants

Do Binaural Beats Have Health Benefits?

When you hear two tones, one in each ear, that are slightly different in frequency, your brain processes a beat at the difference of the frequencies. …

Mindfulness

18 Helpful Remedies to Relieve Headache Pain & Tension

Headaches often get brushed aside as nothing more than a common complaint, a quit-your-whining-and-start-working type of thing…if only. While many …

Herb Drying Rack in 4 Steps

Fresh herbs enhance all kinds of dishes, but dried herbs are just as versatile and stay fresh longer. Preserve your harvest by hanging bundles in the …

Herbal Companion Planting

The Homesteader’s Herbal Companion (Lyons Press, 2018) <i>by Amy K. Fewell helps beginners and experts alike make the most of their homegrown herbs. This</i> …

Oil Up Your Joints! 12 Recipes for Arthritis

Extra virgin olive oil is one of those foods that seems to have more health benefits than you can list. Solid fats like butter and shortening contain saturated fats, which can raise your cholesterol levels. And while you shouldn’t overdo it on any fats, olive oil contains unsaturated fats, so using …

Food

10 easy-to-grow herbs that bees will love – and it's great for your cooking too

Habitat loss is one of the biggest threats that bees face, but growing these flowering herbs in your garden will really help.<p><b>Provide a valuable source of food for bees and other pollinating insects</b> <b>whilst adding some variety to your cooking with this comprehensive list of the best bee-friendly herbs.</b><p>…

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

This Trick Will Make Your Houseplants Multiply

Leaf Supply: A Guide to Keeping Happy House Plants <i>is the perfect primer for anyone looking to take their houseplant game to the next level this</i> …

Plants

Confused by Carrier Oil Choices?

I am often asked “Which carrier is best for _______?” To help you navigate the benefits of these amazing carrier oils, I wanted to give you a bit …

This Is The Best Natural Painkiller Plant That You Can Find In Your Backyard!

Regardless of its causes, physical pain can be excruciating sometimes. Most of us rely on painkillers for a quick relief from acute or chronic pain. …

Herbs for First Aid: A Recipe for a First-Aid Antiseptic Wound Spray

Outdoors.<p>Scratches.<br>Scrapes.<br>Cuts.<br>Abrasions.<p>Herbal Antiseptic Wash.<p>Here’s a recipe for an herbal antiseptic wound spray that you can trust to clean out …

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5 Methods On How to Get Rid of Anxiety Within 60 Seconds

If you wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat, your thoughts racing, feeling unable to draw a breath and a gripping panic overwhelming …

Plant garlic now and by next summer you’ll be proudly pulling up a bulb<p>After salads, garlic is right up there for a crop everyone should try to grow. Pop a clove in the ground and wait; by next summer you’ll be proudly pulling up a bulb. It’s such deliciously good maths.<p>Of course there’s a world of …

Brussels Sprouts

Best Essential Oils for Pain - Back, Nerve, Neck, Shoulder & Knee

Essential Oils for Pain<p>Pain is an inevitable aspect of life that can get in the way of living. Whether the pain comes suddenly or slowly builds over …

9 guided journals that make daily writing super easy

Having a daily journaling practice has been touted for pretty much <i>everything</i> (well, at least its ability to boost creativity, help you focus on …

8 Healing Herbs for Anxiety, Inflammation, and More

It’s easy to underestimate the power of plants to heal your body’s toughest ailments. Often, we go straight to over-the-counter medicines to treat …

Too Busy for Mindfulness? 9 Little Tricks You Can Actually Do

These simple mindfulness techniques require minimal time and effort.<p>You’ve heard all about the health benefits of practicing mindfulness: It can help …

Feeling Overwhelmed? Remember “RAIN”

When I was in college, I went off to the mountains for a weekend of hiking with an older, wiser friend of twenty-two. After setting up our tent, we …

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Terrariums are a beautiful addition to desks, dining room tables, and other well-lit spots. Check out our easy step-by-step instructions to learn how …

Top Terrarium Plants

1 of 15<p>Easy Terrariums<p>Terrariums came of age with the Victorians and are enjoying a newfound resurgence, fueled in part by their affordability and …

5 Science-Backed Strategies to Build Resilience

A mentor of mine recently passed away, and I was heartbroken—so I tried my best to avoid thinking about it. I didn’t even mention it to my family …

Remedies for Your Anxious Mind

On a bad day—and those can come one after another—every little thing can drive us to distraction. We’re itchy, antsy, pulling our hair out, too jumpy …

The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions

For the past half-century, sleep researcher <b>Rosalind D. Cartwright</b> has produced some of the most compelling and influential work in the field, enlisting modern science in revising and expanding the theories of Jung and Freud about the role of sleep and dreams in our lives. In <b>The Twenty-four Hour</b> …

The breathing technique that will help you de-stress instantly, no matter where you are

Some mornings you blissfully roll out of bed and wander into a restorative yoga class, and other mornings, you’re a keyed-up ball of anxiety from the …

What Is Agitated Depression?

Agitated depression is a type of depression that involves symptoms like restlessness and anger. People who experience this type of depression usually …

Depression

Woebot Labs Launches a Fully Functioning AI Facebook Bot to Deal With Mental Health

A Counseling Robot<p>Woebot, pioneered by Alison Darcy, a clinical psychologist at Stanford, is a conversational agent — a chatbot — that uses Cognitive …

Poisonous Plants to Look Out For - Quiet Corner

While plants and flowers are a great way to decorate, not every plant is safe for your home. We know poison oak shouldn’t be touched, and to keep …