Whether your ultimate end goal is a healthier body or a healthier home, a single weekend is all you need to make a few healthy upgrades in everything from your diet, to your beauty products, to your home decor. Make the most of your days off by taking advantage of these fast and simple tips, projects, and recipes that will instantly put you on track to a healthier life.
Decorate with Houseplants
Bringing potted plants into a living space to liven it up is a trick that’s been used by interior designers for years, but did you know that our leafy friends are also powerful filters that purify the air around us? If you or anyone in your family has allergies, smokes or just wants to breathe fresher, cleaner air in their homes, find on Inhabitat a list of 7 indoor plants that purify the air around you as well as which specific pollutant each one targets and removes.
Soak in a Warm Bath with Epsom Salts
The magnesium in Epsom salts absorbs through your skin and helps relax your muscles and reduce pain levels while contributing to your heart health. Read more about the Health Benefits of Epsom Salt Baths.
Sip on a Homemade Herbal Tea
Drinking a tea brewed from freshly gathered herbs is an easy way to get nature’s healing force into your body — something we all need, whether we are healthy or fighting illness. Fresh plants help strengthen the immune system and detoxify.
They are loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, essential oils, soluble fiber, minerals (including calcium), enzymes, chlorophyll, and numerous compounds to boost our health. Country Living Magazine has shared with us a list of 10 Homemade Herbal Teas.
Make Your Own Homemade Goat’s Milk Soap
Sure, store-bought soap may be your usual go-to, but when you’ve got the time over the weekend, why not try making your own batch of homemade soap? You might be wondering why you should even consider making goats milk soap besides having an extra way of utilizing an overflow of goats’ milk. Get the tutorial at Morning Chores.
Make a Fresh Juice
Drink a freshly made juice preferably with green veggies. Green juices are Mother Nature’s healing nectar. They are powerhouses of nutrients that help your body heal and energize you all at once. Read the 7 reasons why fresh juice is the healthier option at Huffington Post.