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If you want to make sure your home is as healthy as possible for your whole family, the best route you can take is the natural route. Finding natural, affordable ways to create a healthier home is one of the best things you’ll do for yourself and your loved ones. Read on for a few effective suggestions!
Make Your Own Cleaning Products
Making your own cleaning products is a cheap, effective way to save money and make your home healthier at the same time. Most people don’t realize that store bought cleaning products aren’t as healthy as they might seem. Breathing in the chemicals can be very dangerous, especially if you use them regularly. Making your own cleaning products mean you can use things like lemon, vinegar, and baking soda, and experience less ill effects.
Bring In Plants
Plants are a fantastic way to improve the air quality of your home, as science has shown that they purify the air. Not only that, they look great too! You’ll be able to add some interest to your home with plants, all while purifying the air. Who needs fancy air purifier? Studies also suggest that looking at plants makes us happier. Can you think of an easier way to feel healthier and happier at home?
Use Essential Oils
Essential oils are almost magical. They can make you sleepier, happier, more vibrant, and have a whole host of positive effects depending on the types that you choose to use. Do some research and see what they can do for you. One of the best ways to incorporate them into your home is to use a quality scent diffuser. This way, you get to enjoy the scent of the oils all over your home and enjoy the many health benefits.
Let Air In
If you haven’t let fresh air into your home for a while, now is the time to do it. Open up the windows and doors and let that fresh air in! We all need fresh air for health and wellbeing purposes, so this point can’t be underestimated.
Open The Curtains/Blinds
Something else that is super healthy that people just don’t get enough of: natural light! Natural light is so important for health and well being, but people tend to sit in the house or in the office, using only artificial light. People don’t get out as much as they used to, and mental health issues are on the rise. You figure it out! Opening the curtains or blinds will give you an instant boost of energy. Natural light really does make a difference over artificial light, so try it and you’ll see a difference. If you’re in a place that doesn’t get much natural light or you can’t get it for whatever reason, SAD lamps are a good way to make sure you’re getting the benefits, and you only have to use it for a short amount of time each day.
Hopefully you’ve now got a few great ideas on how you’ll begin creating your healthy home on a budget!