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This long-standing natural soap company started by accident

Throughout each day, we are exposed to a variety of potential toxins in our home, office and outdoor environments. Making the choice to commit to natural materials and product ingredients within the home is a powerful tool in ensuring minimal chemical exposure. Starting with your morning shower, you have the

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The Importance of Mental Health

Keeping your brain in shape Physical fitness gets plenty of attention, and for good reason. A healthy body can prevent conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, and help you maintain independence as you age. Mental fitness is just as important as physical fitness, and shouldn’t be neglected. Including mental

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Mental Health

What happens when you work from bed for a year?

The allure of working from bed is strong – but turning your mattress into your office can trigger a slew of health problems, both psychological and physical. For many people, working from home, or ‘WFH’, has also come to mean ‘WFB’ – working from bed. Getting dressed and commuting to

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Ikea’s Ambitious Plan To Make Its Cheap Furniture Last Forever

The Ikea store in Queens, New York, which opened on Jan. 14, marked a decided departure for the iconic home furnishings brand. Located in the Rego Park Shopping Center, the 11,500-square-foot open layout ― a new, smaller format for Ikea ― is divided into core areas of the home, offering

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Pulses, for a healthy diet and planet

What are pulses? Pulses, also known as legumes, are the edible seeds of leguminous plants cultivated for food. Dried beans, lentils and peas are the most commonly known and consumed types of pulses. Staples dishes and cuisines from across the world feature pulses, from hummus in the Mediterranean (chick peas),

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Marijuana legalization is one of the most contentious topics today

The Green Orbit supports the ‘Green’ Medicine RevolutionSeveral states in the United States have legalized marijuana in recent years, either for medicinal use, recreational use, or both. But possession, sale, or use of the drug still is considered a crime at the federal level and in most states. These are

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