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Life by Design: How Our Homes Shape Us

Our homes are lenses through which we can see who we are and how we live. From the light in a room, to the colors we choose, to the shapes and textures of our furnishings, design elements influence how we feel, behave and perform. A growing body of scientific ...

Organizing for a Healthy Home: Clearing the Clutter for Space and Peace

Decluttering the home is a good way to improve overall well-being. Being in a space that is clutter-free can have tremendous emotional and psychological effects. And in the process of  focusing on your home, you are also focusing on yourself. Taking time to organize your ...

Healthy Home: The Forgotten Key to Wellness

Home is the keystone to our environment since we spend about two thirds of our life there. Over the last few decades, there have been thousands of new chemicals introduced to the environment, and many of these are found in our homes. Some of the new compounds ...

Holistic Treatment of Arthritis and Joint Pain through Yoga and Ayurveda

It’s that time of year in New England again. Time for leaves crunching beneath our feet, warm sweaters, crisp air and pumpkin-flavored everything. Though many Connecticut residents consider the short and spooky fall season their favorite, not everyone is drinking the ...

Five Mindful Techniques to Soothe the Ache of Seasonal Affective Disorder

It’s that time of year in New England again. Time for leaves crunching beneath our feet, warm sweaters, crisp air and pumpkin-flavored everything. Though many Connecticut residents consider the short and spooky fall season their favorite, not everyone is drinking the ...

Pain Management for Pets: Effective Non-Drug Options

Dogs, horses, humans and cats are mammals. That means we have the same nervous system and neurochemical transmitters so animals experience pain in the same manner as humans. Since we know pharmaceutical options are limited when it comes to pain ...