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Podcast: Essential Features of a Healing Space

 

by Sophia Ruan Gushee

 

Podcast composer: Chris Robertson

 

Dr. Esther Sternberg served for 26 years in the National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Program as Senior Scientist and Section Chief of Neuroendocrine Immunology and Behavior at the National Institute of Mental Health.

She has too many other impressive accomplishments to list here. But, currently, she holds the Inaugural Andrew Weil Chair for Research in Integrative Medicine and is Research Director for the...

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Gift Guide: Turn Home Into the Healing Place for a More Restorative 2019

by Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Give loved ones the gift of nature for their homes.

Detoxing your home and integrating nature indoors is key to transforming your home into the healing place we all deserve.

The gift guide below is a curated list of ten fun options: plants, indoor trees, an indoor herb garden, Home Detox 101, and more. Most items in the gift guide below is available on Amazon, which doesn't get more convenient!

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What is a healing space?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

An environment—like in our homes, schools, and workspaces—can be designed to support therapeutic effects. Evidence has found that many hospital patients can enjoy better recovery than those in spaces without healing elements.

And many of these healing elements can be applied to our daily lives.

Optimal Healing Environment (OHE), a term coined in 2004 by the Samueli Institute, is used to describe a healthcare...

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Using Wood as a Stress Reducer at Home

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

In today’s fast-paced world, stress is increasing. Along with the amount of time we spend indoors.

On average, people spend 90% of their time indoors, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (1) The need for a low-stress, indoor environment is more important than ever.

Studies show that indoor environments that have wood, plants, and other natural elements improve health. However, there are...

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Laptop Radiation: 12 Advanced Tips to Protect Yourself Further

 

 

If you have read the article "Use Your Laptop Safely: 6 Tips to Get Started" and are looking for additional tips to protect yourself from computer / laptop radiation, then this article offers 12 tips to consider.

12 Tips to Protect Yourself From Computer / Laptop Radiation

Consider the tips below to lower your exposure to harmful EMFs emitted from your laptop or computer, and start protecting yourself immediately.

1. Make Sure Your Computer Equipment is "Grounded"

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Detox Your Home: 5 Plants to Improve Indoor Air Quality

indoor air plants Jun 12, 2017
 

by the editorial team

With the average American spending about 90% of their time indoors, it's important that our homes are healthy environments. The idea of indoor air pollution might be something you didn't even know existed, but it's as real as the pollution outside your front door. Don't worry, there's an easy way to tackle those toxins and detox your home.

Studies show that plant-filled rooms contain up to 60 percent fewer airborne molds and bacteria than rooms without plants, so...

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