Menstrual Cramps Natural Remedies [Infographic]

Menstrual cramps, which causes pain & discomfort in the abdomen in women, affect around 50% of women having their periods.

The cramps are caused when chemicals known as prostaglandins are released by the body. The release of the prostaglandins causes a contraction of the uterus, which in turn results in cramps.

To get rapid relief for menstrual cramps, other than using over the counter painkillers, why not try out these seven great home remedies, which are proven to work effectively, and just as quickly as painkillers.

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Top Things to Reuse and Recycle [Infographic]

You’ve heard of people recycling everything from cardboard boxes to old papers and clothes. Recycling is an important process to be discussed if we are serious about making our planet green and pollution free.

This infographic revolves around some of the creative tips you can follow to reduce the amount of stuff you throw away. Start reusing and recycling everything in life and reduce your carbon footprints.

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Foods that balance Hormones [Infographic]

  • Hormonal imbalances affect many millions of people worldwide, in the forms of common disorders like diabetes, thyroid disorders, menstrual irregularities, infertility, low testosterone and estrogen dominance
  • Symptoms include feeling anxious, tired, irritable, gaining or losing weight, not sleeping well and noticing changes in your sex drive, focus and appetite
  • Causes for hormonal imbalances include poor gut health, inflammation, high amounts of stress, genetic susceptibility, and toxicity
  • Natural treatments include eating an anti-inflammatory diet, consuming enough omega-3s, getting good sleep, exercising and controlling stress

Below you’ll find an infographic showing some ways to balance your hormones naturally:

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Stress-Free Downsizing [Infographic]

Moving home can be extremely stressful, especially if you’re downsizing. With this infographic, flexispace.com provides any potential movers out there with some useful tips and tricks to make your move as stress-free as possible.

So don’t get stressed when moving house, by following this “Stress-Free Downsizing” Infographic guide below.

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Winter Prep for a Spring Garden [Infographic]

In the depth of winter, it may seem that there is little to do in your garden. There are few plants and flowers growing, the weather is cold and less daylight prevents you from spending a lot of time outdoors.

However, there are things you can be doing to prepare your garden for spring. From tools and sheds, to digging over soil and making it ready for planting, this infographic shows you some practical ways to get a head start on your spring garden.

By planning ahead, you can ensure a beautiful garden with pretty flowers and tidy borders. You’ll be the envy of the street!

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Upcycled Valentine’s Cards

I have been in a penpal group already for almost two years and this has been a great opportunity for me to put my upcycling into action (and use up all the material I’ve been not throwing away from the times before we adopted a zero waste lifestyle, or at least we have tried to). So, in this post I’ll show you the cards I made for my snail mail, as simple as they may look, they were all made with ecogreenlove. Also, I have included some cute Etsy ideas at the end.

💚 If you’re into this, take a look to DIY: Upcycled Valentine’s Day gifts ideas or the video tutorials.

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Top 10 Countries Leading Renewable Energy [Interactive StoryMap]

In December 2015, 195 countries signed the Paris Agreement, which marks a commitment to decrease the emissions from greenhouse gases. It is a legally binding agreement to tackle climate change on a global scale.

While it is hugely progressive, there are some countries who are already creating the blueprints for best practice when it comes to using renewable energy in a bid to decrease greenhouse gas emissions. Below, senatorwindows, share with us the top ten.

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