We live in a wired world at the height of a digital age. But even if our technologies have advanced at lightning speed in recent decades, our bodies remain unchanged and in many ways, ill-adapted to a fully plugged-in lifestyle. This mismatch between man and machine is never more clear than in the pursuit of quality sleep. An understanding of how electronics affect sleep is the first step toward healthier living in the digital era.
Sometimes we buy a plant but we don’t even know how much light does it need. I found this very useful guide and I needed to share it with you, if you are like me and don’t have any idea of how much light does your cacti, begonia or your peace lily need. Hope it helps!
“There has been a sea change in the past few years, with the slow phasing out of standard incandescent light bulbs in favor of more efficient models such as LED and CFL. The latter two types can help to cut down on energy costs, and also have a longer lifespan than previous bulbs. Read this infographic for more information on the difference between each bulb type, and also tips on how to recycle your outdated bulbs!”
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Houseplants are a huge interiors trend right now. But never mind how great they look, there is also a slew of benefits to bringing greenery indoors. They purify the air, help boost healing and can even improve concentration and productivity.
There’s a science to getting it right, and lighting, temperature as well as your green-fingered skills all play a part in which plants you should use to decorate with. Indoor plants are a great addition to any house. But, there are simply too many choices out there. Make choosing easier with the help of this great infographic.
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“Midday naps for adults are slowly becoming more acceptable, and they have science and HR backing them up. Due to longer work hours and more sleep-deprived (read: unproductive) workers, more and more workplaces are embracing naps and even creating designated rooms for them. Why? According to researchers and scientists, when done properly, naps can be extremely beneficial in retaining memory, upping productivity, and improving performance.” – ERICA SMITH