The stress we’re facing these days is at an all-time high. A health crisis is gripping the country and the world, and we want nothing more than to get away from it all. The problem is, getaways are out of the question for now.
If we only had our own backyard getaway, things would be a bit different. Imagine spending the better part of your day in your personal oasis right there in your backyard, with customized misting systems keeping you cool day and night. You can have your meals there, curl up on the furniture, read your favorite books, all to the sound of water cascading down a small fountain a few feet away.
It’s never too late to create an oasis right there in your backyard. If you’re interested in creating a backyard getaway for yourself, check out the infographic below for tips on making it a reality.
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Originally published on mbg
Composting organic waste is one of the best things you can do for the environment.
What is compost, anyway?
Nicknamed “Black Gold” by many gardeners and farmers, compost is a soil-like substance made from decomposed organic materials, such as yard trimmings and food scraps. When used properly, beneficial microorganisms in your compost pile will break down the waste until it becomes an unrecognizable substance that is dark, fluffy and rich in nutrients. It can be used for potting plants, as a form of mulch, or as a “soil amendment” that increases the organic content of your soil.
The barrier to entry might seem high, but composting is as easy as you want to make it.
Not only does composting divert organic materials from landfills, it also creates a nutrient-rich material perfect for growing a wide variety of plants and crops. The barrier to entry might seem high, but composting is as easy as you want to make it. This guide will help you get started:
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Originally Published by Happify
Hi! How is your day going? Did you already take a walk? Did you take the time to go out and contemplate nature? I personally am kind of a morning person for the technical stuff, but my creativity turns on by the evening, but what has helped me a lot is taking walks or going swimming very early in the morning, that’s my way to get up on the right foot and start the day in a good mood. By just taking a 30 mins walk I can admire nature (the river, the trees, the hills around us plus how slowly the day gets brighter) and can also watch people walking their dogs or jogging, is kind a being part of the same world, as silly as it may sound. Hope you find the time to go outside and just observe what is beyond the window of the office or home.
Have a great day!
Source via CleanAir.org
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<p style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.cleanair.org/program/environmental_health/asthma_outreach/air_pollution_and_allergies_infographic" target="_blank"><img class="aligncenter" src="http://www.infographicsshowcase.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/allergy-guide.jpg" alt="" width="600" height="2485" /></a><a href="http://www.cleanair.org/program/environmental_health/asthma_outreach/air_pollution_and_allergies_infographic" target="_blank">Source</a> via <a href="http://www.cleanair.org" target="_blank">CleanAir.org</a></p>
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