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The healthier archives

Look back on articles related to spring cleaning, better sleep, managing stress, staying active and living a healthier lifestyle.

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Plants that clean the air in your home

On average, Canadians spend about 90% of their time indoors. Along with using scent-free products and keeping your home well-ventilated, plants are a helpful tool for improving indoor air quality. Here’s 10 plants that clean the air in your home […]

Infusing your space with essential oils

Essential oils are concentrated, natural oils extracted from plants like mint or eucalyptus, that have been used for thousands of years for medicinal and health purposes. With us all staying home a lot more these days, we wanted to dig into some of the benefits and ways you can infuse them into your space. Read on […]

6 tips to boost your immune system at home

Now more than ever, we need to be looking out for one another – and most importantly, ourselves. Ensure that you’re doing everything possible for your immune system while you’re staying home with these 6 tips [...]

7 ways to decorate your home for wellness

The way you decorate your home can have a huge effect on your wellbeing and overall health. Everything from the entrance to your home, to the materials you choose, everything plays a big role in the way you feel in your home. So, if you’re planning a small makeover of your space, here are just some of the ways you can boost wellness in your house [...]

Going green with natural ventilation in your home

Fostering air circulation in your home won’t just keep your family healthy, it can also lower your energy bill significantly. Natural ventilation is all about working with the environment to keep healthy air flow, reducing the amount of energy you use, and keeping mold at bay […]

10 ways to create a healthier home

A healthy home promotes wellbeing – both for people and the planet. When buying a house, you can look for LEED Certifications and ask about design and construction features that make it healthier. But if you didn’t do that when you purchased, it’s not too late. Let’s look at 10 easy ways to create a healthier home […]

18 natural cleaning solutions for your home (that actually work)

Spring cleaning your home? Here’s a list of 18 non-toxic and eco-friendly cleaning hacks using natural ingredients. Read on for how to create homemade cleaning products that actually work [...]

Tips for a healthy winter home

The winter months can be tough on our immune systems, what with frigid temperatures and cold and flu season in full effect. While it may seem to make sense to hunker down indoors, did you know your home may be the source of the problem? [...]

Hasta la vista, sugar!

Parting is such sweet sorrow, especially when it’s sugar you’re saying goodbye to. It can be tough to get started and truly commit, but with some dedication you’ll notice amazing changes in your body (starting from the inside out). Read on for simple ways to cut sugar from your diet […]

Veganism for beginners

Have you been toying with the idea of going vegan but you’re just not sure if it’s right for you? There are lots of great reasons to give this lifestyle a try – and it’s easier (and more delicious) than you think. “Lettuce” give you the lowdown on plant-based eating with these must-read tips. Read on […]

How to survive allergy season

Something happens when the leaves pop, the flowers bloom and the grass turns green. People are happier, the world feels a little lighter and… aaaaachoooo! Allergy season is in full swing. No fair! We have a few ways to find relief from the itchiest, sneeziest season of all. Read on […]

How to unplug (for real)

We’re going to let you in on a little secret: If you put your phone down right now and walk away from it for even a few hours we promise YOU WILL SURVIVE. While the addiction is real, we’ve got a few ways to help you unplug from technology – and plug back into life […]

4 ways to unwind after a long day

Had a crazy day? Need to reset your brain and just ‘chill’? Don’t worry, we’ve got you. Here are some of our favourite ways to unwind after a long, stressful day […]

Keeping it clean with winter tidy-up tips

The cooler months make us want to hunker down and hibernate. But before you settle in, get your home ready for some serious indoor time with these winter cleaning tips [...]