Make Your Home a Haven
It’s Spring, the time when the innate need to bring new order to our lives begins to bloom like a dormant flower. Read our simple ways to bring order to your home.
We’re not suggesting you to run a marathon—or even run for matter. Just get up from your chair every few hours and do something. Walk around the block. Take the stairs. Stretch your arms and back. Or just spend some time doing head rolls and shoulder shrugs. It all helps ease some symptoms of stress by allowing the brain to release certain chemicals.
It’s Spring, the time when the innate need to bring new order to our lives begins to bloom like a dormant flower. It’s such a force it even inspires us to spend the first mild, beautiful days of the year giving a second look to nearly everything in our homes.
It’s the time of year that so many of us enjoy. The beautiful days have us opening the windows and breathing in the fresh air wafting through the house. But eventually you look around and realize the house doesn’t feel as fresh as the air you’re breathing. It’s time to do some deep cleaning.
Have you ever gotten to the end of the week and wondered how Friday arrived so quickly and so slowly—both somehow at the same time? All you can recall is that big ball of stress known as you bouncing through the week, somehow keeping you and the family alive and well but seemingly not much else.
We’ve collected some ideas to help you minimize those silent freak-outs and add some relaxation to your day.
If the usual harbinger of the season has yet to arrive, it’s likely getting ready to knock on your door. No. It’s not the cold weather. We’re talking holiday stress. While we can’t promise you we can stop all of it from storming into the living room, we can offer some help on how to keep some of it on the front lawn.
At HoMedics we know muscle tension. One of the most common types of muscle tension is tight muscles in the neck and shoulders. Tight neck muscles can be caused by any number of things – stress, computer work, sleeping positions or bad posture. When the muscles in your neck are tense, your chin moves up and forward, and your shoulders rise, which makes your muscles even tenser.
8 tips for reducing your exposure to airborne allergens during the Fall season.
School is in session – and that doesn’t just mean pencils, books and more teachers’ dirty looks! If your experience has been like most families, getting everyone back into a daily routine for the school year can be a challenge. But with a little preparation, the transition can be a smooth one.