There’s no doubt that the quality of indoor air in your home is critical to your health and that of your family. Allergies, asthma and other ailments are triggered by airborne pollutants that are most often the consequence of pollen, dust, bacteria, mold and other small and volatile particles. This simple fact is the reason why you keep your house pristine clean.
Let me guess: you're not getting enough rest! How was I able to come to that reckoning, given that I don’t know you personally? It’s a simple extrapolation: the majority of Americans just don't get enough sleep. Statistics speak for themselves: 40% of Americans sleep less than 6 hours a night, which is significantly less than what is needed. Chances are you’re no different, and neither am I.
While the source and causes of climate change may be debatable, there is no denying it is a real phenomenon. One of its most visible consequences is the growth of larger plants and their accelerated pollination. On the surface, it may sound like a positive outcome to you, but only if you're discounting allergies.
Few tasks are more like the torture of Sisyphus than housework, with its endless repetition: the clean becomes soiled, the soiled is made clean, over and over, day after day. (Simone de Beauvoir)
The beginning of a new warm season is around the corner. Summer offers a wave of relaxing time and resetting occasions to gear up for the hot weeks ahead. Whether it’s tackling those missed resolutions or perhaps taking advantage of the vacations to get organized, resetting to the right path of life can create a sense of success and empowerment, and set you up for success later on. A lot of people choose to start this season by calming their environment - like unscrambling the rubbish drawer or closet, supplying the toilet with an excellent scrub, or freshening in the bedroom. We want to support in your efforts to tidy up what’s filthy and to get a fresh head-start on the next few months!
This article is the second part of a trilogy. You can find the first part here.