Creating a Healthier Home

When your home is healthy, it is much easier for you and your family to live a healthy lifestyle too. 

Below you will find some tips and tricks to help you make your home healthier so that you can boost your well-being and really enjoy life at home.

Harness the power of plants.

If you do not have a home that is filled with greenery, you might want to change that. Why? First of all, many houseplants will purify the air inside your home so you and your family will not breathe in nearly as any toxins or allergens, for a healthier you,

Not only that, but plants have been shown to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression levels, so they are great for your mental health too.

Build a deck.

Look up the top deck builder near you and across the state and have them create your very own garden deck space for you. Why? Because when you have a deck, it is easier to spend more time in the yard, and when you spend more time in the yard, you benefit from more fresh air and sunlight which is great for your mental health, and your vitamin D levels, amongst other things. 

Declutter.

If you want to be healthier mentally when you are at home, you should spend one weekend every season decluttering your property, getting rid of anything you do not need, or which does not make your heart sing.

How will this help you to be healthy? When you have less stuff, your mind is less cluttered, which means it is easier to relax. Not only that, but you don’t have as much stuff lying around collecting dust which can cause allergy issues.

Switch to beeswax candles.

If you like to have candles in your home, then it is a good idea to switch to either beeswax or soy wax candles which burn much more cleanly and do not cause toxins to be released into your home. 

In fact, in the case of beeswax candles, they are actually able to positively ionize the air and get rid of toxins that are present, so they are probably the perfect choice.

Clean your air filters.

If you are not regularly cleaning and replacing your air filters, then you need to start doing that because filters that are not cleaned regularly will not do their jobs well and you could end up being subjected to way more dust, dirt, and pollen than necessary, which would not be good for any allergy sufferers in your home.

Take your shoes off.

If you become a shoes-off household and wear slippers instead, you can minimize the amount of dirt, pollutants, and toxins that you bring in, which means you are all much less likely to get sick as a family. Regularly cleaning carpets and flooring will help with this too.

As you can see, it’s pretty easy to create a healthier home, so what are you waiting for?

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Mavian Arocha-Rowe

Mavian Arocha-Rowe

Editor-in-Chief at Chispa Magazine
Mavian Arocha-Rowe is known as an asset to the business and communications industry and is motivating and advocating “your authenticity should be your strategy,” for all women, regardless of their season and roles. For the past 20 years she has directed magazines, plus multiple art and marketing departments as creative director and brand manager. What supersedes all of her great career moves is her role as wife and mother living in Atlanta. Challenging herself to discover and bravely pursue the calling for her life, Arocha-Rowe helps other women discover and pursue their life’s assignment. She is a passionate, and loud-laughing speaker on the topic of purposefully redeemed, and mentors young women so they can exercise a mind that is doctrinally pure, along with a heart that beats toward sanctification. She will almost never turn down Marlow’s Tavern double-tavern cheeseburger, a cooking-demonstration from Leaning Ladder, or any opportunity to head to Miami to spend time with family.

Mavian Arocha-Rowe

Mavian Arocha-Rowe is known as an asset to the business and communications industry and is motivating and advocating “your authenticity should be your strategy,” for all women, regardless of their season and roles. For the past 20 years she has directed magazines, plus multiple art and marketing departments as creative director and brand manager. What supersedes all of her great career moves is her role as wife and mother living in Atlanta. Challenging herself to discover and bravely pursue the calling for her life, Arocha-Rowe helps other women discover and pursue their life’s assignment. She is a passionate, and loud-laughing speaker on the topic of purposefully redeemed, and mentors young women so they can exercise a mind that is doctrinally pure, along with a heart that beats toward sanctification. She will almost never turn down Marlow’s Tavern double-tavern cheeseburger, a cooking-demonstration from Leaning Ladder, or any opportunity to head to Miami to spend time with family.