All posts from Sonya Kanelstrand

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Three Efficient and Natural Ways to Get Rid of Ants

I love how spring awakens nature, adorns the trees with brand new clothes and allows all living creatures escape from their winter hideaways to enjoy the sun. But what is natural outdoors often turns into a problem indoors. Look at ants. They are an important part of the environment and helping keep the ecological balance by feeding on pests, dead insects and decomposing tissue from dead animals. But who wants them at home? Here are three of the most efficient and natural ways to get rid of ants.

April 27th

Do You Suffer from Computer Vision Syndrome?

The more technology advances, the more time we spend gazing 20 inches or so from a computer screen. But we were not made to live a sedentary life, even less so, to limit our eye-sight to objects in close distance for indefinitely long periods of time. On average, we spend more than 6 hours a day in front of a computer screen which can lead to a condition called Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Here are symptoms to look for and information for lessening the effects of CVS.

April 20th

Earth Day Inspiration: 15 Reuses for Plastic Bags

We all know about the devastating effect plastic bags have on nature. Plastics degrade too slowly. The chemical bonds that make plastic so durable make it equally resistant to natural processes of degradation. Since the 1950s, one billion tons of plastic have been discarded and may persist for hundreds or even thousands of years. A […]

April 6th

The Pros and Cons of Tiny Homes

Every second source of information on the Internet is discussing living in tiny homes these days. A typical tiny home seldom exceeds 500 square feet (46 m2) and often has wheels underneath. The idea behind small homes is not just to reduce size but to utilize practical design that incorporates technological advances of space saving […]

March 16th

15 Easy Ways to Conserve Water

Water, just like air is vitally important for human beings. While everybody needs water, the usage of water around the world varies greatly from country to country. On average, people living in Central Africa each use only 2% of the water used by people in North America. Agriculture accounts for 70% of all water consumption, […]

March 9th

How to Green Your Diet

There is no need to get overwhelmed when you hear the world diet. Thanks to present day mainstream culture that encourages you to indulge mostly on processed and pre-made food, you only need a few adjustments that don’t require all that much effort and you will be back on track with healthy meals for you […]

February 20th

The DIY Craze

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Аlvin Toffler The rise of DIY Have you noticed how much speed DIY-ig has gained lately? Yes, DIY has been steadily securing its place among the green activities you can engage in […]

January 23rd