Thursday, October 03, 2013

On the Same Page - Healthy Lifestyle

For the most part, people try to lead a healthy lifestyle – eating well, exercising, finding time to decompress and relax.  However, there are many different interpretations of the word “healthy.” Ultimately, we have to do what is most comfortable for each of us as individuals and find a method that works for us. With that said, it doesn’t hurt to have a guide or guides along the way to offer advice and shed light on things we may never have considered or of which we were unaware.

So, in order to live a little happier and healthier, here are some titles where you might just find some tips and tricks that fit your needs – in a sustainable, eco-friendly way.

Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World by Joel Salatin – Joel Salatin discusses wayward America, as we’ve moved too far away from the people we love and the land that sustains us.  His suggestions are simple and realistic, with the idea that we really can change things just one meal at a time.
Planet Home: Conscious Choices for Cleaning and Greening the World You Love Most by Jeffrey Hollender – A comprehensive guide, Jeffrey Hollender’s book includes checklists, tips, and resources galore on everything from cleaning your bathroom to how to buy organic and local groceries.

It’s Not Easy Being Green: One Family’s Journey Toward Eco-friendly Living by Dick Strawbridge – Dick Strawbridge provides hands-on tips and tricks to overhauling a home into an eco-friendly, comfortable place, without upsetting your modern lifestyle.

The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You by Jessica Alba – As a new mother, actress Jessica Alba recounts her story for creating a safe environment for her growing family that is healthier and cleaner.

Love, Laugh, and Eat: And Other Secrets of Longevity from the Healthiest People on Earth by John Tickell – Your body, your brain, and your mouth are the three keys to a long life and happiness – along with moderation. This guide offers simple steps to achieving it all.


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