Time Is Money: Paying Someone To Do Your Chores Can Make You Happier

No matter what age we are, we all have household chores that we’d rather not do. You know those dreaded to-dos that always seem to end up at the bottom of the list -- the kind that stress us out and disrupt our sleep. Let’s face it: time is money. The more time we spend on household chores that we despise, the less time we have to do the things we really love. The old saying “money can’t buy you h…

Sleep Sound, Even With Seasonal Allergies

There is nothing more relaxing than laying down in a cool bed at the end of a long day spent in the summer sun. But for many allergy sufferers, this is where things start to get tricky. With pollen counts high, dust on the rise due to humidity, and other allergens, falling asleep can be a struggle. Here are some tips on how to keep common allergens to a minimum. Dust Regularly- One of…

Sleeping Like A Baby

More and more often, we are seeing sleep trends that mimic the way new parents sleep train their babies. Most of these sleep solutions are rooted in science and experiments that have shown that the way we fell asleep as infants is still the most effective ways for us to not only fall asleep, but to stay asleep.1.Being RockedAn experiment conducted by the Department of Basic Neurosciences has show…

Storing Your Down Comforter

It's May and that means it's officially time to change your bedroom's focus from cozy and warm to breezy and cool. Though there are several options for year-round comforters, people often feel like summer is time for more light-weight comforter options. But how should you store your down to protect it during the warmer months? We've broken it down so you can pull out fresh, clean, lofty…

How to Give Your Vacation Rental Guests a Luxury Hotel Experience

Travelers who choose vacation rentals like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway over traditional hotels do so for any number of reasons. Capacity, budget, location, amenities; these are all important to people traveling solo or with companions, for business and pleasure.As an Airbnb host, the best thing you can do to maximize your profits is to offer your guests a stay comparable to what they might find in a…

Start a Green Committee in Your Office

One way to amplify your community’s efforts in sustainability is to start a green committee at work. I’ve launched several green committees in my corporate career and I’d like to share what worked: Just do it. You don’t have to be an expert in all things green to start a committee. A commitment to Earth is the only requirement; start the club today! Put regular meetings on the calendar (weekly,…