Tips to Increase Your Home's Energy Efficiency

Your home’s energy bills can really add up month-to-month. When you take steps to reduce your energy usage, you can see appreciable savings. Here are some simple but effective things that you can do that will make your home more energy-efficient.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

4 Ways to Make a Difference With Climate Change

With each passing year, the planet accumulates more and more pollution. The result is the climate changing at an alarming rate and the Earth, bit by bit, will become a less safe place to live than before. If you want to do your part to fix this, luckily, you have several options for ways you can contribute to saving the environment; many of which only take small changes to your everyday life. These changes can ultimately add up to making a big difference in helping the Earth. This article will contain a list of simple things you can do to help take care of the planet.

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Indy Summers is a freelance writer interested in fashion, healthy living, and fitness. She has worked as a master in esthetician, as a personal trainer, and as a freelance model for several years so considers herself an expert in these industries. For more of her work, visit https://nouw.com/indysummers.

Coffee Fights Signs of Aging

Coffee is without a doubt one of the world’s favorite beverages.

Every single day, around 75% of Americans report that they drink at least two cups of coffee every day. Many of them drink way more than that, as well. So why do people drink so much coffee?

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6 Reasons to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

With the 20 tons of CO2 that each household in the US contributes per year, imagine what the Earth will look like 20 years from now. Will it still be safe to live in? No. The planet is dying, and there’s no better time to start redeeming it than today.

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Jim Hughes is a content marketer who has significant experience covering technology, finance, economics, and business topics for about 3 years. He likes to share all the insight and knowledge he has. 

Mapping Vampire Energy

Halloween has just passed, but here's something really scary...

Garlic may ward off bloodsucking vampires, but it won’t scare off vampire energy. Vampire energy, or standby power, is the electric power that is wasted by the electronic devices plugged in but not in use.

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Why Pre-Soaked Chia Seeds are the Rock Stars of Superfoods

It’s no secret to anyone who knows me, I drink only three things: water, tea, and coffee. I’m not, nor have I ever really been, a juice person. Not that I don’t dig my veggie juice, but somehow that doesn’t count. I’m talking about fruit juices or even fancy super-foodie type juices and kombucha drinks. 

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The Green Divas share low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green through a weekly radio show, podcasts, videos and blog posts. Working with talented partners and credible sources, the Green Divas produce content on a variety of topics relating to a healthy green lifestyle. Visit The Green Divas website to learn more, and check out The Green Divas on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter too!

Try These Natural Ways to Increase Your Energy

*Yawn*

It is common for people to feel tired for a number of different reasons. Feeling fatigued can lead to achey muscles, headaches, difficulty concentrating, and more. Some individuals may try to overcome their feeling of being tired by consuming large amounts of caffeine or energy drinks. It is important for people to realize they can increase their energy using natural methods.

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Cary is an Oregon native with a flair for small business and healthy living. She's passionate about writing and enjoys hiking, reading, and cooking. When she isn't writing about health or business, she is playing with her rescue pitbull, Mazie. 

What if Erotic Energy is the Renewable Energy of Our Time?

Have you ever felt your erotic energy surge while you are in Nature? 

Or do you feel more connected to the rhythms, flows, and desires of your body when you are in your garden, at the beach, or on a hike?

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The Green Divas share low-stress ways to live a deeper shade of green through a weekly radio show, podcasts, videos and blog posts. Working with talented partners and credible sources, the Green Divas produce content on a variety of topics relating to a healthy green lifestyle. Visit The Green Divas website to learn more, and check out The Green Divas on FacebookGoogle+, and Twitter too!

News Worth Celebrating: Mega-dam in the Heart of the Amazon Canceled!

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Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

Faced With a Fracking Giant, This Small Town Just Legalized Civil Disobedience

by Kate Stringer | YES! Magazine

A new first-in-the-nation law will shield residents from arrest as they use direct action to stop fracking-wastewater injection wells.

A tiny community sitting on a 27-square-mile piece of Western Pennsylvania wanted to send a big message to the energy company planning to deposit toxic fracking wastewater under its neighborhoods. And its 700 residents wanted it to be perfectly legal for them to loudly object.

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Four hands holding stencil of a house
08/06/2020
Your home’s energy bills can really add up month-to-month. When you take steps to reduce your energy usage, you can see appreciable savings. Here are some simple but effective things that you can do... read more
A calving iceberg or glacier in the ocean
07/02/2020
With each passing year, the planet accumulates more and more pollution. The result is the climate changing at an alarming rate and the Earth, bit by bit, will become a less safe place to live... read more
Espresso Drip Scoops filled with coffee and beans
12/16/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
Coffee is without a doubt one of the world’s favorite beverages. Every single day, around 75% of Americans report that they drink at least two cups of coffee every day. Many of them drink way more... read more
Many homes in a hillside subdivision
09/24/2019
With the 20 tons of CO2 that each household in the US contributes per year, imagine what the Earth will look like 20 years from now. Will it still be safe to live in? No. The planet is dying, and... read more
Red electric plasma ball with blue rys of energy flowing out.
11/01/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
Halloween has just passed, but here's something really scary... Garlic may ward off bloodsucking vampires, but it won’t scare off vampire energy. Vampire energy, or standby power, is the... read more
White ceramic bowl filled with chia seeds
01/09/2018
It’s no secret to anyone who knows me, I drink only three things: water, tea, and coffee. I’m not, nor have I ever really been, a juice person. Not that I don’t dig my veggie juice, but somehow that... read more
Couple jumping high in outdoors.
07/15/2017
*Yawn* It is common for people to feel tired for a number of different reasons. Feeling fatigued can lead to achey muscles, headaches, difficulty concentrating, and more. Some individuals may try... read more
Woman lying on ground covered in purple flowers.
10/05/2016
Have you ever felt your erotic energy surge while you are in Nature?  Or do you feel more connected to the rhythms, flows, and desires of your body when you are in your garden, at the... read more
curved vertical cement wall of hydro dam
08/17/2016
by Danicley de Aguiar | Greenpeace Thanks to all of you — more than 1.2 million people — who stood with the Munduruku Indigenous people and made this victory possible! [In early August], I... read more

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Four hands holding stencil of a house
08/06/2020
Your home’s energy bills can really add up month-to-month. When you take steps to reduce your energy usage, you can see appreciable savings. Here are some simple but effective things that you can do... read more
A calving iceberg or glacier in the ocean
07/02/2020
With each passing year, the planet accumulates more and more pollution. The result is the climate changing at an alarming rate and the Earth, bit by bit, will become a less safe place to live... read more
Espresso Drip Scoops filled with coffee and beans
12/16/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
Coffee is without a doubt one of the world’s favorite beverages. Every single day, around 75% of Americans report that they drink at least two cups of coffee every day. Many of them drink way more... read more
Many homes in a hillside subdivision
09/24/2019
With the 20 tons of CO2 that each household in the US contributes per year, imagine what the Earth will look like 20 years from now. Will it still be safe to live in? No. The planet is dying, and... read more
Red electric plasma ball with blue rys of energy flowing out.
11/01/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
Halloween has just passed, but here's something really scary... Garlic may ward off bloodsucking vampires, but it won’t scare off vampire energy. Vampire energy, or standby power, is the... read more
White ceramic bowl filled with chia seeds
01/09/2018
It’s no secret to anyone who knows me, I drink only three things: water, tea, and coffee. I’m not, nor have I ever really been, a juice person. Not that I don’t dig my veggie juice, but somehow that... read more
Couple jumping high in outdoors.
07/15/2017
*Yawn* It is common for people to feel tired for a number of different reasons. Feeling fatigued can lead to achey muscles, headaches, difficulty concentrating, and more. Some individuals may try... read more
Woman lying on ground covered in purple flowers.
10/05/2016
Have you ever felt your erotic energy surge while you are in Nature?  Or do you feel more connected to the rhythms, flows, and desires of your body when you are in your garden, at the... read more
curved vertical cement wall of hydro dam
08/17/2016
by Danicley de Aguiar | Greenpeace Thanks to all of you — more than 1.2 million people — who stood with the Munduruku Indigenous people and made this victory possible! [In early August], I... read more

Pages