How to Incorporate Open Shelving in Your Wellness Kitchen

If you have been sucked in by beautiful Pinterest kitchens with sleek, curated open shelving, then you and I are in the same boat.  Open shelving can turn a dark, cramped kitchen into a space full of life and personality.  It can also help make your kitchen healthier which is why open shelving is a perfect fit for wellness kitchens.  

An Architect’s Tips For Getting Your Wellness Kitchen Layout Right

I know that healthy eating can sometimes be a challenge, especially as a busy parent.  It can be so frustrating to come home after a long day and feel the dread of hiding away in the kitchen to prepare a healthy meal for your family.  I have certainly been there.  And I know that this dread and frustration is often alleviated by eating quick, unhealthy meals instead.  

7 Ways to Design Your House For Wellness

Home building, renovations and wellness.  What could they possibly have in common?  It turns out, A LOT.  Your house has a HUGE impact on your health and well-being.  Everything from the materials you choose to build your house with, to the way you lay out your rooms, to the placement of your windows, and even the lighting you install plays a factor in your family's health, happiness and longevity.  Crazy right?  

Why You Need a Kitchen Designed For Wellness

Did you know that you can design a kitchen that will help you eat healthier?  This may sound too good to be true, but it's not! 

The way a kitchen is designed plays a huge role in how we eat.  We know that eating organic fresh fruits and veggies is best for our bodies.  We are paying more attention to the fact that we shouldn't be eating processed and packaged foods.  And we might even try to prep our meals or at least our veggies ahead of time to make our weeknights easier.

5 Ways to Design a Calm and Healthy Entryway

Your entryway is the first thing you see when you come home, and it helps define the mood you will be in upon entering your home.  If you have a messy, cluttered entryway, you're going to be agitated by the clutter and carry that agitation into your home.  If you have a clean, ordered entryway, you will take a sigh of relief and enter your home at ease.  

Your entryway is also the first line of defense to protect your family and create healthy indoor air quality.  Read on to discover 5 key ways to set up your entryway for a calm and healthy home and family.

Could You Have Radon Gas in Your Home?

We often picture dust and fumes when we think of indoor air pollution because they’re either visible or have a strong odor.  But what about the invisible, odorless gas called radon that’s naturally occurring in the ground beneath many of our homes?  According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US today.  In fact, only smoking causes more lung cancer deaths.  

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