I’ve been working from home for almost 10 years. After experiencing layoffs twice in two years, I simply never went back to work after the 2008 recession – correction – I never went back to work in the big office. Instead, I went through some very lean years. In fact, for one year, I stayed […]
On Beautiful Lives, we talk about the importance of designing our intimate environments to help us de-stress and relax. This is in an ongoing effort to surround ourselves with artisanal touches and other things that enhance our lives and naturally make us feel better about ourselves. ① The Best Color Scheme Plan for You First, […]
Lavender is not just your grandmother’s scent. The lure of Lavender includes uses that makes our lives easier – especially those who are ultra sensitive to their intimate environments.
Humans glorify explorers and scientists but then ignore their warnings. In continuing to conquer and fill deep pockets, the earth is literally being destroyed by its own inhabitants.
What we think about color, especially what we think subconsciously about color, affects us as humans. Humans, in general, are visually-oriented beings.
Lately, I’ve have been thinking about designing a meditation nook in my apartment. It’s so easy to just plop down on the bed or sit just about anywhere to meditate. In fact, sometimes there is nothing else available. But, when you’re at home, it’s nice to have a very special place to surround yourself with […]
There’s a lot of research that indicates a familiar environment plays an integral role in the healing process involved. For the last few decades, health care facilities have played a big role in the research and implementation of healing, intimate environments.
Much like war or rape, fire is shocking, life-threatening, unrelenting, and the damage is permanent. This puts firefighters at a high risk for PTSS. A few studies have also looked at what factors might put firefighters at greater risk for the development of PTSD. A number of risk factors for PTSD among firefighters have been identified.