Good Feng Shui Guidelines

Remove all rubbish, clutter and bad smells from every room in the house and garden as this can lead to blockages in that sector. It is recommended to do this seasonally. Maintain a good supply of fresh air by opening windows and allowing the air to circulate. Throw out unwanted and unused goods. This includes […]

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Simple Measures to Protect our Skin

Welcome to Healthy Living Spaces. This is my very first blog post and I am a bit excited as I have lots that I want to share with you.  In Melbourne today the winds are up and it is cold, just the type of day to stay indoors. It got me thinking about our skin […]

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Gawler Foundation on an Essence of Health Retreat with Dr Craig Hassed

I have just spent an amazing weekend at the Gawler Foundation on an Essence of Health Retreat with Dr Craig Hassed. In two days I gained incredible insight and information to help me continue on my journey towards greater wellbeing. Over the course of the weekend we covered the seven pillars of wellbeing: Education Stress Management […]

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Why is Indoor Air Quality so Important?

‘Our personal consumer choices have ecological, social and spiritual consequences. It is time to re-examine some of our deeply held notions that underlie our lifestyles’. David Suzuki An important factor of a healthy building is the quality of the air we breathe. As a Building Biologist our aim is to create homes that will support […]

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Love Technology But Want to Use it Safely

Our modern world today bears little resemblance even to our grandparent’s world so immense have been the changes since World War II. There is now practically nowhere left to go that is not affected by the man made signals that we have been progressively adding. Fast forward to today and now our children will be […]

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Why is Building Biology Important

Home is where the heart is, our place to retreat from our busy world. We initially designed these to protect us from the elements and keep us warm and dry but since the 1950’s our building practices have changed significantly. There are many elements in a building that can affect our quality of life, our […]

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