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Sunscreen Chemicals in the Bloodstream

By Kim Robson: Here at Green Mom, we’ve been keeping an eye on sunscreens. Not just why they are important for kidsbut also about recent banson sunscreen in Hawaii, Key West, and Palau amid concerns about chemical damage to coral reefs. In particular, oxybenzoneand octinoxate, commonly found in over 3,500 sunscreens, are the most concerning. …

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Creating a Green Office Space to Benefit You and Co-Workers

By Natalie Wilson:  Many companies all over the world are transforming their tired and outdated offices into new green environments that benefit both employees and the business. The typical office is home to many opportunities to go green: from adjusting lighting systems to changing office supplies, there are perhaps hundreds …

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The Benefits of Music Therapy

By Kim Robson: When I was growing up, my family had one of those enormous hi-fi cabinets that anchored the entire living room. Large speakers defined the ends, while nestled inside were a record player, an AM/FM radio and an amplifier. Tucked below was enough space to store hundreds of …

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How Volunteering Can Help Boost Students’ Prospects

By Poppy Jones:  With busy work and school revision schedules, students often can push aside the idea of volunteering. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous and often overlooked. So, what better way to use long summer months than by volunteering? In recent years, charities across the globe have been …

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Are You a Slave to Coffee?

Many of us do not function in the morning without our first cup of coffee, and with so many big brands such as Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts making billions out of us each year selling us coffee, it may be that as a nation, we are addicted. Caffeine is an …

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5 Amazing Results from Practicing Yoga Daily

By Natalie Wilson:  The yoga industry has had its fair share of fads, with goat yoga and beer yoga making headlines in recent years, but there is one thing which has remained constant — people rolling out their yoga mats. Yoga is a great way for people to work up …

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My Zero Waste Beauty Routine

By Fredrica Syren: When you start a zero-waste life style, the bathroom can be the trickiest place to go green and stop using disposable items. I say that going zero waste means both reducing waste as well as chemicals, especially when it comes to beauty routines. You can, of course, …

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