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Apr04

Grow Your Own Medicinal Plants

Posted on Apr 4 by

Grow Your Own Medicinal Plants Buying medicinal ingredients can be expensive, but did you know that you can easily grow medicinal ingredients yourself? We aren’t talking anything illegal, but there are many medicinal plants that have medical properties that you can grow in your own garden. Whether by using their leaves, using the salve produced by the plant, or from the scent they give off. Plants can be beneficial to our health without having to break the bank. Plus, they add that sense of natural décor in your home!. Check out these 5 medical plants that you can grow yourself!   Aloe Vera This one of the amazing medicinal plants that is not only great for improving the air quality in your house, but it can act as a healer. Most people go out to buy Aloe Vera to apply to sunburned areas of skin. Instead, break off a piece of the plant’s leaves. This will reveal a gel-like salve that you can apply to the affected area. It will not absorb as fast as some store-bought mixtures, but know that even...

Apr04

AEDs in the Office – Workplace Emergencies

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AEDs in the Office – Workplace Emergencies AED’s are becoming a more common occurrence in all types of locations. It is now more widely known that with the assistance of an AED, the chances of survival greatly increase. Although it is expected that larger locations (such as malls, airports, etc.) will have and AED available, it should be available in smaller locations as well! An office is a place that should be mandatory to have an AED. Workplace emergencies do occur, and having that AED can save a person’s life. Office buildings are less accessible than homes or one-level buildings so it is extra important to have life saving devices on hand to give the emergency crews more time to respond. Here are some things you need to know about having an AED in the office!   How Many AEDs are Needed in an Office If your office building has an AED, that is step in the right direction. But does every floor have access to one? The time it takes for an AED to be delivered between floors...

Apr04

Earth Day 2017: Ways to Reduce Our Environmental Impact

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Earth Day 2017: Ways to Reduce Our Environmental Impact Save the Earth, so it can Save You   In the month of April, there is a day (April 22, 2017) that we celebrate our Earth – Earth Day 2017. This wonderful, amazing, and interesting place that we live, filled with about 7.5 billion people. With that many people on the planet, we must be careful what we do to ensure it lasts longer. Saving the environment is good for future generations, but it is also good for your health! Sure, there are people out there telling you to never use your car and technology again, and they may have a point. But for some, that is not realistic for the lives we maintain. We live in a busy and fast-paced world with numerous demands set upon us. So, what are we doing that is so bad? What are some ways we can save the environment that won’t make us leave our jobs and homes? Knowing our impact on the world is a great first start! Also knowing some simple...

Mar31

Sunday Recipe Makeover – Vegetable Green Curry

Posted on Mar 31 by

Vegetable Green Curry Takeout is expensive when feeding more than two people. But every now and then you probably crave some excellent curry to satisfy your spicy craving. It is a spice that evokes feelings of warmth and satisfaction! How can you get the food you desire without over-paying for delivery costs? This vegetable green curry recipe is one that the entire family will fall in love with. Filled with healthy vegetables and amazing flavours sure to get your taste buds singing! It is a simple one-pan recipe that is quick to make for those nights you don’t have as much time. Simply get your rice cooking, mix your ingredients and off you go!   Vegetable Green Curry Ingredients (Recipe made to serve 4) 4 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil (divided) 1 Block of Extra Firm Tofu (cubed) Small Onion (diced) 4 Cloves of Garlic (minced) 3 Tbsp. Green Curry Paste 2 Medium Carrots (peeled and sliced) 20 Snow Peas (cut in half) 10 Baby Corn (cut in half lengthwise and widthwise) 10 Button Mushrooms (quartered) 2/3 cup Vegetable Stock 2...

Mar02

DIY First Aid Kit – Using Household Items

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Make Your Own First Aid Kit – With Household Items   First aid kits are important to have around the house. They should be accessible and filled with everything you may need in case of an emergency. Most often, people only have a box of Band-Aids and some Polysporin lying in a drawer and don’t bother to actually make a first aid kit. But the fact is that if you make your own DIYfirst aid kit, you will feel comfortable and prepared that you have what you need should an emergency occur. First aid kits don’t have to be the pre-bought expensive ones. You are able to make your own using things right there in your own home. Find these items around the house to make your own hefty first aid kit!   Container for your DIY first aid kit Begin your first aid kit by finding some sort of sealable container you can keep the items stored in. If you have any left-over or unused Tupperware bins, they work great! Rubbermaid bins can withstand water and will stay sealed,...

Feb27

Responding to an Emergency: A Step by Step Guide

Posted on Feb 27 by

  Knowing how to do first aid and CPR is an important skill to have in an emergency situation. Of course, you hope that it should never come to that point, but preparation is key. There are certain steps you should take between finding the person and using an AED to save their life. With all of the information out there on the actions you should take, it can be overwhelming. Thankfully, the reason we get certificated is so that we do know what to do when the time comes. Keeping yourself up to date on the latest and most effective efforts is important when jumping in to save someone’s life. No matter how scary it may be, remember that simply stepping up to assist has increased that person’s chance of survival significantly. Even more so if you use an AED! Reduce your stress – Here are step-by-step instructions so you are knowledgeable if the time should come!   Finding the Individual DANGER: Search for any dangers that may affect you! It is important that before rushing in you...