After reading Shazzie’s Book, ‘Detox your World’ I became very aware at how many toxins we breathe in at home. Here I was thinking that the air inside my house was better than outside and was shocked to think that perhaps I was feeling tired so much because of what I was breathing in. I am very sensitive to chemicals and try and stay away from them but its hard when you live in a house that has been painted with the usual toxic paint, the carpets were stuck down with toxic glue and the radiators are giving off toxins as well. In office’s there is a problem known as “Sick Building Syndrome” where the sufferer feels very tired and unwell from the exposure to chemicals that the furniture, walls and carpets give off.
I started looking into plants and how beneficial they are for us inside the home too. It makes perfect sense that we should have plants in every room of the house, so that they deal with the toxins and that we don’t have to. One of my friends has a lovely home that is packed full of plants and whenever I go there it always feels so fresh, despite the windows being closed if its too cold to keep open for long. Read more