Videos from Mother Earth Living
Learn how to live naturally and prosper from our expanding collection of videos on topics ranging from the best foods for moisturizing skin to making your own natural air freshener. Our video collection is expanding, so check back often for new releases! You can view more videos on our YouTube channel
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DIY Natural Household Cleaners
Create and stock up on all-natural household cleaners like vinegar, baking soda and castile soap to avoid volatile organic compounds in your home.
How To Make Reed Diffuser Oil
This simple craft looks attractive in any home and keeps it smelling clean and fresh with the use of essential oils instead of hazardous air pollutants.
DIY Furniture Cleaners with Olive Oil
Olive oil makes a perfect, moisturizing addition to these DIY furniture cleaners, including a homemade furniture polish and homemade leather conditioner.
DIY Beauty: 4 Foods for Skin
These four skin-improving foods can soothe, nourish and protect in our simple, cost-effective DIY beauty treatments that take only minutes to make.
DIY Natural Cleaners with Fall Scents
Using warming botanical oils, enjoy spicy and earthy fall scents while preventing harmful viruses from entering your home with these easy, homemade natural cleaners.
DIY Wool Dryer Balls
Conventional fabric softener sheets can contain some really nasty chemicals, but these dryer balls are 100 percent wool and they last for years—all you need is some wool yarn and a pair of pantyhose.
DIY Natural Air Fresheners
Simple DIY projects such as this room spray with essential oils can also help neutralize odors as would any other chemically laced air freshener.
Homemade Natural Shampoo
Learning how to make natural shampoo is easy! With a few simple ingredients you can whip up your own shampoo at home for safe and effective natural hair care.
How To Kill House Flies
You don’t have to live with toxins to get rid of bugs. Learn how to kill house flies with this simple (and safe!) nontoxic solution: make your own flypaper.
Household Uses: Baking Soda
Baking soda is a pantry staple—but it’s also a powerhouse cleaner and deodorizer. Learn how to put baking soda to use in your home.
Spritz your way to peace of mind. Follow this tutorial to create your own aromatherapy mister.
3 Herbs for Nausea
These herbs for nausea can be used to soothe upset stomachs, calm nerves and prevent illness.
2 Herbs for Skin
Soothe and heal scrapes, burns and rashes with these herbs for skin.
3 Herbs for Wellness
Use these herbs for wellness to keep your major body functions running smoothly and efficiently.
Learn how to make this easy DIY salt scrub to provide moisture and gentle exfoliation for your skin.
Try this easy-to-make, effective herbal mouthwash to heal inflammation and maintain a healthy mouth.
Sage Hair Rinse
Use this simple, all-natural sage hair rinse to achieve healthy, conditioned hair.
Chamomile Hair Rinse
Use this simple, nourishing chamomile rinse as part of your healthy hair care routine.
How to Bake Kale Chips
Learn how to bake kale chips for a crunchy, salty, but healthy potato chip alternative.
How to Caramelize Onions
Cook a large batch of savory caramelized onions in advance to have on hand for weeknight cooking.
Pickled Mustard Seeds
Make your own sweet and sharp condiment by cooking together mustard seeds, vinegar, Mirin, and sugar.
Arms Wide Open
This pose corrects posture and opens the chest. It can help to relieve carpal ligament pain by stretching the wrists and exercising the surrounding muscles.
Controlled Breathing Exercise
Continual practice of this controlled breathing exercise can alleviate stress and increase breath control during other cardiovascular activities.
Open up your airways and improve your sitting position with this simple stretch. It will also help you if you suffer from carpal tunnel, which is common among people who sit at a desk all day.
Chair Cat and Cow
You may already be familiar with this classic yoga pose. This Desk Yoga version is the same stretch that has been adapted for an office setting.
If you have a lot of tension built up in your neck you might experience some pain when first going through the motions of this stretch.
Chair Eagle Pose
Typically, this yoga stretch, known as an eagle pose, is done standing up and it involves using your legs. But, in keeping with our Desk Yoga series, we have modified this pose for the office by using just the arms.
Seated Leg Exercise
This seated leg exercise has been modified to be done while sitting in a chair at work. It is a particularly great stretch for opening up the hips and increasing flexibility in the legs.
Sitting Cow Face Pose
This yoga pose can be a little bit difficult to get into, especially if your arms aren’t quite flexible enough to reach each other behind your back or you carry a lot of tension in your shoulders.
Upper Body Stretch
This is a wonderful stretch for our upper bodies, which can become extra strained after sitting hunched over a desk all day.
Spinal Twist Yoga Pose
This spinal twist is a modification of the “lord of the fishes” pose. It’s a side-to-side stretch that helps increase balance and agility.
Seated Hamstring Stretch
You will feel the benefits of this seated hamstring stretch through the back of your leg, into the glutes and up the small of your back.
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