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When Building Biology Means Building Courage

Developments in My World Around Building Biology Building courage has been important in these three great things that have happened in the last week or so. First Firstly, I finnnaaalllllyyyyyy completed my Advanced Diploma in Building Biology. With only one subject to go, loads of travel, and a lot of work on my plate, it […]

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Sleep: Why Is it So Important?

Do you struggle to get a good night’s sleep? Many people do these days, and this can have a bigger impact that just feeling sleepy all day, or perhaps being on the caffeine-cycle. Ironically, according to apps on our devices, there is an “insomnia epidemic.” When you are tired, you don’t function so well – […]

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Carbon Monoxide – Beware This Silent Killer

As winter approaches, it is a great time to be having appliances serviced and checked for problems; as well, ensuring that flues are vented to the exterior and that there are no blockages. There are many things to be thinking about, and today, I wanted to share this with you to prevent issues, and potentially […]

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Sick Building Syndrome: Is Your Workplace Healthy?

“Sick Building Syndrome” is a term that has been around for a few decades to explain how and why people are affected by their buildings. As a building biologist, I am frequently assessing the health of buildings (whether they are sick or not) and how they may impact upon the health of the occupants – […]

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Home is the Most Important Place

Home is the most important place. It is our castle.  Home is our safety haven, our sacred space, our island in the midst of the world. For many of us, the world can be a bit full-on. The onslaught of fragrances, noise, wi-fi, people, lights… it can be overwhelming at times. Also, most of these […]

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Diffusers and Mould

Diffusers and Mould Many of the homes I assess have essential oil diffusers. Whilst I love that more people are using essential oils, I have concerns about the essential oil diffusers that harbour mould… and then potentially spread it throughout your home. So, let me share with you ways to avoid mould – and fragrant oils! […]

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