You want a beautiful home, but you donÆt want to sacrifice health and comfort in the name of elegance. With The Healthy Home, you donÆt have to. YouÆll learn how to promote and protect your physical, mental, and spiritual health as well as that of the environment. YouÆll also find the technical information you need to create and maintain healthy living spaces for you and your family.
YouÆll learn how toxin-free environments can reduce stress, address allergies and other ailments, boost vitality, and foster well-being. More than 75 full-color photographs illustrate attractive and creative approaches to healthy living.
Use this book as your guide to transform your house into a gracious retreat that celebrates the good life and honors the environment. With The Healthy Home, you can turn any living space into a serene oasis where health and happiness flourish.
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About the Author
Jackie Craven is an old-house renovator and a widely published writer who specializes in architecture and home design. She writes for the home-improvement column, ôThe Fix,ö for House & Garden magazine and has also written numerous features for prominent newspapers nationwide. She lives in New York City.
Table of Contents
|Designing for Body and Soul: Hallmarks of a healthy home||8|
|Healthy Beginnings: Entrances that foster a positive flow of energy||18|
|Healthy Living Areas: Flexible floor plans for family living and entertaining||28|
|Healthy Kitchens: Cooking and dining areas that nurture body and spirit||46|
|Healthy Bedrooms: Special retreats for intimacy and deep relaxation||66|
|Healthy Spaces for Children: Bedrooms and playrooms that nurture and inspire||80|
|Healthy Workplaces: Home offices and workshops that inspire and energize||92|
|Healing Baths and Spas: Bathing areas that soothe the body and refresh the spirit||102|
|Sacred Spaces: Home altars, personal shrines, and special places for reflection and prayer||116|
|Healthy Restorations: Historic homes, remodeled for health||128|
|Recovering Beauty and Joy: Moving from grief to hope and renewal||142|
|Buyer's Guide: Designers and Manufacturers||154|
|About the Author||160|