Metabolic Balance® – Lets Clean Out Our Cleaning Cabinets

Have you been working on your mindfulness?  Don’t forget to check the mindful action lists we posted over several weeks. Changing the way you live your life will not happen overnight. Take action today with small changes and over time, you will be living a more balanced life.

Today, we want you to think about cleaning not only your body but your environment.  Metabolic Balance® wants you to remove the chemicals from your life that may be throwing you off balance. Here is a great infographic sharing recipes for cleaning solutions.  Look at the cleaners you have in your house and acknowledge the hazardous chemicals you are using.

Use the infographic below to create cleaners to replace the ones you are buying. Not only will you be reducing your chemical exposure but you will also be adding money to your budget. Remember to label each container properly so that the whole family knows that is in each bottle and where they can use the cleaner. Apartment Therapy offers a great list of cleaning solutions you can make yourself using the following ingredients:

• Baking Soda
• White Vinegar
• Hydrogen peroxide
• Borax
• Essential oils, like tea tree oil, lavender oil, eucalyptus oil, or lemongrass oil
• Castile soap (like Dr. Bronner’s)
• Fresh herbs, citrus, or citrus peels
• Olive or vegetable oil
• Water

If you think this would be a hassle to make your own cleaning products, why not organise a party and have your friends come over to make cleaning solutions together. We already know that having someone with you while you try and finish a goal makes things a little bit easier.  Maybe your metabolic balance coach can get together a bunch of metabolic balancers for a chat and a bit of cleaning product creation.  It never hurts to ask so ask.  If you do create your own cleaning solutions, let us know on Facebook.

Broom photo by Mark Fischer

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