Intersection of Design and Health: Designers Team Up to Bring Wellness Into the Home

Two creative designers, Christopher Burns, INTERIOR DESIGNER, and Barbara Ficarra, HEALTH DESIGNER team up to bring wellness into the home. Intersection of Design and Health Barbara Ficarra, registered nurse and HEALTH DESIGNER™ has made wellness her career by designing methods for wholesome living and empowering people to design their own healthy lifestyles. Barbara has joined forces with Christopher Burns, a sought-after New York City Interior Designer to integrate design and wellness into homes. Christopher has been…

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2018 Health and Wellness: Everyday Well Design

 2018 Health and Wellness: Everyday Well Design Health and wellness is about designing everyday well 2018 Health and Wellness: Everyday Well Design | Health and Wellness isn’t solely the absence of disease, it’s about designing everyday well. It’s about living joyfully in sync with your innermost self. It’s about nourishing your mind, body and soul. It’s mental well-being, physical well-being and spiritual and social well-being. It’s about designing a life and home you love with…

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Health: Everyday Well is healthy design for life and home

    Health: Everyday well is healthy design for you and your home.   What is everyday well?   Living everyday well means designing a life you love with style, passion and purpose. It’s chic and healthy lifestyle design. It means living blissfully bold. It’s about finding the beauty in the everyday. It means creating a happy and healthy home and life that you love. It’s about relishing your surroundings and feeling content and cozy…

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Six Seeds Pack a Healthy Punch

  DESIGN YOUR MEALS SMART HEALTHY EATING Six Seeds Pack a Healthy Punch By Jane Dummer, RD   Did you know that nine out of every 10 bites of food we eat today start with a seed? In my new book, The Need for Seeds – How to Make Seeds an Everyday Food in your Healthy Diet, I discuss the numerous health and nutritional benefits of seeds. Let’s explore my favorite six seeds that pack…

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Spring Clean Your Life With 4 Simple Healthy Design Makeovers

Design Your Life and Spring Clean Your Life with 4 Simple Healthy Design Makeovers Spring is a perfect time to spruce up and clear out the clutter, not only in your home, but also in your life with simple healthy design makeovers. So design your days and step into spring with these simple healthy makeovers. Spring is a perfect time to renew, revitalize, and reboot your body. It’s a perfect time to clear out the…

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10 Simple Healthy Habits to Design Your Life

    Design your life (every day) with healthy habits for a vibrant and spectacular you. This piece focuses on 10 simple healthy habits you can do every day for a happier and healthier, more vibrant you. Do you think you need a complete and total overhaul to transform your life? Trust me, you don’t. Chances are that there are many good things working in your life so there’s no need for a complete overhaul,…

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Kitchen Hacks To Keep You Healthy

  Keep your foods fresh. Here are some simple kitchen hacks to keep you healthy and safe from bacteria that can cause foodborne illness. Foodborne illness is a public health problem, according to the website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), foodborne illness is common, costly and preventable. Every year, one in six Americans get sick from contaminated foods or beverages and 3,000 people die. Here are some super simple kitchen hacks to…

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3 Healthy Design Tips for Stress Free Holidays

  Stay happy, healthy and stress-free with these three simple healthy design tips to help you glide through the holidays stress free and keep you on track for a fun and festive holiday season. 3 Healthy Design Tips for Stress Free Holidays Shine Bright This Holiday 1. Design your bedroom for a good night’s sleep. Don’t skimp on sleep. Let’s face it; if you’re not getting the right amount of sleep each night, it can wreak…

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How to Design a Happy and Healthy Home and Life

How to design a happy and healthy home and life Designing a happy and healthy home is synonymous with designing a happy and healthy life. It’s about taking action to achieve your health and happiness. A happy and healthy life is about living blissfully, with passion and purpose, and it’s about designing a life you love. It’s about being happy where you are in your life. It’s about relishing your surroundings and feeling happy in your…

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3 Ways to be Healthy and Happy By Design

Healthy and Happy By Design – The Blueprint Start designing your healthy and happy life. Remember, it’s about taking small actionable steps. Small steps can have a big impact. Don’t get overwhelmed by thinking about too many things. Stay focused and start small. Your life is about being Healthy and Happy By Design. Just like in interior design, it’s the small tweaks, the small makeovers, the simple pops of colors that can have the biggest…

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