Living Mindfully Blog
Mindful living is about much more than the occasional meditation session. It is a lifestyle choice that challenges you to question the decisions you make throughout the day. Achieving peace and harmony takes work, but it is work we at Haiku Designs are passionate about.
Choosing products that are good for the environment and your health can be confusing, especially when so many different product labels are thrown around. How do you choose between products labeled Green, Sustainable, Eco-Friendly, Ethical, Fair Trade, Organic, Non-Toxic? They have very similar meanings, but small differences can have a large impact. We at Haiku Designs have explained the differences in these terms, to help clarify any confusion and help you make the most informed product decisions.more...
Shopping for new furniture can be a very exciting way to bring a change to your home, but it can also bear an array of challenges. Whether your adding a piece to a nearly finished room, or completely redecorating, there can be a lot to consider: color, style, shape, size, material, and budget. A great place to start is to think about what you want this piece of furniture to add to your space. Are you looking to add comfort to your living room? A statement to your dining room? These considerations can help guide you in choosing the right fabrics, colors, and style, as you bear in mind the ultimate idea behind the furniture that you are going for. Although there is a lot to consider, at the end of the day furniture shopping should be a fun and exciting opportunity to add to your home or bring a welcome change. It allows you to personalize your living space, and make your house truly yours. more...