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There is so much to be said on this subject, and speaking from experience, simply being able to hear other people's stories can have a huge impact on healing. So, yes, just the fact that women are speaking out, will in itself help other victims. So for this post, I am simply sharing my own stories. And of course the specific point of #metoo is to shed light on the magnitude of the problem. I don't know what the solution is, but I do hope that this helps in some small way, if only to help some of my readers to feel as if they're not alone, and that healing is possible.

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With the phrase "grab them by the pussy" reverberating since the presidential election (unfortunately) and new and disgusting details of the Weinstein scandal surfacing by the day, it is hard to keep anxieties at bay. It's difficult to watch the news or scroll through Twitter when just the words "rape" and "molest" …

Remodeling Tips for An Energy Efficient Home

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Making your entire home more energy efficient won’t only be great for your wallet, as you’ll save a lot of money on your energy bills, but it will also do wonders for the environment by greatly reducing the amount of energy that you consume and the amount of emissions that your activities produce. So continue reading for a few easy energy efficient home remodeling ideas that you can implement right away.

Install New Radiators

If your heating system isn’t working efficiently, you’ll end up spending a lot more than necessary to keep your home comfortable throughout the coldest months of the year. So consider investing in new radiators that work on evenly heating every room throughout your home so you can spend less time shivering and more time being comfortable. Warmrooms.co.uk is a great resource for designer aluminum radiators in a variety of styles. You can even find heated towel rails that will add an element of luxury to your bathroom while keeping you warm when you step out of the shower or bath so you don’t have to turn the heat up as high.

Upgrade to Energy Efficient Kitchen Appliances

Are you planning on remodeling your kitchen to make it modern and attractive? Then you definitely should invest in the best and most energy efficient kitchen appliances, from your stove and your refrigerator, to your dishwater and your oven. There are a variety of brands that produce these high quality appliances, and once you have them installed and you start using them, you should notice that your energy bill decreases because you’ll be consuming less energy to power them daily.

Add Skylights

Skylights are hugely popular in modern home designs because they’re a fantastic way to allow natural light to flow into your space, regardless of how many windows you have. The additional sunlight by day means that you won’t need to spend money powering your light fixtures. And if you can open your skylight, you can also get additional airflow that will allow you to turn off the ceiling fans to stay cool when the weather is warm.

Get Better Windows

Old windows won’t be effective enough when it comes to keeping drafts out, so you’ll end up spending more money heating and cooling your home throughout the year. Modern windows that are properly sealed, on the other hand, will allow you to maintain the appropriate temperature inside your home, thereby saving you money and keeping you more comfortable. If you do not have the budget for brand new windows, though, rest assured that you can still have your existing windows sealed and achieve great results. 

Install Solar Panels

If you have the money to invest in solar panels, go for it. These will dramatically reduce the amount of energy that you consume, and you will be getting your energy from a clean source, rather than from fossil fuels.

With these home remodeling tips, you can transform any room in your home into a space that is energy efficient and better for the environment.


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