We are often instructed on the importance of sleep. We are told it is important for our overall health, for our feeling of wellbeing, for our productivity and our longevity. It impacts most of the processes going on in our body: from the immune system (1) to heart health (2).
We can trace the history of shipping container homes all the way back to 1987, when Phillip Clark filed a patent named “Method for converting one or more steel shipping containers into a habitable building.” These structures have come far from their modest beginnings. Today, the market of these properties is vast, and it is expected to grow up to $73.07 billion by 2025.
The key to a long and healthy life lies in the choices we make every day. Do you eat a balanced diet? Exercise regularly? Spend sufficient time in sunlight? Are you supplying your body with the vitamins and minerals it requires to function at its best?
It’s Thanksgiving day. You are sitting at the dinner table with your family and enjoying all the delicious classics: turkey, glazed ham, mashed potatoes, apple pie and whatnot. By the end of the evening, you are feeling more stuffed than the turkey you just ate. Does it feel good? Probably not.