Healthy Home: SAD (2001)
Casey Coates Danson’s 4,500 square foot hillside home was renovated with plenty of windows and glass skylights to enable her to gets the sun she needs to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), with the added bonus of free electricity.
Our Healthy Home expert explains a layered, three-step approach to lighting that enables a room to be both functional and dramatic.
From the ancient Egyptians to great writers and thinkers like Isaac Newton, the beneficial influence of colors has been heavily documented. Today, many specialized therapists and alternative health practitioners use color in their healing method.
Color therapist Suzanne Murphy explains the healthy benefits of various colors; and we visit a bathroom in the process of a much-needed color makeover.
Sue Verigin commissioned playground expert Alan Atkins to build a unique play structure in her backyard. Now, even when the weather is less than beautiful, Sue’s kids are excited to go outside, and she knows that the space they are enjoying is safe, healthy, and close to home.