House Method is committed to helping our readers create better lives and better homes, and we believe better lives begin with taking care of our health, both mental and physical.
We partner with doctors, nurses, registered dietitians, licensed marriage and family therapists, grief counselors, neuroscientists, osteopaths, and more to bring you the very best in home health resources.
Coming home should be the most stress-free part of your day. We talked to Dr. Carrie Barton, director of Dell Medical School’s Creativity for Resilience Program to understand simple and effective ways to make our homes a place where we can destress and unwind.
While spring is synonymous with warmer weather and blooming flowers, for many, it’s also synonymous with allergy symptoms. Here are eight ways you can reduce symptoms by prepping your home for allergy season.
A closer look at horticultural therapy and how it can positively affect physical, cognitive, social, and mental health. We talked to a Registered Horticultural Therapist and a certified therapeutic recreation therapist to gain more insight into this evidence-based practice.
A 2018 study suggested that regular use of traditional household cleaning products may be as damaging as smoking a pack a day. We take a look at what other practices have been disrupting our microbiomes and leaving us susceptible to allergies, asthma, and other autoimmune illnesses.
Dr. Eve D’Onofrio, a professional organizer specializing in hoarding, ADHD, grief and loss, and autism spectrum disorders, talked to House Method about why it can be so tough to get on with the process of decluttering—and what you can do about it.
Swedish death cleaning isn’t just for the aging. Dr. Kristen Fuller, M.D., of the Center for Discovery weighs in on how the practice of eliminating unnecessary belongings can benefit you long before you leave this earth.
Many parents, guardians, and caretakers are sending young adults to college for the very first time this month—so what should be done with the bedroom that’s been vacated? How soon is too soon to make a change?
Staying up to date on pool safety can help prevent water emergencies in and around the pool. Here’s a complete guide to pool safety, including general safety tips and recommended equipment for your backyard swimming pool.
The complete guide to childproofing your home room by room. Everything you need to know about keeping children of all ages safe in and around your home, patio, and yard. Make sure your household is happy and healthy.
Doctor Patricia Carter, PhD, RN, CNS, at the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing provides sleep advice for those who wake up with back pain and for those who experience lower back pain before falling asleep.
Preparing your home to age in place doesn’t require extensive renovation. There are a number of small changes you can make to ensure you home is safe for yourself or family members who choose to age at home.
Ever wondered if there is a best sleeping position for you? Dr. Eric Gish, DO, Associate Dean of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Integration & Associate Professor at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine, weighs in.
Medical professionals and Paleo enthusiasts have conflicting opinions when it comes to the benefits of sleeping on the floor. To get to the bottom of this debate, we talked to a resident expert on sleep and back pain clinical director and compared the pros and cons of this sleep preference.