Episode 17. Homes which are better for our health and the environment with Zara D’Cotta

Episode 17. Homes which are better for our health and the environment with Zara D’Cotta

Spaces. They influence every part of our lives – our health, wealth and happiness. Each week on the Spaces podcast, Sam Buckby shares the insights of leading building and design experts to help make our buildings smarter and create healthier and happier spaces.

On this episode, we welcome business owner and health expert, Zara D’Cotta. Zara shares with us her insights into the role of our homes on our health. Environmental health became Zara’s passion while she was battling cancer. She has since come to realise our homes can make us sick and explores ways in which we can combat this. In this episode, she shares the changes we can make to become healthier in the spaces we live in.

We also discussed:

  • – Zara’s journey to discovering that our homes can make us sick
  • – The shift in Zara’s thinking after experiencing cancer and other health concerns
  •  – Zara’s positive mindset is inspirational to all of us
  • – Zara is going to study Building Biology, which is the evaluation and control of health hazards in the built environment
  • – Air quality is not something we think about often but its impact on our health can be severe
  • – How we can manage and improve air quality in our homes
  • – Zara defines health in the home
  • – Zara shares the impact that radiation and moisture in our homes can affect our health
  • – Mould exposure in the home and other hidden dangers that we may not be aware of
  • – The various building materials available today which can reduce health risks and how they should be a consideration for future buildings
  • – Zara’s perspective on choosing better design and technology aspects into the home to reduce potentially dangerous toxins
  • – Zara explains her Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
  • – The ways in which we can build houses to reduce our impact on the environment
  • – We talk 5G internet and the surprising effect on us as electrical beings
  • – Essential Oils and tools we can use to counteract toxins
  • – Zara’s top tips for changing our home environment for better health
  • – How an unhealthy home leads to lack of sleep
  • – The future for Zara including her Healthy Home e-course which has just launched
  • – Zara’s ‘Lost In Space’ question shootout.

Enjoy this week’s Spaces episode with Zara D’Cotta

The Healthy Home

Contact Zara D’Cotta

Zara’s Instagram

Dr. Joe Dispenza’s book ‘Becoming supernatural


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