The Co-operative Magazine has found that 61.8 per cent of people asked found some forms of housework therapeutic, while just 30.9 per cent said they did not. The remaining 7.3 per cent were not sure whether housework was therapeutic or not.
In the latest poll, the majority of readers of The Magazine answered yes to the question: “Do you find some forms of homemaking chores therapeutic?” And by doing so, supported latest research which found that gardening can be therapeutic for those in rehabilitation from brain injuries, that 60 per cent of women find housework therapeutic, that the same number put housework above personal grooming on the list of priorities, and that a third of those women claimed that it gives them more satisfaction than sex!
The Co-operative Magazine offers readers gardening tips, ways to brighten up your home for less and many more useful features for the homemaker and amateur gardener. Seasonal gardening tips come directly from the experts at the Eden Project too, meaning they are tried and tested by the professionals.
Advice for home owners from the Magazine includes how to choose the right kennel or cattery for your pet when you go away, top tips for moving house and a buyer’s guide to washing machines. Readers can enjoy all this and much more with content that is regularly refreshed, as well as daily news on the most relevant topics to The Co-operative customers.
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