A number of cities have begun a campaign to educate the public not to purchase bottled water because of the environmental impact of packaging and shipping. In fact, the two main makers of bottled water are Pepsi and Coke which get their water (just recently admitted to) from municipal water sources. http://www.greencleancertified.com/green-cleaning-health/green-watch.
Here is a classic from a classic. Rodale Press online, the venerable back to the earth organization, has published a short compendium of classic recipes for cleaning agents, everything from multi-purpose cleaners to tile cleaners to window cleaners and beyond. The recipes also include essential oils. http://www.rodalenews.com/homemade-cleaning-products
Here is a list of ways to clean your bathroom with simple ingredients like baking soda and white vinegar. The article covers a number of different bathroom cleaning tasks. http://www.mnn.com/health/healthy-spaces/stories/how-to-clean-your-bathroom-without-choking-on-fumes
This website, Tiny Buddha has a number of forums on interesting topics related to reducing stress. There's one on Accepting Yourself, Mental Health, Work, and some very particular things like: I Lied, What Do I do Now? and I Feel Like the Other Woman... A good place to go and get support for common life issues. http://tinybuddha.com/topics
If you look into the situation of regulation of chemicals added to our food, it is a sorry and scary sight that you see. With food additives, companies are permitted to declare the safety of additives without even having the government perform a check. Changes in regulatory powers are long overdue! http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/lgreer/ive_been_working_on_federal.html