Tag: mindful living

<i>Ten Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint</i>

Ten Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

  Global warming and your carbon footprint   Global warming is a problem.   We are hearing it from all sides. Excess carbon dioxide, and other greenhouse gasses, spew into the atmosphere every day due to the burning of fossil fuels, the spraying of pesticides, […]

<i>Zero Waste is a Journey – 8 Steps to Help You Get Started</i>

Zero Waste is a Journey – 8 Steps to Help You Get Started

What exactly is ‘Zero Waste?’   It took me a long time to warm up to the term ‘zero waste’. Mostly because at first it all looked quite intimidating and the ‘zero’ part felt misleading. It is impossible not to create waste as a human […]

<i>Sustainability and Self Care – 7 Ways to Listen to Yourself</i>

Sustainability and Self Care – 7 Ways to Listen to Yourself

Photo by Artem Kovalev on Unsplash     Sustainability is not only the act of living an eco friendly lifestyle. It is also the ability to be sustainable inside ourselves so we can enter into our work in the world without burning out.    As women, I feel […]

<i>Inside My (Mostly) Plastic Free Kitchen </i>

Inside My (Mostly) Plastic Free Kitchen

  Welcome to my Kitchen!     I wanted to invite you to get a closer look at how I organize my kitchen because this is where 90% of plastic waste is generated.   I am a year into this journey of zero waste and […]

<i>Plastic Pollution is Destroying the Earth – Here’s How You Can Help </i>

Plastic Pollution is Destroying the Earth – Here’s How You Can Help

Plastic pollution is here to stay I recently watched a video about the research of an environmentalist who studies plastic pollution and she calculated that if every bit of plastic that exists was spread out ankle deep it would cover an area the size of […]

<i>5 Ways to Connect to the Earth for a Life of True Alignment</i>

5 Ways to Connect to the Earth for a Life of True Alignment

Photo by Gianni Zanato on Unsplash Our Disconnect from the Earth   We hardly take the time to connect to the earth anymore. We are so distracted by our phones and TV shows, and the news, and Twitter and Facebook and Youtube. Life is so busy and there […]

<i>Overwhelm and the Zero Waste Model – 5 Ways to Start Small</i>

Overwhelm and the Zero Waste Model – 5 Ways to Start Small

Photo credit: Denise Johnson on Unsplash   Zero Waste:    Zero waste has become the name of a movement based on the principle of sending the smallest amount of trash to the landfill as absolutely possible. The image that comes to mind is a pretty smiling girl, often […]

<i>Meditations on Self Love – Exploring the Shadow</i>

Meditations on Self Love – Exploring the Shadow

Photo credit: Shasha Freemind – Unsplash    It’s not easy to sit with our Shadow. It’s not easy to give ourselves the room to breathe into the discomfort, the aching places within us. It is so easy to enter into internal judgement and push away […]

<i>20 MINUTE ZERO WASTE ALMOND MILK</i>

20 MINUTE ZERO WASTE ALMOND MILK

    The first time my friend made almond milk for me I was shocked at how delicious it was! Creamy and almondy in the best way, and what was more she confessed how easy it is to make. I had always assumed making almond […]

<i>Nature’s Greatest Magic Trick – Aka Urban Composting 101</i>

Nature’s Greatest Magic Trick – Aka Urban Composting 101

Photo credit: Vero Photoart Unsplash  A 5 minute read –    What is Composting? Say what? It’s 2018! We all know what composting is! Don’t we? It might seem unnecessary to define, but when I was living in Jersey City I met several people who […]