Tag: nature

<i>12 Ways to Ground as an Empath</i>

12 Ways to Ground as an Empath

Photo by: Photo by Rana Sawalha on Unsplash The energy of the collective   There have been a lot of intense astrological events happening lately – most notably the New Moon in Taurus and Solar Eclipse of last weekend.   While I am not an astrologer, I am spiritual […]

<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>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> Before there were floors, and walls and ceilings, there was only sky </i>

Before there were floors, and walls and ceilings, there was only sky

Photo by Michael Hull on Unsplash   Before there were floors, and walls and ceilings, there was only sky. And stars like vast lights of eternity. And grass that swayed in the breeze.   And waves on the beach. The ripple of the water, sunlight reflecting on the […]

<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>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 […]

<i>Sustainable Living as Activism</i>

Sustainable Living as Activism

Photo credit: Jamie Fisher  A 7 minute read –   We are quickly approaching the one year anniversary of the Women’s March on Washington, the largest protest in US history. Which is not something to be taken lightly. At a moment when many of us were […]