Planning an Ethical & Zero Waste Christmas

Photo by Annie Spratt Holidays have increasingly gotten away from their original meanings and become more inclined toward materialism and wastefulness. They’re suppose to be about the truly important things. Spending quality time with loved ones Celebrating the abundance and good fortune present in our lives Sharing our time, space, food and laughs. Making memories that are worth more than anything you could ever wrap up in sparkly colored paper, manufactured...

Why to Organic + The Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen

Photo by Markus Spiske Eating organic can be stressful and costly but the benefits to both our health and our environment are undeniable. That’s why I formulated the post, How to Eat Healthy and Organic on a Budget. As to help you transition into a healthier lifestyle without breaking the bank. Think of eating organic though not as expensive (which is a mindset that comes from lack) but as an investment...

Why You Should Ditch the Diet for Mindful Eating

Photo by Brigitte Tohm I don’t believe in dieting. Diets are often temporary changes stacked tall with strict rules and regulations that are seemingly impossible to follow and not starve to death. They stress us out and leave us in a state of perpetual hunger. Positive dietary changes are suppose to raise our vibrations. They’re suppose to make us feel lite and energetic, satisfied and whole on many levels. Often though,...

9 Simple Things I Do To Live A Green Life

Everyone thinks “saving the world” takes some grand gesture from a great and powerful leader. The most potent of changes, though, comes from normal people like you and I, doing what we can to lead by example in making the world a better place from the inside out. Each one of us is capable of making a ton of difference and a huge dent, through small things everyday. Another misconception,...

10 Things You Can Do To Help The Bees

Bees are a major piece to our existence puzzle. Without them, there is no food and no food means no us. Our selfish human ways have taken a tole on many pieces of our planet and the bees have suffered greatly for it. Never fear though! It’s not too late to turn the tide and change our ways. Major change starts with me and you, doing what we can to...

5 Reasons I’m Not a Vegan

Let’s Not Shame the Not Vegan Folks I have recently became very intrigued by veganism. It fits very well with my “save the world” type of personality and it’s been very eye opening in many ways. I’ve never been a save the animals type of person (even though I have been known to get involved with the occasional WWF project) but I definitely don’t condone cruelty or abuse in any...

Mindful STRESS (INFJ Life)

Mindfulness is suppose to be calming and all zen. It’s suppose to help you better live life & be a better you. Mostly what I’ve found though, is mindful STRESS. Being INFJ, I see every path that leads to and stems from every decision I make. Add in mindfulness to this and top it off with some anxiety, I’m almost always stressed in some form or fashion. Throw in any life...

100 Things to Stop Denying Yourself for Abundance Manifesting

The Art of Allowance The only thing truly standing in the way of us having, doing and being everything that we desire is ourselves. It’s important to know and fully understand that. We’re all denying ourselves something. Often, things that could propel our success or progress if we would only allow it into our lives. Seemingly minor things in some cases, grand things in others. We fail to live in the...

Inner Activism for When Marches Aren’t Your Thing

Times are hard right now. Arguably, times have always been hard. It’s an aspect of life that touches us all as humans. Sometimes on small, personal levels, sometimes on grand scales. Dealing with these times can be hard. Especially when situations and circumstances make you to feel as though the entire world could erupt into flames any day. Will I wake up tomorrow to nuclear war? Will my children be...

Change the World; the simple way

Everyone wants to change the world. But everyone thinks doing so calls for something radical. What does activism mean to you? Chances are you imagine picket lines and people marching with signs. The term “tree-hugger” might come to mind or from what has been in the news these days, riots and looting. People think of activism as going to extreme measures for a cause. They see it as either donating...