5 Products to Remove from your Home for a Greener Life

I believe the foundation for a green life is minimalism. I encourage as many people as I can to purge their home of unnecessary items. However, it’s not just stuff we need to purge, but also products that harm the environment. Here is a list of items to remove from your home if you’d likeContinue reading “5 Products to Remove from your Home for a Greener Life”

8 Practical Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes

The biggest obstacle I’ve encountered while trying to upcycle is finding a balance between time spent making a project with how much it’s worth. There are plenty of things I can do with old clothes, for instance, but I found many of the projects to be time-consuming, expensive, or just plain trashy-looking. I don’t sayContinue reading “8 Practical Ways to Upcycle Old Clothes”

9 Tips to Green-up your Closet

I’m going to host a clothing swap party soon (Covid permitting). And not just as an excuse to sip wine with my girls, but also because clothing swap parties offer two of my favorite activities: decluttering and getting free stuff. Once a year, I try to go through my closet and pull out the itemsContinue reading “9 Tips to Green-up your Closet”

Green Living Goals for the New Year

Happy New Year! I’m stoked for 2022. The last two years have been turbulent to say the least, but I’m trying to remain optimistic. I make resolutions every year and for the most part I’ve been able to stick to them. This year is especially important to me because I’m on a quest to liveContinue reading “Green Living Goals for the New Year”

Happy Winter Solstice. Is it time for a purge?

Happy Winter Solstice! Around this time last year I went on my first winter float. Winter floats are different from summer floats because it’s cold, of course, and there’s an element of danger knowing if you flip, you better get out of that water quick! But there’s also something about how quiet and peaceful theContinue reading “Happy Winter Solstice. Is it time for a purge?”

Three Lifestyle Changes that will Reduce your Carbon Footprint

There are a lot of little changes we can make to reduce our carbon footprint, but what about the big changes? What contributes the most to climate change and what can the average person do to lower their impact on the environment? According to the Environmental Protection Agency, carbon emissions from heat production, industry, transportation,Continue reading “Three Lifestyle Changes that will Reduce your Carbon Footprint”

Living a Greener Life Step 1: Get Organized and Declutter

“Materialism is the only form of distraction from true bliss.” – Douglas Horton  I believe the foundation of green living is minimalism. Before you can start recycling, reducing, and reusing, you should first remove unwanted items from your home. Purging your home of items you no longer want will not only give you peace ofContinue reading “Living a Greener Life Step 1: Get Organized and Declutter”

The 10 Rs of Green Living

I’ve been doing a lot of reading about how to start a business. The amount of information is overwhelming, and I’m not even close to executing the business aspect of my green living goals. Shopify offers a thorough guide to business start ups with 12 steps which include: Finding an idea Choosing a name ValidatingContinue reading “The 10 Rs of Green Living”

I wish climate change was a hoax.

I would love to believe climate change is overhyped and just a big hoax. It’s not. The data is pretty clear. We’re destroying our planet and doing little to stop it. This is one of many reasons why I’ve decided to get involved in the green movement. Even if climate change was a hoax, whyContinue reading “I wish climate change was a hoax.”

Day 14: Why do so many people distrust scientists?

From anti-vaxxers to climate change deniers to Covid-19 scoffers, fact-resistant humans are everywhere and they are wreaking havoc on society. When did people become so distrustful of scientists and professionals? When did humans start opting for non-professional propaganda that panders to their opinions and long-held beliefs? At times, these people are just a nuisance, likeContinue reading “Day 14: Why do so many people distrust scientists?”