After wrestling with eco-anxious thoughts for years, I decided to choose not to let these concerns send me into a tailspin. Rather, I’ve allowed them to inspire the discovery of a better way to live. So, how do I manage my environmental anxiety in order to live my best life? I find balance through using the same tools I use to cope with general anxiety, hyper-sensitivity, and an empathic nature. This is what I do…Read More
I believe that sustainable living is rooted in mindfulness. Making sustainable lifestyle choices is about making intentional decisions in full awareness. Living sustainably is a challenge and can be exhausting - simply because we are literally working against the system we live in. As a global community, we do not have the luxury to mentally sweep this environmental crisis under the rug - as tempting as it may be. It is truly up to us to accept our current state, then make positive changes one moment at a time. This is the way of acting in mindfulness. One breath at a time. One moment at a time.Read More
The holiday season is filled with so many opportunities to give. This holiday season, let us introduce mindfulness into our gift giving strategy by allowing the power of our generosity to be more about the cultivation and enrichment of our relationships with others and the environment, and less about the tangible merchandise exchanged.
When I first started making sustainable changes I was relieved to learn that it was easier and more affordable than I thought. I would like to share with you the first 12 items I’ve easily traded out for sustainable choices that allow me to live a more low-waste lifestyle that is better for the environment. Some are commonly known and others might be new to you. Check it out!Read More