How to Hygge Ethically and Sustainably

I’ve always hated winter. I hate the cold, I hate how everything looks gray and barren, and I hate putting on layers upon layers of clothes before going outside. But until I move somewhere tropical, which is unlikely to happen anytime soon, winter is one of those inevitable realities. Rather than spiraling into despair, I … Continue reading How to Hygge Ethically and Sustainably

Sustainability Accomplishments of 2020 and Goals for 2021

Even though 2020 was a dumpster fire of a year, I actually accomplished quite a few of the sustainable living goals that have been on my to-do list for some time. This was mainly because I’ve barely stepped out of the house since early March and had far more free time than usual, but I’m … Continue reading Sustainability Accomplishments of 2020 and Goals for 2021

Hearty Fall Meals with Zen of Slow Cooking

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing color, and slow cooker season is officially here! I can think of few things better than a healthy, warming, one-pot meal on a chilly fall day. That’s why I was excited to try out Zen of Slow Cooking’s pre-measured spice blends for easy, flavorful meals that you … Continue reading Hearty Fall Meals with Zen of Slow Cooking

How to Make the World a Better Place Through Your Relationships

As important as it is to reduce waste, shop second-hand, and support sustainable policies, one of the biggest ways that we, as individuals, can have a positive impact on the planet is through our relationships. Positive relationships make us happier, reduce stress, provide purpose, and help us live longer. One study even suggested that a … Continue reading How to Make the World a Better Place Through Your Relationships

Relationship Goals: 6 Ways to Build Positive Friendships and Partnerships

It’s February, and this month, I’m focusing on relationships. If you haven’t heard, I’m spending 2019 in pursuit of making the planet a better place, and I’m focusing on a different theme each month. I figured setting relationship-related goals is essentially one step beyond setting personal well-being goals (last month's theme) because I'm shifting my … Continue reading Relationship Goals: 6 Ways to Build Positive Friendships and Partnerships

Habit Change Hacks for Personal Well-Being

It’s time for an update on my January goals! This month I’ve been focusing on personal well-being by getting enough sleep, exercising consistently, nourishing my body, and focusing on spiritual well-being with meditation and journaling. I’ve been doing the best with nourishing my body—I’ve made quite a few healthy, plant-based recipes (see my last post), … Continue reading Habit Change Hacks for Personal Well-Being