7 Things I Stopped Buying, Thanks to Minimalism and Zero Waste

There comes a point when you realize that less is more. Just because something is convenient, or cheap, or even free, it doesn't mean you need that thing, and it doesn't mean that owning that thing will make your life any better. Here are some things I've let go of, with no regrets to speak … Continue reading 7 Things I Stopped Buying, Thanks to Minimalism and Zero Waste

Minimalism 101: How to Own Less and Live More

You know in The Little Mermaid when Ariel was like, “I’ve got all these gadgets and gizmos, but it doesn’t matter because I’m still not happy”? Well, I think perhaps she was trying to teach us a lesson about minimalism. Things don’t make you happy. People make you happy. Maybe I should have learned this … Continue reading Minimalism 101: How to Own Less and Live More

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

Announcing The All New Better Planet Project

Drumroll please…with the start of 2019, I’m taking on my most ambitious project yet, and rolling out a brand new format on the blog. I’m calling it The Better Planet Project: A Year-Long Journey Toward Building a Better World. The Better Planet Project is an approach to changing the world by changing your life. It … Continue reading Announcing The All New Better Planet Project