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May 2019

    green living

    What Is Eco-Friendly Shopping?

    How and where you spend your money can have a major impact on the environment, but what exactly is eco-friendly shopping?

    Conscious Shopping Decisions

    Eco-shopping can mean a variety of things. From shopping locally grown or locally made products that require no shipping to selecting energy efficient products over standard products, or shopping with brands who are transparent about their commitment to the environment. Thrift shopping and shopping for refurbished and upcycled items are also eco-friendly.

    Healthier Products And Less Waste

    Sustainable products are often the healthier alternative. For example, a soy or beeswax candle scented with essential oils is healthier than a paraffin candle scented with heavy chemicals. When it comes to waste, yes, you can purchase BPA-free plastics—but it still won’t last as long as a stainless steel water bottle.

    Yes, You Can Still Shop Online

    Online shopping may create the need for increased shipping but it also opens the door for smaller sustainable companies to share their products with the world—which empowers you to support companies who are aligned with your beliefs. It also helps to keep costs low by removing the middle man, meaning less overall transportation costs, and a lower overall cost.

    It won’t always be 100% and yes you can still shop from large brands and major retailer, just look for greener options—like tennis shoes, toys or furniture made partially from recycled or upcycled materials. Or clothing made from organic cotton or bamboo. It’s about shopping with intention and doing your homework on the companies you buy from.

  • Raise The Vibration In Your Home
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    How To Raise The Vibration In Your Home

    There are many factors that can decrease the energy and vibration in your home. From a fight with a loved one to illness, or extreme stress. Or maybe you want to…

  • Can’t Fall Asleep At Night
    health

    Why You Can’t Fall Asleep At Night

    There is nothing worse than being exhausted and not being able to fall asleep at night. Whether it’s a random night here or there, or more often than not. Here are…

  • Relationships Aren’t Perfect
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    Relationships Aren’t Perfect

    While you must never accept behavior that is destructive you can’t lose sight of the fact that relationship aren’t perfect. Here are some thoughts to keep in mind for your love…

  • Is Downsizing Really Worth It
    green living home

    Is Downsizing Really Worth It?

    There is a growing mindset shift that bigger isn’t better and that downsizing can simplify your life. But is downsizing really worth it? Simplifying Your Life While a tiny home may…

  • Dye Your Own Hair
    beauty

    Should You Dye Your Own Hair?

    I’m all for pinching pennies and learning how to do more things yourself, but some things should always be left in the hands of a professional. Here are a few reasons…

  • What Is Natural Chewing Gum
    food green living

    What Is Natural Chewing Gum?

    When it comes to clean and chemical-free living, it’s unlikely that chewing gum is taken into consideration. Gum might be small and is not ingested, but that doesn’t mean it’s healthy.…

  • Benefits Of Stretching
    exercise health wellness

    The Benefits Of Stretching

    Cardio and strength training get all the attention but don’t underestimate the benefits of stretching. It Alleviates Tension And Stress There are two primary causes of tension, physical and mental. Physical…