Change starts within, when you realize what you can live without

Small actions have impact. A nonprofit I used to volunteer with used a great quote on their fundraising materials, “if you think you’re too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night with a mosquito” – enough said. As applied to living a healthier, more sustainable life, the challenge is to balance out … More Change starts within, when you realize what you can live without

A different kind of holiday: Agriturismo or Wwoofing, aka the Farmcation

Over the past few years, I have noticed a growing number of friends combining vacation plans with experiences – yoga retreats, surfing (a “surfcation”), or even a week of silent meditation. From what I have heard, these are a great opportunity to try something new. But even if you are not interested in those particular … More A different kind of holiday: Agriturismo or Wwoofing, aka the Farmcation