It has been a while since I last wrote anything for this blog. I didn’t fall off the face of the earth, I was just busy traveling around the world (if you’re curious you can read about that here). A topic that has been on my mind since over a year ago is feminine hygiene. … More Tampons are so 1997! Time for zero-waste feminine hygiene
Over the past few months (if not years), car service offerings in New York and the rest of the world have been a hot topic. Uber is the most well-known entity, operating globally and with one of the (if not THE) original disruptively innovative business model. However, in spite of trying a bit harder, to … More Getting a ride without being taken for one
I’m not kidding, you can do both at once and it’s not even that hard! One of my pet peeves is how often health and the environment are seen as two completely different and unrelated topics. This creates a false dichotomy. The truth is being healthy and living a more sustainable life go hand in … More Five ways to get healthy and save the planet
A few months ago (ok, maybe it was more like 18 months ago), I sat on my glasses. Oops. It cracked the frame a little bit but I dragged my feet at replacing them, so they have been sitting on my face rather lopsided every time I use them – which is luckily not all … More I spy with my little eye… Eco Eyewear!
If I say the word revolution to you, what comes to mind? Angry mobs, bayonets, bloodshed, maybe even new ideas and hippies protesting – but what about gardens and flowers? I didn’t think so. Turns out, you can be part of a revolution by planting a seed. Literally. Permaculture is a term that is not … More Permaculture: A (Green) Revolution
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
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