Tag Archives: environment

Discovering Cancer

I have cancer. I recently discovered this, within the last nineteen days. I am 31 years old, married, and have a baby girl. I exercise routinely, cook and eat fresh foods, drink wine once or twice a week, and do … Continue reading

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Environmental & Other Considerations of Telecommuting

When I tell my boss I’m working from home I usually role out of bed at 10:30 or so, head straight for the local Ben & Jerry’s ice cream shop, go home, check my email, and return to bed before … Continue reading

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Hardware Reduction vs Planned Obsolescence

Development in technology boggles the mind, leaving us guessing at the future state of technology in 10, 20, or 50 years. From an environmental perspective my favorite effect of such developments is the ability of one product (ex. the smartphone) … Continue reading

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The Environmental Dilemma: Economics vs. Environment

The environment and the economy are often pitted against one another, like a doomsday situation stating that when one is saved the other must fall. This could not be further from the truth and the myth must be debunked. As … Continue reading

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How I made deodorant, used it, and didn’t start to smell…

In my path to a life free of toxicity I recently made my own deodorant. I had a friend staying with me at the time and he asked if I was willing to take the risk, by which he meant … Continue reading

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The Sanctuary You Call Body and Home: Stop Purchasing Chemical Products

How many chemical-laden products do you have in your household? Do you know? Have you ever counted? I don’t, or I haven’t, but I try to keep them at a minimum because they scare me. I don’t even know what’s … Continue reading

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Share a Lasting Plate

Ever share a meal with a loved one? How about the plate? It can do wonders for you, your loved one, your health, your waistline, your budget, and even a bit for the environment. This may not sound too appealing … Continue reading

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