Category Archive: Mother Earth & Make a Difference

Three Natural, Organic Skincare Lines You’ve Never Heard Of

Despite my constant consumption of avocados, coconut oil, and water, I can’t make a dent in my skin’s dehydration. Living in the desert and spending most of my weekends outdoors certainly exacerbates the condition. My… Continue reading

Keep It Simple (And Breeze Through The Holidays)

In general, we overdo it. Most of American culture believes more is better: work harder, get a bigger television, a nicer car… On the outside this may look successful and happy, but inside our giant houses, we feel… Continue reading

Seeing The Light in Others Equals Happier Families & Better Relationships

My mom’s fight with cancer began when I was 14. She had five, yes, five different bouts, so the concept of mortality was something I was familiar with. I’d grown up with it, fearful… Continue reading

The Yamas: A Modern Look at Living a Life of Harmony

Ask anyone why they practice yoga and the answer will always come back to one thing. It makes us feel better. On the physical level, we practice to relieve pain and increase vitality. But… Continue reading

3 Ways To Save Water (You May Not Have Thought Of)

We live in the hot, dry desert. Yet with our water-saving skills, we use so little of the precious resource that we’re only ever charged the minimum monthly amount. In fact, we use less water in an entire… Continue reading

Finding Fulfillment In A World That Wants To Sell It To You

Over the last few months I’ve been struggling with a finger injury. Initially, it kept me from even being able to do Downward Dog. Thankfully I’m back on my mat, but where it… Continue reading

Save the Earth (and money!) at the Coffee Shop

Where I live, out at the edge of town, there is only satellite internet. It’s near as slow as dial-up during high-traffic hours, and sometimes it just plain doesn’t work. When that happens… Continue reading

4 Tips for Earth Friendly Holiday Gift Giving

I always try to minimize my impact on Mother Earth, to use only what I need and not be wasteful. But Christmas can sometimes seem like the epitome of waste. It is so… Continue reading

6 Ways to Sit Less & Move More

Sitting is the new smoking. It’s something we may have thought wasn’t such a big deal, until we saw the repercussions. And it’s killing us. Chronic low back and neck strain and higher-than-ever… Continue reading