• Zero Waste

    Deciding Between Your Well Being and Your Planet

    For me, being less wasteful has been a slow process that is still happening. So far there are plenty of things I’ve gotten rid of, stopped buying, or replaced with less wasteful options. But what about the things that you don’t want to give up? How do you decide if it’s worth keeping or worth getting rid of? Well, that’s completely up to you. You should never feel bad about saying “I can’t get rid of the hand soap I use that comes in plastic bottle”. That’s completely okay. There are more than a few things that I realized I can’t do without or substitute. Some I’m just saying no…

  • Minimalism

    Why Minimalism?

    Minimalism is hardly a new concept. Having had an interest in minimalism for some time, I’ve noticed that there are many ways to interpret “minimalism”. Some people look at it as having a life that is as minimal as possible. Where they have less than 100 items in their home, a very small wardrobe, and very few belongings. I view minimalism a bit differently. I feel minimalism as a way to simplify, declutter, and condense ones life. I want to do this because I feel that holding onto so many things is not what makes me happy. Also, clutter causes me anxiety which creates an unhappy environment. So, I embark…