I try to live consciously. Sometimes, female biology makes that difficult. To put it simply, periods can suck both for those who have them and the planet. Thankfully, there are alternatives, and they might make a great last-minute gift for a sister, cousin, friend or yourself.Continue reading “A Period of Change: My Switch to Eco-Friendly Menstrual Products (Part 1)”
I want to go forward to better. Do you?
Like many of us, I’ve been reflecting more and more on our way of life over the past few months. There’s no two ways about it: we’ve scarred this Earth, time and time again, even at our own expense.
Recently, there’ve been promising signs of change. We’ve been seeing headlines about clearer views of landscapes from lower levels of air pollution and ooh-and-ah-dorable wildlife where it hasn’t been spotted for decades. Sadly, these happenings aren’t due to a shift in society’s values (yet). Rather, they’re the result of undesirable and temporary compromises in our lifestyle. We’ve had a much more passive presence in the natural world but, for real, sustainable change, we need to be active about conservation and preservation.