4 Ways You Can Literally Protect Parks and Beaches

Now that it’s the height of summer, I love spending as much time outdoors. Whether I’m traveling or staying in the city, I always make an effort to visit local parks and beaches and bask in the sun. The feeling of sand sticking to my skin and smelling the salty ocean air or running my … Continue reading 4 Ways You Can Literally Protect Parks and Beaches

Go Local: 5 Reasons Why Buying Local Food is Sustainably Better

I read a blog post somewhere and the writer asked, “Why do we trust celebrities and national brands so much over locally produced items by our community?” It’s a valid question. We tend to trust things that have the most marketing, advertising, or followers. I know I do sometimes. Locally-made products usually require a little … Continue reading Go Local: 5 Reasons Why Buying Local Food is Sustainably Better

NYC Guide: My Favorite Eateries Reducing Their Eco Footprint

A few weeks ago, the New York Times wrote an article about the role of composting in New York City and the city’s effort to expand composting even more by the end of next year. As someone who is constantly telling everyone I know about composting, this felt like a tiny silver lining, especially after … Continue reading NYC Guide: My Favorite Eateries Reducing Their Eco Footprint

“Green” Beauty 101: Identifying Ingredients and Labels

I love when seasons change because so many other things in life get to change as well, like food, fashion, and beauty. We swap out hearty meals for lighter dishes with seasonal produce, pack the chunky sweaters for breezy tops and denim shorts, and go minimal with the skincare and makeup. Just like organic and … Continue reading “Green” Beauty 101: Identifying Ingredients and Labels

Three Ways Yoga Relates to Environmental Sustainability

For those who do and don’t know me, I recently completed a yoga teacher training program. I’ve only been practicing yoga for about two years, but in those two years I felt like it was a constant in my life when everything else was changing. It was something I could go back to, something that … Continue reading Three Ways Yoga Relates to Environmental Sustainability