Slow Living

Hey conscious consumer! It’s not up to just you to save the world.

Hey conscious consumer! It’s not up to just you to save the world.

Hey fellow conscious consumer! I have to tell you something.

The weight of the world is not on your shoulders, and conscious consumerism isn’t gonna save the world.

I know, this probably sounds hypocritical coming from someone who blogs mostly about conscious consumerism. Although I do believe that thinking critically about the things we buy and what kind of practices we support with our dollars is important, I’m worried that there’s too much emphasis on individual actions within the conscious consumerism movement.

5 easy ways to eat more sustainably

5 easy ways to eat more sustainably

I love food. I really love food (as you could probably tell from my Instagram stories). And as my love for food, respect for the people who grow and make food, and concern for the environment grows, I’ve been trying to be more conscientious in the decisions I make regarding the food I eat.

Of course, our individual actions won’t halt climate change or reverse environmental damage without accompanying changes in government regulations and policies that hold corporations accountable. But making these small lifestyle changes can feel immediately empowering while we push for broader change, and that’s my hope for you (and for me)!

Dear fast fashion: This is why I broke up with you #FashionRevolutionWeek

Dear fast fashion: This is why I broke up with you #FashionRevolutionWeek

About a year ago, I broke up with fast fashion. If you’ve been following my blog, you already know this, but I think it’s worth sitting down and explaining why.

I’ll start from the beginning.

My New Year’s resolutions + tips for sticking to yours!

My New Year’s resolutions + tips for sticking to yours!

Happy New Year! Though the demarcation of time is a social construct and there’s not really anything inherently significant about the start of another trip around the sun, it’s always a good idea to reflect on what’s important to us, what we’ve accomplished, and what we want to work on.¬†

Here are my 2018 resolutions, followed by some tips that have helped me accomplish goals and establish good habits.

Thank you.

Thank you.

With the end of the year approaching, it’s a good time to slow down and reflect on the things that bring us joy.¬†Sometimes, it’s only when we pause that we realize just how much we have to be grateful for.

Here’s my list of blessings; I hope it inspires you to find the things that make you happy and hold them close, too.