Four Small Changes That Can Help The Environment

Four Small Changes That Can Help The Environment

Habits are something that you need to assess so that you can make sure that you make some positive changes. By changing your actions, you can begin to minimise the impact you have on the environment. There are many environmental consequences due to unnecessary plastic waste and air pollution. You may feel like you can’t make a big difference, but if everyone makes a small change, it adds up to something more significant. Check out these four small changes that can help the environment. CUT DOWN ON FAST FASHION Fast fashion is exceptionally harmful to the environment. The process of making the clothing can pollute water systems, and many clothing items produced end up in landfills when people get bored and want something new. Clothing should be well-made and something that you purchase to wear over and over again, so when you want to get rid of it, you can take it to a consignment shop or do a clothing swap with friends. Clothing exchanges are a fun way for you and your friends to exchange items, and get something new, without there being negative consequences on the environment. Instead, you are extending the item’s life. Try shopping in second-hand… View Post
Three Tips for Recovering After a Running Session.

Three Tips for Recovering After a Running Session.

The benefits of exercise are not based entirely on the intensity of a workout. Most people who take up bodybuilding, for instance, will note that about 20% of their results are down to their weightlifting, while the other 80% comes from their nutritional choices and their recovery efforts made afterward. For example, failure to eat a balanced diet or sleeping too little stunts recovering after a running session as your next training session will be met with significant fatigue – leading to possible injuries When it comes to the natural movement of running, we can often forget to recover adequately like after any other physical activity. However, properly recovering after your running session is self-care that only takes a little time and planning.   As many runners will tell you, at first, running feels like a chore; then, it’s a habit, then it becomes a┬ápassion and a lifestyle. To ensure your lifestyle is as healthy as can be, follow these three tips for recovering after a running session. FOOT CARE Your feet take a pounding when running, particularly when running on the treadmill. It can seem as though running outside, with the various groundswells and differing textures, can be worse. Outdoor… View Post
Tarot Tuesday, March 10-17, 2020

Tarot Tuesday, March 10-17, 2020

Very superstitious? Grab your coat and hat. I love Stevie Wonder and all, but most of my life, I have been superstitious. Not stepping on cracks, trying not to break a mirror, and always avoiding black cats — like to the point that I got nervous when I found out that my In-Laws had two of them! This week we have a gasp Friday the 13th as well as the luck of St. Patrick’s Day! So, let’s pull this week’s Tarot Tuesday for March 10-17, 2020! THIS WEEK’S CARD The Three of Wands represents freedom, growth, and expansion. This card also represents a strong sense of self-confidence and resisting an attachment to limiting beliefs.  During the next week we are encountering the following four Void-of-Course Moons as the moon shifts: March 10th: Virgo to Libra (4:32 am – 6:03 am) March 12th: Libra to Scorpio (4:12 am – 5:28 am) March 14th: Scorpio to Sagittarius (6:06 am – 7:09 am) March 16th: Sagittarius to Capricorn (5:34 am – 12:25 pm) As well, the moon is waning in the week ahead, and Mercury is effectively no longer in retrograde. Has your energy been feeling off the last few weeks? If it has, it… View Post
Three Lessons I’ve Learned From Living Two Years Alcohol-Free

Three Lessons I’ve Learned From Living Two Years Alcohol-Free

It’s that time again! Another year has passed since I decided to give up alcohol. Year two was not without its challenges, but I continue to believe that I am gaining more from my current lifestyle than I ever did while I was still drinking. This post could have filled an entire book – and maybe it will be one day (I hope!) — but, for now, I will keep it short by quickly sharing the three lessons I’ve learned from living two years alcohol-free. I love being in my head I used to think that being in my head was the worst and most detrimental space I could exist. I no longer feel that way, because my mind is clear and my anxiety is managed through better coping mechanisms. I can spend so much time by myself these days – in fact, I find myself NEEDING to be alone more than I ever did before. To be honest, when I would need alone time when I was still a drinker, it would be to drink wine on my own – without anybody judging me or invading that ‘sacred’ space that I so longed for. When I was in my… View Post
Tarot Tuesday: March 3-9,2020

Tarot Tuesday: March 3-9,2020

How about the past week? I am confident I am not the only person who felt so many overwhelming emotions and energies over the past seven days, right? Last week’s energy was the Two of Swords and the energy associated with blockage or stagnancy. I felt some of that last week – did you? Let’s pull the card for this Tuesday Tuesday for the week of March 3 – 9, 2020. THIS WEEK’S TAROT IS… The Lovers – a Major Arcana card – can represent conflict and decision making and our ability to accept responsibility for the reality we create. It is not shocking that this week presents us with more opportunities for conflict and indecision. Mercury is in Aquarius for approximately the next two weeks, and with that, which will push us to want to embrace new ideas and getting in touch with our creative side. Venus is also entering Taurus over the next four weeks, and with that, we will be seeking the familiar and secure while still finding ways to trust our gut instinct. The universe and energies are most potent this week for those under the signs of Aquarius, Taurus, Pisces, Aries, and Gemini LOVE AND… View Post