A Self-Guided Walking Tour of St. Helier, Jersey

A Self-Guided Walking Tour of St. Helier, Jersey

Walking is one of the easiest ways to practice sustainable living and traveling. When you combine that with an area that is pedestrian-friendly and full of fun things to see/do, makes for a great self-guided walking tour. The island of Jersey is located in The Channel Islands, between England and France. Jersey is closer to…

3 Ways To Practice Sustainable Living

3 Ways To Practice Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is the practice of meeting our needs without compromising the environment and future generation’s ability to meet their own needs or compromise the Earth’s natural resources. I wrote a blog post on what sustainable living is and how to begin a sustainable lifestyle––click here to read that post. Part of sustainable living is…

5 Ways I Failed At Traveling Sustainably
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5 Ways I Failed At Traveling Sustainably

The Lessons I Learned When I Failed At Traveling Sustainably I spent the month of July on the island of Jersey, within the Channel Islands. As much as I prepared for this trip and planned for Plastic Free July/sustainable traveling in general, I failed quite a few times. Instead of hyper-focusing on the “failure” aspect,…

How To Create A Summer Wellness Plan + lululemon Style Guide
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How To Create A Summer Wellness Plan + lululemon Style Guide

<img src=”https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/content/v1/576df23929687f12f6831057/1624989409568-UPEDS0VSTUKC9V3I8B42/The+importance+of+slowing+down+and+taking+care+of+yourself” alt=”The importance of slowing down and taking care of yourself” />Over the years—but especially within the last 18 months, the idea and approach to wellness has evolved. For some, it is still synonymous with weight loss and looking a certain way, but for me and millions of others, wellness is caring for our…

I’m Starting A Summer Reading Virtual Book Club
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I’m Starting A Summer Reading Virtual Book Club

I’m Starting a Free Virtual Book Club Calling all readers! I’m kicking off summer with a virtual book club! The first story we’re reading and the world we will be diving into is Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard.⁠⁠ I’ve listed the book synopsis below and links where you can purchase it. We will meet on…

I’m Joining The “Plastic Free July” Challenge—You Can Too!
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I’m Joining The “Plastic Free July” Challenge—You Can Too!

I recently learned about a global initiative called Plastic Free July, which encourages individuals to dedicate the month of July to become aware of their plastic use than taking steps to reduce and ultimately eliminate their personal plastic pollution. Starting July 1st, I will be sharing content on Instagram (@macailab13) and centering the Tuesday blog…

How To Start Your Sustainable Living Journey

How To Start Your Sustainable Living Journey

Before beginning your sustainable living journey, the word “sustainable” needs defining. Sustainability is the practice of meeting our needs without compromising the environment and future generations’ ability to meet their own needs or compromise the Earth’s natural resources. For a deeper understanding of what sustainability is, click here to read my blog post. Living sustainably…

Book Review: Shadow & Bone by Leigh Bardugo
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Book Review: Shadow & Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow & Bone is book one of Leigh Bardugo’s Young Adult fantasy novel in the Grishaverse trilogy. Shadow & Bone introduces the Russian-inspired fantasy world via the story of the “soldier. Summoner. Saint. Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her first trek across the Shadow Fold―a swath…