This Maker Creates The Cutest Christmas Clay Earrings

This Maker Creates The Cutest Christmas Clay Earrings

One of my shopping priorities is to shop small businesses and creatives over chains. I love finding seasonal items––outfits, accessories, and home decor to bring the season’s change outside, in. Last year I found a few holiday sweaters and this year, I wanted to make purchasing holiday-themed wearables that I can treasure and style every…

Shop These Sustainable Gifts From An Online Eco-Friendly Marketplace
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Shop These Sustainable Gifts From An Online Eco-Friendly Marketplace

Your EarthHero purchase helps to plant 5 trees! I recently discovered EarthHero, an online alternative to Amazon, which prioritizes sustainability and the environment. I’ve partnered with the company to put together this gift guide and give you an alternative to shopping places that contribute to the climate crisis. Here’s how EarthHero is different, “as an…

Beginning My Sustainability Journey With The University Of Cambridge
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Beginning My Sustainability Journey With The University Of Cambridge

I shared in this Instagram post that my blog has been a place where I can talk about sustainability and learn––or rather, un-learn how I’m living––don’t worry this isn’t a goodbye post. But, this past year I’ve been itching to do more––to grow my understanding of sustainability and how it is integrated within businesses. I decided…

6 Ways To Reset Your Mental Health This Season
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6 Ways To Reset Your Mental Health This Season

As summer winds down and we transition into a new season, it’s important to allow ourselves the mental space to shift gears, as well. I’m trying to have more kindness towards myself and schedule more time in my calendar to breathe, relax, and listen to what my body is telling me. My Instagram feed has…

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 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…