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…

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…

Sunday Spotlights 14: Antiques Coffee Shop Chatter & Work—Oh My!

Sunday Spotlights 14: Antiques Coffee Shop Chatter & Work—Oh My!

A RECAP OF LAST WEEK: Last week was absolutely wonderful! It was peaceful, productive, and equal parts challenging. I finished a big work task two days early which I am incredibly proud of and managed to outline this upcoming week’s. The next aspect of my tasks are more collaborative. My co-worker and I have found…

Sunday Spotlights 13: Resilience, Chocolate, and Spring Evenings

Sunday Spotlights 13: Resilience, Chocolate, and Spring Evenings

A Recap Of Last Week: Looking back on last week, one word comes to mind: comfort. A few opportunities for me to step outside of my comfort zone presented itself and I leaned into those moments of uncertainty to pursue that new level of discomfort, to grow. While I didn’t scale a mountain, I feel…

A Conscious Alternative To Buying Books From Amazon
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A Conscious Alternative To Buying Books From Amazon

I remember purchasing my first book online. It was a whirlwind and a milestone for technology. Now, as I’ve been journeying through more sustainable living I’ve come to see the negativity of having my TBR list overnighted. I’m assembling resources to make the switch from traditional booksellers, to indie book sellers. One resource I’ve found…