Making any lifestyle change is difficult at first, especially one that you grew up with. Going vegan is one of those lifestyle changes that is hard to make because a lot of us were taught that a balanced diet had to include animal products for it to be effective and changing something that is ingrained… Continue reading Questions to Ask Before Going Vegan.
Ben & Jerry's New '"Milk' & Cookies" ice-cream. Ben & Jerry’s have a long history of serving unforgettable ice-cream since 1978. What started out as a small business in Burlington, Vermont became one of America’s most beloved ice-cream brands. Not only do Ben & Jerry’s serve the traditionally made ice-cream known to many, they also… Continue reading I Tried Ben & Jerry’s New Vegan Ice-cream So You Don’t Have To.
The zero-waste movement can seem daunting and often elite — only holding a place for the privileged with lots of disposable income to purchase the fancy swaps displayed on social media, but as a college student who knows all about having a tight budget, living a low-waste lifestyle doesn’t have to be expensive. The movement… Continue reading 5 Free Ways to Practice Zero Waste.
We all know the feeling of buying something new — we see an item that we want and impulsively purchase it without a second thought and it feels really good… until the excitement fades and we’re left with something that takes up space in the back of our closets. Being a self-proclaimed minimalist, I still… Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask Before Your Next Purchase.
When it comes to minimalism, simplicity and intentionality in all areas of life is the goal. When cleaning, eating, or deciding which hobbies to engage in, the idea is to make the experience meaningful and free of stress. Self-care is an area that I’ve had trouble keeping up with. Lighting candles and setting up a… Continue reading Minimalist Self-Care Habits.
The minimalism world is vast — containing a lot of different perspectives and insights from a variety of different experiences. Although the central meaning of minimalism — to live a more meaningful life —- remains the central purpose of the philosophy, there are many different reasons individuals decide to go minimal. Throughout my journey, I’ve… Continue reading The Different Types of Minimalists.
At the start of the new year, I was inspired by The Personal Philosophy Project to do a “No Buy Year”. I felt that this challenge would be perfect to keep me on my toes during my minimalism journey since inspiration was beginning to get a little stale for me. (If you’re new to this… Continue reading No Buy Year (update)
Going vegan is a daunting lifestyle change for anyone. There are so many avenues when it comes to veganism and it’s almost expected to make mistakes along the way. After six years of being vegan, I’ve been through the ups and downs with living this lifestyle and I’ve made a list of five things to… Continue reading 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Vegan.
Items from Sonora Refillery in Oceanside, CA. It’s been a year since I’ve decided to begin living a life with less waste. This lifestyle requires a lot of learning, patience, and practice which means going zero waste doesn’t happen overnight. Throughout my journey, I’ve made small changes along the way and I’ve begun leaning more… Continue reading My Recent Zero Waste Swaps.
Being intentional is one of the most important things when it comes to living a simple and minimal lifestyle. Living intentionally in all areas of your life serves your well-being in ways that are hard to come by. Some of my favorite youtubers promote intentional living and I want to share those channels with you!… Continue reading Youtube Channels That Promote Intentional Living.