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6 Tips for Living Sustainably and Harmoniously With Your Partner

6 Tips for Living Sustainably and Harmoniously With Your Partner

When it comes to things like cooking, cleaning, organization, finances, etc., there is no one size fits all formula for conscious cohabitation. However, here are some tips that can help you live sustainably and harmoniously with your partner.
  • Weekend Reading: I'm Obsessed With Emma Watson's New Instagram Account

    Weekend Reading: I’m Obsessed With Emma Watson’s New Instagram Account

    Hi readers! What are you up to this weekend? I'll be working this weekend trying to get as much done as possible before I head to the Dominican Republic for a week on Thursday. The tourism board there is eager to show off the island's sustainable side on the North Coast. My fiancé and I actually...
    Conscious Consumerism Is Not Enough. What Are You Really Doing to Change the World?

    Conscious Consumerism Is Not Enough. What Are You Really Doing to Change the World?

    Lately, I've been telling anyone who will listen my thoughts on the effectiveness of obsessing over individual lifestyle choices. I've summarized them this morning for Quartz, a smart publication by The Atlantic. This post, a continuation of my popular post from last year called "The Big Lie of Conscious Consumerism" may seem like a disavowal of...
    Exactly How Freaked Out Should We Be About 2 Degrees Global Warming?

    Exactly How Freaked Out Should We Be About 2 Degrees Global Warming?

    This article is part of a collaboration between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ethical Writers Coalition. How often do you brainstorm where you'll go when climate change hits your community? I do it often. We own our apartment in Brooklyn, about a 15 minute walk from the waterfront. I'll look up the...
    Why We Need to Have Compassion for Trump Voters

    Why We Need to Have Compassion for Trump Voters

    Yes, we need to fight Trump and Bannon. We do not need to fight civilians who have been duped and brainwashed by Fox News. We don't need to fight our families, or get into screaming matches on the supermarket. This isn't just about doing the right thing. This is a strategy.
    EcoCult's 10 Most Popular Posts of 2016

    EcoCult’s 10 Most Popular Posts of 2016

    Originally I wanted to put together this post just for fun. A sort of, "Hey, look what I did this year!" But researching my top posts has turned out to be an incredibly useful exercise. Because as I dug through the analytics, I realized that four out of the ten top posts were ideas that...
    Why I'm Ditching "Resolutions" in Favor of "Affirmations" for 2017

    Why I’m Ditching “Resolutions” in Favor of “Affirmations” for 2017

    I feel like my New Year's resolutions have always failed. But in the past seven years, I've succeeded in so many ways. It's all because of one word switch.
    Weekend reading: Please Don't Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    Weekend reading: Please Don’t Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    I told mindbodygreen my favorite NYC restaurant and comfort food dish along with other NYC wellness leaders. Dig in! | mindbodygreen The Holidays I guarantee you this will be the best eggnog recipe you'll ever try. | EcoCult archives The end-all-be-all guide to holiday charitable giving. | Reading My Tea Leaves 13 classy ideas for...