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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...
    13 Real Ways to Fight Back Against Trump and Protect the Environment

    13 Real Ways to Fight Back Against Trump and Protect the Environment

    The safety pin is just the beginning. Here is your plan for surviving a potential Trump presidency, and taking action.
    Donate Instead of Gift: 26 Ideas for Doing Good This Holiday

    Donate Instead of Gift: 26 Ideas for Doing Good This Holiday

    Over the past five years, I’ve been easing into asking my family to donate to causes on my behalf, and doing the same for them. My grandmother gets a donation to her amazing church. My step-dad requests that we donate to to Conservacion Patagonica. My aunt and uncle get a donation to their local botanical...
    Weekend Reading: How to Make Yourself Heard

    Weekend Reading: How to Make Yourself Heard

    The nightmare continues this week. But it’s good it’s still a nightmare. As soon as we start thinking all of this is normal, that’s when this becomes a certified autocracy. Stay mad. Stay shocked. Stay horrified. Stay safe. Action Nichole’s 5-step plan for the Trump presidency is on point. | Green or Die Make yourself...
    Don't Be An Angry Vegan

    Don’t Be An Angry Vegan

    Angry vegans don't make more vegans; kind vegans do. Getting frustrated with someone about the way he or she is implementing veganism (or any other lifestyle or cause) into his or her own life doesn't help. It doesn't give them the space to be able to make decisions about how they consume on their own....
    This Is How the World Ends

    This Is How the World Ends

    If you think we can just wait these four years out. You're wrong. It's much more serious than that.