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I'm Trying These 3 Strategies for Nailing My 2018 Resolutions

I’m Trying These 3 Strategies for Nailing My 2018 Resolutions

This time last year, I wrote about how I was focusing on affirmations instead of resolutions for 2017. I want to revisit what I said last year – always helpful! – and update it with two juicy new strategies  for 2018. 
  • The Ultimate Eco-Friendly Guide to Kauai, Hawaii: Sustainable Hotels, Restaurants, and Things to Do

    The Ultimate Eco-Friendly Guide to Kauai, Hawaii: Sustainable Hotels, Restaurants, and Things to Do

    I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect to love Hawaii as much as I did, or find it to be so darn sustainable, authentic, and conscious. Hawaii for our honeymoon? What a cliché! I thought it would be all sugary drinks on the beach, kitschy shops, an overbuilt, megaresort mecca teeming with loud Americans, like a...
    Why We're Leaving NYC to Travel the World for a Year

    Why We’re Leaving NYC to Travel the World for a Year

    My husband and I are leaving our lives in Brooklyn to travel sustainably around the world. And I'm not totally sure we're going to come back.
    Weekend Reading: Here Are My Thoughts on Vegan Fashion

    Weekend Reading: Here Are My Thoughts on Vegan Fashion

    Hi readers! I’m very excited that this article on my frustrations with vegan fashion is out. First, because I worked really hard on it and the editor was great to work with. Second, because now whenever I get snide comments, I can direct those commenters straight to this. But I surely do believe in organic fashion, and...
    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Hi readers, I had the opportunity to visit Eileen Fisher’s exhibit this week in Brooklyn, where they showed the process of collecting, sorting, and upcycling old Eileen Fisher clothing. I especially loved the new strategy their trying of mending holes in sweaters with gold thread, after the Japanese technique of kintsugi or mending broken pottery...
    Weekend Reading: My Story Went Viral!

    Weekend Reading: My Story Went Viral!

    Hey readers, this week has been a whirlwind! My story for Quartz on the predatory multi-level marketing company LuLaRoe, purveyor of cheaply-made, polyester leggings, went viral, racking up over 800,000 readers. I didn’t go into how terrible they must be for the environment in the story, because, well, obviously. And also, it is long enough as...
    The Dominican Republic's North Coast Is an Eco-Friendly Dream

    The Dominican Republic’s North Coast Is an Eco-Friendly Dream

    Perhaps it was as I sipped on a mojito using a miracle berry and mint sourced from a hydroponic garden about 100 feet away after trying out some aerial circus tricks. Or maybe it was listening to the mournful calls of a lovesick humpback whale piped up to me from under the boat. In any...
    Sustainable Nashville: Where to Eat, Where to Shop, Where to Stay

    Sustainable Nashville: Where to Eat, Where to Shop, Where to Stay

    Nashville has plenty to offer the conscious consumer: locavore restaurants, great shopping, and good cocktails, all with a down-home vibe. I'm pretty sure Brooklyn hipsters stole their style from Nashville – mason jars, beards, flannel – yup, there's a lot to love.