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Tired of Environmental Problems?

  Environmental issues facing our planet can often feel disheartening. There is a sense of overwhelm and negativity around the state of our planet's health. I do what I can to change this. I do it by not letting the negative news rule my life. I choose...

Your Own Eco Path
Walk Your Own Path – Not Mine.

My Eco Living Journey and Yours Will Never Be The Same And That's OK. My way of living an eco life isn't the right way and it's definitely not the only way. This has been on my mind for a while. There isn't one Eco shoe that...

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Make a New Year’s Resolution For the Planet

A new year and a fresh beginning is the perfect time to set intentions, goals or resolutions.  What are Your New Year’s resolutions? I love to set up my intentions for the year based on what I want to feel. I want to feel unlimited, and...

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The Role of Earth Citizens

The Paris Climate Agreement is momentus. It is a win for our planet. 200 countries have signed on and agreeed to keep the planet's climate below 2 degrees and even 1.5 degrees if we can. This took governments of the world getting over international relations...

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Give Better Gifts This Christmas

I have been loving running the Conscious, Creative, Christmas Challenge. Connecting with like minded souls and having a daily reminder about what I stand for during the holidays has been just what I needed! One of the many topics we covered is how to give better...

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A Different Christmas

Do you struggle to not get sucked into the Christmas consumption vortex?   The one where you swear you're going to opt-out of the unnecessary consumption, but find yourself shopping for Christmas gifts last minute for your in-laws, because you doubt they'll like your DIY- up-cycled -'thought that...

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How I re-set my Eco Living Passion!

I lost my inspiration to share my Eco living journey earlier this year.   It's back now. But it is amazing to reflect on what happened.   I went pretty hard this time last year, to create a program that shares the A to Z of what I have...

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The Key to Eco Living Success

Do you go through highs and lows of living an eco life? Times where your inspiration is at its peak and you do everything you can to reduce your impact and other times where you slack off, go for the easier options and just do...

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Nature has taught me a lesson

The last three months have been filled with many lessons, and I am sure there are many more to come. The biggest lesson so far has been one of ‘surrendering’. Why Surrender? Well as a person who loves to plan, and then execute the plan, I thrive...

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Cheating on Glass with Plastic (shhh!)

I knew that moving on to a sailboat fulltime was going to be challenging and that I would have to adapt how I live, to suit the change in lifestyle. What I wasn’t expecting was having to resort back to Plastic. For the last three years...

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Lessons in Decluttering

I grew up in the late 80’s early 90’s in Canada. It was a time where shopping and getting new things was a sign of success. So growing up I remember shopping with my mom, in my teen years hanging out at the mall with...

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Following a Dream

  I have some pretty big and exciting changes happening in my life! If you follow the blog, you know that I am a passionate lover of this planet. I think we have the most amazing natural environment on our planet and that in my time here...

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My Eco Wedding!

Sebastian and I met 7 years ago on New Years Eve. Very quickly he became my best friend. So when he popped the question last year, I was more than ready to say "YES"! After a couple days of the engagement bubble the reality of planning...

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Active Citizen Award

This past weekend on Australia Day, I was awarded the WA Premier's Active Citizen Award for Fremantle! It's an honor and feels amazing to be recognized for the volunteer work I have done over the last 3.5 years. I love the community I live in, and...

Digital Enlightenment
Digital Enlightenment

  I run an online business.  I spend a lot of time on the computer, but I have quite a love hate relationship with the internet and technology. I believe that having access to free flowing information is an amazing thing.  It means creativity,  sharing positive messages,...

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7 day Eco Living Challenge

  7 DAY ECO LIVING CHALLENGE I want to start this year off on the right foot and with a bit of a bang for the planet, cause she so badly needs it! So I put together a Free 7 Day Eco Challenge! It's not filled with the typical...

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Inspiring New Years Resolutions

  I like making New Year's Resolutions. I make a few different ones every year. They guide me and connect me to what my focus should be for the year ahead. I try set resolutions that take in the bigger picture, less about specifics. It means...

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My Plastic Free Beauty Routine

    It used to be the norm to have upwards of 15 different products in plastic bottles that I used daily – face cleaner, toner, cream, shampoo, conditioner, leave in treatment, lotions, scents, exfoliators… the list goes on. I started thinking about the ingredients in each of...

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Not Getting Wrapped Up!

    I can feel it happening… I am getting pulled into it all. The Christmas Craziness! I made a conscious decision that this year, I wasn't going to get on the consumerism bandwagon, not even a little. I wanted to make this Christmas different. I still wanted the...

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Small acts make a Difference!

When global environmental issues make the news, it feels pretty gloomy. Climate Change, rain forest destruction, the loss of species, major plastic pollution in the ocean, it all feels so massive. I personally hate the feeling this gives me. I don’t want to feel helpless and...

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A Blissful Eco Life Web Series

Behind the scenes things have been getting a bit busy here.  It's like a Tasmanian devil has been through my house whipping a tornado. Actually it's just me working long hours to bring an amazing e-course to life...

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A Confession to Make

I have a confession to make, one I don’t like people to know…   I Drive a Big Car.   I care deeply about the planet, if you read any other posts on this site, you can see that. I want to live an eco-friendly life. I want to...

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A simple yet effective action

When there is a global problem so big and so complex, it often feels like the small actions you take are just not enough.  When I think about Climate Change, I feel small. I feel insignificant. I feel pretty disempowered. Sure, I can conserve power and...

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5 Ways to Stay Green When You Travel

When you travel or take a holiday, it’s a time to refresh, recharge and relax. If you try to live eco-friendly in your normal day to day life, there is no reason why you can’t keep that happening on your holidays, and still feel like...

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Our Amazing Planet

I've been blessed to see so many amazing parts of our planet. This is from our last trip home to Canada with a couple stops on the way there and the way back. You can find out more about how I made this trip lighter...

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Beating Food Waste

Our food system globally is pretty broken.  Yes we can go to the grocery store daily and pick up anything we want. Its really quite extraordinary. All the food is fresh, clean and without any signs of imperfection. We take it home an pack...

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Refreshing my Perspective

I have been taking a break in Hawaii and now in Vancouver, and while these are the most amazing to places to take a break, refresh, and rejuvenate, it’s not so much about the location. It’s more just about the fact, that I really needed a break...

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Homemade Natural Sun Cream

A mid-winter escape to summer in Canada via Hawaii has caused me to pull out my natural suncream recipe. I have a love and hate relationship with the sun! I love the sun, and I love summer and I love being outdoors… But a few too...