What Does It Mean To Be Green?

With Earth Day 2019 a week away I started to think about what it means to ‘Be Green’. Of course the first thing that came to mind was being Environmentally friendly, but I wanted to dig deeper. What does it mean to be environmentally friendly to me?

Essential Oils for Travelling

I recently went away to the Dominican Republic and of course I had to bring my essential oils with me. I wanted to bring my whole collection, but decided on the oils below (I had to leave some room for dresses and shoes šŸ˜‰ ). They all have specific uses that are perfect for traveling and being on vacation which …

Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: My first experiences as an animal activist

April is Animal Cruelty Prevention Month This morning (after working nights) I will be attending a pre sentence report for of one of the worst cases of Animal Cruelty in Canadian history to help show that the public DOES care about neglect and cruelty to animals. Over 1500 pigs died due to complete neglect from Benjamin Stein (Langton). When ospca …

Iā€™m Vegan & Loving It!

2 months into being Vegan and I am happier and healthier! I finally cut out chocolate and cheese, the only two things for almost a year that weren’t vegan in my diet (I also now love dark chocolate, which I used to hate!). I feel great, my hair and skin look healthier and I’ve lost weight (not that I needed …

How to deal with body shaming

I’m sure most of us have felt it, and a lot of us have probably participated in it in some way. I know I have when I was younger, not ‘fat shaming’, but ‘skinny shaming’. I have made statements about people being too thin and have told people they should eat more. I always knew fat shaming was horrible but …

10 ways to reconnect with nature

Reconnecting with nature is very important in balancing mind, body and soul. It recharges our mind, encourages us to stay physically fit, and helps us stay on track for our personal development goals. Here are some of my favorite ways to connect with mother nature. Why don’t you try some of them yourself this long weekend? Given that the human …

How a Butchers granddaughter became a vegetarian at 10 years old

I have always LOVED animals, but was not driven by animal welfare to become a vegetarian. I believe I was destined to be a vegetarian, but didn’t really consider it seriously because my WHOLE family ate meat… at every meal. My Opa (Grandpa) was a butcher and my parents used to work in his shop. Eating meat in my family …