Sustainable Living

10 Black-Owned Sustainable Brands to Support

10 Black-Owned Sustainable Brands to Support

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Every time you spend money, you are casting a vote for the kind of world you want. —Anna Lappe Last Friday ...

The Meaning of True Freedom

The Meaning of True Freedom

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We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. —William Faulkner As a child of immigrant parents, the 4th of July …

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Facet of Change: Next Steps

Facet of Change: Next Steps

The hardest step she took was to blindly trust in who she was. —Atticus When 2020 began, I was so happy and excited that not only …

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Summer Mood Board

Summer Mood Board

Every summer, like the roses, childhood returns. —Marty Rubin Summer is in full swing and it seems like everyone always looks forward to it, at least …

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Downtime

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Downtime

And every day, the world will drag you by the hand, yelling, “This is important! And this is important! And this is important! You need to …

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Gratitude Unlocked: What I Took For Granted

Gratitude Unlocked: What I Took For Granted

I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness — it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude. —Brene Brown …

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How to Celebrate Your First Juneteenth

How to Celebrate Your First Juneteenth

I think a hero is any person really intent on making this place better for all people. —Maya Angelou For the last several weeks, my eyes …

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Redefining Success

Redefining Success

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Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are …

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10 Black-Owned Sustainable Brands to Support

10 Black-Owned Sustainable Brands to Support

Every time you spend money, you are casting a vote for the kind of world you want. —Anna Lappe Last Friday was World Environment Day and …

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The Cut: No. 11

The Cut: No. 11

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There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away, it must go somewhere. —Annie Leonard Welcome back to my monthly series of The …

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How to Respond to Racism & Discrimination

How to Respond to Racism & Discrimination

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No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and …

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How to Wear the Tie-Dye Trend Sophisticatedly

How to Wear the Tie-Dye Trend Sophisticatedly

Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself. —Oscar de la Renta Over time, I’ve learned that I’m not one …

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5 Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands You Need to Try

5 Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands You Need to Try

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Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. —Maya Angelou Since starting my segment on sustainable lifestyle tips …

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