Betsy D’s Sweet 16: Fastest Ways to Make Less Trash and Break Free from Consumer Traps

Have you been itchin' to incorporate a new green routine into your daily regime? Or maybe you are starting to realize and question your overall reliance on the government or the corporate/consumer system? Sometimes you just need exactly the right change. One that fits your life, helps your life…

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Some Notes on Truly “Escaping the System”
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Some Notes on Truly “Escaping the System”

This post is a a lighthearted literal disclaimer on my use of the phrase, and a deeper meaning behind the expressions that indicate "escaping the system". This post is NOT to call anybody out for not being good enough- it's to create some fun outside-the-box attitudes. Escape in…

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6 Horrific Reasons Why I Do This

The way I see it, the world is a beautiful place with a lot of ugly realities- but we have a choice to opt out! Today, it's our job to face these realities and move away from them as fast as possible. Not only to create change and…

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Beyond the Boycott: Ultimately Addressing Deeper Problems
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Beyond the Boycott: Ultimately Addressing Deeper Problems

Boycott is a word that gets thrown around a lot. Caution: it may even cause some quiet eye-rolling. But what should it mean? Surely, with our numbers, we could we do better. Does boycotting really make a difference? Although necessary and honorable, semi-random small purchasing decisions and sustainability…

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Beyond the Recycle Center

Recycling feels good. But recycling alone is not the answer:  Ok, let’s talk about recycling. Recycling is a huge and imperative part of the future of the zero waste movement! Don’t you love recycling? The entire process is fascinating… and it makes us feel so much better about…

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Loving Those who Disagree

Have you ever just been in that situation where you are trying to explain a simple and obvious environmental, political, or social concept, and the other person seems to be actively ignoring facts and being stubborn? They have a bunch of weird ideas that don’t really line up…

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“It’s So Expensive…”

The fact of the matter is that it costs money- real money, and natural resources to make a totally cruelty free and natural product from start to finish. This again points us quickly back in the direction of second hand shopping! Zero waste, humane, inexpensive, giving back to…

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The Far Reaching Impact of Giving Others Permission

Mission: to live by your values, in hopes of inspiring others and giving them permission to do the same. You have no idea what your action alone can do for other people- and entire groups- without you even talking about them. You have seen it in the movies.…

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5 Secrets For Collecting Minutes in Your Day

You just can't find any time in your day, and you're not even getting you needs met, or the recycle taken out. You need to outsource some responsibility! Kids can like helping, and in fact they are wired to do so. Look it up, you can help them…

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Peaceful Love Based Subculture

What better productive protest than a values based zero waste lifestyle? You can quietly but obviously question the morals of society and give other people permission to do the same. Just begin to participate in a new lifestyle-  turn your back on the old unproductive ways, while gently encouraging…

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You Have Permission
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You Have Permission

It's easy to want to do better for the planet, eat cleaner food, take care of your needs, and all. It's another thing to feel awkward about it in a group of less-caring friends that feel weird when you try to be green or healthy. How does this…

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Sensational Release to Reclaim Your Power

How do we stay positive in such a crazy place (Earth), with mixed insanity flying around in our hearts and minds? Many people wonder if there is even such thing as staying positive when you can't ignore the sadness of the world, when you feel like everything you…

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What Blame Game?

Who is to blame For all these Earthly and environmental atrocities? We know there is some kind of evil out there, or so we think. Is it the inventors? The manufacturers? The pushers? The retailers or the consumers? What a yucky soup to start mucking through! Really, there…

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Is it Transmutation, Depression, Anger Issues, or Spiritual Bypassing?

Transmutation is not an excuse to spiritually bypass or stay safely in your comfort zone. Do you have any idea how uncomfortable true transmutation can be? The energies on this planet have had me feeling a revolution coming for about 15 years... rumbling... building... I am so sorry…

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Shaving- 100% Plastic Free, Forever!

Love shaving, hate disposables, and want to save the ocean? You have simple, more affordable and ethical options at your finger tips! Razors you use monthly, x 12= how many you dispose of per year. Have you ever stopped and thought about how many razors must go into…

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Avoid Shutdown: A Little Head Start for Your Habit Success

To avoid shutdown: every 24 hours, focus on staying on track for only the next 24 hours. Why? Here's the deal: Most of us go into habit building with these huge goals. And that's great! But we tend to stay focused on the biggest outcome and all of these drastic…

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When it’s Just not That Simple- You’ve TRIED.
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When it’s Just not That Simple- You’ve TRIED.

So. There comes a time when you have tried over and over with a specific habit, and you're pretty discouraged with yourself. You become afraid to try again for fear of failure. It happens to everyone who tries to make big change in their life! Did you know…

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Autosuggest THIS!

You can autosuggest your way to better thoughts and habits! Human brains have at least 53 cognitive biases that cause us to ignore current evidence and options, and default to our old ways of thinking and being. They also strongly impact the decisions we make every single day-…

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For Your Evolution and the Planet’s Wellbeing.
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For Your Evolution and the Planet’s Wellbeing.

It's time for change! There are there are a certain number of things that are really just self-care when it comes down to it. But we avoid them! We think we'll do them later when everything else is done. We think there's no time for these habits, when…

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