There is something cathartic, almost therapeutic about moving to me. Living in the same place for over three years is kind of a rarity for me and my husband. We usually move every one or two years.
A great way to bridge our efforts with conservation to the success of achieving fitness is eliminating plastic from our diet. No, not like EATING plastic, but the consumer choices we make which involve plastic.
One of my favorite points of conservation fitness is teaching people to meal prep. It has a powerful impact on our health and nutrition, and the environment.
I hope this month has been a positive experience for anyone participating in Plastic-Free July. That’s the whole point of ZooFit and the Eco-Challenge. Have fun and make conservation fitness positive for you and the world.
When we start changing our own behavior for the better, it sometimes has a weird effect on our mentality. You want to shout from the mountain tops how eliminating plastic from our life has made it better. And you notice the actions of others NOT eliminating plastic much more prominently.
After an event I hosted earlier this month, an attendee mentioned she didn’t feel she did enough. She listed all the things her family does to eliminate waste, especially plastic. It was a very impressive list. And this lady thought she wasn’t doing enough.
If there is one thing I understand, it’s that telling someone something they should do is a sure-fire way to get them to not do something. As Brian Johnson from Optimize says, be a Radiant Exemplar. Live by example, not by command.
There are only 10 days left for the plastic free eco-challenge, and I feel I’ve barely scratched the surface. We have endless possibilities for cutting plastic out of our lives, because there’s an endless supply of plastic.
I’m pretty busy with a few projects but I still want to give my readers a daily dose of goodness for Plastic-Free July. It’s important to stay motivated, stay inspired. But ZooFit Safari is *THIS* close to being published. I decided to give myself a day and let a professional take the wheel for today….
As a kid in middle school (many moons ago), I heard a radio ad on my favorite station exclaiming “The earth is our home. CLEAN UP YOUR ROOM!” I loved this ad so much I made a poster of it as a school Earth Day project and kept it on my bedroom door. This confused…