Source: Michelle Rivas Vivala Creator

I like to call myself an active person to the point where I tend to workout at least five days a week. My workouts, what I wear, and what I eat varies a ton depending on my current obsession. For example, I’ve recently become a super fan of yoga due to a running injury which involved me going to and spending lots of money on yoga classes. …


Around March of 2016, I watched a documentary called “Cowspiracy”. It is essentially a film directed by Leonardo DiCaprio, promoting vegetarianism/veganism driven by environmental issues. When I was watching the credits, I felt like I had received a powerful slap in the face. Why hadn’t I learned about the drastic way animal agriculture harms the environment on the news? At my University? From my parents? I almost felt betrayed by the sources of information that I had trusted over the years. I proceeded to investigate the truth and threw out all meat from my fridge. …


I’ve always been interested in helping the environment, but it becomes difficult to determine what can actually make an impact and what I can consistently incorporate into my busy life. Not to mention all of the documentaries, blogs, YouTube videos, social media posts, etc just leave me feeling overwhelmed. I’ve finally decided that enough is enough, I’m going to do the research and discoveries on how to help the environment into my own hands by developing a consistent way to test different environmental theories and recommendations. However, before I start this, I need to set some ground rules. The first…

Don’t Sweat the Green Things

Combing through all that advice on how to help the environment to give you concise and attainable ways to make an impact.

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