Until recently scientists believed that a forest was a group of individual trees living on their own. Thanks to Suzanne Simard, a scientist who was originally mocked for her theory of the interconnectedness of trees, we have an amazing new understanding of the ingenious ways in which nature works. Continue reading Lessons From Mother Nature→
Composting! Seriously, please don’t delete, read on. I’ve found a really simple way to do it. And to all of you out in California and Colorado who’ve been doing this for a while now, yes, I’m a bit slow, but now I’m all in. Continue reading My Newest Obsession→
“Our attempt to subordinate all of nature to human use — has led us to the brink of collapse of the Earth’s life support systems”— Judi Bari, forest activist”
Yet, as we’re coming up on Earth Day, this is not the time to be pessimistic, it’s a time for hope. Hope inspires us to take action and our actions ripple out, inspire others, and before you know it, we’ve created a wave of action.
It’s time to rethink our approach to shopping and gift-giving this holiday season. We can make this holiday season less about material things and more about the true spirit of giving. Giving love, kindness, compassion, and friendship.Continue reading The Secret to Happy Holidays→
We’re doing something we’ve never done before, we’re giving out three kindness awards this month. We’ve been getting more and more nominations of truly inspirational people, making it that much harder to narrow it down to one winner. We’re so grateful for the generosity of our donors, who make it possible for us to give out these additional awards.
When nature thrives, so do we. Earth Day is April 22nd, while we have a lot of work to do, I’d like to celebrate some of the amazing innovations that are in the works now to help our world become more sustainable.
It’s officially spring, I wore flip-flops for the first time. Slept with the windows open and felt the breeze flowing over my body. Woke to the birds happily chattering, sitting in trees bursting with new buds. I know life can be hard, which is why it’s so important to appreciate the little things. Wishing you a world of beautiful, everyday, ordinary things.Continue reading 10 Videos to Inspire, Astonish, and Captivate→
A ray of sunshine in a sea of negativity. We’re living in unprecedented times with so much negativity surrounding us, it’s worrying, stressful, and exhausting. In the middle of this, I heard some good news that left me feeling hopeful.
I’ve been thinking about all the people out on the west coast who can’t go outside because of the fires, I’m so sorry.I just want to say that you’re in our thoughts. Stay safe. For the rest of us, much gratitude that you are able to get out and enjoy nature.
There’s no better time than now to get out in nature. Our world is stressful with COVID, home-schooling, politics, racial injustice, financial worries, social distancing, and more. Life is stressful, nature heals.