Life had gotten out of control. In the span of two months, the following happened: My husband had a back injury so bad we spent a day at the ER and it left him unable to move by himself for days. Limited mobility for at least a month, and lots of pain and trouble… Read More The Hidden Secret to Make Time for Self Care
I first wrote this post in November of 2017. Two months after my family and I started our zero waste journey. At that time, being such a newbie, I was already saving our family over $25 a month with just a few simple swaps. I am now updating this post a year and a half… Read More Super Easy Zero Waste Swaps That are Saving us Over $1200 A Year (that’s over $100 a Month!)
When you think of ways to manage anxiety, I’m going to guess you may not think of ‘minimalism’ as a solution – although I think the correlation between the two has been getting some mainstream attention lately. But I’m going to also guess that you definitely wouldn’t think of zero waste. But what if I… Read More Minimalism and Zero Waste Living Can Help with Anxiety: Here’s How
Tell us a little bit about yourself! Who are you? Where are you from? What types of things do you enjoy doing? My name is Becca Haney and I am the founder of Basically Balanced Living, a health and wellness blog that discusses all areas of healthy and balanced living. I am also a licensed… Read More Anxiety Stories: Becca H.
Plastic has been in the news lately. A LOT. So, you may already know the issues with it. However, if you don’t or need a refresher, check out some of these startling statistics: A plastic bottle takes 450 years to break down in the environment A plastic bag takes 10-20 years to break down in… Read More Plastic Free July: The What and the How (to Reduce Plastic)
There are a lot of ‘how to be zero waste’ or ’10 items you must have to be zero waste’ posts out there on the interwebs. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not bashing my fellow zero waste blogger community. I’m pretty sure I have an old post that falls within the same lines (here). I… Read More 5 Things You Must Have in Order to Be Zero Waste (that aren’t actually things)
Tell us a little bit about yourself! Who are you? Where are you from? What types of things do you enjoy doing? Hi – I am Carissa, a 37 year old SAHM to two boys, ages 12 and 7. I have been married for 15 years and we live in Mississippi. I am a small… Read More Anxiety Stories: Carissa M.
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Anxiety can be a b*tch. It can sneak up on you when you’re least expecting it, it can always be ‘there’ – making you feel like you can never get a break, or, it can rear its ugly head and go full force on you. I’ve… Read More 25 Ways to Manage Your Anxiety Right Now + a Free Printable!
Tell us a little bit about yourself! Who are you? Where are you from? What types of things do you enjoy doing? Hi! My name is Ivy, I’m a 22 year old college student from Spain. My current dream is going to the UK to study for a Master’s Degree. But I’m a dreamer, whereas… Read More Anxiety Stories: Ivy F.
Hi Sarah! Tell us a little bit about yourself! Who are you? Where are you from? What types of things do you enjoy doing? Hi, I am Sarah, I’m an occupational therapist, mental health coordinator and personal trainer. I am live in Solihull, UK. I love novelty so have a range of interests including baking,… Read More Anxiety Stories: Sarah M.