It can be overwhelming for me most mornings when I open Twitter to see what’s going on in the world. Besides having to worry about what kind of society my daughter will end up living in thanks to the rise in misogyny in North America, what really gives me the most anxiety is seeing people willfully ignoring the facts that scientists have brought to light regarding climate change.Continue Reading
As we close out the year that was 2018 (seriously, what the f*** was that?), with all it’s crazy ups and downs (like Individual #1, all the new #MeToo allegations, that new beer-loving Supreme Court Justice, etc. etc.), one thing that seems to also be going to hell in a hand basket is the environment — but we already knew that. So, let’s be thankful for the little bits of good news that we can find, while also starting 2019 with a fresh perspective on the ways we can improve our own lifestyle for the benefit of the planet. There have been some small wins this year, so let’s keep ’em coming.Continue Reading
Period cramps are a pain, and so is dealing with them! As if menstruating weren’t enough of a bother, many who suffer through Mother Nature’s monthly gift are also blessed with cramps that make you ache to your bones. We all know about pharmaceutical methods of coping with said icky feelings, like Midol and birth control, but there are also a variety of natural treatments for these painful times.
Ah, Summer 2018 — we hardly knew ye. Fall is upon us and the temperatures are dropping, but, on the bright side, the past few months were filled with progress in the world of fashion, beauty and sustainability. Below is a reading list of all of the season’s news highlights.