Half Way Through 2019 – Resolutions Check-In

We are half way through 2019 already - can you believe it? It seems like the years go by faster and faster every year and this one is no exception. It's been fun though having real attainable goals and trying to achieve them, and stick to them, throughout the last 6 months. I wanted to…

January 14, NY19 Resolutions Check-In

Today is technically the end of my first New Year's resolution - a 2 week detox from alcohol, cigarettes and sweets. I'll admit I didn't do as great as I wanted, at least with the smoking, but everything else I've been fairly solid. I smoked on Wednesday of last week, and while it felt like…

NY19 Resolution #4: Sustainability Through Food

When I was about 10 years old, my parents decided to escape suburban life and move to the country. We lived on several acres, had loads of animals (eventually) and my mom always had a huge garden. She would plant gobs of tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, squash, berries, fruit trees and pretty much anything else you…

NY19 Resolution #3: Sustainability // No New Things

We live in a world that is driven by hardcore consumerism. Every holiday and event presents its own opportunity to purchase something new, whether it be a gift, a card, an outfit, a pair of shoes - pretty much anything as long as you’re able to find justification. It seems a little crazy to me…

NY19 Resolution #2: Two Week Detox

My first New Year’s resolution is fairly simple - post in my blog about my New Year’s resolution 2-3 times per week. My second resolution gets a little bit more challenging. This resolution is something that I think about and truly wonder “why I’m doing this to myself”. Let’s talk a little bit about detox.…