An astounding new pesticide bill called the Protect America’s Children from Toxic Pesticides Act 2020 (PACTPA), sponsored by Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) is being applauded by consumers, fellow politicians, and environmental groups across the country. According to supporters of the bill, PACTPA eliminates about 90% of the toxins in the food supply and addresses the emergency exemptions and conditional registrations which have allowed 60% of the agrochemicals on the … [Read more...] about Pesticide Bill Bans 90% of Toxins in Food Supply
"Reduce, reuse, recycle. Almost anything can be recycled – even ratty, old sneakers. Give your sneakers a 2nd life! Donate them or have a sneaker drive to collect used sneakers. Eco Sneakers’ founder, Bobby Johnson, grew up in poverty and knows what it is like to go without shoes. Eco Sneakers grew out of a passion to help people in need. All while simultaneously helping the environment. Initially, Eco Sneakers started by collecting gently used sneakers for the homeless. Today, some sneakers … [Read more...] about Reduce, Reuse, Recycle- Sneaker Edition
Laughter is the best medicine. We assume that you’ve likely heard this phrase before, and have probably even put it to the test. When you’re feeling down and things seem harder than ever, spend some time with friends, watch a funny movie, or just reminisce on better, happier days. No matter what you do, make sure to laugh. It’s true; laughter really can be a great medicine. On January 24, we all have the pleasure of partaking in Global Belly Laugh Day. This is the day to get some of your … [Read more...] about Global Belly Laugh Day
For those of you who enjoy getting outside and being one with nature, you probably own a jacket or two from Eddie Bauer. If you don’t, you might want to seriously consider purchasing some of their products as they’ll make your hikes and biking sessions more comfortable all around. We’re not here just to tell you about jackets and pants, though; Eddie Bauer clothing is more special than that. It has officially been in operation since 1920, and that’s something to celebrate. 100 years of … [Read more...] about Eddie Bauer Company Celebrates 100 Years!
Do you have trouble sticking to new year’s resolutions? Do you ever wish there was a way for someone to help coach you through it? Wouldn't it be nice if someone holed you accountable for your choices? Introducing 100 Healthy Days! We've Got Good News for You! If you answered yes to any of the previous questions, you’re in luck! 100 Healthy Days is a program created by the 100 Year Lifestyle that will help you start your year off right. This is one resolution you won’t want to drop as the year … [Read more...] about Your 100 Healthy Days: 2020
New Year, New You! It’s hard to believe that yet another decade has come and gone. Whenever we enter into a new year, people typically enjoy making new year’s resolutions. While the good intentions are there, these resolutions tend to flatline midway through January. Whatever happened to ‘New Year, New You?’ This year, try something new. Make some resolutions you know you can keep, and will thus lead you down the path of the healthiest, happiest year yet. Exercise We tend to set our goals way … [Read more...] about New Year, New You!
The best part about living in a world full of all kinds of people are the customs they celebrate and share with us. Around the holidays, we have such wonderfully diverse traditions. Read on to discover more about them. Christmas Date celebrated: December 25 Reason celebrated: It’s celebrated to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is the Son of God. The name 'Christmas' comes from the Mass of Christ, or Jesus. Key symbols: Santa Claus, Christmas trees, … [Read more...] about Celebrate Every Holiday This Season!
Our planet’s health and well-being is currently being attacked. No, we aren’t talking about from aliens or some other life form. Unfortunately, humans are the ones causing the most damage to our beautiful Mother Earth. A recent study found that even though humans only make up 0.01 percent of all living things, since our civilization began, we have managed to destroy 83 percent of wild mammals. We are our own worst enemies--but that stops here. November is World Recycling Month, and it’s one of … [Read more...] about National Recycling Month
Yoga is a fascinating practice. It is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India and still practiced by people today. As with everything, it has undergone some changes to meet the needs and interests of those who partake in it today. No matter what age you are, this practice is for everyone, while its benefits are innumerable. Yin Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga as exercise, and it’s a favorite among … [Read more...] about Yoga Trends You Must Try!
There are few mice in the world more famous than that of Mickey Mouse, the legendary character created by Walt Disney. What you might not know is that Mickey, just like us, has a birthday, and it’s November 18. What do you plan on doing to celebrate this beloved animated character? The Long Life of Mickey Mouse It’s important to look back on the long, fruitful life Mickey has lived. He’s managed to reside in our hearts for almost 100 years now, having an impact on both children and adults … [Read more...] about Mickey Mouse Celebrates His 91st Birthday!