Woman laying on spa mat with cucumber slices over her eyes
04/03/2018
You don’t need expensive, chemically-laden products or tedious, time-consuming routines to get beautiful skin. Healthy skin requires a simple daily routine and good nutrition. Many natural products... read more
Jumble of colorful straight and twisty plastic straws.
03/30/2018
Our girls love straws, but I despise them. Now that we live in Costa Rica, I visit stores less frequently and we rely on friends and family visiting from the States to fulfill our consumer needs... read more
Kayakers canoeists in urban waterway
03/15/2018
Portland, Ore., climate activists celebrate a win against Big Oil as city- and state-level initiatives gain momentum across the country. by Kevon Paynter | YES! Magazine On a clear... read more
Smoke stack billowing exhaust into dramatic sunset sky
03/08/2018
There is more air pollution inside homes and businesses than outside of them. In fact, there was a study that discovered that within 52 homes in Arizona, there were 586 individual airborne substances... read more
Basket of green colored cleaning supplies and items
03/01/2018
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home. ~ Edith Sitwell ~ As the weather keeps... read more
Close up of phone taking picture instead of real life on beach
02/15/2018
Leave your phone at home everyday; it could be the kind thing to do Our smartphones have become a new organ, vital to our bodies and an incessant and seductive part of our life experience. In a... read more
long-stemmed red rose on black
02/12/2018
A dozen long-stemmed roses. It’s the cinematic or greeting card ideal version of Valentine’s Day. The very picture of romantic love…but if we scratch just lightly at the surface of this idealized... read more
Human hand shaking dog's paw
02/08/2018
Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz Our sweet Gracie loves to romp in the snow, but winter is rough on dog paws, and much like human skin, their pads will get dry and... read more
Surface texture of dried cracked mud
01/31/2018
The names bluster through in a destructive alphabetical roll call, Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria. Like apocalyptic horsemen, the storms sweeping through the Atlantic all reached category four and... read more

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Close up of phone taking picture instead of real life on beach
02/15/2018
Leave your phone at home everyday; it could be the kind thing to do Our smartphones have become a new organ, vital to our bodies and an incessant and seductive part of our life experience. In a... read more
long-stemmed red rose on black
02/12/2018
A dozen long-stemmed roses. It’s the cinematic or greeting card ideal version of Valentine’s Day. The very picture of romantic love…but if we scratch just lightly at the surface of this idealized... read more
Human hand shaking dog's paw
02/08/2018
Happiness is a warm puppy. ~ Charles M. Schulz Our sweet Gracie loves to romp in the snow, but winter is rough on dog paws, and much like human skin, their pads will get dry and... read more
Surface texture of dried cracked mud
01/31/2018
The names bluster through in a destructive alphabetical roll call, Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria. Like apocalyptic horsemen, the storms sweeping through the Atlantic all reached category four and... read more
Close up of layers of plastic trash
01/24/2018
by John Hocevar | Greenpeace As bad as the plastic pollution problem is these days, there are still many reasons to be hopeful. Check out the good news from 2017, and see how you can help... read more
Girl playing in sprinklers on a sunny day
01/10/2018
In his new book Being the Change, climate scientist Peter Kalmus shows why, on the cusp of climate catastrophe, we are neither choiceless nor powerless. by Chris Moore-Backman | YES! Magazine... read more
Older woman outside hugging her basset hound dog
01/04/2018
New Transitions by John Hawthorne | Bay Alarm Medical While many people enjoy the solitude of living alone, others, who unexpectedly find themselves in an empty home, can face a difficult... read more
Several white gift boxes tied in bright green bows
12/21/2017
In the words of Gandhi, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”  This is a time of great transformation, and we can choose to be part of the problem or part of the... read more
Sad girl looking out car window while holding teddy bear
12/13/2017
Too Much We LOVE kids even if we hate the stuff that comes with them. Or rather, the toys they accumulate that we’ve heaped on top of them. All while teaching them the same bad habits we learned... read more

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04/14/2015
Love the coffee taste but hate the coffee jitters? Caroline Macdougall has your solution: Teeccino! Teeccino is a caffeine free cappuccino- a blend of herbs, fruits and nuts that are ground together... read more
04/14/2015
What if you bought a box of condoms, and the company you bought them from actually sends the same amount of condoms to a community in need? Well, that’s exactly what Sir Richard’s Condom Company is... read more
04/14/2015
Check out what Terri Anne has to say about Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems! Find out about how they were the first company to innovate a food-based multivitamin—among other great innovations! From... read more
04/14/2015
Sebastian Pole, Co-Founder of Pukka Herbs, LOVES plants. So much so, that he’s on a mission to bring more plants into everyone’s diets by means of--you’ve guessed it: TEA! Check out how Sebastian... read more
04/14/2015
Making their way from Oakland, California, Numi Organic Tea has been a real game-changer in the tea industry. What makes them unique is that their mission to focus on Celebrating People, Planet and... read more
04/14/2015
Founded in 1989, Natracare was developed by Susie Hewson, an environmental entrepreneur who saw a growing problem in the world and developed her own range of tampons, pads, and other feminine... read more
04/14/2015
Monica Watts, National Sales Manager for Little Twig, talks about the necessity of bringing health and wellness to every one in the family. From bath soaps, shampoos, and dish liquids, to child-sized... read more
04/14/2015
Geoffrey Schaver, Sales Manager for Dr. Woods Soaps, talks with us about the benefits of Dr. Woods pure black soaps, castile soaps, and shea butters! This pure, vegetable-based soap was created to... read more
04/14/2015
What do you get when you combine two chemists and a passion for beautiful, and luxurious bath and body care products? Paul Lieber talks with evox about his company, Deep Steep: all natural, chemical-... read more

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