Spiritual Spring Cleaning: Feng Shui Your Bedroom

When it comes time for spring cleaning, it makes sense to attack the obvious messes—the hoard of random stuff that migrated its way under your bed, the dust bunnies beneath the couch, or those parts of the fridge that haven’t seen the light of day since longer than you’d like to remember. Needless to say, these tasks are incredibly necessary …continue

7 Easy Steps to a Zero-Waste Life

As the reality of our environmental crisis sets in, more and more people are realizing that our current conservation efforts won’t be enough. It’s time to try new tactics. Inspired by Lauren Singer’s Trash is for Tossers blog, I decided to attempt a zero-waste life and was shocked by how easy it was to drastically …continue

Free Will Astrology ✧ 4/20 – 4/26

ARIES (March 21-April 19): After George Washington was elected as the first President of the United States, he had to move from his home in Virginia to New York City, which at the time was the center of the American government. But there was a problem: He didn’t have enough cash on hand to pay …continue

Heartache and Hope for Coral Reefs

In 2012, Liz Cunningham witnessed a dramatic coral bleaching event in the Turks and Caicos Islands in less than one week’s time. That month the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) documented record-breaking temperature highs for the North Atlantic and Caribbean Sea. This excerpt from Cunningham’s award-winning book, Ocean Country, describes what she saw. The …continue

Spiritual Spring Cleaning: Detox 101

Spring cleaning is all about getting into those dark, musty corners of your life and clearing them out. Whether that means you’re straightening up your home, office, or garden, doing some emotional clean up, or cleansing your body, we encourage you to dig in and start setting intentions and building up practices that will fortify you throughout the year. Trying a detox, …continue

Free Will Astrology ✧ 4/13 – 4/19

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Before visiting Sicily for the first time, American poet Billy Collins learned to speak Italian. In his poem “By a Swimming Pool Outside Siracusa,” he describes how the new language is changing his perspective. If he were thinking in English, he might say that the gin he’s drinking while sitting alone …continue