Archive for the ‘News’ Category


IS GREEN HIP?

My sincere and heartfelt thanks for the amazing and much appreciated feedback about my last newsletter – On Mind, Body, Spirit: Earth Day 2017. It felt great and made me believe that it is something many of us are hungry for. Hope you are remembering to feed your soul. Gentle reminders to follow.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel

MIND, BODY, SPIRIT: EARTH DAY 2017

As human beings, I do believe that we are made up of body, mind and spirit. Feeding our bodies and minds are no-brainers. We all know what we need to do to take care of and nourish our bodies and minds. But it’s that third one that makes

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, News, Newsletter

Mindfulness: A Blessing or a Burden?

I remember a time, that now seems very long ago, when I would wake up in the morning and start my day with the regular routine. You know the drill – go take care of Nature’s business, take a shower, brush my teeth, apply skin care and make-up (pretty minimal for me), dry my hair […]

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Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Fuel Efficiency & Automobiles, Green Living, Health, Home, News, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Utilities & Energy Savings

Where’s the Beef? And the Pork? And the Healthy Pet Food?

The good news for the planet is that more and more people are becoming vegans and vegetarians or at the very least, cutting down on the amount of meat they eat. It’s good news for the planet because the methane produced from cows alone contributes to the acceleration of climate change so the less meat […]

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Blog, Food & Wine, Green Living, Health, News, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

178, 98 and 20 – Numbers You Should Know

When it comes to the Environmental Working Group’s annual Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce, I am a victim of mixed emotions every year. Yes, of course I want to know which fruits and vegetables are laden with pesticides and which are not. But I never seem…

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Filed Under: Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, News, Newsletter

How Inconvenient Is The Truth? Installment #2

For new MGW newsletter subscribers, this is Installment Number Two highlighting some of the education I received while in training as one of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leaders in Denver, CO several weeks ago. I hope you find it informative and helpful…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Home, News, Newsletter

How Inconvenient Is The Truth?

INSTALLMENT NUMBER ONE
Remember the documentary An Inconvenient Truth? I certainly do. Did you know that it is has grossed over $50 million earning its place as the 9th highest ranking in US box office receipts for a documentary of any kind? I had no idea. I found that out when yet another of my dreams came true last week in…

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Filed Under: Innovation & Technology, News, Newsletter

What Has the EPA Done for You Lately?

Alternative Facts Not Included

The answer is: LOTS! I am ever so hopeful that after reading this newsletter, you will conclude that we need the EPA and all that it stands for. And that you might even consider engaging in any effort you can to preserve it. The Environmental Protection Agency…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter

The Soul of an Octopus

Sy Montgomery – To research books, films and articles, Sy Montgomery has been chased by an angry silverback gorilla in Zaire and bitten by a vampire bat in Costa Rica, worked in a pit…

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Filed Under: News, Radio Show

Did You Have Milk with Your Pesticides Today?

Imagine my disgust when a newsletter I subscribe to showed up in my inbox several weeks ago with this headline: Breaking: Alarming Levels of Monsanto’s Glyphosate Found in America’s Food. Even this non-scientist knows about glyphosate.

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Filed Under: Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter