Earth Day Karma - What are You Creating?

What is Karma?   Karma is a Sanskrit word that means "action." Karma has commonly been considered a punishment for past bad actions, but karma is neither judge nor jury. Rather, it is simply the universal law of cause and effect that says...

Personal Sustainability Reflections for the Holiday Weekend

The exploration of personal value in the ‘sustainability journey’ is a powerful motivator and it is the easiest entry point for the exploration of sustainability concepts. By focusing on personal value, the door opens to a wide range of...

Reframing Our Thoughts to Embrace Sustainability

The bigger the dream, the more you aspire to become.  Dreams are great - they inspire us. However, inspiration without eco action is only good intent.  A question to ponder is, what do you expect from yourself?  "We tend to live up to our...

Actions Speak Louder than Words for Earth Day 2014

Do you know your Earth Day Eco Facts?  What about Fun Facts about Forests and Taiga?  And how about your knowledge of Water Facts and Eco Actions?  There are a ton of sustainability concepts and facts to know, share, and act upon.  With Earth Day...

Sustainable Easter Ideas to Inspire Sustainability

While not everyone celebrates the Easter religious holiday, the day is often associated with renewal and Spring.  As a sustainability consultant, I like to use the positive anticipation of holidays, family gatherings, and meaningful celebrations as...

Be Your Best Green Self

Today’s business organizations are presented with the unique opportunity to increase profitability through greater eco awareness and the pursuit of a more sustainable business. To gain and maintain a competitive advantage over the competition,...

Green Living The Easy Way - Say No to Spring Cleaning - Transform Your Home into an Eco Haven!

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." ~ Lao-tzu Green living is relative. It's all about perspective.  A sustainable lifestyle often means different things to different people.  For those with broad eco awareness and who are well...

Extending Green Kindness on St. Patrick’s Day

Oftentimes we associate our business sustainability consulting practice to that of a garden.  We plant the seeds of sustainability concepts as we counsel business leaders and individuals on the how's and why's of business sustainability.  A...

Just What Exactly Is "Living Green"?

Napoleon Hill got it right! "First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.  The post, What is the Quality of...

February Transitions - Are your Sustainable New Year’s Resolutions in Tact?

Did you know?  In ancient Rome, Februarius was the "Month of Purification" and great festivities were held to reestablish the empire's focus on righteous living   In fact, February is a transitional month, and so February meaning and symbolism...

Green Super Powers

 Inspiration and beauty is everywhere!  Today’s post is written in celebration of my dear friend, Morgan Brooks, for her birthday!  She loves super beroes.  Happy Birthday Morgan!  Super powers are cool.  They  invoke the imagination of superhuman...

How We Buy and Dispose of Our Stuff Matters

The business world is always looking for new and innovative ways to improve its supply chain management processes.  Leading companies are reaping the benefits from applying sustainability concepts to the acquisition of their goods and services.  As...

6 Creative Ways to Walk Your Green Talk

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world -- that is the myth of the atomic age -- as in being able to remake ourselves. - Mohandas K. Gandhi How do you walk your green talk?  Why does it matter?  Considering...

Valentine’s Day Hugs: For You and Our Planet

They say a hug is a great gift – one size fits all, and it’s easy to exchange.   But as a sustainability consultant, I wonder, how do you hug the planet? Perhaps it's in the expression of our daily choices.  Maybe hugging the planet is by living...

Green Valentine’s Day - Finding Your True Love

Have you been looking for love in all the wrong places? Feeling the loss of sweet nothings and empty promises?  You know the feeling - the emptiness of purchased product made from virgin materials.  Products manufactured unethically.  Goods marketed...

What You Focus On Expands: Taking a Personal Look at Sustainability

How many choices do you make in a day?  Are you even conscious of them?  Interestingly, it is estimated that the average person makes between five hundred and a thousand decisions each day.  That is alot.  Now, multiply that out by weeks and years...

Little Known Ways to Live Green - Even When You are Snowed In

Brrrrrr!  With most of the US covered in snow and experiencing cold temperatures,  many living a sustainable lifestyle may be wondering how to spend their time.  Personal sustainability can touch every area of your life and usually encourages others...

Greening Your Hump Day - A Way to Pay it Forward

Now here's an interesting fact, according to the Thai solar calendar, the color associated with Wednesday is green.   As a sustainability consultant, I have to smile!  Why not have a little fun on hump day and spark some eco awareness into your day?...

A Gentle Way to Keep Your Green New Year’s Resolutions

Today, escalating conversations on topics such as climate change, carbon legislation, energy independence, and growing consumer eco awareness generate forward eco movement for some but simultaneously create confusion and skepticism for others.  While...

Personal Sustainability in 2014: What’s Your Plan?

The web is full of information and advice on personal sustainability, living green, and going green.  Sometimes, the overwhelming information can be to the point that it can put one into information overload.  However if you are looking for a...