8 Books to Help You Heal from Childhood Wounds and Estrangement

Estrangement is a final boundary that many adult children choose to enforce with their parents after a lifetime of not being heard, valued, or respected. It's not a decision that people make lightly or easily — indeed, there are countless barriers to estrangement that come from a societal belief that family is an immutable, infallible bond that can't be broken or ignored. There is no morality in estrangement. Those who can cut off their parents aren't better people with better boundaries. Those who continue a relationship with parents who abused them aren't broken or codependent or foolish for wanting to keep their parents in their life.

Young Environmentalists Are the Key to Addressing Climate Change

Photo by John Cameron on Unsplash By the end of this blog, I want you to share it with at least one eligible student who you thought of while reading! Teen environmentalists have been making waves in recent years. Greta Thunberg, a 17-year-old Swedish environmentalist, address the UN Climate Change Conference in 2018 and inspired … Continue reading Young Environmentalists Are the Key to Addressing Climate Change

Eco Friendly Products for Your New Year’s Resolutions

It's the most wonderful time of the year... goal setting season. I love a good New Year's Resolution, and I also love shopping consciously. This blog post will outline a few products you can feel better about using compared to their traditional high-waste counterparts. Personal Care Akamai Basics offers a refreshing alternative to personal care … Continue reading Eco Friendly Products for Your New Year’s Resolutions