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Ever Think of Volunteering?

March 18, 2014

Volunteering your time is an exceptionally fun and rewarding way to give back. So often, people think giving money is the only way to help an organization. They think of volunteering as a big time commitment, and often it’s something they think only “other inspirational people” do. Guess what. You are just as inspirational and […]

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Stress and Health

December 30, 2013

Stress is an everyday factor for most people. In fact, I can’t think of a stress free day since I’ve become an adult. That was 10 years ago, so that’s an enormous amount of stress!  However, I can tell you a story of a life changing experience that altered my perception on why I needed […]

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Madeline Janis: Mover and Shaker of the Year

December 27, 2013

Green Lifestyles Network is proud to name Madeline Janis as its Mover and Shaker Personality of the Year. Ms. Janis has spent her life fighting for the rights of the powerless and needy. She has accomplished so much in such a short amount of time. While many of us can readily point out flaws in […]

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My Ecological Footprint and What We Can All Do to Lower It

December 19, 2013

Hi! My name is Jovita (Ho-v-tuh) I decided to make my first blog post about myself and to come clean about how my lifestyle on Earth is far from sustainably acceptable. Becoming aware is the first step in making changes to your life. Before becoming a student at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) […]

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Green Toys

December 17, 2013

Toys are one of the first things children encounter. After parents, of course, they are favorite and important objects in a baby’s life. Nonetheless, Toys are essential to a child’s learning and growth; however, with a child’s growth, comes a child’s safety. We want toys for our children that are safe for them.  Well, what […]

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Asbestos and Mesothelioma

December 16, 2013

Some things may affect our body and we may not even have knowledge of it. It is important to know the risks of everything we come in contact with, but no one has the kind of time to research that often. However, if you are someone who works with chemicals or factories of any kind, […]

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5 Green Holiday Gift Ideas

December 9, 2013

Last year, I tried to spend $300 on all the holiday gifts. I couldn’t make it, but it was pretty close. In fact, in the age of extreme bargains, almost anything is possible. This year though, I’m thinking something different. I decided to spend my money more meaningfully. For many people, holidays equal to gift […]

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Running for Fitnes

November 19, 2013

Last month, I received an email that marks a little monument in my running life. It’s an email from “MapMyRun” congratulating me on my 40th workout since July 14th, 2013. Running apps are truly a blessing to runners like me. In a Digital Age, only a running app can keep me company through all my […]

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Coconut Oil

November 18, 2013

Custom Mineral Makeup, Chap Stick and More. We Love Coconut Oil. Coconut oil is becoming popular everywhere! It has been a popular addition to beauty products for its pleasing fragrance and moisturizing abilities. Have you ever thought that something that is an ingredient in your favorite beauty products might work as well without all the […]

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The Healing Power Of Living Foods

November 11, 2013

Raw food, allergies, and the San Diego Veg Festival. On this edition of The Plant-Based Diet podcast, host Phoebe Chongchua talks with Living Food Chef, author, and wellness coach Dorit about her journey to becoming Vegan. Plus, why you should examine your thoughts…how the power of thought and words can help or harm your life. […]

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