A Real Green Life – a Way of Living That Makes a Difference

“REAL” – genuine, authentic, true; not artificial, imitated, or virtual. “GREEN” – regenerative/doing as little harm as possible. If all you do is take this approach to caring for your self, your family, and the places and things you love, you’ll be making a difference.

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Strategy #5 – What’s Shaping Your Grocery Shopping Habits?

Our physical and social environments have huge influence on our habits and behaviors. People who design supermarkets and sell products know this and take full advantage of it. This post will help you examine what’s shaping your shopping routines and your buying decisions, and learn how to change them.

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Strategy #4 – to Help Parents Spend Less at the Supermarket

Strategy #4 to help you dethrone the supermarket giants. Includes a link to the previous 3 strategies.

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3 Supermarket Strategies to Help You Spend Less, Tread Lighter, and Live Better

Reducing our supermarket reliance ​means we can spend less, live better, and look our grandchildren in the eye. This post shares 3 strategies to get you started.

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Change… and Hope

Sometimes change asks more of us than we have to give, and we break. Sometimes we recover, but whether we recover or not, there is no going back to what we were before the change. We’re transformed us, forever, into something different than we were before. Here’s why I feel that this degree of change is upon us collectively now, and why I feel hopeful even in the midst of all that’s happening around the world.

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Reclaiming Meaning for Our Holy Days

Ideas and tips for tuning into Nature’s cycles to help us re-create the depth of meaning and connection that has been all but lost as the “consumer religion” has swept around the globe.

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Seeing Through the Seductions of Science and Technology

The ease and comfort of a modern life aren’t all they were cracked up to be in terms of deep satisfaction and a sense of meaning and purpose.

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Transitioning from Toxic to Natural

Switching from synthetic personal care products to simple, natural alternatives means giving up superficial attributes like foam, fragrance, and texture​, which are achieved using toxic ingredients​. This article explores how we got so dependent on these products and shares 3 ideas we can rely on in our efforts to get back to natural.

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When “Do Something” Fails, There is Another Way

The logical mind wants to muscle its way to the results we want; when muscle is inadequate to the task, we think we’ve failed and we’re out of options.
The heart, on the other hand, is not afraid to invoke the results we want by the quality of our attention and the power of our desire to give what we don’t physically have to give.

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Out-Growing Consumerism 5: What We Must Do

Self-determination is the ability to re-parent ourselves: to learn new ways of being that make it easier for us to out-grow consumerism and all the forms of separation and alienation from each other and from nature that have befallen us.

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