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5 Ways to Downsize & Lighten Your Life

Downsizing to a smaller place is often perceived as some sort of failure in mid or later life. We are taught that more is better and downsizing must mean that we haven't succeeded. But the fact is …

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Can You be Plastic-Free?

A couple of years ago, Rodale asked me to participate in their Plastic-Free February challenge. Without hesitating, I said yes, thinking I was already using my reusable shopping bags and storing food …

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10 Tips for Creating a Zero Waste Home

I do my part to recycle and bring my own bags for purchases, but I am far from producing zero waste. While lugging multiple recycling bins to the curbside every week it has occurred me that I have a l…

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in 2013

I had a an exceptionally fun morning Christmas Day on the set of Good Day NY on FOX 5. I talked with Dave Price and Anna about keeping it green in 2013 . . . Watch GD Meg on FOX Good Day NY 1.…

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14 Tips for Using Less Heat this Season

It feels like it got chilly over night! The temperature's dropping here in the northern hemisphere, and for a lot of us that means dialing up the thermostat to take that chill out of the air. Wheth…

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“I’ll Just Put It There for Now”

By Erica Sofrina, Author of Small Changes, Dynamic Results! Feng Shui for the Western World "If ever you hear yourself say this seemingly innocent little sentence, alarm bells need to go off. The '…

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6 Kinds Of Stuff That Keeps You Stuck

When people come to my Sick of Being Stuck (SOBS) class, they are ready to make a big change. They aren't looking for the "just right" organizing system, or to buy a planner that will magically restor…

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Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

While conceivable that this great, week-long holiday could be overshadowed by other events such as Motherís Day, International Compost Awareness Week is SO worth celebrating. This week focuses on buil…

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Household Chaos: Why Can’t I Keep It Together?

In a world filled with gadgets, programs, containers, organizers, and cleaning products designed to help us keep our space all perfect and shiny, many of us continue to be covered up in chaos. Years a…

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The Simplicity of Composting

You don't have to have a large garden or an expensive composter to turn your scraps into nutritious fertilizer; it's easy and you can even do it in the smallest apartment. Here, Remodelista contributi…

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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Don't know what she's dreaming about, but it must be good LOL!

I agree with RKH, there are lots of fast food joints in my neighbourhood.

I agree - so long as pain and aches don't stop us from having the posture we'd like.

I have been suffering from (HERPES) disease for the last four years and had constant pain, especiall…

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