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Bamboo Accessories For A Sustainable Home And Office

  As an Apple Mac user and designer, I spend quite a bit of time at my local repair shop to keep my laptop running. Always on the lookout for products made of renewable materials,

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Personal Life Equality

Can a person’s life ever truly be “in balance”–perfectly symmetrical, in a state of equilibrium? “Balance” is a state that is constantly in flux. Perhaps we can identify with momentary balance, but something beyond

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My Spring Break Escape in Santa Barbara, Calif.

As a high schooler, I missed our Spring Break trips to Florida each March. When I was in college, a whole bunch of my girlfriends went to Honolulu for a coed, wild version during

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The BOC’s of Lip Gloss

Welcome to Better Organic Choice (BOC), a column focusing on makeup tips, tricks and product advice for the holistically hip. We cover the best in green glam, behind the scenes and in your face (not

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A Fierce Green Fire

After watching this powerful documentary, I’m still hearing the almost human screams of harpooned whales. The Love Canal children, with their genetic defects and altered chromosomes due to 20,000 tons of toxic chemicals in

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Why Organic Cotton?

The more intensively a textile comes into contact with the skin (and the more sensitive the skin), the higher the human ecological requirements to be met. –Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Some eco-friendly solutions require bales of

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Delicious New Supplement, a Super-Berry Antioxidant

I realize how many, many Americans are always on the lookout for the next “miracle” herb that’s new to us but long-used in other cultures, such as the trusty acai berries or gingko biloba.

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Safe Travels With Reusable Luggage Tags

We’re all familiar with the 3R’s of reduce, reuse, and recycle. All three actions help to save money, energy and natural resources. But what about the amount of time we spend on trying to

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Boost Your Energy Level in 5 Minutes

I had the ultimate pleasure of interviewing integrative medical doctor Ann Marie Chiasson, MD, who explores and practices healing Energy Medicine, which is the ancient art of working with the subtle energetic flows of

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Natural, Organic Way to Neutralize a Room

It is inevitable for most to reach for a common air freshening spray in order to neutralize a nasty odor, but these sprays are tough on the environment and often exacerbate allergies. Plus, most

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