Author Archives: Sky Trombly

Discovering Your Style in Four Simple Steps

Though we may not be consciously aware of it, our society informs our clothing choices. What we select may not suit our tastes, our lifestyles, or our bodies, but what we see on our celebrities, our friends, or in our … Continue reading

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Meal Prepping

If I were to list the great insights of my life, I seriously think this practice would make the top twenty. Doing this one thing simplifies my life, makes it easier to eat healthy foods, and it saves me a … Continue reading

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5 Rs to Zero Waste

You’ve probably heard of the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. While the chasing arrow symbol is meant to underscore the equality between these, recycling is the process that everyone seems to remember. Here, we’ll explore why recycling should be pushed … Continue reading

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Minimalism: A Year Later (Part 2 of 4)

Over the course of 2017, I focused my sustainability efforts on minimalism. When I started out, I had no idea how great an impact it would make on my possessions, on my physical, mental and emotional health and on my … Continue reading

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Minimalism: A Year Later (Part 1 of 4)

Over the course of 2017, I focused my sustainability efforts on minimalism. When I started out, I had no idea how great an impact it would make on my possessions, on my mental and emotional health, and on my life’s … Continue reading

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Simple Sustainability: Simple Gift-Giving

Want. Need. Wear. Read. ‘Tis the season. For buying too much stuff. Gigantic hauls under Christmas and Yule trees, gifts exchanged beside candelabras, gifts that represent consumption mania, environmental devastation, guilt trips, debt, and disappointment. Kids running out of steam … Continue reading

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6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Let Minimalism Intimidate You

Minimalism has some baggage. People associate it with all kinds of things. Some believe that to be a minimalist you have to be a single, white, rich guy with only a backpack and a penchant for world travel. These assumptions … Continue reading

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