How to be a Conscious Consumer

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are pondering what we would like to give to friends and loved ones. The average U.S. household spends approximately $1,000 on holiday giving, and overall American consumers will spend close to 1 trillion dollars on holiday gifts… WOW!!! That is a lot of purchasing power! That’s an…

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My Hero, an Earth revolutionary!

If you are not familiar with this face, please allow me to introduce one of my long time heroes, Yvon Chouinard.  He is the creator of Patagonia, one of the most environmentally motivated and responsible product based businesses in the world.   Yvon considers himself an “accidental business man.”  He was, and still is, an…

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Connecting Personal and Planetary Care

A moment of insight I remember the first time the concept of Connecting Personal and Planetary Care came out of my mouth.  I was at a dinner with a good friend and a man who she had just begun dating.  She was introducing me and then my business.  He was polite in learning I made…

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