Plant Strong

Rip Esselstyn gave a TEDx talk that introduces the Plant Strong diet. Because of his age and background as a firefighter, his message seems to be welcomed by a different demographic than some other voices in the vegan movement. He also wrote a book about the Plant Strong diet: “Engine 2 Diet”. Continue Reading →

Sunscreen is Killing Coral Reefs

“Not only did the study determine that a tiny amount of sunscreen is all it takes to begin damaging the delicate corals — the equivalent of a drop of water in a half-dozen Olympic-sized swimming pools — it documented three different ways that the ingredient oxybenzone breaks the coral down, robbing it of life-giving nutrients and turning it ghostly white” Continue Reading →

What is Your Default Setting?

..”This continued through college and by the end of it I was burnt out. On top of all that, the majority of my childhood was blanketed in extreme religious views that put great emphasis on external motivation like reward systems (heaven or hell), sky-god watching every move (control), and the burden of thinking that you are flawed no matter what you do and only Jesus can save you (helplessness)…” Continue Reading →