It all started with weddings

The first socially responsible guide for the soon-to-be-married. Emily Anderson started writing about social good and conscious style in 2007 with her first book, Eco Chic Weddings. Emily’s books inspire people and brands to think a little differently about how to create a stylish lifestyle with a philosophy of sustainability and conscious consumerism.  Emily has a […]

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4 Nature-Loving Gift Ideas For A Better Present

  I think a lot of us feel the childlike awe at the untouched natural world. In America, we have an incredible National Parks System that is as important as our most defining characteristics as a nation. The Ken Burns documentary traces the beginnings of the National Park System that remains a vital part of […]

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Places to Get Engaged: The High Line New York

Coming upon a colorful garden tucked between concrete realities is a delightful happening for this city dweller, especially with the humid overcast atmosphere of the past few days. These proud bursts of pinks, reds, purples, yellows and shades–existing only in nature–make me so happy. The effort of planting, pruning, and protecting the garden yields priceless […]

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The 6-Part Process to Being a Better Global Citizen

Good With Style isn’t about buying your way to being a better person, and my Eco-Chic books aren’t just about being eco-friendly. My message is about practicing conscious consumerism, mindful living, and making educated decisions when it comes to buying your clothes, choosing your food, going on vacation, purchasing home decor, and living your life. […]

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Mes Soeurs Necklace by Striiike

Hello my sisters (and bros). Welcome back to my blog. Well it’s been QUITE the year, hasn’t it? I recently turned 47 (duuuude). My candidate did not become president. And a bunch of other stuff happened too.  Let’s keep in touch. I should be in town for awhile. Pic Credit: Striiiike/Shop

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Why Being Green Is Not Enough To Change The World

Sometimes, I feel like I am alone. For years, I’ve been in a sort of no-man’s land between mainstream and the green-stream. As a trend consultant, my message to brands is always the same: the consumer only cares about your product if they like it–then they will take into consideration the green-ness of it. If […]

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Never Waste Food Again (And More Wedding Ideas)

If the amount of food wasted around the world were reduced by just 25% there would be enough food to feed everyone on the planet, according to the UN.

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How to Practice Mindfulness Everyday

Yoga helps me everyday and it has nothing to do with my yoga mat. While there are so many people in the world who have found and embraced yoga, there is so much misunderstanding about it by people who are not familiarized with what Yoga really is. But, I’m not going to get into that […]

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Mommy in the Middle

For most of a generation, juggling has been framed as an individual talent in the Good Mom Pageant. As Ellen Galinsky of the Families and Work Institute says, “Work and family were seen as separate worlds. We all imagined other people were doing it well and only we weren’t.”

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6 Delicious Food Apps For Better Eating. Number 4 is a Trip!

Why not harness the power of technology to increase the odds of making healthy choices? You probably already know this, but, I’m not the only one feeling tech-love for good for you apps. Researchers have come to the obvious conclusion that technology is one of the main drivers of people making good living choices. I’ve put a list together of 5 current faves that help me live a life that’s good with style.

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