Caring for our Earth

Caring for our earth is not a hippy thing, it’s a human thing.

The idea that it is a “hippy” thing to outwardly care for our earth is far outdated. We live in a time when people from all walks of life are waking up to the destruction that our simple everyday actions are causing. No matter who you are or where you are, you can adapt little changes to start treating our planet, people, and animals with respect.

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Rob Greenfield Cycling

Want Freedom?

When I was younger I worked hard to earn a lot of money to buy the freedom to pursue my greatest dreams and desires.

Today I have that freedom to chase down even my most far fetched dreams and I’ve tackled my fair share of them. However, that freedom is only in small part due to my hard work to earn money. On the contrary, I have learned to live with less, to need less, and to want less and that is what has given me the freedom to be who I want to be, to stand strong for what I believe, to be a part of something greater, and to run down every dream that I conjure up.

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Sharing Economy Sites

Sharing in the USA: Sharing Economy Websites

The sharing economy is sweeping the United States by storm. Rather than purchasing something you would rarely use, the sharing economy involves collaborative consumption to get the same job done. Some of these transactions include barter, some a monetary transaction, and others are entirely free. Below we take a look at some very popular categories, some websites in each category, and our opinions on the picks.

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Rob Greenfield in Field

11 Tips to Live Happier, Healthier, and Greener in the New Year!

To create the world you wish to be a part of you must start from within. Leading by example is a very simple and effective means to influence your peers and community. Here are some simple ways to gain happiness and health for yourself while living a life that is beneficial to the earth and your community as well.

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Valerie Frere and Rob Greenfield educate

Day 5 of Change the World: Educate our Future

Kids learn from their elders. We are their role models and they do as they see. Let’s lead by example! Today, we’ll be at a local elementary school spending time with the children. 

You voted on these 3 mini adventures on Facebook:

-Prepare a nutritious lunch for a classroom

-Tell stories of our adventures and teach earth friendly living. 

-Work in the school garden. 

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12 Ways to Take Back the Human Body

Day 2 of Change the World is Take Back the Human Body Day!

I believe that humans would be happier, healthier, and better to the earth if we were more comfortable in our own skin. It would mean fewer beauty products, less clothing and accessories, and less time in front of the mirror. That would leave more money and time for what’s important. Also, today is about treating our bodies with health and respect.

You voted on these mini adventures on Facebook:

Go skinny dipping

Go barefoot the entire day

Do an all-natural photo.

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Day 1: Reduce • Reuse • Recycle

Day 1 of Change the World is Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Day!

You voted on these 3 mini adventures on Facebook:

Reduce – Create no waste! Whatever we create we have to wear on our heads.

Reuse – Get an outfit from a secondhand store for less then $10.

Recycle – Clean up trash from the beach and recycle what we can.

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My House Guide to Sustainable, Simple, and Healthy Living

Right now, I live off the grid in a very tiny house. I’ve taken earth-friendly living much further than I’d ever imagined and to many, my way of life is extreme. Of course, I know we’re not all going to live off the grid in tiny houses and most of us aren’t going to drastically change our lives overnight. But not that long ago, when I started to live a more earth-friendly life, I had a typical apartment and lived a pretty typical life. My transformation started with small changes to the way I was used to doing things, and just kept growing from there.

This is my house guide to sustainable, simple, and healthy living. These were all the building blocks that took me from Drunk Dude to Dude Making a Difference. All of these practices are good for the Earth, your community, and yourself and create health and happiness for all humans and creatures. I recommend making a list of all the things you want to start doing from this guide and hanging it on a prominent place on your wall. Start with the easier things that you can enjoy doing and then move to the more challenging ones. With each little success, you’ll feel more empowered to tackle the next challenge, and it will become more enjoyable and more exciting as you go! It’s all about taking it one day and one step at a time to get to where you want to be.

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12 Simple Ways to Start Living an Awesome Earth Friendly Lifestyle Today!

Live Happy. Live Healthy. Live Free. Live beyond yourself.

Beware! People will think you are awesome. You will be flooded with compliments, love, and appreciation. People will want to talk to you and be around you. Your life will have purpose and you will be passionate to be alive. You will be radiating smiles and health like never before. Please do not read on if that sounds like a bad idea to you.

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