Simple changes at home can have great benefits for the planet, your health and your wallet. Try these inexpensive ways to make your home a more eco-friendly place.
Green Relationships I taught a Sunday School class once that included children ages 6-12. I wanted to teach the kids how to create a vision board as a fun way of seeing what was important to them and making their dreams a reality. One of the things I loved about this experience was the way it made clear what was going on inside these wonderful little humans. We had some of our best discussions during this project. The kids let down their guard and opened up more when they were looking at magazine pictures and had glue on their hands.
Just in time for Earth Day, which is this Sunday, April 22, Jewish dating site JDate has surveyed hundreds of their members on going green. And hey, why not? After all, a couple that goes green together stays together.
St. Patrick's Day is around the corner, and we can't help but feel the Irish love. We're all about green beer, shamrocks, and leprechauns, but there's a lot more to Irish tradition than the commercialized side of the holiday — especially when it comes to Irish wedding traditions.
Someone once told me, "Lower your expectations of others and you'll be a much happier person." Well that may be true, but it's not part of my makeup. I'm forever hopeful that others will care about and act on the things that I care about. We all have missions we're on and have something we wish to share with others. I thought I'd share with you some of what I'm doing to change the world... at least what I hope to change. Frogs Are Green
We here at YourTango love to love. But, now that Earth Day is fast approaching, we can't help but wonder: can we sustain love while also loving the Earth? According to experts such as Ethan Imboden, the founder of Jimmyjane, and Stefanie Iris Weiss, the author of Eco-Sex, the answer is a resounding yes. After all, when we're good to the environment, we tend to be—by extension—good to our bodies. And when we're good to our bodies, others take notice.
The 40th anniversary of Earth Day is just around the corner! We checked in with Eco Sex: Go Green Between the Sheets and Make Your Love Life Sustainable by Stefanie Iris Weiss for two great places to buy eco-friendly undergarments. Plus, check out our top sexy and sustainable picks from each of her recommendations.
Contrary to what Kermit the Frog once told us, it's actually pretty easy being green—if you use your imagination and are willing to be a little adventurous. Here are ten eco-friendly date ideas, all of which require very little effort. Try them out this Earth Day—or any day you want to have some fun without being hard on the planet. Go green dating!
Not that we're complaining—being fellow Earthlings and all—but it seems that just about everything and its cheap knock-off is "going green" these days. But no green lifestyle is complete without some eco-friendly habits in the bedroom. With these four environmentally friendly sex tips and products at your disposal, it sure brings a new meaning to being sustainable in bed, eh?
Earth Day is April 22, but a healthy planet requires everyday maintenance—kind of like a healthy relationship. Think relationships have nothing to do with being green? Think again! Every part of our lives impacts the environment, and love is no exception. Check out our green articles below.
Love Bytes: three must click sex, dating and relationship links. Women notice stinkiness. Men don't. Did we really need a study to tell us this? [Dear Sugar] How discard your old sex toys, without trashing the planet. [Em and Lo] Is it really lying if in your heart you feel like an astronaut? [Shine] Meeting people can feel like an advertising campaign. You accentuate the good and minimize the bad. So, stretching the truth is a tough balance. You want to have a good enough story to engage someone, but if you make it too good, they will be disappointed when it turns out to not be true. Setting the bar low might work-when you start dating you turn out better than advertised. But if you set the bar too low in the beginning, then that love interest may not want to follow up and get to know more about you.