The Easiest Ways to Stop Anxiety and Start Living!

I’m going to be real with you. The fact is that almost everyone in the world has some form of anxiety. However, some people do have it worse than others–speaking from personal experience. Anxiety is when we become nervous or uneasy about a certain upcoming event or situation. Sometimes, it’s feeling unsettled without knowing the…

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All About Me

Hi everyone! I’m Kassidy Gamble, a freelance writer dedicated to sharing my experience of how to live a holistic and environmentally conscious life. Since I was little, writing stories about my adventures under the sea, writing has been my favorite form of creativity and self-expression. Having grown up in Orange County, California, the ocean was…

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What Our Top Food Industries Don’t Want You to Know About Chocolate

Okay, we talked about coffee. Now let’s have a quick chat about chocolate! Real talk: most cheap chocolate = some form of injustice. Child labor and terrible working conditions are some of the very real and very awful issues regarding cacao production. “Once those masses of beans are blended together and additional ingredients are added,…

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6 Tips for Making Your Morning Coffee Sustainable

Are you a coffee lover? I am too! But there are some things we should be thinking about when it comes to coffee… Try to remember these things next time you’re about to buy coffee: Buy fair-trade. Fair-trade coffee is more likely going to ensure that coffee producers are getting their fair share in profit…

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Gender Equality is Not a Women’s Issue

Let me say that one more time. Gender equality is not a women’s issue. Women, you may be thinking “well, duh.” And men, you may have already left. But allow me the chance to explain why this is so important. Whatever preconceived notions about gender equality you may have, we need to normalize the fact…

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Food for Thought Denver: Food Access and Child Poverty

Imagine growing up in North Denver. You have lived well enough on your own; from the start your family has always been able to provide you with food on your table and a roof over your head. But you know there are many others who aren’t as lucky as you are. The city is booming…

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Everything You Need to Know About Meditation: For Beginners

The words “meditation” and “mindfulness” have blown up in the last few decades throughout the West. There are magazines dedicated to the practice and billboards showing women meditating from companies who are selling something seemingly unrelated. But what does meditation or mindfulness mean? Does it really help? How do you do it?

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8 Tools to Amp Up Your Sustainable Travel Game

Traveling is an incredible way to expand your mindset, experience new cultures, step out of your comfort zone and meet new people. For me, traveling has opened up so many new doors. I have learned more about myself and had some of the most memorable experiences abroad.

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Dangers of Pranayama

While modern practitioners of yoga may assume that all of the practices are considerably safe and efficacious, positive connotations have not always followed particular disciplines. According to Barbara Stoler Miller’s translation of Patanjali’s Yogasutras, yoga can be defined as the cessation of turnings of thought in order to attain spiritual freedom from material nature (Miller).…

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