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Embrace the Unexpected

Annie B. Bond by Annie B. Bond | January 6th, 2011 | 1 Comment
topic: Green Living, Healthy Home, Personal Growth, Relationships | tags: Annie Bond, bedding, change, comforter, cotton, Deepka Chopra, eco-friendly, environmental, fabric, friends, green, life, mattress, Merlin, natural fibers, new, organic wool, Quotes, spirituality, strangers, The Way of the Wizard, unexpected, unpredictable

Woman with her arms open to the skyGifts of Unpredictability

Despite the fact that your ego hates unpredictability, the truth is that you have benefited from it again and again. Think for a moment about the unexpected opportunities that have come your way, offers of help you never anticipated, sudden brainstorms and inspirations, impulsive decisions to move or to talk to a stranger that opened new horizons. This is the natural way to live. “Your life is already organized within itself,” Merlin said. “Life flows from life, the bud unfolds into the flower, the child ripens into the adult. Trust in each stage, celebrate it, and allow the next one to come to you effortlessly.”

Coming Out of the Closet: Confessions of a Fashion Junkie

Leslie Garrett by Leslie Garrett | December 15th, 2009 | 2 Comments
topic: Green Living | tags: bamboo, clothes, Clothing, clothing dyes, cotton, eco-fashion, eco-friendly clothing, eco-friendly fashion, eco-style, fabrics, fashion, green clothing, green fashion, materials, organic cotton, soy, style, textiles, toxins, wardrobe

fashionjunkie

Composting with worms? Bring it on. Leaving the car and taking my bike? My pleasure. Eating hormone-free, antibiotic-less, locally-raised meat? Yum, yum.

But forsake fashion? Toss my trend-addiction? Lighten my carbon footprint by giving up shoes? I’d sooner give up exhaling.