At the beginning of this year, I made the New Year’s Resolution to stop buying so much stuff — and more importantly, to buy things that were made ethically. I wanted to find thrifted clothes I loved, cheap ethical clothes, ethical lingerie, and ethical homewares. I’m doing a run-down here of some of the itemsContinue reading “Lessons from 6 Months of Sustainable Shopping- Cheap Ethical Clothes, Ethical Lingerie, and Sustainability Fails”
Some of the links in this article are affiliate links, meaning if you buy through them, I may receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you. For more information on affiliate links, click here. Thank you for supporting my writing! If you’re into the fitness sphere on Instagram, it’s no doubt that you’ve comeContinue reading “How to Tell If a Company Is Dropshipping: Balance Athletica, Halara, and More”
Struggling to find ethical gifts for those in your life? Look no further than my ethical shopping gift guide, and support small businesses while giving thoughtfully.
Making ethical shopping decisions can be challenging. I talked with Simple Switch founder, Rachel Kois, on how we can promote sustainability through our purchases.
We have begun to associate wellness with fitting a certain beauty standard and having the financial freedom to travel or spend $$$ on the latest superfood. Wellness is really white, really expensive, and at times, even exploitative.
Growing up in Colorado, I’ve always had an affinity for the mountains. While ski season is special in its own way, my favorite time of year to go up to the mountains has to be mid-September, right when all the leaves are changing. Even if you aren’t particularly outdoorsy, there’s plenty of beauty to see,Continue reading “The Best Fall Weekend in Breckenridge, Colorado”
If you’re new here, hi, I’m Al, and I got really sick last year, healed, then got really sick again right as I was beginning medical school. I’ve been writing this post for a while in bits and pieces, struggling to put together what I’ve learned in the past year. It’s been tough for meContinue reading “7 Lessons I Learned From My Quarter-Life Crisis”
This article published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery received a lot of attention this week when it made the claim that ‘unprofessional content’ on social media pages may lead patients to choose another physician. The article was picked apart, Twitter erupted, and the discussion on #MedBikini and professionalism was born. The three investigators (aContinue reading “#MedBikini and Professionalism”
“What can I do where I am?” -Toni Morrison The last few days have seen an eruption of unrest as people across the nation protest police violence in the killing of George Floyd. Whether you don’t feel comfortable protesting because of COVID-19 or are unable to for other reasons, there are ways to be antiracistContinue reading “Being Antiracist Anywhere”
6 of my favorite easy tips to become more environmentally friendly for Earth Day and beyond, because we should care for the planet every day!