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10 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Climate change is real, and it’s happening right now. Where’s the proof? Rising average temperatures around the world, more frequent and devastating storms and floods, severe droughts, glaciers melting at record paces, and rising sea levels are all clear signs that climate change is real and we’re in the midst of a climate crisis (“Climate Crisis 101”). What does a carbon footprint have to do with this? First, let’s define the term carbon footprint. According…

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Relationships Have Expiration Dates Too

This post was originally published on my other website, www.fromatou.com, on October 3, 2015. Medicine. Food. Beverages. What do these have in common? They’re all necessities and they all have expiration dates. In fact, everything has an expiration date. However, not everything has an expiration date label that everyone can see. There’s no label on our homes, vehicles, clothes, shoes, electronics, etc. that tells us when those things are going to expire. And there’s definitely…

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A to Z: Random Acts of Kindness

I like lists. I like being kind to others. I like A to Z guides. So, I combined all three and created this post. DISCLAIMER: This should go without saying—BUT in case you’re one of those people who does “nice things” for other people only to throw it back in their face later . . . DON’T. Don’t expect a thank you. Don’t expect a prize. Don’t expect anything in return. Just pick something from…

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