Entries by Cynthia

“Into The Woods” Podcast with Holly Worton

Grab a mug of hot tea and join me for a conversation with Holly Worton, author and podcaster, about Stepping Lightly as we enjoy the outdoors. Clear up some Leave No Trace gray areas, learn how to be an LNT role model and rant a little about pet peeves.

Quiz: How Long Does it Take?

You might be surprised how long it takes various things to break down once they’re tossed. Of course, natural things like apple cores go away quickly – right? Hmmmmm. You may be surprised. Take the quiz and pick up some tips for reducing food waste in your home.

5 Ways to be a Sustainably Savvy Shopper

Every action we take in life is an opportunity to be better. When we know better, we can do better. We’re all at different points on our journey toward sustainability. Here are some of my favorite tips to be a more conscious consumer.

Better Thinking? Take it Outside!

A sure-fire remedy for getting our mental mojo back may be as simple as taking a walk. Outside activity turns on a different style of thinking that leads to perspectives and insights we’re not likely to get glued to a desk.

Beauty to the Rescue

For many, beauty isn’t top of mind at the moment. Beauty does indeed feed the soul though, and if ever there was time for some soul nourishing, this would be it. For yourself. For those you love. Have you fed your soul lately?

The Path to Becoming

COVID dished out life lessons left and right, and “teachable moments” continue to pelt us. Our paths have included creating new ways to live and work unimaginable a short while ago. What gifts of insight from this time of chaos, change and challenge will serve you well going forward?

7 Steps to Leave No Trace

There’s no better remedy for a weary body and soul than some restorative time in a naturally wild place. That soul soothing sanity break though should (and I almost never say should) come with responsibilities to be a respectful guest. Here’s how.