The Truth About the Fashion Industry Stripped Down and Laid Out Bare-Naked

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The Truth About The Fashion Industry Stripped Down and Laid Out Bare-Naked

This is one topic I’ve been hesitant to talk about much.

 

Geeeez… can you imagine why?

 

I myself am guilty to the rotten core about having drooling envy for the latest threads being splashed across my Instagram feed. So what does one lass say to another about her ethical fashion faux pas?

Keep silent? Pretend that it’s not happening? Hypocritically criticize all the celebs and fashion haulers while you go about your day sneakily shopping online so no one sees you going about the task of contributing to our global melt down?

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Dreaming of Travel? Why Not Volunteer Abroad On An Organic Farm?

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Volunteer abroad on an Organic Farm

Imagine waking up to sound of toucans in the lush green mountains of Costa Rica. A layer of mist hovering over the jungle as first sunlight gently wakes you from your slumber.

 

You spend your morning doing manual labor; digging, planting, catching fish, harvesting food, or whatever tasks need your attention that day. It’s sweaty and hard work but on the inside, it feels good to move; to use your body and feel energized to do so. Rewarded with a hearty lunch of local cuisine and an afternoon to swing in the hammock, read, do yoga, swim in the waterfalls, wander through the jungle or just sit and be present.

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10 Foods To Put On Your Face That Bring a Whole New Meaning To Natural Skincare

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10 Foods To Put On Your Face for Natural Skincare

Hey Emily! You have food on your face.

I hear that a lot.

 

While my inability to place food inside my mouth is nothing short of toddler-worthy, I do intentionally put food on my face more often than it’s accidentally found there.

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My Chai Banana Milkshake Brings All The Dairy-Free Boys to The Yard

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Chai Banana Milkshake (Dairy-Free)

I know those of you trapped in the Northern-sphere are probably just starting to recover from being bunked up in your houses escaping the blizzards. All I can think of is how amazing snow would be right now. Snowmen, snow cones, snow fights, snow angels, snow mobiles, snow, snow, snow! I’m one deprived snow child but I’m sure there’s something I’m clearly missing.

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It’s HERE! The Sustainable Lifestyle Design Ebook is ready for Pre-Order!

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Sustainable Lifestyle Design - The New Ebook from Emily Uebergang at theurbanecolife.com

May I present to you my little baby! The brand spanking new ebook that’s now available for pre-order at a discounted price (only until April 1). Grab your copy on Amazon.
(I’ll have other e-reading versions available later this week, so sign up to my mailing list to get notified if you aren’t already).

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Herbal Bath Infusion To Relax and Unwind

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Herbal Bah Infusion to Relax and Unwind - The Urban Ecolife

This herbal bath is like floating on a bed of clouds. This time is all about you, the water, soaking up the herbie-goodness, and some relaxing tunes to sooth the soul. For this recipe you can pick an essential oil depending on your needs and what you have available. Here’s some of my favorites:

 

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3 Ingredient Natural Face Mask You Can Eat!

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3 Ingredient Natural Face Mask You Can Eat - The Urban Ecolife

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That Time I Thought I Had it All Figured Out…

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That time I thought I had it all figured out...

It was the one week that changed my life. I didn’t know this at the time but a pebble had been thrown into the open lake, instigating a ripple effect which would set the foundation for the rest of my life.

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