Category Archives: sustainability

Educator to Activist

From the ted talk by Jessica Jackley, I’ve reflected on how much I relate to her. Having grown up in a church I was told the same thing. I was supposed to go help the poor and homeless, but when … Continue reading

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Possible Extinction?

When hearing the word sustainability I think of how I can prolong the earth and make living here clean and resourceful. The definition of sustainability has slightly changed over the years. At the beginning of its definition global warming was … Continue reading

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“Do I need the new iPhone?”

Leyla’s TED talk hit exactly on everything we are doing wrong as consumers on our planet. She spoke into depth about the waste of cell phones here in the United States and Australia and it actually surprised me how many … Continue reading

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sustainable life

what I have learned this past week has blown my mind. I have never though to think so much about sustainably and how much it effects us and our economy. For instance, when we watched Leyla’s Ted talk she did … Continue reading

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New Outlook on Life

My thoughts on mindfulness is physically and mentally being aware of your surroundings. This aspect helps to influence a positive outlook on life. This allows the brain to relax and improves your mental health. Mindfulness allows us to clear away … Continue reading

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a wicked world

As a senior, I have had many courses in the last three and half years to teach on the topic of sustainability and how it effects my major and the world around me. Sustainability to me is the idea of … Continue reading

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save the earth

  Before watching the film, the 11thHour I had a very different view of what sustainability meant. I though that sustainability meant was being friendly towards the earth. I didn’t think that sustainability was a big deal or that it … Continue reading

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Sustainability NOW!

When we are thinking about the relationship between fashion and sustainability, we usually do not think of it as a good relationship. Because fashion is all about what is the latest fad is and what is trendy at that point … Continue reading

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Mindful Life = Better Life

As I entered this class I was not really aware of all of the wicked problems our world was facing. I knew there was bad things going on in the world we live in today, but I never really payed … Continue reading

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Are you being mindful?

Do you ever think about what is really happening around you at all times? When we are in a constant state of business and always on the go you do not really think about what is actually happening because it’s … Continue reading

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