Eco-living

The Oil Well Minefield

20-Nov-2014

There is a hidden, underwater, environmental catastrophe on the horizon for the oceans and seas around the world. Oil, the natural resource humans depend on for transportation and the making of many items we buy and use on a daily basis is the culprit. It is widely thought that when an oil company stops drilling that the well is dry of oil, but that’s not true. There is still oil left behind because there is not enough of it left for a company to view it as a viable money making option.

Continue reading

eco Living, Environment, Health, Sustainability

Why Local Is Important

12-Nov-2014

Whether your apple pie is made with apples from your backyard or whether you get your eggs from your neighbor’s chickens, knowing part of the story about your food makes it that much more enjoyable. Here are some more reasons why you might want to consider buying your groceries locally.

Continue reading

Organic, Health, Nutrition, Philosophy, Eco-living

The Sustainable Kitchen

10-Nov-2014

For those who love to cook and create delicious food in their kitchen, but are looking to become more environmentally friendly, here are some ways to make your kitchen part of the sustainable living movement. The kitchen, though, is a very challenging area of sustainable living because it does include diet and habit changes. This is often easier imagined than accomplished.

Continue reading

Eco Living, Environment, Health, Sustainability

Going Green For The Holidays

05-Nov-2014

With the hustle and bustle of Christmas quickly approaching. Many of us aren't taking the time out to think green. But, I'm taking it upon myself to go green this holiday. So I put together a few ideas so that you can go green with me.

Continue reading

Eco Living, Environment, Health, Holidays, Green

Under Water Forests

23-Oct-2014

Coral reefs are built by colonies of tiny animals found in marine waters that contain few nutrients. Most coral reefs are built from stony corals, which in turn consist of polyps that cluster in groups. Corals are related to jellyfish and anemones, and most species are colonial.

Continue reading

Eco Living, Environment, Health, Marine, Coral

Our Plastic Earth

08-Oct-2014

Plastic is everywhere. We are a planet of plastic. It is extremely hard on the environment and creatures of our world and it takes a lot of chemical pollutants and fossil fuels to make plastic.

Continue reading

Eco Living, Environment, Health, Plastic, Pollutants

Book Review: The Honest Life

02-Oct-2014

To start I have to admit that I absolutely love Jessica Alba. She is a wonderful actress, a mom, an environmentalist and a social justice activist. As if that is not enough, she is the co-founder of an environmental friendly, non-toxic company. What I admire most in her is that she really fights for a better world and uses her voice for the good, she educates, gives back, goes to D.C. to advocate for Safe Chemicals Act to shake up America's awareness on the effects of exposure to dangerous toxins and to push Congress to pass the act. She also wrote this fantastic book which is called "The Honest Life".

Continue reading

Eco-living, Inspire, Health, Beauty
Hello

YourZenLife is an online scrapbook where like minded people from all walks of life can share their knowledge and passion for health and wellness. YZL offers an outlet for conversation, interaction, education and contribution. We want you to join us and encourage and inspire each other to live our happiest, best lives possible, and make an impact on the world. Welcome to YourZenLife!

"Be the Change you wish to see in the World" –Gandhi

Lovely Contributors
Tags
Recent Tweets