Earth Day Every Day
While April 22 is Earth Day (#EarthDay2018), you can make every day Earth Day by making small changes or choices. Often these choices can also save you money as well. Set your thermostat (heat / AC) to a moderate temperature (wear a sweater indoors when using the heating system, and not when using air-conditioning). Combine errands for fewer car trips, and keep your tires inflated and your car maintained. Purchase items with less packaging and use reusable bags at the grocery store. And, recycle as much as you can and help keep plastics out of the environment. Learn more at https://www.earthday.org/.
Another way to celebrate Earth Day everyday is to regularly connect to nature. Getting outdoors in nature is good for us. Spending at least 30 minutes or more walking or hiking in a natural area reduces stress, improves the immune system, and provides other lasting physical benefits. Whether you want to call it forest bathing or just getting outside, the more we connect with and appreciate the gift of the natural world and outdoors, the better it is for us and for the planet.