7 Charities to Support People

Last week I wrote about the 6 charities I support which support nature. I then told you that I do not only support charities which support nature, I also support organizations which help people and animals. This makes for 3 categories.  Next week I’ll tell you about the charities I support which help animals. This week I’ll tell you about the 7 charities I support which help people. 

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7 Charities to Support Nature

Donating money to charities is something I think everybody who has the resources should do. For me personally, I live at least eco-neutral, meaning that I live within the boundaries of the planet. However, eco-neutral is only the base**. I want to live eco-positive. I want to actually contribute something to make this world a better place. You can do that in different ways. A relatively easy way is by donating money. But which charities actually contribute to a better world? In this post I want to elaborate on research I did to find out. Here are 7 charities to support nature.

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Secondhand Clothing Inspiration

It’s been over 4 months that I last wrote about my secondhand clothing purchases. Ideally, I would write about once or twice a year about all the secondhand clothing items I bought in a certain year. However, I am not there yet. I am still building my ideal capsule wardobe and I’m still making mistakes and learning along the way. That’s why I am back today with some more secondhand clothing inspiration!

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The Loneliness of an Eco-positive Lifestyle

I am very confident that my sustainability journey and eco-positive lifestyle make me the happiest version of myself. But there is one dark side of this eco-positive lifestyle. This dark side does not have much to do me, but it has everything to do with the people surrounding me. Today I want to open up about this dark side, because I like to be brutally honest on this blog. I’ll tell you about: the loneliness of an eco-positive lifestyle.

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News & Personal Impact | May 2022

Mainstream news in The Netherlands is depressing. It has to be shocking, sensational and topical. This way news gets negative and people feel like the world around them is changing for the worse. They lose trust and feel powerless. Yet, sciences proves it over and over again: the world is getting better every day for humans. And so, I share 7 news-article once a month in these posts. A mix of positive and bad news, but mostly positive, to make sure that positive news has the upper-hand. Along, I share a practical tip on what you can do to change that news. This could be a lifestyle change, a petition to sign or a campaign to support, anything. To make you feel in power, because we are! This way you’ll know about the positive news, how to keep it that way, the negative news and how to change that!

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Documentary: 13th

I have always been fascinated by incarceration. Locking people up in small areas, sometimes for their entire life. Why? How? This fascination even led me to do my internship in a Dutch prison back in 2017. I then saw everything from up front. I don’t know if I still would choose the same internship now in 2022, because my views have changed. But the fascination about incarceration has stayed. This led me to watch a documentary which shines light on mass incarceration in relation to racism in the United States. Today I am sharing this documentary with you: 13th.

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5 Things I No Longer Buy

People usually think my sustainable lifestyle is extremely expensive. They think of buying expensive eco-products when they think of a sustainable lifestyle. However, a sustainable lifestyle is usually about think you do not do. Stop buying new stuff, stop flying, stop eating meat, etc. I would argue my eco-positive lifestyle has saved me a lot of money. With that being said, today I am sharing 5 things I no longer buy due to this eco-positive lifestyle.

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4 Podcast Tips – May 2022

It’s May again. And apparently, that means that I share some podcast tips on this blog. I’ve been looking into my archive and I noticed that I shared podcast tips in May 2020 and May 2021 (and once in November 2021, but I’ll just ignore that off day haha). Now that it’s May 2022 I’ll keep the tradition going. Today I’ll share 4 podcast tips (from May 2022) with you.

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Why Fireworks Suck

When I was younger, I used to love fireworks. Especially around New Year’s Eve I used to be on the block all day to lit fireworks from the early morning onwards. However, over the years my opinion about fireworks has changed. Right now, I think they should be banned or at least drastically improved. So here’s all the reasons why I think fireworks suck.

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News & Personal Impact | April 2022

Mainstream news in The Netherlands is depressing. It has to be shocking, sensational and topical. This way news gets negative and people feel like the world around them is changing for the worse. They lose trust and feel powerless. Yet, sciences proves it over and over again: the world is getting better every day for humans. And so, I share 7 news-article once a month in these posts. A mix of positive and bad news, but mostly positive, to make sure that positive news has the upper-hand. Along, I share a practical tip on what you can do to change that news. This could be a lifestyle change, a petition to sign or a campaign to support, anything. To make you feel in power, because we are! This way you’ll know about the positive news, how to keep it that way, the negative news and how to change that!

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