News + what you can do about it, week 43-2020

Mainstream news in The Netherlands is depressing. It has to be shocking, sensational and topical. Because of this news gets negative and people who only follow this news feel like the world around them is changing in a bad way. They lose trust in people and companies and they lose hope. Besides that, it makes people feel powerless. Yet, it has been scientifically proved that the world gets better every single day for humans. And so, I share 7 news-article once a week 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 today to change that news. This could be a lifestyle change, a petition to sign or a social media 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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Eco-positive weekly diary #136: celebrating my birthday with vegan cake

Hi there! Welcome back into my personal weekly diary. In this diary I try to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. What habits have I created that make my life eco-positive? And what choices do I make? You can read all that here. The past week I celebrated my birthday, therefore baked a vegan cake and published more Youtube-videos than I usually do. Want to read along?

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Eco-positive weekly diary #133: I finally found zero waste toothpaste with fluoride!

Hi there! Welcome back into my personal weekly diary in which I try to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. What choices and habits on a daily basis make my life (nearly) eco-positive? The past week I donated plasma, went to a vegan high-tea with mom and finally found some zero waste toothpaste with fluoride! Want to read along?

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Eco-positive weekly diary #132: eating at vegan all-in restaurant Rozey

Hi there, welcome back into my personal weekly diary in which I try to show what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. What choices and habits make my life eco-positive and which struggles are there at the moment? The past week I scored some great secondhand items, saved a lot of food and went to a vegan all-in restaurant! 

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Eco-positive weekly diary #131: Hi from my new hometown Groningen!

Hi! Welcome back into my weekly diary. In these diaries I try to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. And as you might have read in my latest post, this is shifting to a new level from this week on! I have moved out (as you will read below) and this makes my life entirely different again. I’m excited! Now, let’s talk about past week.

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Eco-positive weekly diary #128: I’m back!

I’m back! From this week on I want to start to write weekly diaries again! Woooohooo. The last weekly diary I wrote was back in March. 4 months ago. That was the time I started working for about 60 hours a week and so I quit the diaries, that would make very boring weekly diaries haha! A lot has happened as we all know, but I’ll catch up soon enough. Right now I am in the middle of my summer holiday. I don’t work that much anymore and so I am eager to tell you about my life again! Let’s talk about the past week!

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Going vegan vs. stop traveling

Today I want to make a statement. Something that really goes for me and my journey towards a sustainable lifestyle. In general, I’d say living an eco-positive lifestyle is not hard (maybe I can’t say that just yet, since I am not there yet, but I am doing it anyway). However, there are some aspects which I find way easier than others. And so today I want to state: going vegan is way easier than to stop traveling.

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Eco-positive weekly diary #124: selling clothes on the Vinted app

Hi! Welcome back into my personal weekly diary. In this diary I try to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. I want to show what habits, choices and minsets are important. The past week I rescued some food from the supermarket, sold some of my clothes on the Vinted app and started planning my sustainable interrail holiday! Want to read along?

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Eco-positive weekly diary #120: Eating vegan ‘tuna’ salad after ages

Hi there, welcome back into my personal weekly diary. In this diary I want to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. What choices and habits make my life eco-positive or not? The past week I rounded off some things for my webshop Loose, picked up trash off the streets and went to see 1917 at the Cinema. Let’s see! Continue reading “Eco-positive weekly diary #120: Eating vegan ‘tuna’ salad after ages”

Eco-positive weekly diary #119: Bringing a lot of stuff to the thrift shop again

Hi there, welcome back into my personal weekly diary. In this weekly diary I try to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. What choices and habits make my life eco-positive or not? I hope you’ll get some inspiration from it, and you can always ask me anything! The past week I had another raclette diner, brought a lot of stuff to the thrift shop and school started again! Want to read along? Continue reading “Eco-positive weekly diary #119: Bringing a lot of stuff to the thrift shop again”