Most of us have probably heard how an oyster creates a pearl. But in case you haven’t, here is the gist:
An irritant enters the oyster’s shell and imbeds itself in the mantle (the layer inside the shell that surrounds its body). The oyster secretes nacre to smooth over the irritant, and a pearl is formed. Nacre is sometimes called “mother-of-pearl” because of this process.
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For the last five or so years, my husband and I have worked tirelessly to eliminate plastic from our lives- cutting it from our diet (plastic wrapped foods) from eating out (reusable utensils and refusing plastic straws), and from our bathroom. Read More “Fighting the Plague While Saving the Planet”
So coronavirus is here. For the long haul, it seems.
To be honest, folks, I don’t have a lot of healthy “stay safe” tips that ALSO benefit the planet. Washing your hands for 20 seconds with warm/hot water does not HELP the environment. Hot water uses a lot more energy than cold. It also happens to be better at killing germs.
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I’m a little late to jump on the bandwagon of unsolicited advice on how to deal with the coronavirus, or COVID-19. But, it’s never too late to use this time to develop some incredibly healthy, and earth-conscious habits to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and the planet. Read More “Eco-Wellness, Home Hygiene Edition- Body Meditation”
My husband showed me this incredible documentary YouTube video about a man who ran a marathon in 24 hours. A different type of marathon, this was actually focused on how productive the man could be while running one mile every hour for 24 hours. He actually ran 3 miles the first hour, then set to do his “To-Do List” after completing a mile each hour. Read More “ZooFit Workout of the Day- 1/14/20: Productivity Workout for Writers”
Holidays are thought to be one of the most stressful times of the year. If you find yourself getting in a tizzy this season, ZooFit is here to help give you peace of mind and de-stress your winter. Read More “ZooFit Holiday Guide: How to Have a Happy Holiday”
Happy Holidays to everyone from ZooFit. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, or all or none of the above, this is a special time of year. It is the season of giving, huddling close to fires, reflecting on the year, and a general jolly feeling lingers in the air.
ZooFit is all about being the best version of ourselves, any time of the year. The holidays are a notorious season where our goals get pushed to the back burner. We’ll pick them back up and brush them off in the new year. Let’s just have fun, eat, drink, and be merry. Read More “ZooFit Holiday Guide- How to Have a Healthy Holiday”
I was hoping to share some enormous news with everyone by now. Unfortunately, as life occurs, I’ve hit a small snag and will have to wait just a LITTLE bit longer to make it official.
Many of you know I’ve been working on my newest project, ZooFit Safari. It seems like I’ve been working on this project forever. Well, two years. Read More “Plastic-Free July Eco-Challenge, Day 30: Cavemen Didn’t Eat With Plastic”
As a kid in middle school (many moons ago), I heard a radio ad on my favorite station exclaiming “The earth is our home. CLEAN UP YOUR ROOM!” I loved this ad so much I made a poster of it as a school Earth Day project and kept it on my bedroom door. This confused my mom so much, because, I never cleaned up my actual room. Read More “Plastic-Free July Eco-Challenge, Day 20: The Earth is Our Home…Clean Up Your Room”