Living

Manage Your Carbon Footprint and Cut Your Home Energy Bills

Each month the District welcomes approximately 1,000 new residents. With a steady growth in population comes a steady increase in energy consumption—but what is being done to keep energy costs low and to manage the city’s carbon footprint? In the District, organizations such as the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DC SEU) are helping local residents and businesses save energy and ... Read More »

Hay House Offers a Life Changing Convention in Washington D.C.

For those searching for the inspiration and guidance needed to face today’s personal, political and financial challenges, look no further than Hay House’s annual I Can Do It!® (ICDI) conference, September 28-29, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This one-of-a-kind transformational summit is an opportunity to revitalize the soul, enlighten the mind and spirit, and obtain creative ... Read More »

Cross-Country Tour to Highlight GMO Labeling Kicks Off in D.C.

On August 5, 17 activists will set out on a cross-country 3,300 mile journey from the nation’s capital to Seattle, Washington for what is being called the Are We Eating Fishy Food Tour. The tour features five mutant GMO art cars fitted with large roof-mounted sculptures, carrying information about the need for labeling on genetically modified organisms (GMO). The tour ... Read More »

Living Sacred: The Practical Necessity of Meditation

If you’re like most, you grew up wanting to be a part of the solution—or at least not part of the problem. Yet with everything from complicated relationships to work stress to distressing world news, our inner domain is often anything but calm or loving. How do we live well, deeply and helpfully with all the changes and challenges we ... Read More »

Complete Care for Companion Animals

Taking care of a companion animal can be a challenge. The Big Bad Woof, a local retail pet supply store, serves as a community resource to the guardians of socially conscious pets. It offers  access to organic, holistic and premium raw diets and a wide range of alternatives including holistic supplements. Co-owners, Pennye Jones-Napier and Julie Paez opened the store ... Read More »

Organic Nutrition as a Lifestyle

The search for healthy, nutritious food options often proves to be a hardship amidst one hour lunch breaks and fast food restaurants. In 2010, computer programmer, Rachan Malhotra, walked out of his downtown DC office looking for lunch, and it became clear that most of the food he found was neither healthy nor nutritious. This realization set him on a ... Read More »

Welcome June!

Welcome June, the start of glorious summer. I love the shift from spring to summer with joyful memories of the last days of the school year and the promise of a season free to explore and travel, be silly with my girlfriends, and read lots of books. As an adult, it continues to be a month that inspires great happiness ... Read More »