5 Simple & Healthy Ways To Celebrate Earth Day
Earth Day is more than just a single day. It is an opportunity to celebrate the planet that gives us life. Small, everyday actions towards sustainable living can make us feel more connected to our planet and create a healthier place for ourselves and generations to come.
Here are 5 simple and healthy ways to celebrate and show your appreciation for our wonderful planet on this Earth Day:
Lace up your shoes and step outside for a walk/ run. Running errands? Leave your car at home and walk or bike to your destination instead. Not only is this great for the planet but the. Vit. D from the Sun will help boost your immunity and will also work wonders on your physical and mental well-being.
2. CONNECT WITH THE EARTH
As we get older, we tend to lose our connection to the natural world. Do one thing that connects you deeply to nature for 5 minutes a day - spend some time gardening or swimming in the ocean or walk barefoot on the grass. Focus on the feeling that comes with your body connecting to the earth and the sense of feeling deeply grounded.
3. UNPLUG FROM TECHNOLOGY
Unplug small appliances and electronics when no one is using them. If possible, consider replacing your appliances with energy-saving ones. Install a programmable thermostat and switch to rooftop solar panel system. These tips will help reduce your energy consumption and save you a lot of money.
4. GO GREEN
A little bit of effort goes a long way for our planet. You can reduce your carbon footprint by making small changes at home. Below are some of the things we use at home that help reduce carbon footprint.
Using reusable bags for shopping.
Using reusable kitchen cloth instead of paper towels
Environmentally friendly cleaning products - I mostly use Baking soda, vinegar, lemon and dish soap for pretty much everything.
Environmentally friendly Dishwashing and Laundry detergent - Recently found this and it has been a game-changer. Cleans the dishes really well without any residual smell. Sorry no discount code yet.
COMPOST - this is something I plan on working diligently towards this year.
5. GIVE BACK
Earth Day is the perfect time to show gratitude to our planet. Below are few things you can do to help save the planet.
Connect and volunteer at local environmental agencies
Volunteer to clean up the local parks, beaches etc.
Volunteer at a community garden.
Grow your own food.
Reuse and recycle as much as possible