Motivation & Wisdom

Part of the Natural World

In honor of Black History month, will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday. Form of thanks and appreciation for ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference. Today’s quote is by Shelton Johnson - a national parks ranger. Johnson provides detailed history on the Buffalo Soldiers involvement with the national parks in the… Continue reading Part of the Natural World

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Owe Something To Your Community

In honor of Black History month, will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday. Form of thanks and appreciation for ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference. Today’s quote is by Hattie Carthan whom played a major role in NYC’s, specifically Brooklyn, parks and tree plantings. Share in the comments how these words… Continue reading Owe Something To Your Community

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Beauty of Butterfly

It’s my birth month so the August motivational quotes will relate to aspects about me. Today’s quote is by the beloved Maya Angelou and features a butterfly illustration by @the_little_oak_learning (Instagram). If you didn’t know the butterfly is my favorite creature - I have a butterfly garden lower leg tattoo sleeve. I love the beauty… Continue reading Beauty of Butterfly

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Choosing Planet Over Plastic

Today’s Plastic Free July motivational image was posted on Cove’s Instagram. Cove is focused on designing a water bottle not made of plastic - specifically made of polyhydroxyalkanoate(PHA). We all know how tricky it is to avoid plastics. In my opinion, this graphic is a subtle reminder that when you can put the planet first.… Continue reading Choosing Planet Over Plastic

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Motivation Monday: Luxury of Time

In honor of Women History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Women environmentalists each Monday.   Today's quote is by Xiye Bastida - a climate justice youth activist.  Xiye is one of the founders of the Fridays for the Future weekly climate strikes, and was able to encourage her fellow high school students to… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Luxury of Time

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Motivation Monday: When Abuse The Environment

In honor of Women History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Women environmentalists each Monday.   Today's quote is by Isatou Ceesay - Gambia's Queen of Recycling.  Isatou founded Women’s Initiative Gambia (originally N’jau Recycling and Income Generation Group) which plays a major role in the reduction of Gambia's waste. What are your thoughts regarding… Continue reading Motivation Monday: When Abuse The Environment

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Motivation Monday: Leave A Legacy

In honor of Women History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Women environmentalists each Monday.   Today's quote is by Autumn Peltier - a Canadian youth activist that advocates for clean water.  Autumn was named the Chief Water Commissioner by the Anishinabek Nation in 2019.   What are your thoughts regarding this quote? References… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Leave A Legacy

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Motivation Monday: Pass On to Future Generations

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.   Today's quote is by Dr. J. Drew Lanham - Alumni Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University.  In addition, Dr. Lanham is… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Pass On to Future Generations

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Motivation Monday: Access to Natural Resources

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.  Check out the medium article in my references to see a list of 28 Black environmentalists. Today's quote is by Angelou Ezeilo, the… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Access to Natural Resources

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Motivation Monday: Value Earth

In honor of Black History month, I will share earth-focused quotes by known Black environmentalists each Monday.  My way of thanks and appreciation for my ancestors/peers that are making an environmental difference.  Check out the medium article in my references to see a list of 28 Black environmentalists. Today's quote is by Jerome Ringo the… Continue reading Motivation Monday: Value Earth