- Eat less meat and more vegetables.
- Try growing some of your own food.
- Consider buying organic and/or local food.
- Stop smoking.
- Wear natural fibres.
- Treat your body with respect. You are part of nature too. Get enough sleep, drink water, play.
- Limit time spent on electronic devices.
- Regularly spend time in natural places – daily if possible.
- Learn to connect to the plants and animals in your area.
- Celebrate the passing of seasons.
- Take time to appreciate the beauty around us.
- Become acquainted with the rules of zero waste life and use them.
- Educate yourself about the climate, ecology and pollution.
- Study the natural world in the place where you live. Really get to know nature.
- Avoid associating with emotional vampires.
- Practice self care.
- Practice non-violence.
- Avoid blaming and shaming others.
- Give yourself space to grieve our losses and then get busy again.
- Create small measurable goals so you can appreciate success.
- Decolonize your lifestyle and all of your relations.
- Vote for people who really care about nature.
- Lobby local politicians to achieve 100% renewable energy (or whatever issue affects your community).
- Pressure companies to clean up their act.
- Avoid vehicles powered by fossil fuels. Walk, use bicycles or share public transportation. Avoid air travel.
- Participate in petitions, activist groups, demonstrations.
- Volunteer with a group that protects a local habitat. Restore, repair or rehabilitate local green areas.
- Pick up and remove trash left in wild spaces.
- Reduce or eliminate your use of plastic.
- Share your knowledge.
- Promote regenerative agriculture. Avoid or eliminate the use of pesticides and herbicides.
- Protect the wild spaces that remain.
- Treat water as a non-renewable resource.
- Be a good ally to those who enjoy less power than you.
- Buy fewer clothes.
- Support your local public library.
- Learn to share instead of buy.
wolf is an animist interested in a native philosophy of life and connection with nature. She is a student of art, of wilderness awareness and an activist. She especially enjoys sitting in a forest watching birds and other animals.
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