Leading a more sustainable life is just as important for the planet, as it is for your health. It is extremely important to be aware of the impact we generate on the environment and communities to adopt a more responsible lifestyle.
Here are some tips to start the shift to a more mindful routine.
1. Get informed and question your habits.
Once aware, we cannot be indifferent. Starting to inform ourselves is the first and great step we must take.
2. Consume responsibly.
Before consuming something, pause and ask yourself if you really need it. It is also important to know the amount of use that you would give to that product.
3. Walk, bike, or use public transportation.
The car is the means of transport that causes the most impacts and the one that consumes the most energy. Let us avoid its use whenever possible. For short trips, take the opportunity to walk or ride a bike, it will be very beneficial for your health.
4. Use eco-friendly packaging and products.
Find out about the impact of the product you want to consume and its manufacturing processes. Supporting sustainable brands is a revolutionary act and necessary if we want a more just and environmentally friendly world.
5. Choose a plant-based diet.
This type of diet has multiple benefits, in our body it reduces cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar levels preventing the development of chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, it reduces the risk of some types of cancer ; and it has a lower environmental impact, since plants consume fewer resources for their production than food of animal origin.
6. Remember that all our decisions can have a great impact.
And you, what mark do you want to leave on the world?