Being a Multifaceted Human in a World That Desires a Single Brand

Hello friends, welcome here! This morning I asked my friends if I should change my Instagram handle to reflect my love of running in the outdoors - or running and the outdoors, you get the point. No response from them yet, but I have been on a thought chain since. Why is it not enough … Continue reading Being a Multifaceted Human in a World That Desires a Single Brand

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Motivational Monday Pt. 2

Hello friends, welcome here! So, welcome to this week's installment of Motivational Monday! For last week's, click here. This quote is yet another that I love and feel like it applies deeply to my life and the work that I do. A friend of mine from grad school shared it a while back and I … Continue reading Motivational Monday Pt. 2

I’m Not Scared, but I’m Scared: Thoughts from a Mostly Solo, Average Trail Runner

Hello friends, welcome here! So, that is a lengthy title but welcome to “I’m Not Scared, but I’m Scared: Thoughts from a Mostly Solo, Average Trail Runner”. I spend a lot of time outside, it is kind of my favorite place. It is also a place that can cause me great anxiety at times. Runner’s … Continue reading I’m Not Scared, but I’m Scared: Thoughts from a Mostly Solo, Average Trail Runner

Celebrating Being Vegan.

Hello friends, welcome here! So, I have been living a vegan lifestyle for some time now - to be honest, I do not know my vegan anniversary or the exact amount of time I have been vegan, but my standard answer is about two years (laughing face), and that’s been my answer all this year, … Continue reading Celebrating Being Vegan.

100 Things About Me

Hello friend, welcome here! I am so excited you have found Running and Plants! This is a project I have wanted to work on for a while! The post grad-school life has left me in somewhat of an academic limbo, and starting this project has brought me so much joy in such a short amount … Continue reading 100 Things About Me

10 Things I Have Learned From a Year of Commuting by Bike

Hello friend, welcome here! Did you know May is National Bike Month?? If you didn't, that's ok - up until this year, I didn't either. In celebration of Bike Month, I want to share some things I have learned from a year of commuting by bike. These are mostly based of of questions I am … Continue reading 10 Things I Have Learned From a Year of Commuting by Bike

You Don’t Have to Buy Sustainability.

Hello dear friends, it is time we had a talk. I am frustrated (maybe you are, too). For some time, I have been seeing an increase in the amount of posts and adds trying to sell products in the name of promoting sustainability. On the surface level, that seems great. Shoes made from recycled plastic, … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Buy Sustainability.