10 Ways to Hug Mother Nature For Mindful Travel

Ten ways to hug mother nature for mindful travel this summer for you and your family. With overtourism on the rise, plastic pollution at an all-time high, and 2.0 billion people set to take to the skies this year, Mother Nature could sure use a hug!

The billions upon billions of items of plastic waste choking our oceans, lakes, and rivers and piling up on land is more than unsightly and harmful to plants and wildlife. – Earth Day

Get the Cliff Notes: Ten Ways to Hug Mother Nature for Mindful Travel

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Around 380 million metric tons of plastic are being produced yearly.[1] 8.3 BILLION Metric Tons (9.1 BILLION US Tons) of plastic has been produced since plastic was introduced in the 1950s. Plastic.org.

Calling all Personality Types

You all know I’m about spiritual personality typing in everyday life. But in this instance, I must speak to the collective issue of rethinking travel with the intent to travel consciously. You see, it doesn’t matter if you’re an introvert, extrovert, thinker or feeler, sensor or intuitive. We all have the responsibility to take care of mother nature. It doesn’t matter where you travel or who you travel with. Travel mindfully, with the goal of sustainability, is everyone’s responsibility. I hope you’ll join me in celebrating “plastic-free July” on the road and back home.

10 Ways to Hug Mother Nature For Mindful Travel Applies to all Personalities: Extroverts, Introverts, Feelers, Thinkers, Sensors, and Intuitives.

Why not be part of the solution instead of part of the problem with minimal effort:

  1. Find recycling bins and take your recyclable plastic items with you whenever possible,
  2. Don’t be a litterbug,
  3. Patronize restaurants that source from local farmers, fishers…
  4. Shops vintage as opposed to new, a great way to upcycle,
  5. Eliminate straws and single-use plastic; pack your own recycling bags,
  6. Recycle your brochures with friends, 
  7. Clean up after your pet,
  8. Use coral-friendly sunscreen,
  9. Pack soap and shampoo bars instead of using the hotel’s one use plastic shampoo or conditions,
  10. Don’t be an environmental burden, be mindful of wasteful utility and single-use plastics; smell the roses, and don’t pick them! 

Treat your travel experiences the same way you’d treat your home, with respect, consideration, and love.

It is estimated that 14,000 tons of sunscreen end up in the oceans each year. And this is not only from those of us who like to swim in the sea.  The sunscreen that you rinse down the drain when you shower can eventually find its way into the ocean. In addition, the convenient aerosol sprays can spread sunscreen particles across the sand. When the tide comes in, these chemicals can get washed out to sea. SustainableTravel International

Recap: Ten Ways to Hug Mother Nature for Mindful Travel

– Travel mindfully moves beyond personality typing into taking personal responsibility

– Tips: Ten ways to hug mother nature for mindful travel

– It’s time to do your part. When you travel, be responsible, sustainable, and respectful

More About Spiritual Personality Typing

Did you find; Ten Ways to Hug Mother Nature for Mindful Travel eye-opening. I’m here to share a new philosophy to get you excited about your personality. I hope you begin to see your personality as a magical tool and realize its importance to a meaningful life.

Make understanding your personality type a priority. It’s the best relationship you can cultivate in this lifetime.

Of course, with all good things in life, if you do the work, take responsibility, and make personality typing with a spiritual understanding, a daily ceremony, you’ll reap the rewards. Once you do, you’ll realize the only way for your SOUL to express itself is through a healthy persona. The two can’t exist without one other.

It’s a profound awakening, moving you closer to your truth, unshackling you from a purposeless existence into a new reality of unlimited possibilities. You’ll be ready for any occasion, situation, or event – travel, relationships, career, and most importantly, a meaningful life.

I know this to be true because this is precisely how it works in my life.


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