Fact: Nearly half of all food produced is wasted.
What should you do? Review your process. You can learn from others how to use your produce more efficiently, getting more product while shrinking your carbon footprint! Here are some practical tips from Mashable on reducing food waste.
A mother-daughter duo, Val and Breezy Griffith, started their company, Skinny Dipped Almonds, as a goal to spend more time together after the passing of a close family friend. Their idea grew after eating chocolate covered almonds that had a little too much coating on them.
Fact: The number of farmers markets in the U.S. grew 180% over seven years!
What should you do? Explore a market near you. Many vendors are women-owned businesses. You'll eat healthier and support your fellow entrepreneurs!
“To protect your energy…
It’s okay to cancel a commitment.
It’s okay to not answer that call.
It’s okay to change your mind.
It’s okay to be alone.
It’s okay to take a day off.
It’s okay to do nothing.
It’s okay to speak up.
It’s okay to let go.”
Breathe. Close your eyes and try inhaling for four counts and exhaling for four counts. This breathing will center your mind and body, reducing and anger and stress. (Some may even say to inhale positivity and exhale any negative thoughts you have).
Sometimes it’s crucial to laugh at your mistakes. Because guess what? You’re not the only one who makes them! Dwelling on your past is the single most self-destructive thing you can do. Instead, try laughing and moving on. Just look at comedians, they find humor
It is important to stay balanced in your life while starting your own business (or doing anything for that matter!). Set goals for yourself! I'm not talking about business goals; I’m talking about personal goals. You can start off small with day to day activities