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Are You Ready to Be A Better Earthling?

 Hi! I’m Cathy Tiffany, founder of  Be A Better Earthling.  I founded this site out of my love for nature and keen interest in living a sustainable lifestyle:  that means striving to be healthier, wealthier and having a good impact on the environment here and abroad.  I’ll share my knowledge, discoveries and failures and together maybe we can make ourselves and the world around us a little better!

Healthier

Why Grass Fed Animals Are Better for You

From Mother Earth News, my favorite magazine: More evidence that grass-fed meat is good for you emerged earlier this year when scientists in Ireland found that consuming grass-finished red meats from lamb and cattle, even for a short period of time, is good for your heart. The study, published in the British Journal of Nutrition (volume 105, issue 01), not only confirmed again that red meat from animals “finished” on grass for the six weeks before slaughter contains… Read more »

Wealthier

Can Money Buy Happiness?

I often check out MSN Money and came upon “5 Bad Money Lessons Your Parents Taught You”, including “Money Can’t Buy You Happiness“. I agree with the author of the article.  Being broke doesn’t make for much joy.     I’m much happier knowing that I have the money I need to pay my bills, pay for a car repair…to not worry. I have spent the past couple of years conspiring on how to reduce… Read more »

Eco-Wise

Why Grass Fed Animals Are Better for You

From Mother Earth News, my favorite magazine: More evidence that grass-fed meat is good for you emerged earlier this year when scientists in Ireland found that consuming grass-finished red meats from lamb and cattle, even for a short period of time, is good for your heart. The study, published in the British Journal of Nutrition (volume 105, issue 01), not only confirmed again that red meat from animals “finished” on grass for the six weeks before slaughter contains… Read more »

Parents & Kids

The Importance of Mothers

Right off the bat, let me just say that fathers are important, too.  But, since this is Mother’s Day……     I have an an awesome Mom.  She was/is a single Mom.  She worked 40 hours a week, was me and my sister’s sole provider, took care of the house, did the laundry, shopping, bills and most yard work.  That’s a lot of stuff! And you know what? Kids don’t care much about any of… Read more »

B.A.B.E In Action

What You Can Do In 60 Seconds or Less

Each Wednesday I promote the Happy Humpday/Pay it Forward concept.  I like the idea of one day focusing on the act of kindness towards others.  not that we aren’t nice people other days, right?!  My full-time career is a hairstylist, so I’m in the business of making people look and feel good.  I compliment my clients because I like them and want to make them happy.  They’re not empty compliments, either; I really do mean it…. Read more »