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Rachel Torres 104

YCP Spring 2024

POINTS TOTAL

  • 0 TODAY
  • 0 THIS WEEK
  • 341 TOTAL

participant impact

  • UP TO
    25
    organic meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    31
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • UP TO
    5.6
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • UP TO
    17
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • UP TO
    17
    miles
    traveled by foot
  • UP TO
    114
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    280
    gallons of water
    have been saved
  • UP TO
    400
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • UP TO
    365
    minutes
    of additional sleep
  • UP TO
    5.0
    minutes
    spent learning

Rachel's actions

Simplicity

Core Values

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Transportation

Conduct Virtual Meetings

I will not travel for meetings and will instead conduct them virtually.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Walk Instead

I will walk 2 mile(s) each day instead of driving and avoid sending up to (___) lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Reduce Animal Products

I will enjoy 2 meatless meal(s) and/or 1 vegan meal(s) each day this week.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Try a New Way to Prep

I will try a new method of food preparation, such as canning, pickling, or baking bread.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Food

Weekly Meal Planning

I will reduce food waste and save money by planning a weekly menu, only buying the ingredients I need.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Car Share

I will sign up for a car-sharing service or organize car sharing with my neighbors or classmates to cut down on the number of vehicles on the road.

COMPLETED
ONE-TIME ACTION

Health

Eliminate Toxic Plastics

I will avoid buying toxic plastics - including polycarbonate, polystyrene and polyvinyl - and instead replace them with durable non-plastic options.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Reduce refined sugar

I will keep track and reduce my consumption of refined sugars, including sweetened beverages, candy, and processed foods.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Healthy Sleep

Effectively working for sustainability requires self care! I will commit to getting 30 more minute(s) of sleep each night to achieve at least 7 hours per night.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Exercise Daily

Exercise is a great stress blaster! I will exercise for 35 minute(s) each day.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Health

Happiness

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Choose Organic Ingredients

I will enjoy 2 meal(s) cooked with organic ingredients each day.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Participant Feed

Reflection, encouragement, and relationship building are all important aspects of getting a new habit to stick.
Share thoughts, encourage others, and reinforce positive new habits on the Feed.

To get started, share “your why.” Why did you join the challenge and choose the actions you did?

  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Health Exercise Daily
    How can you incorporate other personal values (like quality time with friends or spending time in nature) into your exercise routine?

    Rachel Torres 104's avatar
    Rachel Torres 104 4/18/2024 1:01 PM
    Today I spent time walking with friends up a hill and it just gave us a lot of time to talk and just be there in the moment and being able to be present in the conversations and not distracted by anything else.
  • REFLECTION QUESTION
    Health Happiness
    How does/can practicing gratitude keep you centered and motivated to work for a better world?

    Rachel Torres 104's avatar
    Rachel Torres 104 4/18/2024 12:59 PM
    It keeps me in a great mood and in the moment with everything going on in my life. It just helps remind me that there are a lot of things to be grateful for.