things we can do in spite of oil nightmares

Trying to figure out how to curb our bad environmental habits and be more in sync with nature can be exhausting.  The deeply disturbing and continuing oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico means a perfect time to rethink our habits.  It's empowering to sacrifice (yes, that) in the name of easing the burden of our oil addiction.  

Almost everything we use is petroleum based.  Think before using, and reduce what we use.  I could write tons, but I'll let Sheryl Eisenberg of NRDC shares her thoughts "Oil Spill Got You Down?"