There are constantly new products being released and as marketing becomes more targeted, you can’t be blamed for buying new products that you don’t need. When I first embarked on my minimalist journey I was shocked to review how many different foundations, hair styling products and face creams I had accumulated - most of which [...]
This is a time in the world where we are seeing the impact of humanity on the health of the planet. Stories from all around the world are showing the positive impact of the coronavirus outbreak less air pollution, heavily reduced carbon dioxide levels and even reduced noise pollution. This has been represented in some [...]
“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” is a saying that has been circulated for years and is an easy way to encourage people to make a difference. However, there is another “R” that can make an even bigger difference to the planet… Refuse. Refusing the flyer as you walk down the street, the map as you walk into [...]
In our distracted world there is a movement towards mindfulness, being more present in the moment. The American Psychological Association lists key benefits of mindfulness as enhanced focus, cognitive ability, relationship satisfaction and reduced stress. These are all factors we can benefit from in our daily lives. Mindfulness is often looked at as meditation alone, however, [...]
Most countries around the world are currently in some form of lockdown due to the fast spreading COVID-19 virus. Although this is probably not news to you. We are surrounded by constant noise, news and updates on all forms of media. We cannot escape the negativity around us so it is the perfect time to [...]
“I need it” A phrase many of us have said before without any real consideration of it’s true connotations. According to the Oxford Learners English Dictionary the word “Need” is defined as: “To require something/somebody because they are essential or very important, not just because you would like to have them” The word essential in [...]
If you are struggling to make a commitment to being more eco-conscious in your life, you are not alone. We live in a world where it is difficult to live sustainably. However, when I read Gretchen Rubin’s habit focused book Better Than Before, it struck me that a number of the habit-forming techniques can be utilised to support a more sustainable living, especially for someone who is only just beginning to make changes in their life...