Did you know that your skin is your largest organ? Or that 60-90% of the ingredients you put onto it are absorbed into your bloodstream? The average woman absorbs 130 chemicals into her bloodstream every single day. Often unbeknown to us, these toxins actually wreak havoc on the body and are linked to problems such … More Making the Switch to Clean Beauty
“Who Made My Clothes” is a campaign that aims to increase transparency in the fashion supply chain by encouraging consumers to question brands about where and how their clothes are made, the impacts on the environment, the working conditions of the garment workers and the salary paid to these workers. It endeavours to help create … More I Made My Clothes
Bees are in danger due to a deadly mix of pesticides, parasites and climate change. The role bees play in pollination means that they are crucial to our food supply. A third of all our food depends on their pollination in order to fertilise the plants so they can produce fruit, vegetables and seeds. Without … More Save the Bees
Before this year, I hadn’t even considered the fact that the money I earn doesn’t just sit in my bank account waiting for me, it is used to fund all sorts of industries that don’t necessarily align with my values. I believe we should all become educated and aware of what our money is being … More Switching to a ‘clean money’ bank
I’m currently living in an urban city environment and have been feeling a strong disconnect with nature. My body and soul are craving fresh air, the ocean, trees, flowers and sunshine. I want to hear the birds calling and interact with animals. I know that as soon as I am connected with nature I feel … More Connect with Nature
One day late, but every day should be Earth day. We do not live in isolation from our surroundings. We co-exist with everything on this wondrous Earth. The beauty in nature is unmatched. Its variations of existence are staggering and perfectly imperfect, just like humans ourselves. Although modern society has caused many to lose their … More An Ode to Earth
Over the summer, I applied and was accepted to WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) at an eco retreat called Paradise One in the Byron Bay hinterland. What originally prompted me to seek such an opportunity was the chance to be close to Byron Bay, my favourite beach town in Australia. Yet as it … More WWOOFing in the Byron Bay Hinterland
How far the world of plant-based milks has come in the last few years! Instead of limited options, those who opt to avoid dairy have a plethora of possible choices to indulge in. You might have your own personal favourite (such as the beloved Bonsoy or a deliciously creamy coconut milk), but did you know that … More Plant-based Milks: Which is Best for You and the Planet?