Category: Lifestyle

How My Trip to Kainji Lake National Park Taught Powerful Lessons on Voluntary Simplicity

How My Trip to Kainji Lake National Park Taught Powerful Lessons on Voluntary Simplicity

I have long since considered myself an outdoorsman. From hiking to hunting, I have at different times engaged in all of that. But living in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, I often have to be contented with short hikes up surrounding hills and the occasional visits to the streams or fountains in the suburbs. At the end...

Women Can Build Positive Body Image By Controlling What They View on Social Media

Women Can Build Positive Body Image By Controlling What They View on Social Media

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Authors: Rachel Cohen, Clinical Psychologist and PhD Candidate, University of Technology Sydney; Amy Slater, Associate Professor, University of the West of England, and Jasmine Fardouly, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Macquarie University. Social media use is often described as being problematic for mental health and body image....

8 Must-See Films About Women – That Are All By Women

8 Must-See Films About Women – That Are All By Women

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Authors:Emily Spiers, Lecturer in Creative Futures, Lancaster University. It is no secret that women are still underrepresented in cinema – whether they work behind or in front of the camera. They are also, as the Independent’s alternative all-female list of nominees for the 2019 Academy...

No Toxic Cleaners Necessary: Clean Your Kitchen Chemical-Free with ENJO

No Toxic Cleaners Necessary: Clean Your Kitchen Chemical-Free with ENJO

Australians are some of the world’s biggest waste producers. According to the 2014-2015 National Waste Report Aussies produced 64 million tonnes, equivalent to 2.7 tonnes per person of waste. The kitchen is the largest contributor of waste in the home. In addition food packaging, food waste and chemical spray bottles, the average kitchen is stocked...

This Couple Quit Their Corporate Jobs To (Consciously) Travel the World: “The Less You Spend, The More Experiences You’ll Have…”

This Couple Quit Their Corporate Jobs To (Consciously) Travel the World: “The Less You Spend, The More Experiences You’ll Have…”

Manila, Philippines: Back in 2001, a new TV show aired on the travel channel here that changed the landscape of how I viewed traveling forever. The TV program originally called Lonely Planet later changed to Globe Trekker, featured different travelers trekking across the world (my favorite was Ian Wright), each toeing the line between tourism...

The Sydney Mardi Gras Has Contributed Significantly to Australian History. Here’s Why Its Important…

The Sydney Mardi Gras Has Contributed Significantly to Australian History. Here’s Why Its Important…

This weekend is one of the most exciting events in Australia – the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. The annual event, attended by a crowd of 300,000 people, will be held at the end of the month-long festival to celebrate LGBTQI communities. This year, Mardi Gras has been running since February 15th, flourishing...