Category: Wellness

Sustainable Gift Giving in the Time of Coronavirus

Sustainable Gift Giving in the Time of Coronavirus

By Sarah Baillie Sustainable gift giving can be challenging in the best of times, but during the current reality of social distancing and quarantining ourselves at home it’s even more difficult. I have several friends and family members with birthdays in the coming months. I’m also thinking about how to support those whose lives are...

20 Eco-Friendly Things To Do During Self-Quarantine and Pandemic Lockdown

20 Eco-Friendly Things To Do During Self-Quarantine and Pandemic Lockdown

With governments locking down cities and health authorities requesting residents to self-quarantine to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, people are faced with weeks, if not months, of staying at home. Naturally, many will use this time worrying about their health and that of loved ones, as well as their financial situations and careers....

The Kindness Pandemic

The Kindness Pandemic

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I don’t know about you but my inbox has been inundated with emails about how businesses are dealing with COVID-19, from hotels through to non-profits, I’ve been told in every which way how an organisation is keeping...

Why You Should Set Goals But Avoid Calling Them New Year’s Resolutions

Why You Should Set Goals But Avoid Calling Them New Year’s Resolutions

The last few decades have borne witness to many amazing changes in our lifestyles. We have seen the advent of greener homes and powered whole cities with renewables energy. We have witnessed better environmental laws, a remarkable shift in consumer awareness and our understanding of numerous topics across the world stage has broadened. A few...

5 Ways to Deal With Stress At Work

5 Ways to Deal With Stress At Work

According to this study, 12.5 million working days were lost due to work- related stress or anxiety between 2016 and 2017 alone. The top three stressors for Americans today are the uncertainty of the nation’s future, money and work with work stress accounting for billions in healthcare costs. Stress at work happens to almost every...

4 Ways You Can Strengthen Your Mental Resilience Today

4 Ways You Can Strengthen Your Mental Resilience Today

The decaying state of our online and physical communities and the dread of what the future holds in the face of the unmitigated climate changes we witness today can sometimes result in very negative impacts on our mental health. Around the world, governments continue to subsidise fossil fuel projects despite the consequences of climate change....

Modern-Day Parenting: Stop Blaming Instagram, It Isn’t the Problem

Modern-Day Parenting: Stop Blaming Instagram, It Isn’t the Problem

A few weeks ago, Instagram announced that it would be restricting –and in some cases completely removing– posts promoting weight loss or weight loss products. These posts will apparently be unavailable to users under 18 years of age because of serious concerns in certain quarters that they may encourage undue pressure and anxiety in adolescents...

10 Small Ways You Can Show Kindness This Month

10 Small Ways You Can Show Kindness This Month

Today, there are people who still believe that ‘an eye for an eye’ is all the policy we need. Probably born out of a staunch unwillingness to ‘appear’ passive in their daily dealings, this belief in ‘pay back’ has its footprints scattered across our various societies all across the globe. Now I agree that being...