Category: <span>Wellness</span>

18 Self-Care Activities for Your Mental Health

18 Self-Care Activities for Your Mental Health

In the ‘sustainability’ community, most people focus on activities associated with minimising environmental impact by reducing waste and switching to eco-friendlier habits such as composting kitchen scraps, avoiding single-use plastic items, carrying zero waste kits, offsetting carbon and even investing money in ‘cleaner’ projects. What many often overlook is the importance of self-care as a...

Participating in Veganuary? Don’t Forget to Consider Herbal Medicines

Participating in Veganuary? Don’t Forget to Consider Herbal Medicines

It’s Veganuary once again, an initiative that encourages people to embrace a vegan and cruelty-free lifestyle for the month of January as a means to protect the environment, animals and human health. Veganuary began in 2014 and participation has doubled every year since. Last year, 400,000 signed up for the 2020 Veganuary challenge. If you’re...

5 Key Takeaways From The Social Dilemma Documentary on Netflix

5 Key Takeaways From The Social Dilemma Documentary on Netflix

Last month Netflix released a 90-minute documentary on the darker side of our continual dependence on social media titled The Social Dilemma. Jeff Orlowski’s documentary focuses solely on the dangerous human impacts of social media, how addicted many have become to it and how social media companies design their apps to adversely affect our lives....

6 Ways I Look After My Mental Health (As An Empath)

6 Ways I Look After My Mental Health (As An Empath)

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, A couple of days ago, September 10, was World Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK Day. With droughts and fires impacting communities, pandemic lockdowns resulting in economic decline and financial insecurity, widespread job losses and stress (and unfortunately,...

The Beginnings of a Clean Beauty Brand: Meet Emma Lewisham

The Beginnings of a Clean Beauty Brand: Meet Emma Lewisham

Having written about clean beauty before and also understanding the green washing that comes with the industry, it’s often hard for consumers to get it right when purchasing products. There are loopholes that beauty brands can jump through and buzzwords that can greenwash and often natural skincare products are anything but.  Which is why a...

6 Self-Care Tips From Famous Women – That They Actually Swear By

6 Self-Care Tips From Famous Women – That They Actually Swear By

By Stacy Walden Self-care is currently in the spotlight as many of us are home 24/7 during lockdown and are armed with a little extra time on our hands. The importance of prioritizing healthy habits has only been amplified since the start of the pandemic as preserving mental health and physical wellbeing is essential when...