Category: <span>Wellness</span>

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...

7 Conscious Brands Making Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats

7 Conscious Brands Making Eco-Friendly Yoga Mats

When I first started looking for a yoga mat, I felt like Goldilocks (and the three bears). I found many that were too soft, too hard, too slippery, or too heavy. But the most frustrating thing I found was that most of them were made from PVC. PVC is plastic; how contradictory is it to...