Category: Wellness

It’s Time to Stop the Glorification of Busy

It’s Time to Stop the Glorification of Busy

I am so busy right now. I’ve actually been so busy that I am only now getting around to finishing off this article I started writing a month ago. I’m the busiest. I bet you’re pretty busy too. How many times in the last month have you complained about how full your schedule is? I...

Improve Your Mental Health With These 5 Ecotherapy Activities

Improve Your Mental Health With These 5 Ecotherapy Activities

Ecotherapy is pretty much what it sounds like. It consists of exercises, both mental and physical, that are designed to incorporate nature. The end goal is to improve your mental health, just like regular therapy. The benefits of being in the natural environment, even when you have limited contact with it, are summed up easily...

Soulara – Australia’s Dedicated Vegan-Friendly Plant-Based Food Delivery Service

Soulara – Australia’s Dedicated Vegan-Friendly Plant-Based Food Delivery Service

A wholly plant-based vegan-friendly diet that consists of locally-grown produce is the most ‘sustainable’ way to eat. It has less environmental impact than a vegetarian diet even. But cooking nutritious vegan meals can be a hassle for busy people who’d prefer to be doing something other than planning what they’re going to eat each day. Cue:...

A Beginner’s Guide to Herbal Medicinals and Why It’s Crucial to Your Eco Healthcare Routine

A Beginner’s Guide to Herbal Medicinals and Why It’s Crucial to Your Eco Healthcare Routine

Even before Trump miraculously took office, healthcare policies and insurance coverages were ever-changing. Now that Trump is sitting on his golden throne in the White House, the healthcare systems seems much faster, in whackier, pull-out-your-hair ways. Just what our health insurance will cover and how optimal our healthcare routines remains to be seen. So, rather...

How to Fight Activist Burnout

How to Fight Activist Burnout

Burnout certainly isn’t a niche issue. 64 percent of Australians report that their mental health is affected by stress, and for activists (who often have to take on more responsibility than the average person) becoming exhausted by overwork is a real danger. The enormity of the task ahead and the indifference of others can be enough...

Free E-Book ‘Questioning Meat’ by Robin Schaper is for the Wannabe Vegan

Free E-Book ‘Questioning Meat’ by Robin Schaper is for the Wannabe Vegan

Can’t stand militant extremist vegans? Neither can I – and I’m vegan. Their non-compassionate, preachy, judge-y viewpoints really turn me off and at times gets me fired up. On the rare occasion a vegan gets too much, I’m thinking: “Just because you love animals doesn’t make you a better human – in fact, from what I’ve just experienced,...

5 Passive Ways to Practice Self Care When Life Gets Hard

5 Passive Ways to Practice Self Care When Life Gets Hard

There are boundless posts offering tips and tricks on self-care, and for those of us who experience regular depression and/or anxiety, it’s a godsend. To be able to read and take note of all the things that could possibly quell nerves and unpleasant symptoms of our mental illnesses is incredibly uplifting, even if it’s only...