Category: Wellness

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...

5 Podcasts for Conscious Living Enthusiasts

5 Podcasts for Conscious Living Enthusiasts

Carpe diem! Seize the day! This is what conscious living is all about – actively making choices, being in control of your life, steering it to where you want it to go. Are you living the life that you have always wanted? Does your job make you feel fulfilled? Are you in a relationship that...

A Mindful Blogger’s Frustrations with the Cyberlife

A Mindful Blogger’s Frustrations with the Cyberlife

On Saturday September 17 2016, I received an email from a “Jasmine” (*name changed for obvious reasons) with the subject line: “Love your awesome blog!” She went on to say how she enjoyed one of our articles and that she’d “love to contribute a guest post.” Three days later when Jasmine didn’t receive a response, she sent me...

5 Things You Should Know Before Going Organic

5 Things You Should Know Before Going Organic

Going organic can do wonders for your body and the environment. It can save you from the detrimental effects of chemicals and pesticides, while encouraging sustainability and biodiversity. However, transitioning to organic food and skincare is not as simple as it sounds; without the right information and insights, you can be easily swayed by deceptive...

10 Whole Foods That Increase Your Brainpower

10 Whole Foods That Increase Your Brainpower

When it comes to eating healthy, people can talk at length about foods that are good for the heart, foods that aid muscle building, and foods that promote weight loss. What is often overlooked, however, is how to eat for the most used body part of all—the brain. Here are some foods that can significantly...

The Meaning Behind My Meltdown

The Meaning Behind My Meltdown

I am going to take a departure from my usual look-how-green-my-life-is posts and talk about something extremely personal. I mean, deeply personal. Now I’m doing so not because I’m an over-sharer. And unlike the new brand of ‘influencer’ I’m not writing this to contrive an appearance of being ‘human’ to commoditise my ‘authenticity’. Take it,...