For a long time, I believed that meaningful change had to come from the top. I though we had to see changes in legislation on an unimaginable scale to have any hope at saving the planet, and this obsession with ‘refusing the straw’ was entirely missing the point. But… I’ve changed my mind. Because, likeContinue reading “Saving The Earth One Worm At A Time. The Little Things Matter!”
This week, I’d like to offer you 10 household swaps to save money and the Earth. I think there is often a misconception that making the kinder choice has to be for the privileged few, but the disposable culture that we live in actually costs us far more money than we might realise. Before IContinue reading “10 Household Swaps to Save Your Wallet and the Earth”
It’s easy to feel like the world is ending. Climate Change, Deforestation, COVID, Political upheaval… need I go on? Since being a child, I have felt sick to the bone about these things. ‘I was born at the end of the world.’ I used to think to myself. ‘How terrifying.’ It’s completely valid to feelContinue reading “Take a Deep Breath: The World Isn’t Ending”
This week, I would like to talk to you about gardening in a drought. This might seem like a surprising topic from a blog about mental health and conscious travel, but growing your own food is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and for the planet. Why is growing yourContinue reading “8 Tips For Gardening In A Drought”
I haven’t been coping very well with climate grief this week. I have curled up in front of the fire for the past three days, crying about things that I don’t have the power to change. I want to cast a spell on all the people cutting down the rainforest, freezing them into cold hardContinue reading “A Note On Climate Grief”
The health of the earth and the health of human beings is inseparable. This is brilliant news, but I didn’t always see things that way!
Capitalism isn’t working anymore. It has brought us some breathtaking advancements in technology and medicine. It has made our lives easier and more comfortable than our ancestors could have dreamed of. But it has also brought a great deal of injustice and suffering to the world. Thank you SO MUCH for the wonderful things youContinue reading “Moving Away From Capitalism With Gratitude”
The idea of ecological travel is often packaged up as a concept to sell to tourists for a huge amount of money. They will tell you that by spending $5000 to build a school in Peru or bottle feed lion cubs in South Africa, you have become a conscious traveller.