Many superfoods not only come with a high price tag, they can also have high environmental and social costs. Thankfully, there are sustainable and ethical superfoods available for free and you’ll likely find them in your own backyard - weeds. Edible weedy greens are actually more nutritious than the greens you’ll find at the greengrocer. I'm sharing tips for how to forage for weedy greens.
Preloved furniture appeals to me far more than the mass-produced furniture typically found in stores today. Favouring second hand is the easiest way to reduce the environmental impact of your furniture. There are no new resources used and no waste going into landfill. You get a perfectly good piece of furniture without having to wear the environmental costs. I'm sharing tips for buying preloved furniture.
We’re bombarded with the message that the more we have, the happier we will be. However, numerous studies have revealed that that as soon as your basic needs are met, the benefits of ‘more’ plateaus. As you add more material possessions, wellbeing actually decreases. I'm sharing my favourite reasons why less is more.
I recently stumbled across an idea that really appeals to me – resetting to zero. Once a week, author and blogger Colin Wright resets his home, work and life to zero. He tidies his home until every surface is clear of clutter. He empties his inbox - every message is either deleted or acted upon and archived. His to-do list is emptied of urgent items. Each and every week Colin enjoys a moment when his mind and environment is clear of clutter.