Christmas is almost upon us which can mean over indulgence for many. Even those of us, like me, who are plant based and dairy free will be tucking into a little extra raw chocolate and lashings of cashew cheese! It’s no wonder that most of us start the New Year full of good intentions and … Continue reading Healthy TV suggestions to kick-start your New Year’s resolutions
Check out today’s blog post I wrote for the Wood-Create blog.
There’s an app for everything, or so we might believe in today’s culture! Today I have a different post for you, but I’m sure Ben won’t mind as he loves tech and eco-friendly topics and this covers both!
With green living and sustainability being a hot topic this year and interest only set to keep growing, and rightly so, I wanted to explore if there were apps that helped people live more sustainable lives. Although there are many not so eco-friendly apps that make us addicted to using more energy by playing games or checking social media, or even hiring vehicles, there are a rising number of apps that do have green living in mind and can even help us make greener choices. In this blog post I am going to look at some of the green apps that are available to download for your smartphone.
Here are a few apps…
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It's almost the most wonderful time of the year, even for those of us who won't be over-indulging on mince pies or guzzling mulled wine by the gallon! As someone who is health obsessed all year round, I'll be looking forward to my vegan nut roast, mugfuls of raw cacao and lashings of cashew nut … Continue reading Healthy Christmas gift guide for health and wellness lovers
PremierFit DW70 office walking treadmill reviewI remember seeing some shocking headlines a few years ago about our sedentary work lives – ‘sitting is the new smoking’ they read. Of course we all know sitting for long periods of time isn’t really good for us, but I don’t think we all realised quite how much of … Continue reading Make your own walking treadmill desk and be healthier at work
Earlier this year we made the switch to a 100% renewable electricity energy company (10% green gas) and I’m so pleased we did. It aligns more with our beliefs and our own journey of trying to lead more natural and eco-friendly lives. Read on to discover the benefits of joining Bulb and how to get … Continue reading Save money and the environment. Get £50 discount by switching to renewable energy company Bulb!
If you want to make sure that you will have a long and healthy life, and stay fit and active, it is important that you come up with a master plan when it comes to looking after your body and your mind. Being healthy is a lifestyle choice and I believe it needs a holistic … Continue reading How to realistically plan your health and fitness goals
Sugar is added to almost everything these days - even to things that we wouldn’t expect, and that don’t actually taste sweet. Things such as bread, cereals, soups, sauces, gravy, processed savoury food and more. Literally everything that is processed and packaged in a supermarket contains added sugar. You may not even notice it on … Continue reading How to reduce your child’s sugar intake when they have a sweet tooth
The environment is taking a huge hit at the moment, but the trend for living a greener and more environmentally conscious life is, fortunately, taking off. More and more people are thinking carefully about where they shop, what they buy and how their lifestyle can be improved by a new way of thinking. Veganism, amongst … Continue reading Turn your garden into a veggie paradise
Manufacturers should be forced to use compostable packaging by law That’s my opinion and I think it’s a pretty good one. British households throw 22 million tonnes of waste into the bin each year. That’s a staggering amount. I bet a lot of that is packaging as I know that’s where the majority of our … Continue reading Plastic is not fantastic – the dirty secret of where our recycling really goes
As incredible a day as a wedding can be, they often cause a lot of unnecessary landfill waste from food to single use décor and plastic throwaway cutlery. It doesn’t have to be this way. Here are 11 tips for a more sustainable and eco-friendly wedding: Compostable balloons It’s probably best to avoid balloons, but … Continue reading 11 tips for an eco-friendly wedding