Living Blue for the Ocean

The ocean has always made me smile. Whether crystal clear & calm, stormy & loud wavy and wild, the ocean speaks to us and it’s language is one we all understand. How closely we listen, is another thing altogether. As a vital source of life on earth the ocean supplies oxygen, regulates global climate and is home…

Hello, 100!

Turning old gracefully isn’t something we read about often. Most things written about ageing are about how to turn back time. Here we’ll explore how changing the perspective you have on ageing can enrich your life, and your years. Ageing is a natural thing your body does every day. Every single organism ages. Yet humans have turned…

Have a Green Christmas!

Christmas is a beautiful time of the year & can be an even more wonderful experience if we take some steps to make conscious & earth-friendly decisions. There is no need to create unnecessary  waste, the below suggestions will give you some advice on how you can have a wonderful & greener Christmas! 1.Ditch the…

Clean, Cleaner, Cleanest…

A beautifully scented, clean living area is not just good to look at but brings a sense of calm and peacefulness to our minds. Creating a beautiful, clean space to live in is a beneficial asset to any lifestyle. However, often the products we use to clean our homes are not as safe as we…

Nasty-Free Body Care

Nature offers us an abundance of skin care ingredients which are just as effective (if not more effective) than commercial products. Reconnecting with the bounty of natural ingredients gives you the certainty that you are using products free of any nasty chemicals. The best and most effective skin care products are often the simplest – plant oils,…

Sustainable Cosmetics

Multinational companies that have jumped on the “green” band wagon continue to push the message that by purchasing their products people are protecting the environment, saving animal lives and keeping indigenous groups safe. As the McLibel two  put it “The truth is that nobody can make the world a better place by shopping.” People have been demanding more “natural” skin care,…

Spend Less, Live More.

Ever wondered how exciting life may be if you’d engage less in activities that were created to be consumed? We’re talking about things such as: watching TV or shopping. There are plenty of activities that I believe are more nurturing to our minds & souls than those made up by multi-billion dollar industries. Sustainability is not just about “what”…

Home remedies

Over the counter drugs are usually unnecessary when you have minor ailments. These drugs often contain chemical compounds that the body then has to eliminate. Avoiding these and instead using nature’s produce is a more organic approach to healing your body. Home remedies offer a more natural & sustainable way to treat ailments. They are usually inexpensive…

When Green becomes the new Black.

It seems that what you eat and where you train have replaced a handbag or a luxury car as status symbols. The new movement of often incredibly thin, young-looking and almost obsessive health, fitness & lifestyle bloggers has created a new ideal. Is being healthy just another movement inspired by a handful of photogenic bloggers? Recent…

Travel Light.

Travel is one of those things that reminds us of how wonderful the earth is. As someone who enjoys spending time globetrotting around the world, I have learnt that places are best left the way we find them. But there is more to simply taking your rubbish with you & making sure you don’t interfere with local wildlife. Having…

Bhumi Organics

In my previous post I have talked about sustainability in the fashion industry & the lack of regulations around it. From a consumer perspective it is often very challenging to sort through the “good” guys and the “not so good” guys – especially when there is so much complexity out there in regards to labels. Learning about…

Sustainability – in your closet.

You have probably already adjusted to an organic diet, using natural cosmetic products and ensuring your household cleaners are free from harsh chemicals. Good. You are one of the many people who have made the changes to a more sustainable & eco-friendly lifestyle. However, did you think about what you cover your skin with every day?…