Manifesto for life

Little introduction is needed for my manifesto for life, suffice to say I pick one or two things each day rather than try and be perfect! I’m not perfect.

I am just doing my best like we all are; learning, growing, messing up and getting up again the next day and starting all over again. Read more

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10 ways to quit your plastic habit

I used to have a plastic habit, I used plastic things and never really thought about what happened when I had used it, where it went when I threw it away.

Where is away anyway?

It is possible to lessen your reliance on plastic, how do I know this? I have done it. Let’s be clear I still use some plastic, it is tough not to but every time I find an alternative to an item in plastic I take it.

Here I share some ideas, well actually 10 ways to quit your plastic habit.

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10 ways to reduce waste in your life

Waste costs money.

Maybe not instantly but in the long run perhaps through stress and overwhelm of clutter, or the recycling and rubbish disposal management, maybe even the inevitable buying a new one as you can’t find the old one in the muddle. Can you relate?

For me that is sticky tape, it comes to present wrapping time and ‘where is the tape?’ question rings out in our house. Fortunately today I know where the sticky tape is, it has been in the same place for the last 18 months. It’s just easier that way. Small steps!

Here are 10 ways to reduce waste in your life.

These are not rocket science but they work. I find I have less clutter and my life is more simple from just adopting these few tips. Read more

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Why I don’t dye my hair

“Who does your colour?” I am often asked. “God does, as I don’t dye my hair!” I reply.

I then get a curious look, and they say “oh, I thought you dyed your hair, it is a beautiful colour.” I say “Thank you” but get the feeling they still are unsure. Hence, why I decided to share the reasons I don’t dye my hair.
I used to have highlights, they were expensive and I realise now, unnecessary.

I must have spent far too many pounds over the two years I dyed my hair.
Why do we dye our hair and are we missing out on the authentic self that lies below our colour? Read more

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3 ways consumerism ruins us

 

So the new iPhone® was launched; queues of people wanting the latest gadget, queuing streets away for a glimpse at the new telephone but is all the hype and desire wise?

Learn 3 ways consumerism ruins us, self-esteem and finances amongst others.

 

Consumerism is all around us.

 

The marketing comes at us from all directions: advertising, in the post, on the telly, on your social media accounts and also in society, people talking about the latest new trends and gadgets. That boastful ‘school yard’ chit chat that adults do too!

It can seem relentless, can you relate?

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