Join the “no-resolutions” movement.

You’re probably already seeing the same old shite you see every year on social media and on television centred around generic New Year’s Resolutions. Lose the holiday weight! Stop drinking for January. New year, new me! 2020 is going to be the year I ……*enter generic resolution* I’m not saying that any of these are aContinue reading “Join the “no-resolutions” movement.”

Tis the season for sustainability

For most of this list, it’s really helpful to ask yourself “do I buy/do/use this ‘just because’ or is it something that feels integral to this time of year for me? Get rid of the “just becauses”! It will save you money and cut unnecessary waste. For the rest, think creatively about how you canContinue reading “Tis the season for sustainability”

We need to talk about food waste

Roughly one-third of the food we produce annually is never eaten. Just let that sink in for a second. As a society, we have become so disconnected from our food system that we have forgotten all of the resources that went into making it, at every stage, and getting it onto our plates that weContinue reading “We need to talk about food waste”

Creating Rituals

Athletes are renowned for pre-game rituals. It gets them in the zone to perform. Starting your own ritual is a great way to boost your overall well being. What makes a ritual different from a routine is that it’s more intentional and mindful. Mindfulness is a term that has been used so much in recentContinue reading “Creating Rituals”

Low waste (and low cost) skin-care swaps

In my quest to create less waste and spend less money, I’ve actually discovered several skin care swaps that have my skin feeling better than ever. Ice roller -> lavendar infused ice cube Ice rollers or jade rollers have been popping up on social media a lot of late with beauty bloggers swearing by them.Continue reading “Low waste (and low cost) skin-care swaps”

Anxiety

I was going to write about staying motivated to save this week but truth be told, I’m not feeling motivated to do anything at the moment thanks to my old pal, anxiety. My anxiety is a real bitch because it keeps changing the way it manifests and catching me off guard. When I think I’veContinue reading “Anxiety”

How I Got Out of Debt

When I moved to London, I had some savings but not very much and I quickly burned through what I had. Up to that point, I hadn’t learned very good habits with money but I had also never needed much for what I wanted to do. I travelled a lot and the cost of livingContinue reading “How I Got Out of Debt”