As I prepare to board yet another plane for yet another exotic destination for the Christmas holidays, I’m becoming increasingly aware of the hypocrisy of advocating for sustainable living and yet leaving air travel out of the equation.
When it comes to cleaning, there are so many nasty chemicals in most day to day products that are not only bad for the environment, but over time, can wreak havoc with your health too.
Planting trees through ad revenue generated by your search engine - Is this not the most genius idea you've ever heard of? With the click of a button you can have a massive impact on the planet!
For most of us who have never tried yoga before, the thought of stepping in to the studio for the first time can fill us with trepidation and terror. What if I'm shit? What if my leggings rip? What if I FART?
Going organic can do wonders for your personal health and that of the planet's - but like with any seemingly good-doing trend, there are a few things to be mindful of before making the switch.
Ritual doesn't have to be this big thing - it doesn't need to involve white muslin dress and a room full of candles - it can be as little as taking a moment to stop. to breathe. to digest.
Making your own toothpaste is the easiest thing ever. I know what you're thinking - but I promise you your breath will be fresh, your gums clean and your teeth blinding.
When living in a place that's surrounded by concrete and metal with the odd tree peppering the pavements, it's no wonder so many of us feel disconnected from nature in cities.
After a few conversations with friends and students recently, it seems that a lot of us, myself included, struggle to find some consistency with the practice of meditation.
Glastonbury Festival is finally around the corner, and I'm not going to lie, I've been eagerly awaiting this moment for 364 days.
I'm so grateful for listening to my intuition more recently. After burning out last month following a hectic few weeks of teaching, I decided to pull out of a rocket teacher training and escape to the hills in Ibiza.
Sometimes reading about the state of the environment can feel a bit bleak, that we forget that there are so many incredible projects around making progress, with a collective mission to save the planet.
Do you ever catch yourself glazing over whilst in conversation with a friend? Or thinking about what to make for dinner in savasana?
"The Earth is not just our environment, the earth is our Mother." - Dalai Lama
On Saturday, over 200 of us came together in celebration of International Earth Day, to show that we care for the planet - to raise funds for charities and initiatives based here in the UK who are fighting against climate change.
This weekend, England will sink it’s teeth into 80 million chocolate eggs, but the reality behind the chocolate industry that many of us don’t know about is bittersweet. Human trafficking and child labour is a massive issue within the cocoa industry in Africa, where the majority of the world’s cocoa comes from. If the chocolate you’re buying isn’t certified, then there’s a big chance the beans were picked and harvested by a child who was either kidnapped or sold into forced labour.
It's hard to remember it sometimes when you're rattling down a metal tube 100 metres under concrete on the way to work every day, but we are all intrinsically connected to nature, and all of our consumer choices affect these kinds of ecosystems and other areas of biodiversity around the world.
The philosophy behind Living Yoga, is that the work doesn’t just end the moment we roll up our mats. It’s about embodying the practice in our day to day lives - by taking positive action, and by making conscious decisions; from the products we use, to the food we eat, to the clothes on our backs. This week I caught up with my friend and inspiration Roxy Hempel, founder of The Eco Edit, to find out more about the consequences of fast fashion, and to get her advice on choosing eco-friendly and socially conscious alternatives.