22 million kilograms of plastic are thrown into the ocean daily. That's a lorry full of preventable plastic every 60 seconds. Scary, huh?
This list is not exhaustive by any means. What it is, is a starting place to grow from. Black Lives Matter. #blacklivesmatter
I have spent a lot of time hating my body and trying to punish it for what I felt were its failings. Now I am trying to teach myself to feel differently towards it.
Today we have a wonderful perspective from our guest poster, Terrie, who has been through an incredible amount in the last few months. Read more to find out about her travels, what she has lost and what she has gained through her experiences. What’s taken away actually gives you more Between the period of August… Continue reading Guest Post | Terrie Boinnet – What’s taken away actually gives you more
I can promise you that individual creators do the happy dance when they get an order, which faceless businesses, like Amazon, do not do.
A National Geographic article found that a single menstruator will use somewhere between 5 and 15 thousand pads and tampons, the vast majority of which will wind up in landfills as plastic waste. What can we do?
So what's a girl to do? My thinking now is not to think. I am only focusing on the very next thing, whether that is finishing my cup of coffee or cooking some pasta.
With the pressures and anxiety keeping up with the news, carving out some time for yourself is the ultimate necessity. Forget pasta, forget toilet roll, you need to take care of yourself at the moment.
"It can be volatile. Next week I might be so much more vulnerable than I am now. I could have a few nights of bad sleep because of pain and after that be more likely to die from the virus than now. That's how autoimmune disorders work, seemingly inconsequential things can change the whole course of a simple virus."
The year was 1985, when my Mum was 15, the year of Back To The Future, Walkmans, scrunchies, and powerful shoulder pads. However, it was also the year of Hope '85: Operation Self Help Schools Farm, where a group of youths would be sent to India on behalf of a professor ...