Certainty

We wake across the country, yet again choking on smoke and ash, even those of us removed from the horror of the fires. They touch us all in some way. We see repeated images of traumatised animals and devastated habitats, people who are like the walking dead, the bad and the terrible side of human…

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How to Create a More Mindful & Sustainable Home

how to create a more mindful and sustainable home

With the invention of social media there are more and more ways to see beautiful images and information all of the time, which can be inspirational. But it can also give you the sense that everyone else is living some kind of  ‘perfect’ life. This definition of perfect, is driven by consumerism. This is not…

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Tips on Creating a Sustainable Spring Garden

How to grow a sustainable spring garden

Amanda Stewart and her husband Paul, are the proprietors of Barrow and Bench Mitre10, a delightful hardware store and garden centre, located in Adelaide’s inner Southern suburbs. Amanda has long had a connection to the land and the natural environment. Her childhood was spent on a broad acre farm in rural South Australia, where local…

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House Tour: Emma’s Upcycled Cottage

Peeking into people’s homes is something many of you share a love of! It is such fun to get ideas and admire what other people are doing – even if it is not totally your style. The thing is we all have our own personal style, and in particular when you use unique items. Emma’s…

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Reasons Why Your Brain is the Biggest Part of Going Green

Reasons why your brain is the biggest part of going green: 1. Changing your habits requires changing your thinking, behaviour & attitudes. ? 2. This takes time and it isn't easy. For example, going to an #opshop for an item you need instead of a mall, taking your own bags, refusing to shop. ? 3. It takes strength of mind and resilience to keep on the path and not go backwards. ? 4. It takes acceptance and commitment, understanding your values and allowing yourself to feel uncomfortable feelings, to deal with #ecoanxiety and #climategrief.

Reasons why your brain is the biggest part of going green: 1. Changing your habits requires changing your thinking, behaviour and attitudes. 🐝 2. This takes time and it isn’t easy. For example, going to an op shop for an item you need instead of a mall, taking your own bags, refusing to shop. 🐸 3. It…

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