Why depression isn’t something that can just ‘go away’

I can almost guarantee one thing before you read through this post. If you suffer from depression or anxiety, you’ve probably been told by someone that you just need to get over it. Or, there’s a chance you’ve uttered those words to someone else before, not realising that sometimes “getting over it” isn’t that easy….

Living on the Edge Pledge

Most of us will say that we love the environment. That we’re animal lovers and that there’s nothing quite like spending a day in the great outdoors, truly admiring and appreciating what it can offer. But what would you actually DO for the environment?  New fundraising platform Edge Pledge aim to push you out of…

5 things you buy brand new that you could buy second hand

It’s National Op-Shop week! Time to whip out your coins and your notes and head to your local second hand store to support the reuser-revolution, and of course, the charities who host these stores along the way. Shopping at an op-shop means you’re spending less, helping the environment by making sure ‘stuff’ doesn’t end up…

7 reasons you need to visit Australia’s South West

Western Australia was the last State or Territory I visited in this great, wide land of Australia. It’s enormous. And I only visited a tiny pocket, the South West. And it was just beautiful. Greeted by crystal clear waters and blinding sunny days, lush greenery and pre-historic rock formations, it truly overwhelmed me with its beauty….

The end of the line. Why Greyhound racing had to end.

This week, the NSW Government banned grey hound racing. For many animal activists (like myself), this is great news. Many animal welfare organisations like Animals Australia have campaigned really strongly for this to happen for about 18 months now, and for much longer before that. After the Four Corners story, “Making a Killing” aired, exposing…

How to travel ethically and sustainably

Winter is setting in here in Australia and I’m preparing for a multi-week holiday across the world and over to Europe and the UK. As an environmentalist, many would say I shouldn’t even be hopping on a flight. I should save the carbon miles and stay home. Although I get incredibly anxious about the environmental…

30 days to Grexy

I undertook Sustainable Table’s #DropDeadGrexy challenge for the month of April. The aim? To be as sustainable and eco friendly as possible every day for the whole month.

6 environmentally friendly hacks to save the planet with today!

Making big changes can be scary and not easy to do. And trying to save the planet can be one massively overwhelming thought. So what if by making small changes we could make a positive transformation for planet earth? With these incredibly simply environmentally friendly life hacks, you can.

Easy ways to have a sustainable Easter

It’s Easter time! The only time of the year that it’s acceptable to gorge on chocolate before 9am in the morning. But what is the environmental cost of this long weekend? Here are a few tips on making this holiday that little bit more sustainable, cruelty free and better for the environment. 

Tips for a sustainable Christmas

Ah Christmas! The time of year when we lose our minds over who’s cooking and spend far too much money on things that we will hate come boxing day. Here are some super handy tips to make your christmas nice and sustainable, cheaper and stress free.