Whether it’s cats or dogs, rabbits or hamsters, much-loved family pets are an important part of our lives. It’s lovely for children to grow up around pets, learning to care for them in the family environment.
Of course, if you want to get a pet in the most eco-friendly way possible, it’s best to get it from a shelter. Not only will you save an animal’s life, you’ll also work against excessive breeding and you will save money! Continue reading “Environmentally Friendly Tips for Pet Owners”
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A ritual is something that you do with purpose by following a certain series of actions. A habit is something that you do subconsciously without meaning or purpose. A lot of us have habits but very few of us have rituals. Continue reading “21 Rituals to Change your Life”
Living a green lifestyle – whether through a zero waste policy or something else that works best for you – is a commitment that gives back. In addition to living green within your home-life, there are also great career options that make it possible for you to keep living green during your working hours by becoming a part of the green economy. Continue reading “Exploring The Green Economy Careers”
Mindfulness is a bit of a buzz word at the moment and has recently made its way into the workplace. Whilst more attention is being paid to staff well-being, research has found that freelancers are happier than employed workers though. Continue reading “Is Self-Employment Really Good for You?”
For us, 80’s kids our bikes were probably the most important thing to us. They were the difference between keeping up with our friends or running alongside them, which was never fun! They were the difference between freedom that day or not. Continue reading “Bikes Through the Decades – A Trip Down Memory Lane”
Unless you spent the whole of 2016 tucked away on a remote island somewhere with no internet access then you would have heard of terms such as hygge, clean eating and minimalism.
Every year there are certain lifestyle buzz words that seem to circulate around along with certain lifestyle trends. I mean if you didn’t get rid of 90% of your possessions in a Marie Kondo style frenzy then were you even alive in 2016? Continue reading “10 Mindfulness Books on my Reading Wish List”
This March I’m walking 10,000 steps a day throughout the month to help beat cancer sooner. Personally, I have lost family members to cancer as I’m sure many others have too. It’s the one thing that really scares me. Continue reading “Walk All Over Cancer – 10,000 Steps a Day Challenge”
Foraging for food is fun and free, it’s also a great way of spending time together as a family. Personally, we love foraging!
A common misconception with foraging is that it’s only really worth doing in the summer or autumn but that really isn’t the case. There is free food to be found in nature throughout the year, you just have to know what you are looking for. Continue reading “10 Foods to Forage in February – Free Food”
I have been ‘uncluttering’ our home for what feels like forever now. Just when I thought I was finally getting somewhere it all seemed to go downhill again. It was so frustrating! No matter how hard I tried our house still just seemed to be filled with too much stuff. Continue reading “How I Finally Got our Home in Order Once and for All!”
We all know that Christmas should be a time for giving and supporting others that are less fortunate than yourselves. This year Gypsy Soul is supporting The Children’s Society. Continue reading “The Children’s Society #DebtTrap”