New year, new goals? 5 ways to increase your success!

For the last few days I’ve been thinking about how people think and behave around new year. More specifically, the whole “new year, new me” and “goodbye last year, this year is going to be amazing!”. I wonder why people focus on the change in date and think that all the things that they haven’t achieved in the last year will suddenly become so much easier and life will be perfect.

Obviously there’s nothing wrong with being positive, the world would be a grim place without a bit of positivity. However, I’m a firm believer that if you only focus on the positive then you are setting yourself up for failure. Continue reading

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Do no harm and take no shit. 

Just been thinking about some stuff I’ve seen online recently and thought I’d share.

I think it’s important to remind ourselves of the basics regularly. Some times people can mistake the mantra of “do no harm” to mean that they should be a push over. At the same time I’ve noticed a lot of memes and quotes online about not taking shit from people, or about “deserving” this that or the other. Continue reading

Ditch the stupid diets!

I’ve seen loads of pages/companies/adverts recently for magical miracle “cures” for happiness and health.

It’s got me thinking about how much money people waste on things that are supposed to cure everything – they’ll make you thin/rich/attractive/happy etc etc. Unfortunately none of this is new, these products have been around for decades so why is it that most people don’t see that they’re buying into a fad? These companies pay millions to find new ways to convince women that their product is The One, the one that will give you the figure the media says you should have, the one that will make you soooo irresistible, the one that will bring you eternal happiness and cure all your ails.  Continue reading

Vegan Super-fruit Protein Happy Loaf! (and why bananas are generally awesome)

I love bananas, most foods can be made better by putting bananas in it (that’s probably not true but it illustrates my love for them).

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They’re not only tasty but they’re good for you (win,win!). They’re good for your heart because of the potassium in them; potassium is a mineral electrolyte which helps keep electricity flowing throughout your body and is required to keep your heart beating (quite an important job when you want to stay alive!). Continue reading

My favourite meal – ever!

I thought a good place to start this blog would be to share my favourite healthy meal with you. It’s literally just a few bits I threw together one night after work, I had intended to serve it with sweet chilli sauce but it was just so delicious I couldn’t improve it at all! Continue reading

Getting started!

Hi there 🙂

This blog will be a place for me to share my knowledge of green health, beauty and home tips. I have a passion for all things green and hope that you will enjoy reading this as much as I enjoy writing it!

I believe that the best way to look and feel your best is by using natural, fresh solutions. I genuinely don’t understand how so many people think that lathering themselves and their homes with a ton of chemicals is going to do them or the environment any good. In addition to posting my own recipes and tips I will also share other articles which may be of interest (of course these will be clearly referenced).

So that’s what my aims are, if you have any suggestions/comments/questions then don’t hesitate to get in contact 🙂

 

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