Tag: affordability

Taking Charge of Your Textile Consumption

How To Repair & Repurpose Your Cloths

How To Repair & Repurpose Your Cloths Written by Katrina Naish If you have read our last articles How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe & It’s Hard To Be Passionate About Fashion When… you will have noticed that we are passionate about making purposeful choices not only to ensure you look great but also to ensure your wardrobe’s carbon footprint…

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Is The Animal In You Hiding?

Is The Animal In You Hiding?

Is The Animal In You Hiding? Written by Connie Rogers “Many animals can learn and teach their young, but humans are the only ones that think themselves more competent. Is it our language or ability to read, write or produce ART that makes us superior? The stories we tell about how we came to be who we are; often neglect the complexity…

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5 Tricks to Increase Your Property Value

5 Tricks to Increase Your Property Value

5 Tricks to Increase Your Property Value Written by Eriks Draiska -Managing Director Plaza Real Estate It’s funny how a house doesn’t feel like an investment until it comes time to sell it. Suddenly, after years of living there, the thought of its value hits you and you’re passionate about getting the best out of it. Hopefully, you’ve practised good…

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How to Save Energy at Home

How to Save Energy at Home – Part 4

How to Save Energy at Home Written by Ahmad Fraij In this issue, we will discuss the requirements for the house envelop to reduce energy consumption and how to use the curtains and shutter for energy saving. We will also talk about the standby loads, solar PV system and how to buy energy-efficient appliances in Australia. This is will be…

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The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us

The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us

How to channel our inner animal and make life more fulfilling The Things Our Dogs Can Teach Us Written by Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-only blind speed dating app) The pandemic has been devastating for so many reasons, but it’s given us the opportunity to reassess our day-to-day lives. It’s changed how we live, work, and socialize. Our…

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Taking Control & Finding your Passion

Taking Control & Finding your Passion

It’s never too late to do what you love. Taking Control & Finding your Passion Written by Lynn Power I spent my 30 year career in the advertising industry. And I loved most of it. But, in my last few years in the industry, I found myself at a point where I was really not enjoying it much anymore. I…

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Top Trees for Your Garden

Top Trees for Your Garden

Written by Annabelle Drew The best time to plant a tree was 60 years ago. The second-best time is today. A mature tree offers us so much in our gardens.  Trees add immeasurable value to our homes by: Visually enhancing our properties Providing shade and shelter from wind Providing air and a cleaner atmosphere Improving habitat for birds Improving the…

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10 reasons to eat more greens

10 reasons to eat more greens Written by Adriana Krueger Superfoods are nature’s “power food” that give the body a power boost so that you can have magical superpowers just like Popeye! I’m strong to the finich, ‘cause I eats me spinach, I’m Popeye the sailor man!” A large part of our childhood memories consists of watching Popeye and getting…

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What the world needs now is

What the world needs now is

Written by Peter Horsfield What the world needs now is love sweet…Not just for some but for everyone one. A song was written fifty-five years ago in 1965 by Burt Bacharach and Hal David at the time the world was diving deeper into conflict and war (Vietnam); is just as relevant today as it was back then. If we were…

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How to create a more harmonious life!

How to create a more harmonious life!

Written by Claire Dunkley from Cluzie Clinic We have all had those mornings where NOTHING has gone to plan. Whether it’s that the coffee machine broke, the child was up all night vomiting, your best friend has passed away, you had an argument with your lover, or you just had a really poor nights’ sleep. There are so many opportunities…

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Organic Food

Organic Food

For a more balanced life Written by Adriana Krueger More balance in everyday life. Who would not want that? Whether it is due to poor nutrition, too little exercise or too much stress in work and everyday life, we are often unbalanced, tired and drained. That’s enough of that! I will show you how you can bring more harmony into…

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How to Save Energy at Home

How to Save Energy at Home – Part 3

Written by Ahmad Fraij In the June issue, we discussed how to save energy in the laundry, dishwashing machine and in the cooking appliances and in this issue we will discuss how to save energy in the lights, water heating and pools & spas. Lights: Replace all old inefficient lights such as incandescent, halogen and fluorescent lights with high efficiency…

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Simply “veg out” on the journey

Simply “veg out” on the journey to a kinder lifestyle!

What constitutes a plant-based lifestyle? Written by Adrianna Krueger For many people, living a plant-based lifestyle is not just about nourishment, but about all aspects of their life. There are many reasons for a vegan diet. Above all, there is ethical motivation. Experts consider the plant-based diet to be particularly healthy, but ecological responsibility also motivates people to commit themselves…

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How to Reduce Your

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Through Diet

Written by Joanna Auburn When we think about how best to minimise our individual impact on this Earth, usually the big (carbon) ticket items are considered first, like reducing the number of long-haul flights we take a year. But agriculture contributes nearly one quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions, so we can’t have a serious conversation about reducing our personal…

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plant based diet

Is a plant based diet healthier…

than a mixed food diet? Written by Michael Dermansky With growing concerns about both health and the impact on the environment, more people are concerned or are thinking about moving to a more plant based diet, but is it better for your health?  Why is plant based food actually important for your diet? Plant based food are your body’s main…

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Eliminate Chronic Illness

Eliminate Chronic Illness and Disease with Nutrition

Written by Sally McGrath | Health that Heals, Health and Wellness Coach, Burnout Prevention Expert Can a Plant Based Diet Reduce or eliminate chronic illness and disease? Our bodies are not made to consume the blood of other animals. Think about it, our closest descendants are the monkey and monkeys don’t eat meat, they eat a plant based diet. So…

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What about plant-based?

What about plant-based?

Vegan / Vegetarian / Paleo / Pescatarian / Meatarian / Flexitarian … Written by Claire Dunkley from Cluzie Clinic It feels like every day there is a new ‘descriptor’ for an eating style. Recently, I’ve had the experience of some people BEING their eating style where they constantly talk about it and try to convince you to come on board…

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The benefits and challenges

The benefits and challenges of a plant based lifestyle

Written By Natasha Zervaas N.P. The upward trend towards a more plant based lifestyle has, according to research by Global Data, culminated in a whopping 500% increase in the number of vegan consumers since 2014, with 37% of Australians now actively reducing overall meat consumption, and 10% stating they are vegan or vegetarian.* So what’s this plant based lifestyle all…

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How to Save Energy at Home 2

How to Save Energy at Home – Part 2

Written by Ahmad Fraij In April issue, we discussed how to save energy in the heating, cooling and refrigeration appliances and in this issue, we will discuss how to save energy in the laundry, dishwashing machine and in the cooking appliances: Laundry Make sure you have a reasonable amount of laundry to run the washing machine at full load. The…

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what it needs and doesn’t need

Listening to your body, what it needs and doesn’t need

Written by Michael Dermansky Although it is easy to get wrapped up in the latest trend of what is “good” for you, what is going to cleanse you or contradictory scientific and medicine information, which often looks at one aspect of health in a large population rather than the  overall health of one individual, knowing what is important and what…

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Intuitive eating

Intuitive eating

How you learn to listen to your body again Written by Adriana Krueger You can eat whatever you want, and you will still maintain your feel-good weight! What sounds like a diet promise that is far too good to be true, summarizes the basic idea of intuitive eating. What is “intuitive eating”? (Intuitive eating) Eating intuitively is something we do…

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Listening To Your Body

Listening To Your Body

About Money Written by Amanda Cassar What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Did you know that financial stress can cause adverse health conditions?  We are certainly living in difficult times and being overwhelmed can cause stress and anxiety.  But there is help to be had. Living under the cloud of debt and money problems can leave some feeling down, hopeless and…

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Composting solutions

Composting solutions for everyone

Written by Lucinda Flynn It is common knowledge that organic waste going into landfill is a big environmental problem. It releases methane – a very concentrated greenhouse gas – into the atmosphere, not to mention losing us a fantastic opportunity to recycle our organic wastes back into nutrients for our gardens and communities. But what specifically is ‘Organic Waste’, and…

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Transportation Footprint

How to Reduce Your Transportation Footprint

Cars Driving up Global CO2 Levels Written by Joanna Auburn The transportation sector accounts for around a quarter of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, of which almost three quarters are associated with road vehicles. This shouldn’t really come as a surprise to most of us, I mean when you think about just how many cars are on the road and…

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