Love Beauty and Planet Gentle Cleansing Conditioner
Hair Care Product Reviews

Love Beauty and Planet: Gentle Cleansing Conditioner – Review

I recently bought this conditioner from Superdrug. I was trying to find the most ethical conditioner I could, within the shops available where I was at the time. I hadn’t heard of this brand before, but I decided to give it a try. My first impressions were positive – the bottle is attractive and easy …

My Thoughts on Blame and Responsibility
Personal Development Relationships

My Thoughts on Blame and Responsibility

Here are some notes I wrote in 2014 about blame and responsibility. Never blame anyone or anything, not even yourself. There’s a difference between blaming and taking responsibility. For example, say you felt as though someone didn’t really like you or was ignoring you because you had been quiet and struggled to talk to them. …

Decluttering 101: How To Decide What To Keep and What To Give Away
Organisation and Productivity Personal Development Sustainable Living

Decluttering 101: How To Decide What To Keep and What To Give Away

Do you have far too much stuff cluttering your surroundings? Do you sometimes have a clear out but find it hard to part with certain items?  Here are some questions you can ask yourself, to help clarify in your mind whether you should hold on to the item, or give it away (to somebody else, …

40+ Simple Ways To Reduce Your Plastic Use
Sustainable Living

40+ Simple Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Use

Here are some simple, common-sense ways to reduce your plastic use. How many can you integrate into your life? In the bathroom Use solid shampoo, conditioner and soap instead of bottled liquids. Make your own toothpaste (there are many recipes online) and store in a glass jar. Use a wooden or bamboo toothbrush. Switch to …

8 Things To Remember When You Are Going Through A Challenging Time
Mental Health and Wellbeing Personal Development

8 Things To Remember When You Are Going Through a Challenging Time

If you are going through a difficult stage in your life, here are some guiding principles to keep in mind, to give you strength and keep you moving through your challenges. 8 Things To Remember When You Are Going Through a Challenging Time Sometimes you have to break things down so that you can build …

Challenge Idea - Visit a Different Village, Town or City Every Day
Lifestyle

Challenge Idea – Visit a Different Village, Town or City Every Day!

I thought of an idea for a fun challenge – visit a different village, town or city every day for a month! This is a challenge that you would need to have a lot of free time for. Ideally, you would also need plenty of money for transport, cafes, attractions etc. It would also be …

Why Every Small Action Makes A Difference For The Planet
Sustainable Living

Why Every Small Action Makes a Difference For The Planet

Here are some notes I made back in 2015 about why I believe that every small action makes a difference for the planet, taking a simple example of recycling one plastic bottle. Some people might not bother to do something, such as recycling a plastic bottle, because they think that one person’s action will not …