Subtle Forms of Domestic Violence No One Talks About

Domestic violence defines a pattern of behaviour within a relationship that is used to maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Sexual and physical abuse always provoke strong reactions, but many other forms of abuse can go unnoticed. Sometimes the victim may not even realise that they are being abused because they have been […]

What is Transgender and Why Should You Care?

Transgender, or trans for short, is a term that describes a person whose gender does not coincide with their sex. Someone’s sex refers to physical and biological features such as reproductive organs and hormones and is assigned at birth. There are three recognised sexes: male, female, and intersex. Male-assigned people have higher testosterone levels and […]

4 Ways to Change the World with Kindness

The dictionary defines kindness as “the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.” We can all agree that it’s an excellent quality for a person to have, and we should all strive to be as kind as possible. But can kindness change the world? …Not overnight. However, being a kinder person can improve mental health, […]

Air Pollution: Clean up our Skies

When most of us go for a stroll outside or hop on the bus for our daily commute into the office with the window rolled down, we rarely think about the air we are breathing in. Air pollution is currently the biggest environmental risk for early death and is responsible for as many as 5 […]

How Caring for the Environment Helps to Care for your Mental Health

The potential impacts of climate change are well known – we see news regularly about extreme weather events, flooding, droughts and the impact all of this has on infrastructure and agriculture. However, we don’t often hear about the impact of climate change on our mental health. It’s important to bring attention to the relationship between […]

Why COVID Lockdowns Resulted in High Suicides

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on us all. Our work and social lives, as well as our quality of life have all been affected. What’s more, the lockdowns caused us to isolate ourselves. Some people got to spend more time with their loved ones and families due to being in the same […]

How to Deal With Eco-Anxiety

When it comes to climate change, we have long passed the warning signs. Over the past number of years, communities have been destroyed, people and animals have died as a result of various climate disasters, and vital species have disappeared. Mental health issues are highly prevalent in our society and with climate change becoming a […]

Why We Need Workplace Policies To Protect Employees From Bullying

You might think that bullying ends in the school playground. Sadly, that’s not always the case.  Bullying isn’t uncommon in many workplaces, and not only is this upsetting for employees, but it can also have a negative impact on business. Let’s find out more. What constitutes bullying? First, let’s look at what bullying actually is […]

Could Minimalism Be The Answer To Good Mental Wellbeing?

Imagine not feeling like we have to purchase something to feel instant satisfaction. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if young teenagers didn’t have to feel the urge to spend money to fit in. Buying the latest phone, the cool runners and so on. If we didn’t feel the need as adults to brighten up our day […]

How being a Minimalist turned me into a Sustainability Advocate

When I tell people I’m a Minimalist most think I’m just using a fancy word for being poor, lol. And that simply isn’t true. In fact, if all you have are your possessions, then you truly are very poor indeed! Ten years ago I literally sold up everything I owned and hit the road with […]