Recycling Myths: De-Bunking the Biggest Misconceptions #MySocialSpirit

Recycling Myths: De-Bunking the Biggest Misconceptions #MySocialSpirit

*  updated 13 April 2019 Recycling is recycling, right? If it’s plastic, aluminium, cardboard or paper, you just stick it in the recycling bin and the job is done. I’m afraid not! It’s not as simple as we think. There are more recycling facilities and products available than ever before, and that’s a great thing. Check…

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How Our Family Has Become Greener

How Our Family Has Become Greener

  Let’s talk “being green”. Does it happen that when you speak openly about your journey to be more green or more eco-friendly you are met with confused glances? I know the feeling. The thing is, it’s really so much easier to be “greener” than many people imagine. Don’t let the fact that you have…

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Eco-Friendly: How to Live Green and Be Happy

Eco-Friendly: How to Live Green and Be Happy

  We’re more aware than ever before about just how much damage we’ve done to the planet over the last twenty years. In some cities, pollution levels are so high that residents are being asked to use their cars on alternate days, climate change has shown the polar icecaps are melting at an alarming rate,…

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Speech lessons from the most influential speakers in history

Speech lessons from the most influential speakers in history

Maybe you need to prepare a speech for an upcoming event, or you’re giving a talk at work or at a conference. Whatever the reason, speaking in public is far more challenging than everyday conversation! In order to keep your audience alert, as well as getting your message across effectively, speech skills are definitely useful. …

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The Perfect Day Off – Kick Back and Relax or Get Busy?

The Perfect Day Off – Kick Back and Relax or Get Busy?

You have 24 hours to call your own – no work, no responsibilities and no plans. What do you do with all of that free time? Do you treat yourself to a duvet day with breakfast, lunch and tea in bed? Or would you much rather get out of the house, feeling as though you…

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How Can Smart Technology Keep Your House Warm Remotely?

How Can Smart Technology Keep Your House Warm Remotely?

A warm and inviting home is something that we all hope for, however, during the Winter months, this isn’t exactly the easiest thing to do. With this in mind, smart technology experts have been doing their best to make sure that people can heat their homes, whilst still managing to save money and the environment…

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Why I’m Considering an Electric Car

Why I’m Considering an Electric Car

When I bought my brand new 1.3L Diesel engine car 3 years ago, I was pretty chuffed with myself. Most of my car journeys are quite long distance, and after hearing for years about how fuel efficient Diesel engines are on the motorway, and how Diesel was perhaps even more air-friendly, I thought I’d moved…

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8 Ways To Overhaul Your Living Room On A Budget

8 Ways To Overhaul Your Living Room On A Budget

Living rooms get a lot of traffic and a lot of use. It’s in these rooms that we chill out in the evenings, watch TV, entertain, and do a wide range of activities each and every day. But, when we get tired of our surroundings and want something a little different, it can be hard…

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The Beginners Guide to Companion Planting

The Beginners Guide to Companion Planting

As part of my simple living journey, I  have been making many changes in my life. One of them is by changing the way that I look at food – what I ingest, how, and why. Vegetables are now the major staple of my diet and with my love for vegetables comes my way of seeing…

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Serene Spaces: Creating A Calming Environment at Home

Serene Spaces: Creating A Calming Environment at Home

Life can be overwhelming, but having a calm and serene place to retire to at the end of each day can help to keep you in check emotionally. You can’t escape today’s hectic modern lifestyle, but you can create a home that nurtures you and allows you to recuperate when things get stressful. Here’s how…

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Happy Home, Happy You – Ways To Make Your Home Your Happy Place

Happy Home, Happy You – Ways To Make Your Home Your Happy Place

Home is the most important place in the world. It’s where we connect with our family and loved ones. A place where we can recover from the stresses that life throws our way, and the place where we should feel at our happiest and most secure. To live a life brimming with positivity, a home…

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Minimalist Makeovers

Minimalist Makeovers

You’ve heard the phrase ‘less is more’, right? It is the notion that simplicity and clarity lead to good design, and having a good design in your home is always grand, but having space and tranquility in it is surely even better? Minimalism is a lifestyle that induces those who practice it to question what…

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The Minimalist Life: From Home to Health Why Minimal Is Best

The Minimalist Life: From Home to Health Why Minimal Is Best

Scandinavia has been dubbed one of the happiest regions on earth.  Surprising, when you consider how cold and dark its winters can be.  Whilst we can’t be entirely sure of the reason behind their utopia, we can look at the ways they live and take some inspiration for improving our lives. Our surroundings impact our…

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A Review of Bidvine The Best Site to Hire a Local Professional

A Review of Bidvine The Best Site to Hire a Local Professional

I am a firm believer in simplifying your life. With December truly well upon us and Christmas not too far off in the distance I am working on my to do list and trying to get as much done before those chaotic last weeks creep up.  On top of wanting to simplify my life I fancy…

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