7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Recycling

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Recycling

This morning, I was listening to some chatter on the radio and was horrified to hear the show hosts’ attitudes and misconceptions towards recycling. They were under the belief that just because they were putting a lot of things in the recycling bin, there were doing a good job.

5 Ways to Make Your Organisation Give a S*#t About the Environment

5 Ways to Make Your Organisation Give a S*#t About the Environment

My professional background is in environmental management, where I spent 11 years in the corporate world working as an environmental manager. Most of my experience is in mining, where I learnt very early in the piece that there are a lot of people in the workforce who do not really care about the welfare of the environment, let alone want to protect it.

How My Three Day Fast Helped the Planet

How My Three Day Fast Helped the Planet

I have just finished doing a three day fast for the purpose of detoxing. It was a ‘water only’ fast, but I did cheat but having a few herbal teas and one coffee (I was driving a long distance and didn’t want to fall asleep. Funny thing was, I almost felt like I got a hangover from that coffee so I won’t be doing that again in a fast). I'm still pretty proud of my achievement though. 

As if you'd be an earth healer!

As if you'd be an earth healer!

I have been surrounded by people who care much less about nature than I do for most of my life, so I’m mindful that many people may not as drawn to earth healing as I am. In the corporate world, I am often criticised for being a ‘tree hugger’, ‘hippie’ or ‘greenie’. On the social front, many of my friends won’t go anywhere near the great outdoors, instead opting for fashion outlets and city engagements. But earth healing really has something for everyone, whether they are interested in healing and the environment, or not.