My 3 Favourite Books for Beginning a Sustainable Lifestyle

Not sure where to begin and understand how you can truly make a difference? My favourite books below have acted as a sort of bible for the transition from careless consumer to thoughtful and sustainable goal setting. The tricky world of zero waste and sustainability is a complex world to navigate if you actually doContinue reading “My 3 Favourite Books for Beginning a Sustainable Lifestyle”

6 Simple Things You Can do at Work to Reduce Your Footprint

We can all do a little something to be better citizens at work for the environment. Here are some simple changes which might not be so hard for you to take on:) Bring your own cup or mug to work, many companies have paper or plastic cups for employees to use. Bring your own lunch,Continue reading “6 Simple Things You Can do at Work to Reduce Your Footprint”

21 ways to have more fun at work

Do something you love Create purpose in what you do Listen to music when possible Be nice to people Schedule coffeebreaks with strangers Do a random act of kindness fo rsomeone Find out when everyones birthdays are and organize a surprise for someone Create relationships Find a problem at work you think you can solve OrganizeContinue reading “21 ways to have more fun at work”

Solving the worlds most pressing problems at work

Many people who work every day in large companies strive to find a way to make a difference in the world in a way that they see fit.  At times, few of us actually find ourselves in a job that allows for both personal and financial fulfilment. Wouldn’t it be nice if we knew wereContinue reading “Solving the worlds most pressing problems at work”

Writing as a Form of Therapy

Recently JAMA published a trial of a “get it off your chest” writing exercise. Seventy-one patients with asthma or rheumatoid arthritis were randomized to write about the most stressful experience they had ever had or about their plans for the day for three separate 20 minute periods over a few days.  The study apparently showedContinue reading “Writing as a Form of Therapy”

Believe the One Reason You Should – Via Original Peice Mag

Today’s inspirational is: ‘Forget all the reasons why it won’t work and believe the one reason why it will.’ What that means is instead of finding all the different reasons why something won’t work out or seeing only negatives, find the one thing that will make it possible. Don’t dwell on the negatives when you […]Continue reading “Believe the One Reason You Should – Via Original Peice Mag”

5 Simple Rules to Being More Open to True Love

A young lawyer from London sat down in my writing group. He had one hour to write anything he wanted to.  For this writing session, he wanted to write about his dilemma with a woman whom he fell in love with. Her parents would not approve of their relationship, which was stopping them from beingContinue reading “5 Simple Rules to Being More Open to True Love”

10 Ways to Beat the Expat Blues. Yes, They are Real.

Wait, how can someone have the blues when they get the opportunity to live abroad? That seems a little absurd, right? It turns out that many people are on an emotional rollercoaster within the first two weeks of living in a new country.  The good things is there is a lot of support out thereContinue reading “10 Ways to Beat the Expat Blues. Yes, They are Real.”