Well-being

Climate Psychology: Change Your Mind, Change The Planet

Sarah Thomas investigates how psychology and adapting our mindset can help us tackle climate change. She introduces well renowned phycological research and offers you some tips on your own mind-set. In 2006 world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck published her iconic book MINDSET. Her work found that people tended to fall sharply into two categories regarding their intelligence capabilities. They either considered…

Greening my finance – a guide to making your money positively impact our planet!

What is Green Finance? Green finance is about spending and saving your pounds in a manner that helps to move us towards a climate-friendly future.  Green finance, ethical investment and sustainable finance are terms that are becoming increasingly prolific within the financial sector. And as active participants in the local and global economy, we can use our money to act out our…

Plant-based eaters are getting pretty cocky

What’s Going On Here? New documentary ‘Game Changers’, strips bare the misconceptions which surround meat and its label of superiority when it comes to protein, masculinity, muscles and sporting success. A key section of the documentary focuses on Dr Aaron Spitz’s study which tracked the strength, longevity and number of erections had by three American university athletes. The results…eating a plant-based diet…

#PlasticFreePeriods

What’s Going On Here? Sanitary pads, tampons and applicators, which nearly all contain high levels of plastic, are the fifth most common item found on Europe’s beaches. More widespread than single-use coffee cups, cutlery or straws. Let’s meet the movement tackling this issue and fighting for #PlasticFreePeriods, and saving people thousands of pounds in the process! What Does This Mean? Nearly all mainstream…

No earth-shattering sex please, unless…

What’s Going On Here? Relationships can be tough and tricky to navigate. But just when you thought you’d got it nailed, did you ever stop to think about the third party (or fourth, or fifth – whatever you’re into) in your relationship? The planet? Yep. From the contraception you use (or don’t), to the lingerie you choose to don or even your…

The 4 day week – Good for people and the planet

What’s Going On Here? Experts are reporting that a 4 day week will benefit society, the economy, our health and would massively reduce our carbon footprint (by almost a third). Oh and we’d have another day to chillax… What Does This Mean? The 4 day week campaign aims for a society where health and well-being come first. Taking more time to complete activities that…