Veganuary Special… Busting Vegan Myths

We’re already 3 weeks into Veganuary – and I’d love to know how you’re getting on? Perhaps you’ve spent the month being asked questions from concerned friends and family members, who think that you might not be getting enough protein, or nutrients… or flavour in your diet! Well, you can tell them that there’s really…

Donating Clothes during Lockdown

Some of us may be using this most recent lockdown as a chance to de-clutter. I’ve seen lots of recent queries and posts online asking about how to donate when charity shops are closed. So I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my favourite charity shop with you – White Rose – who accept…

Veganuary… Why Go Vegan?

Happy New Year and Happy Veganuary 2021! A year of 500,000 participants. Wow! I always get so excited to think about all of the new vegans in the making. So, this year, I thought I’d share mine and my husband’s reasons behind going vegan several years ago. I still remember the evening my husband decided…

Shelter Big Walk – Fighting Homelessness – Ethical Advent Day 10

Christmas might feel a bit different to usual for many of us. However, for thousands of people struggling with homelessness, Christmas will bring little comfort, whilst we are tucked up in our warm homes. Many people struggling with bad housing and homelessness have already endured the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic without a safe place to live….

Food Bank Friday – Ethical Superstore

Black Friday is not my favourite time of the year. To me, it signifies everything that conscious, ethical consumerism is against. Mindless greed in the pursuit of money from corporations and retailers, often selling cheaply made, sweatshop produced goods, to consumers who don’t really need many of the goods on offer, but are convinced by…

Black Friday & Robotic Consumerism

Black Friday is nearly here again, and it’s a time when my inbox used to be stuffed full of temptation and special offers. Yes, I used to be a self-confessed shopaholic. I didn’t always shop and think the way I do now, it was a very gradual process to become a more conscious consumer.  Buying…

Raising Awareness… World Stroke Day

Did you know, that according to the World Stroke Organisation, 1 in 4 adults will have a stroke in their lifetime? It can happen anywhere, and just by knowing the signs and what to do, you could help to save someone’s life. This simple graphic  shows you the signs to look out for. Just remember…

Challenge Yourself to Ditch Single Use Plastic for One Day!

Could you go 24 hours without purchasing or using any single use plastic – including coffee cups, water bottles, food packaging, straws or bags? Single use plastic is a huge threat to our environment and oceans, and you can help reduce this by making a few small changes. It’s easy to think that one person…

5 petitions to sign right now — What Rebecca Blogs

There are so many petitions out there to try and bring racial injustice to an end and it’s seriously upsetting that we still have to campaign for change. Here are 5 petitions that you can sign right now to demand this change. You’ve posted your black square on Instagram for #blackouttuesday, but now what will…

White Monday – Conscious Consumerism

In Britain alone, it’s estimated that we’ll spend £7 billion over Black Friday weekend. In a world of over-stuffed wardrobes, un-used tools and useless trinkets, do we need to keep mindlessly consuming? Many of the people who spend on Black Friday will be getting themselves into debt – for a bargain. All for what? To…