Zero waste series: zero waste basics when grocery shopping

Hello trash obsessed friends!

I hope you had a fantastic Plastic Free July and have started freeing yourself of plastic and disposable items (moved to an organic farm in a place where they don’t have wifi, and became a true zero waster, 100% DYI-er, ‘living off love and fresh water’ as we say in French – vivre d’amour et d’eau fraîche, en français dans le texte). Yes? Amazing, I’ll meet you there. Continue reading “Zero waste series: zero waste basics when grocery shopping”

5 things: practice yoga differently

Yoga isn’t just about downward facing dog and child’s pose on your mat. If you’re a little bit like me and like to spice things up from time to time, here are five ways you can practice yoga differently.

SUP yoga

Stand up paddle yoga is one of the most challenging forms of yoga I’ve ever tried, but also one of the most blissful when comes Shavasana time (relaxation pose usually held at the end of the practice for a few minutes of meditation). Lying down on your board, soaking in the sun and floating on the water is somehow magical. Continue reading “5 things: practice yoga differently”

Mother’s Day: 5 things about slow living my mum taught me

My mum is an amazing woman. When I was about 15, I wrote an article about her on a blog that I had at the time, which I deleted later on. It was called ‘Ma mère, cette femme’ (‘My mother, this woman’ en français dans le texte) and I really wish I had saved the text because I am fairly sure I would still to this day, write the same thing word for word.

It’s funny how sometimes growing up, you grow closer to your parents whom you once despised (ha, those sweet teenage years). For me, I definitely have grown closer to my mum as a result of experiencing adulthood, but there’s something more. Continue reading “Mother’s Day: 5 things about slow living my mum taught me”

What does slow living mean?

Before we start talking about my favourite vegan recipes or the latest cruelty free product I’ve tried, let’s define ‘the slow life’.

I think we can all agree that we live pretty fast paced lives. ‘Busy’ is the new black, and our followers count on Instagram is the metric to how successful we are at ‘life’. When people ask us how we are going, most people go to answer is ‘good, busy’. But is busy really a synonym for happy? Continue reading “What does slow living mean?”