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Where ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ Got It Wrong

So many of us grew up with the ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ mantra that’s as ingrained in our psyche as the ‘Slip Slop Slap’ sun protection slogan. But just as ‘Slip Slop Slap’ has moved with the times and been revised to ‘Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide’ I thought the...

Sustainahome is HERE!

A few weeks ago I gave you a heads heads up that something very special was in the pipeline..... Well it's come out the other end I'm I'm so thrilled to share with you that Sustainahome is now open for business! You can check Sustainahome out HERE. Podcast: Play In...

How To Put Your Social Media On AUTOPILOT

In this post I'll share how I automated my social media and got my life back in the process! Let me let you in on a little secret. Just a few short years ago I hated my business. Sure I loved the fact I'd created an income aligned to my passion of sustainability. And...

Lifecycle of a Fidget Spinner

Let's chat about the Lifecycle of a Fidget Spinner and Five Alternatives to Gifting Fad Toys. As Christmas fast approaches and adults the world over look for cheap stocking fillers to gift to their children and children’s friends, I thought it was a great opportunity...

5 Simple Ways To Declutter Your House

If you yearn for a simpler, minimalist lifestyle and are yet to declutter your house, this post is for you. I’m sharing the ins and outs of our decluttering attempts for our upcoming house move. Let’s dive in! Podcast: Play In New Window Subscribe In iTunes   So...

What Is The Most Sustainable Meat

What is the most sustainable meat? If you choose to eat meat, and you care for the environment and care for your own health, I bet you’ve wondered “what is the best meat to eat”? It’s a question I’m asked a lot, particularly by my Self Sufficiency in the Suburbs...

How Toxic Are Your Personal Care Products?

Lotions and potions, deodorant, perfumes, soaps, exfoliants, shower gels and make up: many of us probably use some or most of these personal care products every day and may not give a second thought to the impact they might be having on the health or us or our...

8 Business Lessons from 8 Years in Online Business

In this post I share eight business lessons from my eight years in online business where I've founded and managed an ecommerce store, online education programs and membership sites and coached other impact-driven entrepreneurs to take their idea to impact in the...

3 Ways To Stand Out Online That Are Working NOW

Building a following and finding a way to stand out online can seem like a marathon effort sometimes. While you follow the guide book and produce creative content consistently to get your ideas across and attract the right tribe, it can be so frustrating when things...

3 Plastic Habits To Kick To Improve Your Health

Today I’m sharing three everyday plastic habits to kick to reduce the amount of plastics you consume and in turn, improve your health. If you didn’t jump on board the Plastic Free July movement, or you did and found yourself overwhelmed, this post is for you!...

3 Plastic Habits To Kick To Improve The Environment

Today I’m sharing three everyday plastic habits to kick to reduce the amount of plastics you consume and in turn, help the environment. If you didn’t jump on board the Plastic Free July movement, or you did and found yourself overwhelmed, this post is for you!...

What Is Crowdfunding

What is crowdfunding?  How does crowdfunding work?  What are the benefits of crowdfunding? I’ve been asked these questions and more countless times over the past year, particularly during and after my two successful crowdfunding campaigns where I raised over $37,000...

My Journey Towards Antarctica

Today, I’m sharing an interview that, retail strategist and host of the Bringing Business to Retail Podcast, Salena Knight did with me last week. She is chatting with me and asking me a heap of questions about my upcoming trip to Antarctica. I thought it would be...

There Is No Planet B

It’s time we humans took a long hard look at ourselves and how we’re living. In this post I touch on why we need to stop acting like we have a Planet B. Plus I share a small action that you can do today to ensure we’ll never need a Planet B. Podcast: Play in new...

Climate Action in Antarctica

I know you support me week in week out by listening to my podcasts, reading my blogs and sharing my work... and your support does mean the world to me.   But I'm calling on you now to help me make a world of difference as I fly the flag for climate action on a global...

Reflections On Turning Forty

I’m changing things up this week! Rather than showcase an interview or a “how to” episode on how to live more sustainably, I thought I’d share some thoughts and reflections with you on what’s going through my head this week as I turn the big 4-0!! Plus, I wanted to...

How To Reduce Food Waste In The Home

In a world where famine and hunger are a daily battle for millions of people, the need to reduce food waste, and indeed the concept of food waste, can be difficult to comprehend. However the statistics on the volumes of food wasted are alarming. Roughly one third of...

Where To Start Your Self Sufficiency Journey

If you’re keen to reduce your impact on the planet and improve your family’s health and well-being in the process, but you’re just not sure where to start, you’re in the right place! In this post, I’ve collated my best tips to start (or up level) your eco journey....

My Best Online Business Software Applications

Are you navigating the world of building an online business and find that the sheer number of online business software options for different applications sends your head into a spin? If that’s you, you’re not alone! I’m constantly asked by my coaching clients and...

Four Signs You Need To Pivot In Your Business

Innovation and the ability to continually be one step ahead of the curve will always be valued traits of an entrepreneur. But how do you know when you need to innovate or change things up in your business? It’s not like someone tells you to change and the indication...

7 Ways To Eco-fy Your Easter

Like Christmas, although to a much lesser degree, Easter is a time of high consumption. Big feasts, heaps of chocolates…. we all tend to indulge more than normal. As Easter is upon us all this week, I thought I’d share seven ways to make your Easter more sustainable....

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