Healthy Planet

For the Love of Tea

**This post is brought to you in partnership with Nerada Tea Do you remember the first time you experienced tea? I say experienced, because a cup of tea is far more than a drink. Think about the different types of tea, the scent of the leaves, the sound of a boiling kettle, the pouring of…

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Why the News is Bad For You

why the news is bad for you - living a gentle life with helen edwards author

Do you watch or listen to the news anymore? It has become increasingly difficult to do so, without muting and turning off so many stories. On social media you can at least pass by or block a particularly distressing story. While we want and need to share the terrible things that are happening across the…

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From Crop to Cup – The Nerada Tea Story

Nerada Tea - black tea leaves are Australian grown and rainforest alliance certified

This post is brought to you in partnership with Nerada Tea Tea is a part of everyday life for so many people, but when you pour your morning cuppa, do you stop to consider the story behind the growing and harvesting of your tea? Buying locally grown and manufactured produce is an important part of…

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How to Reduce Your Food Waste

how to reduce your food waste and why it matters

Our world is so off balance when it comes to food. Parts of our planet starve, while others toss away masses of perfectly good food. You might not think that tossing your leftover dinner in the bin matters, but reducing your food waste is one of the most important things you can do for the…

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Taking Steps Towards a More Sustainable Life

I am one of the lucky ones. As a little girl my head was filled with knowing. About the importance of love. About the way everything is so much better when you notice the small things. About how the sunlight through the trees, or the gentle sounds of the waves, or the ducks waddling along…

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