Pride. Joy. These are not things I had originally associated with being eco-friendly/saving the planet/changing how I cleaned. And yet, 4 years later, here we are! The joy I have found being queer, and finding other queer folks in the environment I’ve chosen to work in, has been beyond anything I could have imagined. Without context, it sounds completely bizarre, so let me indulge you.
Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method is a transformative approach to decluttering and organising your home with a focus on making positive decisions about what you keep based on whether the items bring you joy. The method is not about minimalism or having strict rules about how to organise things - the focus is on enabling you to clear the physical and mental space to allow you to enjoy the things you love.
It’s a heart-warming and personal documentary of Kate’s family and their relationship with their belongings, interspliced with input from minimalism and environmental experts such as Randy Frost, Bea Johnson, Finn Murphy & Juliet Schor.
By reflecting on your career, you might start to see gaps or look into the future and not know where to go. This is why it’s so useful to give yourself a refresher now and again. This can be in the form of refreshing specific skills, your long and short-term goals or your viewpoint on your career.
It's time to tackle a common household enemy that can be a real nightmare – mould! Not only can it cause damage to your precious abode, but it can also seriously impact your health. Fear not, Kilrock are here to share some tips on how to bid farewell to mould and make your home a healthier, happier place to live in!
Making sure our surroundings smell beautiful and fragrant can make a huge difference to our mood and overall wellbeing. I wanted to share my top tips that I’ve learnt to make your home smell great - regardless of your budget.
The Clean & Tidy Awards is the UK’s only awards programme that celebrates the brands, products and thought leaders committed to creating happier and more functional homes.
We all know that everyone is different, but did you know that the way we respond to fragrances is different for each individual too, depending on our personality? When 72% of people are interested in refreshing their home with fragrance for general wellness benefits, as well as creating a relaxing, comforting, and uplifting mood1, we think it’s worth investigating how these fragrances might impact you, too.
Shine Squad member and practicing therapist Ben Powell gives advice on how keeping your home clean and tidy can benefit your mental health.
We all know we’re facing an unprecedented fight for a future as we know it, but what happens when you know ‘too much’? What do you do to manage the eco-anxiety?
Although the Mental Health Awareness Week this year concentrates on anxiety. Hoarding UK is taking the opportunity to concentrate on the affects of Hoarding which is an often an often-overlooked mental health issue.
Mind in Tower Hamlets, Newham and Redbridge is hosting a Pop Up Shop to raise funds for their charity to continue to provide our vital mental health and emotional support services.
Shine Squad member Karen Friend (@themiddleagedblogger) gives us a delightful first hand look at life running your own farm.
Enjoy the sun this spring with these fantastically delicious barbeque recipes, from the brilliant Claire of 'Delicious and Real'.