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Society suggests that in order to live right we need to go to school, get a good job and earn lots of money, buy a nice big house and plenty of 'stuff', work until retirement and then…I suppose die. What nonsense. The idea of escaping this work-consume-sleep cycle resonates with many who are aware of it. But the question of how to actually escape from that cycle is where it gets a bit murky. The escape from this endless and unsatisfying cycle all starts with addressing consumption, as it is excessive consumption that drives most of us to work. This...

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How to pick the perfect yoga mat?   Choosing a yoga mat either for the first time or to replace a beloved old mat can be very difficult. Why? Because it is such a personal choice, let’s face it you are going to get down and sweaty with it a few times a week, so it needs to suit you. And if you are replacing your old dog-eared mat which has trekked all round India with you or was purchased in Byron for that life changing surf/yoga retreat then it is even more tricky as you are replacing memories of...

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Every single person on this planet should ask themselves this question as the answer will affect the future of our planet. Our choices today have a flow on effect to our planet’s sustainable longevity by shaping economic development (consumerism) and human empowerment (consciousness). Basically if we shop sensibly our everyday consumer choices have the power to shape the future….pretty awesome right! So let’s rise to this occasion and take this responsibility on, making consuming a feel good and do good task. Here are some tips on how you can become a conscious consumer; 1. Become conscious – most people don’t know what...

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