Superfood Bliss Balls (Raw Vegan, Paleo, Dairy & Gluten-Free)

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Superfood Bliss Balls (Raw Vegan, Paleo, Dairy & Gluten-Free)

These little gems are bursting with superfood goodness that will really hit the sweet spot and will leave you feeling satisfied and oh so zen.

Super-what?! Yeah, superfoods. Are you not on the superfood bandwagon yet? Have you been living under a rock? Well, looks like you’re missing out on your chance for endless vibrant energy, immortality and exuding the very radiance of the sun. I’m not falling for that one. I love the idea of a superfood but I reckon they just taste darn awesome.

All jokes aside, these balls of bliss are full of healthy, organic and natural goodies and are great for a post workout refuel or a little energy pick me up. Read more ..

How Packaged Food Costs You More than You Think

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How packaged food costs more than you think

How often do you take out the trash? Is this a daily task for your household? Or maybe a weekly chore? Read more ..

The Ultimate Recycling List

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The Ultimate Recycling List - The Urban Ecolife Read more ..

Need motivation to plant a garden? Look no further.

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You know those days when you wake up and you look outside and the sun is shining, the birds are tweeting and there’s not a cloud in the sky, and you just think to yourself, “Wow, I could really plant a garden right now.” Yeah, probably not.

I’ll be the first to admit that those kind of days I’m usually thinking more along the lines of, “I could really go for a piña colada by the pool right now and commit to doing absolutely zilch!”

Which is why I’ve got to hand it to this guy: Ron Finley.  His story sure is motivating if ever you need a reason to go plant garden. Take a moment to watch it now. I promise, it’ll bring a smile to your face. Read more ..

Relax. It’s okay to be SLOW

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Modern hunter and gatherers

What a hectic day! Rushing around like a headless chook. You come home from work absolutely dead to the world. Exhausted. Ready to flop on the couch. The last thing on your mind is cooking dinner. So you whip out a frozen meal and chuck it in the microwave. Bing! Five minutes later, dinner is served.

Sixty or so years ago this scenario was unheard of. Centuries ago, this would have been unfathomable. Read more ..

Renting? How to “ecofy'” without starting a biff with the landlord

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1. (of a human being) one who owns their own home

 

Apartment for rent

So not all of us youngins have the luxury of owning our own homes. This to me seems like a thing grownups do, you know, owning their own home and paying off a death sentence, aka, a mortgage. Read more ..

Creating a Sustainable Lifestyle: Part 2

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Following on from Part 1 in creating a sustainable lifestyle I’m just going to start by saying, “Good-on-you.” So where does one start then to design a sustainable lifestyle? Read more ..

Creating a Sustainable Lifestyle: Part 1

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A sustainable lifestyle goes deeper than the recycling bin.

Are in you control of your life? Do you get to choose what you spend your time and energy doing? Does your lifestyle reflect your life values? Read more ..