Mindfulness and green living go hand-in-hand for me. The definition of mindfulness (according to Google) is "the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something." There are so many aspects of green living which can be thought of as mindful.
When you have a tree laden with plums and there are not enough Sunday's in the year to make enough crumbles to eat them all!
Sometimes we just need a quick breakfast to keep you going until lunchtime. Muesli is a great option but it is so cheap and easy to make your own don't settle for anything shop-bought!
Have you ever thought about where all those used tampons and sanitary towels go? Have you wanted to think about it?? Well it's not nice. Water companies clear over 55,000 sewage blockages every year, and most are caused by the wrong things being flushed down the loo. But if you don't flush it do you bin it? The average woman can use between 8,000 to 17,000 tampons in her lifetime. That amounts to A) a lot of rubbish in the landfill and B) a lot of money. So what are the alternatives?
Leading on from my last post I've decided that now, at the beginning of this blog, is the time to consider ways in which we can go greener in the future.