eco lifestyle resolutions

Eco Lifestyle Resolutions for 2015

You’ve gained a few kilograms over the festive season, you’re officially broke and while you’re not ready to start working and exercising, you know there are probably a few eco-oriented lifestyle changes you can make this year. Here are a few suggestions:

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Eco Friendly Stocking Stuffers for Christmas

Christmas stockings are always a great add-on to any Christmas day celebrations. The challenge is usually finding enough gifts (after all, more people want to include at least two or three gifts in a Christmas sock so that it’s a festive goodie bag) and balancing the cost so that it’s not too expensive. Here are a few eco friendly stocking stuffers to include in your Christmas stockings this year:

sweat 1000

Hop on the conveyer-belt-of-doom SWEAT 1000!

I heard about S.W.E.A.T 1000 a while ago on Twitter and recently learned that a branch opened in Brooklyn, Pretoria, so I decided to try it out. S.W.E.A.T stands for Specialised Weight Endurance Athletic Training and the 1000 refers to the number of calories you burn in the class.

paleo diet for kids

Is the Paleo Diet Safe for Kids?

Many people are switching to the Paleo diet and those who have made the switch are convinced that eating more like our ancestors (or even more like our grandparents) boosts energy, helps curb cravings and keeps your weight stable. A question that people keep asking, however, is whether it’s safe for kids or even babies?

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Hair and Makeup Trends: Spring 2014

Few women can resist changing their hair every now and again. While some people’s experimentation lends itself to spray-painted pony tails, feathered headdresses and peacock-coloured ombres, other people are more content with a few highlights and simple cut.


Orthorexia: When Eating Healthy Becomes an Obsession

Many of us have tried different diets and we all know people who are consistently gluten-free, sugar-free, booze-free or living a strict paleo lifestyle. While some people need to follow certain strict diets (like people who have celiac disease and actually feel uncomfortable after eating something that contains gluten), others turn into complete health nuts – and not in a good way.