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Why I Stopped Identifying as an Introvert

Why I Stopped Identifying as an Introvert

An introvert is often defined as someone who is inward-turning – energised by being alone and drained by being around other people. When I first learnt about introversion, it was a lightbulb moment. Was this why I never quite felt as though I fitted in? It seemed possible. Whilst my schoolfriends went to Girl Guides, … Read More

Embracing Spirituality Transformed My Life

Embracing Spirituality Transformed My Life

Life is full of ups and downs, and crises of varying degrees. That was something I used to cope very badly with. I still remember feeling that everything was out of my control, that I was a victim of my circumstances. And I remember burying my emotions so deep I couldn’t find them, struggling to … Read More

Why is Homelessness Still a Problem in the UK?

Why is Homelessness Still a Problem in the UK?

Growing up, I got used to being ushered past homeless people and Big Issue sellers. “Don’t make eye contact,” people would say. And so I didn’t. A few years back, not long after I met my boyfriend, we were walking down the street and there was a homeless man sitting in a doorway. I think … Read More

The Feb | March issue of Seedling (our free online vegan magazine) is here!

Hey everyone! I can’t believe we’re on issue #3 already. Time has flown by! This one was so fun to put together, and you’re in for a real treat thanks to our amazing contributors. In our cover story, we find out how one family is ‘homeschooling’ their children whilst travelling the world. We have some … Read More

Making Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread

Making Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread

You know what I love? Sourdough bread. To me, that’s what real bread is. I love the tangy taste, and I find the texture is also nicer than that of ordinary bread. There’s even some evidence that those with gluten sensitivity may be able to eat it without issue, as the fermentation process degrades the … Read More

Treating Period Pain with Ginger: Does it Work?

Treating Period Pain with Ginger: Does it Work?

In general, my health is really good. Since going vegan a few years back, I’ve managed to virtually come off my asthma and allergy medications – something I never thought would be possible! My digestion is great, my skin is clear and I generally feel really good. But the one blot on the metaphorical landscape … Read More

Some Thoughts About Staying Authentic

Some Thoughts About Staying Authentic

Staying authentic online can be challenging, especially when you’re trying to grow a blog or business. In an age where we’re bombarded with clickbait and content targeted more at search engines than humans, it can be hard for those with a genuine message to get through. Sometimes it just feels easier to adopt an ‘if … Read More

Buying from Charity Shops: How to Get What You Want!

Buying from Charity Shops: How to Get What You Want!

I love buying from charity shops – in fact, I haven’t bought clothes anywhere else in years. But charity shopping does have some differences compared to buying from high street stores. I thought I’d write a post with some tips for finding things you love second-hand. I’ve previously written about the reasons for buying second-hand, … Read More