Valentines day certainly can be a huge commercial drive that pushes us to buy things we don't want or need. But if we remember the sentiment behind the day it really is worth celebrating. Modern life is busy..some would say chaotic, and it is easy to get swept up in the routines and hustle and bustle of daily life, work, kids, cleaning, cooking, after school activities.. we often loose sight of the little things that keep us connected to our partners.
I thought it was worth sharing some inspiration for ways to show your love in thoughtful, meaningful ways that won't break the bank.. no grandiose declarations of love with expensive gifts of diamonds and pearls or new golf carts suggested here I promise.
Each of us is the sum of the habits which we practice over and over. Becoming aware of our thoughts, beliefs, and actions is the first step to changing behaviour.
It doesn't have to be hard or complicated. Small but meaningful change is much more lasting and impactful then empty, grandiose actions.
There are 5 areas of our lives in which it is possible to make simple adjustments to live in a more eco-friendly and sustainable way. I have put together some simple suggestions to help you do so:
For a long time I was emptying the mail from my mailbox every day and taking it straight to my recycling bin. The catalogues seemed to come in faster than we could flick through them and leading up to Christmas, the amount of junk mail that came through was just overwhelming!