Top 10 profiles to follow for living gently

Whether you’re looking for advice on how to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle, or want to fill your feed with more positivity, these are the profiles I recommend you follow.

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Think before tidying up

A woman carries a stack of woolen jumpers.

Like so many others, you may be inspired to start tidying up around your home after watching Marie Kondo’s Netflix series, and that’s great. It’s a win for minimalism – yay! However, once you’re done thanking your items that no longer spark joy, I implore you to please think about three things before you simply throw them ‘away’.

You can make sure that your old joyless things will bring new joy to someone else. Read on for ideas on how you can maximise the benefit of donating your pre-loved items without putting charity shops under pressure. Somebody you will probably never meet will be grateful that you did.

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Live crowdfunding with Abbie and Ruth Knight

Did you know that fewer Australians are making traditional tax-deductible donations? In fact, 60,000 fewer Australians according to the latest research. With an ageing population, this begs the question of where the donors of the future will come from to support our 54,000 registered charities.

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How to prepare for Mt Kilimanjaro

There are countless blogs and articles providing tips on how to train for Mt Kilimanjaro, what to wear, how your boots should fit, what aperture to have your camera on for certain times of the day, and what to pack in your first aid kit – but can you ever be truly prepared for the adventure that awaits you? There were some things that I was not anticipating on my 2017 adventure to Mt Kilimanjaro. Read More

Injecting humour where it’s needed most

Fun and laughter are not things one would normally associate with hospitals. However, the Humour Foundation has a group of professionals called the Clown Doctors who put into practice the theory that laughter is the best medicine in children’s hospitals across Australia. Read More