3 Simple Lifestyle Changes To Reduce Your Impact On The Planet 100%

** In Collaboration**  Trying to live an eco-friendly lifestyle is often a very daunting task. It seems like every single day we discover a new way that we’re damaging the environment without even realizing it. It’s not just about walking instead of taking the car (although that is a big help), it’s about the things that you buy, the places you go, and the food that you eat. A lot of people feel that they’re completely powerless to do anything to help the planet because there is always something else that they’re getting wrong, no matter how many lifestyle changes they make. The important thing to remember is that any positive change you make is a good thing regardless so you shouldn’t give up. If you are serious about reducing your impact on the environment, here are a few simple lifestyle changes that make a massive difference. Collecting Rainwater  Water consumption isn’t always talked about as much as it should be, although in the last few years, people have started to consider it more. Changes to the weather and attitudes to water use mean that the risk of water shortages in the next few decades is very real. But if we start reducing our water consumption now, we can avoid those shortages and ensure that there is enough water for everybody. One of the best and easiest ways to do that is by installing some water tanks outside to collect […]

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Tips for looking after your brain

** In collaboration **  The brain is one of the most parts of the body since it controls everything and every function, so it’s important that we don’t overlook the importance of keeping our brains healthy, and in this post, we’re going to share with you some tips on just how to do that – the good news is, it’s […]

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‘Operation GTFO’- Step 1.

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen one of my few references to ‘operation gtfo’. I have had a few questions asking what it is all about. Well, basically, I think that when you get to a particular stage in your PhD journey- just after ‘the rut’, the stage where you can kind of see the end, […]

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PhD update, November.

I am not sure if it is the fact that it is half-way through November, that I have a million and one things to do, that I had a whirlwind trip around the USA for a couple of weeks, or (my money is on this one) a combination of all the above. But, I am feeling slightly unmotivated and overwhelmed […]

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Retirement Plans: Do You Need One?

** In Collaboration**  Retirement planning relates to the process of making financial plans for the period of your life when you will have stopped working. In general, this process involves depositing money into a retirement account. Yet, there are many types of retirement plans available, and so it is imperative to assess your options carefully. A lot of people will already have a retirement plan in place with their employer. In this instance, contributions are deducted from the employee’s paycheck before they receive it. However, not everyone is in traditional employment and many people want to look into the prospect of additional pension plans. This blog post will reveal the various reasons why you need a pension plan, as well as provide you with some excellent tips on saving for this period of your life. Continue reading to find out more… Why do you need a retirement plan?   It is quite simple; time is everything. This is the most important component in relation to saving for the future. In your early adult life, it may seem strange to consider aged care facilities and the cost of living once you have no income, but if you don’t address it now, it will be too late. It is clichéd, but every dollar really does help, and so even if you can only afford to contribute a small amount to your retirement plan in the beginning it is still worth it. Moreover, […]

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