Resources & Useful Links

  • 38 Degrees  – online petition and campaigning group.
  • Action for Happiness – taking action for a happier world, free resources and courses.
  • Bags (reusable) – Ecosilk and Onya
  • Buy Nothing Day – the anti Black Friday campaign.
  • Canvas Cafe  – London’s first happiness cafe, many free events and activities.
  • Coffee & hot drink cups (reusable) – Glass; Cuppow or Joco cups, Plastic; Keep Cups, Silicone; BYO Cup, Bamboo; Ecoffee, Porcelain; I’m not a paper cup, Collapsable; Pokito
  • Coaching Academy (The) – accredited coaching training
  • Coaching Directory – list of qualified coaches in your area
  • Compassion In World Farming – a charity I support aiming to end factory farming.
  • Cork Yogis – ethical and sustainable yoga mats.
  • Ethical Consumer Magazine – evidence based reviews and ratings of company products and services.
  • Evernote – the cloud based tool I use to organise scanned documents and recipes so they are searchable by text recognition.
  • Fish Fight – the successful campaign to reduce wastage in fishing.
  • Good Energy – 100% renewable energy, and increasing the diversity of the UK’s energy mix.
  • Greenpeace – tuna league table.
  • Guardian half full – dedicated to more balance journalism.
  • Live Your Legend – the movement that gave me the final push to write this blog.  Many great resources for working out what your passion it and making it happen.  If you haven’t seen Scott’s Ted Talk please watch it!
  • London Minimalists – Michelle and Frank are London minimalists and bring minimalism into a UK context.
  • London Minimalist group – FB group for events / discussion with fellow London minimalists.
  • Loo Watt – sustainable and energy creating festival toilets.
  • Love Food Hate Waste – tips and ideas to save you money and reduce your food waste.
  • Microbeads – how to check if the evil microbeads are in your products – www.beatthemicrobead.com
  • Moshi Moshi – our favourite sustainable London sushi restaurant.
  • Positive News – constructive journalism, free content and subscriber options.
  • Positive news research – showing why a more balanced representation of the news is much better for us all.
  • Purple Community Fund – a home for old toothpaste tubes and ring pulls, all up-cycled into new products.
  • Pure Papaya – natural ointment for all things.
  • Riverford Organic veg boxes.
  • Slow Food in the UK – see the slow food producers in your area.
  • Soil Association – a charity I support, organic certification body and campaigning for more holistic farming practices.
  • Sole of Discretion – crowd funder camapign.
  • Solscape – beautiful eco retreat on the north island of New Zealand.
  • Story of Stuff – campaign to educate and resolve the issue of too much stuff.
  • Stuffocation – a book about our culture drowning under too much stuff!
  • SumOfUs – online petition and campaigning group
  • The Minimalists – Joshua & Ryan blog about a meaningful life with less stuff.  Check out their Ted Talk and Podcasts.
  • The Mind Palace podcast – Jessica and Melissa produce a weekly podcast talking about living a well curated life.  A great one that keeps me entertained on public transport.
  • The World Land Trust – a charity I support saving threatened habitats worldwide.
  • TRAID – clothing recycling bins and shops that sell used, and up cycled, clothing.
  • Tom Cridland – 30 year life expectancy t-shirts, sweatshirts, chinos and jackets (just for men).
  • Water bottles – Ohyo (collapsable), Grip & Go (glass), Onya (metal), Aquapure Traveller (filters water unsafe to drink)
  • Wrap Up London – annual coat collection in London organised by Hands on London.
  • Yoga with Adrienne – my favourite online yoga teacher.
  • Zero Home Waste – Bea Johnson.  Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot (in that order). A fantastic guide to how to reduce waste in all aspects of your home.