6 Thought Provoking Books
New year, new outlook? We compiled a list of books which can help with different aspects of leading a more conscious lifestyle. From decluttering to natural remedies we hope some of these books can help you in your journey towards being more conscious.
101 Ways to Go Zero Waste
We all know how important it is to reduce our environmental footprint, but it can be daunting to know where to begin. In 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste, Kellogg shares insights and tips, along with DIY recipes for beauty and home; advice for responsible consumption and making better choices for home goods, fashion and the office; and even secrets for how to go waste free at the airport. "It's not about perfection", she says. "It s about making better choices." This book is a practical, reader friendly blueprint of realistic lifestyle changes for anyone who wants to reduce their waste.
Give a Sh*t
Give a Sh*t guides you through the transition to a kinder, healthier, more conscious, and sustainable life like no book has done before. With a humorous and nonjudgmental tone, savvy eco-friendly lifestyle expert Ashlee Piper walks you through easy-but-impactful shifts anyone can make to live better and really care about your health, your footprint, and your planet. Give a Sh*t is a practical handbook that meets you where you are in life and finally harmonises doing good with living well.
Sustainable Home is a stylish, inspirational and practical guidebook to maintaining a more environmentally friendly household. Christine Liu, sustainable lifestyle blogger, guides you on a tour through the rooms of your home – the living area, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom – offering tips, tricks and 18 step-by-step projects designed to help you lead a more low-impact lifestyle. Whether its by making your own toothpaste, converting to renewable energy sources, reducing your consumption of plastic, growing your own herb garden or upcycling old pieces of furniture, there are numerous ways – both big and small – to make a difference.
Decluttering is great for our mental wellbeing, and when done right, it can be good for the planet too. When we rehome, repurpose or recycle the things we no longer need, we free up existing resources for others and reclaim our homes with less guilt. Less Stuff is a guide for people who find it difficult to declutter and who don t want to see things go to waste. The book takes you through every room in the house, and gives you step by step instructions for decluttering, with zero waste, each one. The end result is a planet with less strain, a home with more peace and a life with more meaning.
Elizabeth L. Cline
Clothing is one of the most personal expressions of who we are. The Conscious Closet is not just a style guide. It is a call to action to transform one of the most polluting industries on earth—fashion—into a force for good. Readers will learn where our clothes are made and how they’re made, before connecting to a global and impassioned community of stylish fashion revolutionaries. In The Conscious Closet, Elizabeth shows us how we can start to truly love and understand our clothes again—without sacrificing the environment, our morals, or our style in the process.
Prescription for Nutritional Healing Phyllis A. Balch
Prescription for Nutritional Healing is the nation's #1 bestselling guide to natural remedies. The new fifth edition incorporates the most recent information on a variety of alternative healing and preventive therapies and unveils new science on vitamins, supplements, and herbs. In the twenty years since the first edition was released, the natural health movement has gone mainstream but with more than 800 pages of comprehensive facts about all aspects of alternative ways to wellness, Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Fifth Edition, unites the best of age-old remedies with twenty-first- century science.
As with any list of recommendations we write, if you do decide to buy, we ask you to please do your best to buy from small businesses rather than large ones, it makes such a difference. If you have any recommendation for us please write them below!