Latest Overconsumption posts


I Didn't Buy Any New Clothes For A Year And It Was Totally Fine

How 12 months with no new clothes gave me a whole new attitude to shopping.


Is Having Kids Really The Worst Thing I Can Do For The Planet?

If overpopulation is driving climate change, is it time to reconsider having kids?


How Being In Nature Makes Us Appreciate Our Bodies And Reject Unrealistic Beauty Standards

Nature is good for us – surely nobody has missed that fact. These days, both scientists and policymakers agree about the importance of offering everyone access to green spaces, regardless of social background.


We’re Swimming Naked Together With Hundreds Of Women. Here’s Why.

Bumps, spots, lumps and all. We're stripping down, and for a good reason.


5 Ways To Help The Planet Through Sharing

The positive impact of sharing on the planet is undeniable, but can we share and swap our way out of the climate crisis?


A Lesson Learnt On ‘Stuff’ This New Year

This new year is a great time to take a look at our own consumption, assess what we have, what we need, and how we can live on less.


The Secret To Teenage Happiness (According To Science)

How can you cheer up a teenager? The secret to adolescent happiness, according to science!


7 simple tips for minimalist living

Over the last five years or so I’ve become very passionate about home design and really fascinated by minimalism. This is what i've learnt.


How can we avoid overconsumption in our everyday lives?

Is it possible to cut down when consumption is part of everyday life?