(This guest post is part of a spankin' new editorial collab with MXstore, Australia's largest online retailer for Motocross. For the ignoramuses, Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits. This extreme sport is grimy, it's edgy and gets the biker's adrenaline pumping. For a feel, check out this video: … Continue reading 5 Safety Guidelines for Motocross Bikers (guest post)
(This guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with Silvernest, a complete home-sharing solution that pairs homeowners with roommates. Note: this is NOT a sponsored post. Editor) For some it sounds kind of California-crazy. Most of us think we know what it is, but do we? Does it mean meditation? Is it like yoga? … Continue reading Guest post: What is mindfulness?
India is moving towards intensive factory farming practices, in which animals are treated like inanimate machines. A cow contentedly chewing her cud may look as though she does not have a care in the world, but there is a lot going on behind those big brown eyes. Traditionally, cows raised for milk roamed free and were milked … Continue reading The reality of the dairy industry and its cows
The idea of environmental racism is controversial. Even in the age of climate change, many people still view the environment mostly as a set of forces of nature. Among the injustices faced by racial and ethnic minority communities, one aspect that is frequently overlooked is the effect of discrimination on the environment that the community … Continue reading Calling out environmental racism
Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with the folks at HVMN who are experts on ketones and the ketogenic diet. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor A balanced macronutrient intake is essential for success on the keto diet. Macronutrients are food groups humans consume in large quantities. They provide the … Continue reading Shaping Your Keto Diet
[Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with team at HVMN. Check out their other guest posts on calories on a keto diet and muscle recovery after training. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor] Keto” comes from the word “ketogenic.” This is a scientific term meaning that the body is producing ketones from fat. When blood ketone levels exceed 0.5mM, the body has … Continue reading Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)
Greenwashing looms ominously over travel and tourism. The rise in awareness around green issues such as global warming, declining biodiversity and overpopulation has led to more and more businesses keen to publicise their green credentials, even though they don’t have any! The dictionary defines greenwashing as “disinformation that is disseminated by an organization so as to … Continue reading Greenwashing: How the tourism industry is taking you for a ride
For those of you who think impotence is a man's problem, consider the woman's perspective. She starts off feeling unattractive because she can't do something as simple as turning her man on. The fragile male ego does not help as her partner tries to emotionally blackmail her into staying in the relationship. It takes years … Continue reading Dating an impotent man for 7 years
Today's guest post is by freelance writer Cloe Matheson, a huge nature fan based in New Zealand. When she isn’t hard at work or waking at some ridiculous hour with a brainwave and scrambling to find her notebook, Cloe loves taking short walks outside. She finds even just a few minutes absorbing the beauty of … Continue reading Nature’s healing effects on your mind and body (guest post)
It comes as no surprise that many strong advocates of conventional medicine have a somewhat disdainful regard for homeopathy. Conventional medicine basically assumes that there is something ‘wrong’ with the patient and treat, inhibit or suppress illness symptoms by using biochemical intervention. Homeopaths on the other hand focus on promoting natural healing abilities, regarding the … Continue reading Why is Homeopathy so controversial?