Getting organised for 2018

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If you see my workspace, you’ll know straight away I’m an organised chaos kind of person. While I am slowly doing my best to declutter and start letting go of unimportant material possessions, I am insanely far from being a minimalist or having a Pinterest worthy space (and side note: I’m totally OK with that). Just like life itself, my desk and my mind can get a little messy at times. None of this stops me from banging out work to a deadline or remembering important things, but I do have to work at staying organised so that I have more time to focus on being creative and kicking butt at all the things I chose to do.

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5 easy ways to reduce your use of plastic

The other day, I got chatting to a woman who was taking part in Plastic Free July  – a challenge that asks you to refuse single-use plastic for the month. I have to be honest, up until that conversation I really didn’t realise how much we rely on plastic. After I spoke to her I started trying to make more conscious decisions instead of blindly reaching for the plastic wrap or tossing plastic packaging into the recycling bin.

It’s not easy, that’s for sure. Cherry tomatoes – they come in a plastic container. My favourite skincare – plastic tubes and bottles. Chocolate – wrapped in plastic. But just being aware of how much plastic we use every day is the first step to making smarter choices and looking for alternatives.

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