Planting socio-ecological change alongside Pat Featherstone and the Eco-Logic Awards

By Skye Mallac When it comes to community upliftment through the lens of equipping people with the knowledge on...

May Planting Guidelines

Your guide to what to plant and how to love your garden during May May is the time for...

April Planting Guidelines

April in South Africa is the time to prepare for one’s winter crops. As they days start to shorten...

The Scraps Book

The Scraps Book A Waste-Less Cookbook We have been waiting for this recipe book full of great ideas for...

'Doing nothing' is all the rage – is it a form of resistance, or just an indulgence for the lucky few?

John White Alexander’s ‘Repose’ (1895). Heritage Images via Getty Images Ingrid Nelson, Amherst College The pandemic has either created...
Design & Innovations, Game Changers, Gardening, Need to know
Planting socio-ecological change alongside Pat Featherstone and the Eco-Logic Awards
Gardening, Planting Guidelines
May Planting Guidelines
Gardening, Planting Guidelines
April Planting Guidelines
Food, Recipes, Wellness
The Scraps Book
Wellness
'Doing nothing' is all the rage – is it a form of resistance, or just an indulgence for the lucky few?
Melissa Baird

Wonder is all around us and this is what I live for

       

Life in Balance was established in 2008 in Cape Town, South Africa and is at the forefront of changing perspectives. Its aim is to invite us all to be the change we wish to see in the world and never forget that one person can make a difference.         Read more

Honey

Raw, Unfiltered, Organic Honey – from the bees of the Overberg

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Food, Recipes, Wellness

The Scraps Book

The Scraps Book A Waste-Less Cookbook We have been waiting for this recipe book full of great ideas for what to do with the fruit, veges and grains in your kitchen that may be looking a little worse for wear…

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Inspiration

Imagining the unimaginable

By Nicola Jackman SOUL Circus This story is a source of hope for me as I see all around me, how even with the global challenges and subsequent regulations that separate and divide us, humanity’s imaginal cells are awakening all…

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Game Changers

Ahoy! It’s Captain Fanplastic…

By: Melissa Baird At the end of 2018, Soapbox South Africa launched an educational programme called Captain Fanplastic, that contributes to the UN’s 14th Sustainable Development Goal. The learning objective is to create a mindset that plastic is #NoTrashButTreasure. The call to action is to pick…

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Off Balance, Wellness

Water – Wiser

By: Melissa Baird I met the Japanese author and researcher; a natural “scientist” Dr Maseru Emoto in 2008, the same year I launched Life in Balance , South Africa’s first conscious-consumer, lifestyle publication. His research in to the power of…

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Food, Game Changers

Cricket Flour Power

By: Melissa Baird I recently attended the Pioneers 18 conference in Vienna, Austria. This slickly produced, high tech conference won the event of the year last year and they sure put on a show. The co-host was a humanoid robot…

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