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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Videos

Ancient African Skywatchers

This is a 4 min film on the MIND BLOWING work of Dean Liprini. The content is fascinating, on ancient Earth temples and their sacred art, right at the tip of Africa on Table Mountain!

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Food

The Urban Hunter Gatherer

Charles Standing is a multi-faceted man, a modern day Renaissance guy if you like. He chops wood with an axe, has been mountaineering in the Andes, was a school teacher and even portrayed Father Christmas at a children’s party…….and he…

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Food, Recipes

The Urban Hunter Gatherer – Spanakopita

Charles Standing’s Dune Spinach Spanakopita puts a lovely local twist on that Greek favourite we all struggle to pronounce.  Instead of English spinach, opt for a foraged dune spinach, failing that, store bought will work just as well. INGREDIENTS (4…

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Game Changers

How to find your purpose

By Si Ekin One of the most important questions we can ask ourselves as human beings, I believe, is, “what is my purpose?”. This article explains how to find your purpose. When we can achieve congruence between our purpose and…

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Wellness

Healing naturally through Phytoalchemy.

In recent years, since about the early 90’s, alternative medicines have really begun to popularise, slowly releasing western society from the clutches of the Biomedical Model of medicine as the one and only solution for physiological healing. That’s not to…

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Wellness

No prescription needed

  It has become fairly common practice that at the first signs of illness a prescription for antibiotics is handed out, like M&Ms with little thought to the consequences of what they may be doing to other, healthy parts of…

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Food, Uncategorized, Wellness

SUPA Wraps – Reusable Food Wraps

A colourful and longer-lasting, zero-waste solution for covering leftovers and dishes, wrapping sandwiches in lunchboxes or covering cheese and butter – just like cling film. Except SUPA Wraps (Single Use Plastic Alternative) are vibrantly printed fabrics infused with locally harvested…

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Wellness

Olgani Detoxifying Charcoal Toothpaste

Detoxifying Charcoal Toothpaste contains Olgani’s signature NutrireB base, coconut shell activated charcoal and bentonite clay among its ingredients. This non-abrasive, bleach-free formula, gently cleans without any damage to tooth enamel. Essential oils of Peppermint, Spearmint and Tea Tree will leave…

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Game Changers

Environmental Law

How you can fight environmental issues Global warming is going to change the environment, and our love of material things, use of fossil fuels and demand on the planet’s resources are thought to be the cause. Man’s impact on the environment has…

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Wellness

Something About Aida

I was invited to meet and have a reading with a psychic healer called Aida who comes from Iran, the lost world of Persia with its exotic overtones and vivid history; now out of bounds to most of us due…

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