Combatting depression by opening your eyes to nature

combatting depression with nature

Stephen Balfour shows how getting back to nature can be a powerful tool to help combat depression and low mood.  A few years ago, the Australian activist James Aspey visited Glasgow. During the Q&A session following his talk, James shared a view that most animal advocates will suffer at some point from post-traumatic stress related to their activism. More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Beauty brand Tarte launches affordable new vegan cosmetic brand

Cult-beauty brand Tarte has announced the launch of a brand new affordable cosmetics line inspired by Generation Z- and it’s entirely vegan and cruelty-free. Cult-beauty brand Tarte has announced the launch More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, February 18th, 2019

A 100% vegan hair dressing salon is now open in Derby

Vegans in Derby can now get a cruelty-free coiffure as the city’s first 100% vegan hair salon is now open for business. As all vegans know, animal-derived parts and ingredients can be found in all kinds More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Heather Mills launches vegan and cruelty-free makeup range

Heather Mills, athlete, entrepreneur and owner of VBites, has announced the launch of a collection of ‘truly, truly vegan’ cosmetic products. Athlete, entrepreneur and owner of vegan food brand VBites, Heather More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, December 14th, 2018

Learning how to make an impressive and stress-free vegan Christmas feast with Demuth’s

We sent our Art Editor Rob for a day of festive fun at Demuth’s Cookery School in Bath to learn how to rustle up and impressive and delicious Christmas feast. Find out how he got on and what new dishes he’ll More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, December 13th, 2018

The snuggliest vegan jumpers you can find on the high-street

Step into winter with Sarah Dawson’s round-up of the best, vegan-friendly jumpers out there.  The high street is full of the latest AW18 collections, ringing in the new season with a knock-out selection More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Lunch on the go: Environmentally-friendly ways to pack up your lunch

Katie Hainbach goes shopping for environmentally-friendly ways to pack up your lunch. Buying lunch to go on the high street can be pricey and usually results in plastic waste, which is a huge threat to our planet. More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Shower, shave and go: 7 of the best vegan-friendly men’s toiletries

Keep your hair and skin in tip-top condition with our handy guide to some of our favourite vegan-friendly toiletries for men.  B. Men Charcoal Face Scrub By Superdrug £5.99 in stores and at For More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, September 28th, 2018

Bathroom alchemy: How to make your own eco-friendly vegan beauty products

Get creative with a natural beauty routine and banish plastic-wrapped body washes, creams and body butters for good. Charlotte Willis shares her tips, tricks and recipes to make your own vegan and eco-friendly More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, September 21st, 2018

The best places to find vegan purses and wallets on the UK high-street

Where would we be without a purse or wallet? Whether it’s a compact card holder for that travel pass, a coin purse for a night out, a last-forever wallet or a stuffed-to-breaking-point purse, it’s the one accessory More...