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The Inspired Directory Making Ethical Shopping Easy

For Jasmine Mayhead, it was a simple overseas market encounter that first triggered her journey to ethical consumption. A path which now inspires others through her daily life and role as the founder of Ethical Made Easy. The brand directory hopes to make finding ethically-minded labels simpler. Despite her strong stance on ethical over fast fashion, you won't feel any judgment from Mayhead. She says, taking a more considered approach is as easy as starting where you are.  Skye Gilkeson The name seems to be a bit of a giveaway, but what exactly is Ethical Made Easy and who was it created for?  Ethical Made Easy is for the consumer who is at any stage of their conscious consumer journey, whether...

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Two Wandering Soles: On Creating a Nomadic Life and the Rise of Responsible Tourism

  The travel blogging world is a funny one. It has changed immeasurably since I launched The Fit Traveller, back in 2014. Thanks to the rise of Instagram, the numbers of influencers and bloggers has exploded. Despite this second wave, it's easy to spot the bloggers that stand out from the rest; for their storytelling, their work ethic, their messaging, their authenticity and their pure love of travel. Katie and Ben from Two Wandering Soles fall into this special grouping. Having spent 6 years wandering the world, I was curious to hear more about Katie and Ben's life on the road; their experiences and in particular their role as responsible travellers. Skye Gilkeson | Images via Two Wandering Soles You’ve been...

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The Conscious Space: An Exciting New Marketplace for Groundbreaking Brands

  Jess McLeod and her children | Image via The Conscious Space It was Jess McLeod's warmth and genuine curiosity that left a lasting impression after our first meeting. So, when she revealed her latest business venture, it all made perfect sense. It's clear from the moment you meet Jess that she moves with intention through the world. The Conscious Space is a fitting expression of that sensibility. Mission-driven to help people and the planet, Jess has created the event to showcase brands doing good; a destination for people to explore, shop and learn a little more about sustainable, ethical and mindful brands in a welcoming, accessible space. Skye Gilkeson | Cover image via The Conscious Space   Who have you created The...

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One Wild Ride Podcast: Good News, Impact and Inspiring Humans

  In her day-to-day life, Pru Chapman helps to shape and grow businesses. As a coach and mentor, Chapman works predominantly with female business owners from a range of creative industries. But, it's her own latest creative endeavour, the One Wild Ride podcast that prompted this Sincere interview. One Wild Ride serves up a varied palette of good news stories through Pru's casual conversations with ordinary people doing the extraordinary.  Skye Gilkeson   Can you tell us about that very first conversation that sparked your One Wild Ride podcast journey? Paint us a picture of the where, why and how. It was actually quite an internal process. I had been running my business for a number of years and felt strongly...

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