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The Sound of Silence

Who can resist an invitation to visit a garden? Whether it’s a country flower meadow or an urban oasis of greenery, a garden is like a homecoming – a safe place where nature has been adapted to human needs. The appeal is simple – refreshment for the senses and a rest from daily cares. Add another ingredient – quietness – and there is the possibility of restoring or maintaining our health and wellbeing.

Quietness is not just a matter of the absence of noise, low decibels or remoteness from traffic. It’s about the outer quietness seeping inside you, encouraging a response of inner stillness. And The Quiet Garden Movement is about intentional quietness – gardens for the specific purpose of being silent.

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IN THIS ISSUE
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ENVIRONMENT
Jake Stones explores the relief work done across the globe when natural tragedies strike
Looking after the planet never goes out of style as Manny Kohli, owner of the vegan accessories brand, Matt & Nat, proves
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Reducing textile waste at home
Our round up of the latest eco products
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It’s time to get conscious about our clothing
Tara Bloom catches up with our throwaway culture
Looking after your clothes is something that never goes out of style. Simone Venner reveals how to make your wardrobe last longer
Kaya Purchase on the deceptive and distorting effects of the digital age
Championing both body positivity and ethical fashion, Kat Eves is our kind of girl. Here she tells us why it’s time to buck the trends and update our attitude towards clothes
It’s all in the little details, as these planet-friendly purchases prove
Getting a little thrifty is a win-win for both the planet and your purse
Shopping consciously and sustainably really can be as easy as the alphabet
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COMMUNITY
Natalie Morgan on why a little kindfulness goes a long way
Bring your own containers to this supermarket, a proudly plastic-free zone, and shop the conscious way
Plant-based food could be the key to a sustainable and ethical lifestyle – chef Day Radley makes it easy
We discover the global movement that is bettering communities and helping them become more sustainable
Are fashion rentals the way forward? Jerry Silvester finds out
Vicky Manthorpe turns up the silence with The Quiet Garden Movement
SUSTAINABILITY
We spoke to Jo Skelton from Peep Eyewear to discover why we should be recycling our glasses
Here’s what happened when the Be Kind team went on a digital detox
Throw a sustainable summer party
Our columnist on using yoga to change perspectives
Fun and comfortable clothing for summer adventures
CREATIVITY
Helena Nora Vitola-Jones explains how meditative art can help your mental health
Silvia Ceria tells us about the importance of biophilic design
Give old wooden pallets a new lease of life and transform them into a birdhouse to keep the feathery fellows in your garden safe, cosy and sheltered
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We talk to Jon Kahler, an environmental blogger and YouTuber who strives to live as ethically as possible