My Favourite Instagram pics from March

Most of us like scrolling through the Instagram and finding great pics, but I also like to see what pics others like. So inspired by that I thought I would start sharing some Instagram pics that I liked.

Go and check out these amazing Instagram accounts! You can see their account name above each picture.

 

Share some Instagram pics or Instagrammers for me to check out!

With love,

Lii

9 Free courses for Sustainability

Many of us wish we knew more about sustainability, ethics and how to protect our planet, but with contradictory information, it can be difficult to know what we should do. I compiled here a number of free online courses, as you know how much I love them, which you can take to learn more about sustainability. Choose the one you like!

9 Free Online Courses about Sustainability - byLiiL

  • Sustainability, Society and You – Join us for an introduction to the major global issue of sustainability and discover how you can have a real impact on our future.
  • Introduction to Sustainability – This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations.
  • Making Sense of Climate Science Denial – Climate change is real, so why the controversy and debate? Learn to make sense of the science and to respond to climate change denial.
  • The Science and Practice of Sustainable Development – Learn the science and policies that drive sustainable development and how leaders can work to achieve UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Food Security and Sustainability – Learn how to apply systems thinking to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems.
  • Circular Economy: An Introduction – Learn how to contribute to a sustainable economic system by implementing novel business and design approaches. Concentrated on design.
  • Becoming a changemaker: Introduction to Social Innovation – We will debunk common assumptions around what resources are needed to begin acting as a social innovator.
  • The Age of Sustainable Development – Gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development – that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.
  • The Meat We Eat – The Meat We Eat is a course designed to create a more informed consumer about the quality, safety, healthfulness and sustainability of muscle foods and address current issues in animal agriculture in developed and developing countries.

 

Do you like takin free online courses?

With love,

Lii

 

Inspiration of the Month – Coromandel Flowers

I am absolutely in love with the Cabaret of Planets book, which I received for my birthday. It has been an excellent evening read, as it is interesting but does not make my heart pump with excitement so that I can’t sleep. The illustrations and pictures are lovely and it is so wonderful to read about the diversity of plants. The thousands of years old trees, the weird places where flowers bloom, how people are affected by plants and how they are discovered. This time I was really inspired by one of the illustrations in the book, which was part of illustration series called ‘Plants of the Coast of Coromandel’. The illustrations are stunning, so I just had to share them with you!

 

These pics I got from the Pinterest board Biodiversity library and I encourage those of you who loved these illustrations to go and check other ones that can be found there!

With love,

Lii

Delicious and Healthy Chocolate Mousse

I am often inspired by healthy desserts to have variation from the sugary treats that are on the market. I rarely have time to make anything complex, so I prefer simple and quick recipes. This chocolate mousse is based on the recipe from one of my favourite blogs ‘VilmaP.‘. I’ve done it numerous times and I always love it!

Delicious and Healthy Chocolate Mousse - byLiiL

A Delicious and Healthy Chocolate Mousse

  • one ripe avocado
  • one ripe banana
  • 1 tbsp of local organic honey
  • 1.5 tbsp of 100% cocoa powder

You can also add:

  • A handful of chia seeds or cashew nuts
  • A dollop of coconut or any other type of milk
  • 1 tsp of coconut oil
  • 1 tsp of maca powder
  1. Mix everything in a blender until it represents mousse like texture.
  2. Enjoy with berries, coconut flakes or anything else you feel like.

Delicious and Healthy Chocolate Mousse - byLiiL

 

Share your healthy dessert ideas with me in the comment box below!

With love,

Lii

Inspiration of the Month – Seventh Generation

Inspiration of the month - Seventh generation - byLiiL

Oreon Lyons, Chief of the Onondaga Nation

“We are looking ahead, as is one of the first mandates given us as chiefs, to make sure and to make every decision that we make relate to the welfare and well-being of the seventh generation to come… What about the seventh generation? Where are you taking them? What will they have?”

I think this philosophy is definitely something we should live by!

 

What are you inspired by this month?

With love,

Lii

1 Year Anniversary

Yesterday was my 1 year anniversary of the blog. It is quite funny how quickly the time goes by and I am quite surprised to have so many great readers to keep me going. Thank you to all of you who have been reading my blog whether you are new or have been reading this blog for the whole year. You prove to me that there are people who are interested in sustainability and the future of our planet. I hope this continues and will grow. Thank you! ♥

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I would love to hear how you have liked my blog so far and if there are topics that you would want me to write about!

With love,

Lii

Happy Favourites of the Week – learning experience

Posies In Protest – This interview with Bread and Roses about their social enterprise to help asylum seekers and refugees is definitely worth the read!

Why clothes don’t have Fair trade labels – Interesting read for those who are interested in Fair trade and labels on apparel.

Happy favourites of the week - learning experience - byLiiL

Why I don’t eat healthy to be skinny – This youtube video had some excellent points which are good to voice out. She said it better than I could have!

Palm Trees In The Snow – This movie touched on the topic, which I hadn’t seen or read before; Spanish colonies in Africa. A very touching romantic story with a touch of history was beautiful and emotional. It was spoken in Spanish so I required subtitles, but I enjoyed the movie, which is based on a best-selling novel of the same name.

Happy favourites of the week - learning experience - byLiiL

Spring light – It was just the last week that I said I was dreaming about spring light and warm days and this week I finally got the first glimpse of it. Now awaiting for more!

The Buried Giant – Even though it is only the end of February I already know that this book is one of my favourites this whole year. It is hypnotic, magical, aerie, transforming, engaging and an absolute treasure. Although, it is a fantasy book I didn’t find it to be that much of a fantasy as it concentrated so much more on the people and their relationships. I would definitely recommend this book a read!

 

What have been your favourites of the week?

With love,

Lii