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Productivity & Self Improvement

How to Be More Productive at Work – 20 Top Productivity Tips

With many of us now working from home, it has become an ever-present challenge to maintain a healthy work-life balance. If you’re looking to improve your daily productivity and learn how to avoid distractions, then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a selection of 20 tried and tested productivity tips to help […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 5, 2021
Productivity & Self Improvement

Sustainable Shopping: 7 Products for a More Eco-friendly Home

At Honestly Good, we’re all about shopping with a conscience and we champion independent brands who are waving the flag for sustainable living. If you’re looking to partake in a bit of retail therapy, because frankly, it’s been a tough year and you deserve it, then here’s our sustainable shopping guide to help make your […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • July 31, 2021
Nature & Mindfulness

Positive News and Honestly Good Inspiration #5

It’s time for the fifth edition of our blog series that’s quite simply bursting at the seams with positivity. If you missed the last one, you can read it here, but to sum it up, this blog is all about shining the spotlight on inspiring individuals, companies doing amazing things and all of the Honestly […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • July 10, 2021
Productivity & Self Improvement

What is Lykke? A Danish Guide To Happiness

At Honestly Good, we’re always keen to provide you with nuggets of wisdom from around the world that can help you live a happier, healthier life. You might remember a while ago, we spotlighted the Swedish concept of ‘fika’ (which you can read about here), as well the Danish, Swedish and Japanese philosophies of ‘hygge, […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • June 4, 2021
Productivity & Self Improvement

Positive News and Honestly Good Inspiration #4

Welcome to another edition of Positive News and Honestly Good Inspiration. Our mission with this blog series is to bring you stories of hope, introduce amazing individuals, and bring you positive news, so you can find happiness and light during these challenging times.   Inspiring Quotes of the Month: “Our greatest weakness lies in giving […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 28, 2021
Productivity & Self Improvement

Positive News and Honestly Good Inspiration #3

I don’t think any of us anticipated a year quite like 2020. It’s challenged us all on many levels and has left us unable to plan ahead or know what the future holds, but all we can do is stick together, stay strong, and remain positive that 2021 will be better. We started our series […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • December 17, 2020
Productivity & Self Improvement

Positive News and Honestly Good Inspiration #1

We’re living in unprecedented times right now. With a worldwide pandemic, and an unpredictable global economy – it’s easy to become absorbed in worries about the future, so we decided to take action and bring you Honestly Good News to inspire you and show you the things that are good about the world right now. […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 26, 2020
Productivity & Self Improvement

10 Amazing Subscription Boxes To Improve Your Life

It’s probably no surprise that we’re huge fans of subscription boxes here at Honestly Good! To help inspire you for a future treat, we thought we’d run through 10 amazing subscription box companies we’ve shortlisted – all with fantastic qualities that can help improve your life. Enjoy! 1) AweBox What They Do: A fully customisable […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 6, 2020
Productivity & Self Improvement

11 Amazing DIY Summer Home Hacks

Summer has finally arrived, and although we love the sunshine, let’s admit it – many of us struggle with the heat and are in urgent need of some quick, cheap, and easy summer home hacks! From innovative ways to cool down, to 100% natural fly repellant, and even a DIY suncream recipe – this post […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • August 8, 2020
Health & Nutrition

Blake’s Top 5 Lockdown Larder Recipes

The world is in a state of flux and our lives have undergone changes unthinkable even a couple of months ago. This has affected us in everything we do and now more than ever people are looking for healthy options to adapt with these changes. Staying at home has presented us all with great challenges, […]

  • Written by Blake Bowden
  • April 12, 2020
Nature & Mindfulness

An Interview with A Yoga Teacher – Litsa Yiatros

Litsa Yiatros is a yoga instructor who runs ‘Yoga Not For Yogis‘, and also recently partnered with us for our ‘Body & Movement’ Week campaign to create these ‘Five Easy Yoga Routines You Can Do Every Day At Home’.  We were interested in finding more about Litsa’s personal journey and how yoga become part of […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 15, 2020
Health & Nutrition

9 UK-Based Ethical and Sustainable Meetup Groups

If you’ve never used meetup.com, it’s a great site for finding inspiration for community events, that are often free of charge to attend. We scoured Meetup for the best ethical and sustainable meetup groups around the UK, and it turns out there are quite a few to choose from!  Here’s the lowdown:   1. The […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 5, 2020
Productivity & Self Improvement

The Honestly Good List: 17 Inspiring Brands to Help Achieve Your Life Goals in 2020

We kicked off 2020 in style by launching a month-long campaign to promote positive ways to have an Honestly Good start to the year. The month had 4 key themes – Mind, Body & Movement, Nourish, and Sustainability, and each week we had giveaways and blog posts from brands who were doing amazing things in […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 2, 2020
Nature & Mindfulness

An Interview With Georgina Wilson-Powell

This week we interviewed a sustainability superstar – Georgina Wilson-Powell, who is the founder of Pebble Magazine. Honestly Good has proudly been part of two Pebble events so far (PebbleFest and PebbleFestive) and we’re huge fans of Pebble Magazine, and all of the eco-friendly inspiration it provides us with. Check out our interview below:   […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 27, 2020
Nature & Mindfulness

11 Daily Actions for a Happy and Healthy Mind

This week, our focus is on the mind, and all the things you can do to keep it happy and healthy. Just like every other part of your body, your mind also needs plenty of TLC. From the foods you eat, to the way you move, and the things you focus on, there are so […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 8, 2020
Productivity & Self Improvement

What Is Fika? The Swedish Tradition We’re Crazy About

After our post about “Hygge, Lagom, and Ikigai”, it sparked our curiosity to look into more wonderful traditions, rituals, and ways of making life, well, great! It was instant love when we found the Swedish word “fika”. Here’s the Honestly Good Lowdown…     So What Exactly Is Fika? It’s tricky to translate directly, but […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • December 9, 2019
Productivity & Self Improvement

11 More Air-Purifying Plants For Your Home Or Office (Part 2)

Our first post about 10 Air-Purifying Plants for the Home and Office went down so well, that we thought we’d follow up with 11 more plants with air-purifying properties to add to your collection. We hope this inspires you to add more nature to your inside spaces.   1) Kimberly Queen Fern https://www.instagram.com/p/B37fV_KAzQ8/ In A […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • November 11, 2019
Productivity & Self Improvement

Top 10 Recycling Tips

Recycle Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of recycling. The year’s theme is “Recycling. It’s in our own hands”, and there’s never been a more important time for us to take action. Did you know that an estimated 91% of plastic isn’t recycled? (source) Worse still, by 2050, the ocean […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 18, 2019
Productivity & Self Improvement

19 Life Tips to Kick-Start Your 2019

January always seems a good time for reflection – learning from last year’s life lessons, and planning what we want to achieve in 2019. If you’re not a fan of New Year’s Resolutions, how about some life tips instead? Here are some of our best words of wisdom that we hope inspire you to have […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 22, 2019
Productivity & Self Improvement

15 Tips For An Eco-Friendly Christmas

With all the festive fun, Christmas splurging, and general overindulgence, have you ever wondered how you can be more sustainable at Christmas time? There are lots of things you can do to make a more positive impact on the planet during the season of goodwill. Here an Honestly Good Guide on how to have a […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • December 11, 2018
Productivity & Self Improvement

Hygge, Lagom, or Ikigai? Your guide to living life to the fullest

The Danish concept of cosiness; ‘hygge’, has taken the world by storm. So much so, that it even became a home decor trend last year. It’s all about living a particular lifestyle—one that involves soft lighting, blankets, slippers, and hot chocolate by an open fire. Yes, please! Following on from the hygge hype, plenty of […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • August 16, 2018
Productivity & Self Improvement

12 Tips on How to Kick-Start Your Morning (When You’re Not a Morning Person)

Mornings can be tough. Especially during winter time when it’s dark and gloomy outside. If you find it hard to get up at this time of year – you’re not alone, and there’s actually a very good reason for it (apart from that warm and snuggly duvet of yours). Our bodies have natural circadian rhythms […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • March 29, 2018
Productivity & Self Improvement

10 Tips To Improve Your Sleep

Sleep is essential for our physical health, mental health and our survival. It’s just as important as exercising and eating healthy,  so it shouldn’t be neglected. Not sleeping enough has been linked to anxiety, depression, impaired cognitive function and an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. Here are our top […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 27, 2018