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As COP26 comes to a close this week, we thought there was no better time to sit down with Ecologi to understand what they are trying to achieve, learn a little more about the climate crisis, and to discuss  carbon offsetting and what the reality of this looks like. 

Ecologi’s Climate Impact Manager, Sam Jackson, has been attending COP26, so we couldn’t be in safer hands. 

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The main reason for SAD is not exactly known, but it’s thought to be mainly related to reduced sunlight exposure, which might cause a part in the brain called hypothalamus to stop working. As a result, it confuses the internal body clock, the production of serotonin and the production of melatonin. All of which can easily disrupt sleep, appetite, mood, and create feelings of depression.

Depending on its severity, SAD can be managed by making small changes to your lifestyle and home environment. So, we’ve come up with seven things you can do in and around the home to help combat SAD.

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We roped in James Stirling, the man behind London Fitness Guy, to help kick start your fitness journey. James is a Personal Trainer, who recently featured on the front cover of Men’s Health, has had numerous TV appearances and boasts a healthy 300k+ followers. James, not only shares with us his tips on exercise and its physical and mental benefits, but he has also created a circuit exercise routine specifically for you. A workout you can do directly from/on your Swyft sofa.

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We sat down with star baker Benjamina Ebuehi for a quick chat. Benji was a quarter finalist in the seventh season of GBBO (very fitting), runs her delicious Instagram page @BakedByBenji, and has recently launched her debut book The New Way to Cake, filled with 60 recipes of her favourite thing cake. Could we be in better hands?

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There comes a time in the life of every living room when it needs a lift - when it starts to feel a bit tired and lacking in inspiration. But apart from the cost of overhauling your space, it’s also important to think about the environmental impact of replacing fixtures, fittings and furniture.

That’s why we’ve come up with five clever and environmentally sound ways to upgrade your living room. And the best thing is, each of our following five steps offer great value and will take just a few minutes.

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