Your long weekend road trip checklist

We definitely weren’t done with summer just yet so hooray for long weekends! Planning on breaking a sweat? Or, perhaps turning the pages of a book is about as ‘active’ as you’re getting (no judgment!). Either way – there are a few essentials you can’t forget. We’ve rounded up a checklist with the most commonly overlooked items to pack for a long weekend away, plus a few of our handy packing hacks.

Smash those 2021 goals with these tiny tweaks

It’s that time of year again when we take stock of what’s been and turn our attention to what’s to come. If the idea of making lofty New Year’s resolutions has you feeling overwhelmed, then this one’s for you. Even the smallest changes can have a huge impact on your life — especially if you can turn them into micro-habits.

New Year Resolutions

The New Year inspires all sorts of resolutions from daily morning runs and quitting alcohol to financial crackdowns and ambitious travel goals, all with the best intentions. However, let’s be honest, more often than not, they fall flat. One thing is certain: sticking to your goals definitely isn’t as easy as making them. But fret not, we’ve compiled a fail-proof guide to smashing out your 2021 resolutions.

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Establishing healthy habits

It’s a great time to check in on those New Year resolutions. Remember them? You could easily be forgiven for letting them slide – this year hasn’t exactly gone to plan. But, now is the perfect time to consider picking up where you left off. 

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How To Manage Stress Without Alcohol

It’s a vicious cycle: stress creates anxiety, alcohol is consumed to reduce anxiety, but it only intensifies anxiety in the long-term. This is the relationship alcohol has with stress, a relationship all too familiar to many reading this right now.

In these difficult times, it’s not surprising some people are looking to alcohol for a little stress reduction. But, there are healthier ways of coping with life’s challenges. Below we round-up a few positive ways to manage whatever life throws at you.

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Hangovers Explained: What’s Happening To The Body?

One thing you won’t miss if you’re doing Dry July? The dodgy stomach and splitting headache when you roll out of bed after a night out. If you’re a drinker you’ve no doubt experienced the dreaded hangover – some more soul-destroying than others.

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10 Benefits Of Cutting Back On Alcohol For Your Appearance & Body

Everything you consume – good or bad – has an effect on the body. Water and healthy fats like avocado are great for your skin while starchy foods like fries *surprise* *surprise*…not so much. When it comes to alcohol, the latter is also true. Unfortunately, there aren’t too many (if any) positive effects alcohol has on the body.

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Recyclable vs. Biodegradable vs. Compostable – What’s The Difference?

In the past year there have been massive strides in the plastic-free sustainability movement – from supermarkets banning single use plastic to reusable straws at cafes, and it’s becoming increasingly more common to see the words ‘biodegradable’, ‘recyclable’ and ‘compostable’ stamped across packaging. While it’s great we have so many options, it also makes it all the more confusing for eco-conscious consumers.

Sustainability At Vitally: Our Eco-Friendly Initiatives

In light of Plastic Free July, what better time to check ourselves (because we can always do better!) and check back in with you – here’s an update on our sustainability efforts for 2020.

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A Guide To Disposing Of Compostable Packagingg

As you probably already know – because we shouted from the rooftops about it we were so pumped – this time last year we made the switch from plastic vitamin sachets to plastic-free, compostable sachets.

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