Inspo & Education

Do you often wonder about the status quo and things about today’s society might not feel quite right? Want to find out more?

Check out my favourite resources to read, watch or listen to.  – Georgia xxx

(This page is definitely a work in progress but I couldn’t wait to finish it to share it with you. Keep checking in as I’m sure to continuously update it as I stumble upon more gems I just HAVE to share.)

Watch

Documentaries

Environmental

An overview of some of the most serious threats our oceans face today. Check out my review of this amazing documentary here.

What affect is the changing climate having on coral and why does that matter? This documentary sheds light on the answer. Check out my review on it here.

The title pretty much sums it up. Watch this and understand why we must reduce our plastic addiction NOW. I also reviewed this doco and you can find it here.

Ever thought about the story behind our clothes before we pick them off the rack (or the Sales bin)? No, then this documentary is for you! Check out my review here.

The polluting effects of the fashion industry on our precious supply of water is astounding. Find out more through this documentary. For more of my thoughts on this piece – click here.

Have you ever stopped to think what polyester really is? Or Nylon? I hadn’t before I saw this insightful documentary. Very worthwhile watching. I saw this as part of Fashion Revolution Week and wrote about it in this post.

This documentary delves into the environmental impacts of animal agriculture, and a heads up, it’s not pretty. Very interesting, it’ll make you see the food on your plate in a whole new way. Check out the trailer here.

Most of us can admit that the current typical Western diet isn’t the most conducive to optimal health, agreed? From the creators of Cowspiracy, this film looks at the health effects of a meat-based diet. It may seem unbelievable to some, but even if you think you’ll never be able to give up your bacon or hamburgers, it’s jam-packed with thought-provoking information. Check out the trailer if you’re keen.

  • Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead
  • An Inconvenient Truth
  • An Inconvenient Sequel
  • Zeitgeist
  • Thrive
  • Blackfish
  • Freightened
  • Chasing Ice
  • The Mask You Live In
  • Miss Representation
  • Embrace
  • Living on One Dollar

YouTube

The Story of Stuff series

Greenpeace’s The Story of A Spoon

Interested in Philosophy? I found these YouTube playlists fantastic introductions!

  • Wes Cecil’s Philosophers’ playlist and Uses of Philosophy for Living playlist.
  • The School of Life’s Western Philosophy playlist.

Read

Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey – by Jane Goodall

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow – by Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind – by Yuval Noah Harari

Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients – by Ben Goldacre

How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease – by Michael Greger

What’s the Economy For, Anyway?: Why It’s Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness – by John De Graaf

The Art of Frugal Hedonism: A Guide to Spending Less While Enjoying Everything More – by Annie Raser-Rowland

The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism – by Naomi Klein

Your Erroneous Zones – by Wayne W Dyer

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History – by Elizabeth Kolbert

Wardrobe Crisis: How We Went From Sunday best to Fast Fashion – by Clare Press

The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and our Health – and a Vision for Change – by Annie Leonard

The World Without Us – by Alan Weisman

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate – by Naomi Klein

Slow Death by Rubber Duck: How the Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Life Affects Our Health – by Rick Smith

Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste – by Bea Johnson

Listen to

Eat For The Planet with Nil Zacharias – Can Seafood be Sustainable? Captain Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd on How to Save the Oceans … and Our Species

The RobCast – The Cellular Exodus