The Voya Sustainable Living Blog

Sustainability

Ways to Lower Your Carbon Footprint

Many people wonder which daily activities can have the biggest impact on reducing their carbon footprint. Here are some choices you can make day-to-day life to lessen your personal impact on the environment.
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Time Enhancing Tips

As we enter the last two months of the year, it is a good time to take stock of what is most important to you and consider ways to enhance the 24 hours of each day. Read for some ideas to benefit you today.
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Winter Energy Saving Tips

As the months get cooler and heaters are switched on to stay warmer, we may seek to lower energy use in our home. Here are a few easy energy saving tips for the winter months to get started.
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Living Plastic Free

In the UK there are around 5000 items of plastic in the ocean per mile of beach, these plastic items are mostly single-use plastic products. Living plastic free, doesn’t need to be complicated. Here are a few tips on ways to get started.
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Shopping with Clarity

Whether you practice mindfulness or are just concerned about the health and well-being of people and the planet, shopping with clarity and an intention to benefit the environment and society can be easily facilitated with these three simple tricks.
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Living in Awareness

Living with awareness is more of an art form than an exact science. This clear and calm way of being can also positively influence other areas of your life, such as more intentional shopping and a sustainable lifestyle.
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Pocket Power

Pockets are not only practical, they provide grace and freedom for the wearer. With increasing awareness and appetite for equality in fashion, pockets in women's clothing are shifting from being a luxury to a necessity of daily life. However, this is an evolution in progress. Read more to find out why.
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A Good Night Sleep

Adequate sleep is critical for overall health and well-being. Studies have shown that a good nights sleep is linked to improved productivity and concentration. Read our sleep tips to help you drift off and stay asleep soundly, to give yourself the rest that you need.
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The Minimalist Wardrobe

A minimalist wardrobe is a journey, and a process of discovering your true style and revealing the timeless, authentic expression of yourself. So where to start on this refreshing endeavour? Read our guide to find out how.
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Extend the Lifecycle of Your Clothes

Do you have items of clothing that you are no longer wearing, but you would still like to see them put to good use? Pre loved items that are in good condition can be of benefit to others and therefore the life cycle of the item can be extended. Here are a few local and global ideas to get you started.
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Pranayama

Pranayama is practiced to calm the mind, reduce stress, and assist with digestion, as well as its other benefits. This article is a gentle guide to one method of Pranayama Breathing known as Nadhi Sodhana in Sanskrit, or Alternative Nostril Breathing.
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Loving Kindness Meditation

We all have the qualities of loving kindness, joy, equanimity and compassion within us. As these qualities are naturally a part of who we are, there is no effort practicing loving kindness meditation. Follow our guide and practice it in a way that feels beneficial for you.
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