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September update - Saving our oceans and support mental health

DZLA is committed to keeping you up to date with new products, sales and important news regarding our mission tp help our planet by reforesting our oceans and showing ongoing support of mental health & wellbeing. Check out our latest September update below. Saving our oceans with SeaTrees We have planted 230 mangrove trees  & restored 40 square feet of kelp   Every 30 mangrove trees planted: Creates 1 day of living-wage employment for local community members, helping to support 55 families Provides resources for local education Protects local villages from storm surges and sea-level rise Serves as critical nursery grounds for fish and shellfish, and increases local marine productivity Has the potential to sequester more than 9 metric tons of carbon dioxide of the...

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Understanding Mental Health & Wellbeing

Tips for mental health and wellbeing We all know that to keep a car going, we have to fill it with petrol, check the oil and water regularly and give the tires some air. To see a bank balance grow, we need to make steady deposits. But how often do we take the time to reflect on whether we are giving ourselves what we need to flourish and live well? It can be so easy for us to take our mental health for granted; to prioritise other things; to put it off until next week. It can also seem too big and too hard. But it’s not. There are some things everyone can do. The following are some tips to...

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Voice of Mida Creek SeaTrees forest restoration project

Here at DZLA we love our the partnership we have with https://sea-trees.org/  so check out the amazing work being performed in Mida Creek and story of the wonderful and inspiring late 'Arafa Salim Baya' and her dedicated to her beloved Mida Creek community.  Stay safe & show love Cheers DZLA Team 

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Major benefits if the planets biggest customer went green!

What if the world’s biggest customer went green? The U.S. government wants to find out. The U.S. government can fight climate change by shifting the way it spends its multi-billion-dollar budget. Every year the federal government spends more than $500 billion purchasing goods and services to support its operations. That’s roughly the size of Sweden’s economy, and it makes the United States government the single biggest consumer in the world. In his January 27 executive order aimed at tackling the climate crisis, President Joe Biden encouraged federal agencies to become more environmentally conscious consumers. Experts say making government “purchasing power” greener can act as a catalyst for sustainable businesses, giving climate-conscious producers consistent demand from a powerful customer.  How does it work?  When the federal...

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The impact of gratitude on your mental health and wellbeing

Gratitude means recognising the things that others have done for you, as well as what you have, rather than focusing on what you don’t.   How gratitude can be used to improve mental and physical health Showing gratitude can help your wellbeing in a number of ways, such as: help build new relationships or boost current ones help you forgive yourself and others reduce anger and increase empathy help you sleep better, give you energy and boost self-esteem make you appreciate what you have. It can also give you feelings of happiness and appreciation, which in turn has an effect on your wellbeing. A stronger mental wellbeing means you can resist some of the things that can have a negative...

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