Lifestyle change can be hard, and starting a Gen Less journey may be confusing and a bit trial and error at first. Thankfully though, people like Stuff columnist Carly Thomas are here to help us start taking those crucial first steps towards a "life less carbon".

Carly's journey with her family, started with small steps and some trial and error - but with some determination, they're learning how to make lasting lifestyle changes.

In her first column, Carly's message is simply to just start somewhere and find the reward in overcoming challenges along the way.

Follow Carly and her family's journey towards a 'life less carbon(external link)