Changing Seasons

Is it just me or do we all have slightly different perspectives as to how/when the seasons change? For instance… we’re currently reaching the end of the “summer holidays” and many of you with children I’m sure will be making the most of the last few days before school routines return with the start ofContinue reading “Changing Seasons”

Celebrating Spring

Springtime is such a changeable season don’t you think? By the end of February it felt like spring had arrived… only for it to be put on hold with another couple of weeks full of rain, wind and hailstones! The hardy little snowdrops being the only sign of life as I waited patiently (or maybeContinue reading “Celebrating Spring”

Notice Nature Everyday

Since 1st January I’ve been making an effort to notice something about nature everyday… It started on an impulse after I saw a tweet from Kate Macrae that simply said: “Every day, take a moment to notice nature… a simple task proven to improve mental health.” It made me stop and think… I spend aContinue reading “Notice Nature Everyday”

New Beginnings… again… and again!!

It’s always tricky when I’ve not posted anything for several months… not knowing quite how to begin again!  Do I acknowledge or make excuses for the huge four month gap?  Or just dive in again as if it was only last week?  …Or waffle on a bit about not knowing how to begin!!! It’s soContinue reading “New Beginnings… again… and again!!”

Reiki… as I see it!

A few months back a new client told me that she had been wanting to try reiki for years but didn’t know very much about it.  She asked if there was some information on-line that she could read prior to our appointment.  I didn’t quite know what to say… there’s loads of stuff out thereContinue reading “Reiki… as I see it!”

The Art of Doing Nothing

There’s been a bit of a theme in this blog over the past few months… about slowing down, lowering the expectations I put on myself and letting go of a ‘need to achieve’… The circumstances that were forced upon us in March induced a much steadier pace of life and a re-organisation of priorities, allContinue reading “The Art of Doing Nothing”

Ditching the Devices

I did a little experiment recently… and thought I would share with you what I’ve learnt. As part of my #30DaysWild Challenge (a campaign by the Wildlife Trusts which I do every year) I decided I would ditch the phone and laptop for a whole 24 hours and see if I could be gadget freeContinue reading “Ditching the Devices”