Netwalking: feel good and boost your productivity at the same time

It was a grey autumn day when I met Sean at Rushden Lakes for a business meeting. The sky was leaden, and it was a wee bit chilly. But getting outside was the best thing ever… Beavers scurried on the bank their whiskers twitching in the wind, snakes slithered past tongues flicking to and fro, [...]

By | 2020-01-06T08:41:45+00:00 January 6th, 2020|Mental health and wellbeing|0 Comments

3 great things about snow

Are you hoping for a white Christmas? It's probably just wishful thinking in Leicestershire, but you never know. And remembering past years when there's been loads of snow, I'm longing for it again. And why not? It’s magical, lots of fun and so peaceful. Great for your wellbeing... 1. Snow creates a magical winter wonderland [...]

By | 2019-12-16T15:37:05+00:00 December 16th, 2019|Mental health and wellbeing|0 Comments

Getting organised: how you can learn from nature

Do you have piles of stuff constantly growing around you? Are you overwhelmed by your to-do list and the sheer volume of work you ‘absolutely must’ do to keep your business going? Right now. Straight away. URGENTLY! You are not alone. A couple of months ago things came to a head in Susan’s copywriting world. [...]

By | 2019-10-30T08:44:06+00:00 July 24th, 2019|Mental health and wellbeing|0 Comments

Running a business: how to stay sane

Bunny ears! Shades! The geologist look! Whaaaaaaat...? Is that really how to stay sane? Well, no. But it did help me get over the scary I’m-an-introvert-and-public-speaking-is-scary feeling when I gave a presentation the other week. Want to know why these particular props? Then read on. This post summarises my presentation…   It’s hard running a [...]

By | 2019-10-30T14:57:54+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Mental health and wellbeing|0 Comments

Are you overwhelmed? Find ‘a spacious place’ and reclaim peace.

Do you ever get an overwhelming need for space? I do. Only the other night in bed the fidgets started and I tossed and turned for ages. Lying there, restless, I realised it was a long time since I’d been properly outside – you know, wandering about enjoying the scenery and getting a good leg [...]

By | 2019-11-12T15:43:47+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Mental health and wellbeing|0 Comments

Trees: nature’s playground

Trees – what do they mean to you? Do you even notice them? Maybe you’re so used to trees as part of the scenery you don’t ever think about them. But I bet you noticed trees when you were a child! They’re so enchanting to young minds. I loved Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree [...]

By | 2018-10-01T10:39:16+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Mental health and wellbeing|0 Comments

The one thing that will change your life

If there was one thing you could do to change your life, what would it be? Win a fortune and explore the world? Get a body to die for without the diets? Or perhaps you’d simply like to meet your perfect partner, make babies and live the good life. Well, you’re going to love what [...]

By | 2019-11-12T15:26:45+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|Mental health and wellbeing|3 Comments

The mindful life – 3 great ways to rest in Creation

According to the dictionary rest means to cease work or movement in order to relax or recover strength/energy. However, I think rest is so much more than this and although it seems contradictory, rest does not always have to involve inactivity. It can simply mean doing things in a different way.   Mindfulness Recently I have committed [...]

By | 2019-10-30T09:17:49+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Mental health and wellbeing|0 Comments

Forest bathing: how to feel good naturally

Trees are fab! As a child I was enchanted by them. I’d imagine them to life like the Ents in Lord of the Rings. I wanted to live among the branches with Moonface and friends in The Magic Faraway Tree. And the copse at the bottom of my garden was the best place to build [...]

By | 2019-10-30T09:07:23+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Mental health and wellbeing|1 Comment