Mindful photography: a great way to improve your workplace wellbeing

Sounds a bit random doesn’t it? Mindful photography? And workplace wellbeing? How on earth can one impact the other?! Well that’s what I’m going to show you. But first… What is mindfulness? According to mindful.org it is: "The basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and [...]

Mountain walking: a healing balm for depression

Mountain walking. What do you think of when you hear that phrase? Scary, impenetrable rock faces looming out of the mist? Enormous crags stretching off into the distance, rain clouds blowing in making your weary legs scream in protest? Well I say fun, beautiful and healing. Fact is, being outside in nature, wherever it is, [...]

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 | 2020-07-02T08:33:50+00:00 December 16th, 2019|Mental health and wellbeing, The great outdoors|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 | 2020-07-02T08:41:16+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Mental health and wellbeing, The great outdoors|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 | 2020-07-02T08:43:26+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Mental health and wellbeing, The great outdoors|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 | 2020-07-02T08:45:37+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Mental health and wellbeing, The great outdoors|1 Comment