It can become all too easy to spend our time measuring our success by our achievements or reflecting on what we have not done that we forget what it’s like to relax and just enjoy the now. So is it time to put down our to-do lists, give ourselves a break and rediscover the art of ‘human being’ rather than ‘human doing’?
o isn’t seduced by a candle? From that gentle, flickering light to the calming and soothing vibes they emit as they ease our minds and help us to relax, candles are a key ingredient when you are trying to create a warm and cosy space in your home.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, my gardening contribution mainly consisted of planting up a few hanging baskets once a year and drinking wine while I watched the other half take care of everything else. In our little garden we’ve got a patio, a few shrubs here and there and a patch of grass that is reasonablyContinue reading “Trowel and Error: How Coronavirus Changed our Gardens”
I can overthink things, clench my jaw until it hurts, grind my teeth, talk in my sleep, sense knots in my stomach, feel anxious and sometimes overwhelmed. Luckily, not all at the same time mind you, but it will be an extremely rare day not to feel at least one of these sensations. You knowContinue reading “It’s Time to Take Your Chill Pill”