Healthy Habits – April Update

Research has shown that it takes 31 days of conscious effort to make or break a habit. That means, if one practices something consistently for 31 days, on the 32nd day it does become a habit. Information has been internalised into behavioural change, which is called transformation. - Shiv Khera Another month has just flown …

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Five Unexpected Ways Gardening Makes Life Better

Imagine a world where you are less stressed, less anxious and one where you feel more focused.  Think about the last place you felt "at ease" and what that felt like.  Now imagine that place being closer than ever before. It's a place called 'gardening' and it can change your life. This isn't click bait …

Ten Environmental Issues That Rarely Get Discussed

The use of plastics has been hitting the headlines all too frequently recently, although I’m not complaining. Many people could see the devastating effects of plastic happening to the environment. And in turn, the effects on wildlife/marine life and couldn’t make any impact. But BBC Blue Planet could.  (I highly recommend watching the plastics episode …

Missed Again!

Oh dear, my writing on here has dropped off into the ether again hasn't it? It starts off with one busy day, that causes my well-intended plans to lose all shape and before I know it the day after follows suit, then the day after... Anyway, I'm not going to beat myself up.  I just …

A Green Place

Our garden.  A place to get down with nature, grow real food and enjoy the sunshine. It's not the biggest garden, nor the most well designed.  It is instead a growing canvas that records life and the evolution of the garden itself. The garden, like a grand old teacher, it shows me what patience can …