I don’t know about you, but I sometimes find myself overly worrying about things. Worrying about how something might pan out, apprehensive about something big coming up and sometimes just worrying about worrying. Please tell me that I am not alone ........ If I am feeling a little anxious I turn to Bach’s Rescue Remedy. … Continue reading How to keep cool, calm and collected
My idea of clean living yes of course includes cleaner food, but it's also about a cleaner lifestyle and that means less stress and creating more hygge moments in my life (take a look at my blog on Hygge : what it is and why you need some in your life). Last week I was lucky enough … Continue reading My mini adventure to Venice
Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) - feeling that you should know what it is but not really sure? Well before I tell you what it is, here’s why you need to know what it means. ‘Hygge’ was shortlisted to be the 2016 word of the year by the Oxford Dictionary and the hashtag #hygge has a staggering … Continue reading Hygge: what it is and why you need some in your life
According to a recent study, fruit and vegetables can cut stress levels. We're constantly reminded of the need to eat 5-a-day, and more recently 10-a-day, but increasingly more and more research is backing up the need to do this and it shouldn't be ignored. This most recent study, carried out in Australia, with 60,000 subjects aged … Continue reading Eating fruit and vegetables can reduce middle-aged women’s stress levels by up to 25%
If you thought that houseplants were just for your great aunt’s house, or you buy them with good intentions only to find them withered away from lack of attention, think again. Coming in all shapes and sizes there’s something for every home and room and they can form quite a focal point. But who’d have … Continue reading Indoor plants don’t just look great; find out how they can improve your well-being too
One of my lovely friends has been telling me recently about her homemade candles and gave me one as a gift for Christmas. The fragrance was lovely and it just felt that bit more special burning a candle that had been lovingly handmade. So much so that my friend has inspired me to have a go … Continue reading For the love of homemade candles
How to Hygge your garden, is an article that I wrote for the Thompson & Morgan website. Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is a Danish term that describes a feeling or mood that comes from taking genuine pleasure in making ordinary, every day moments more meaningful, beautiful or special. Read the Click here to view How to Hygge your … Continue reading How to Hygge Your Garden
Most of us want to feel calm and happy in life, but achieving this can be a challenge in the 21st century world - life is too fast, too crowded and too 24/7! As we become more stressed the ability to find this sense of calm becomes increasingly difficult - just at the time you … Continue reading What is mindfulness?