‘When the weather is hot, keep a cool mind. When the weather is cold, keep a warm heart’ – unknown It’s hot in the UK right now. Not as hot as it was a couple of weeks ago but hot enough to be classed as a heatwave and an amber warning to be given. Hosepipe… Continue reading Sunshine quotes
‘Waste isn’t waste until we waste it’ – Will.I.Am Love Island UK has been hitting the headlines this year for a rather different reason to normal – its decision to dress the contestants in second-hand clothing from eBay to make the new series more ‘eco-friendly’. It’s an interesting idea and one I like, partly because… Continue reading Eco-friendly Fashion
Can your home help ease your anxiety?
‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful’ – William Morris A while back we talked about how clearing physical clutter can also help clear the clutter in our minds. At the time, I’d just read Marie Kondo’s book ‘The Life Changing Magic of Tidying’… Continue reading Can your home help ease your anxiety?
Climate change and mental health
‘Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world – unknown Although it received very little media coverage, the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2021 (or COP26 as it’s also known) included a session on climate change and mental health. Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, the session brought together health practitioners,… Continue reading Climate change and mental health
Introducing plant based foods
‘The most ethical diet just so happens to be the most environmentally sound diet and just so happens to be the healthiest’ – Dr Michael Gregor If you are thinking about introducing more plant based foods into your diet for health, ethical or environmental reasons, there are some really easy ways to start. Don’t be… Continue reading Introducing plant based foods
Dairy free living and the environment
‘In a gentle way you can shake the world’ – Mahatma Gandhi I love that quote. We might only be one person but the things we do can have an impact on the entire planet. We might feel as if anything we do wouldn’t make a difference, but it does, one tiny step at a… Continue reading Dairy free living and the environment