Grateful

Grateful 

There are many different versions of self care and wellness. Looking after your mind, body and soul. One, which is often forgotten, is being grateful. It is something that can sound obvious or contrite. But there are many people who agree that remembering what you are thankful for can have a positive impact on you as well as the people around you.  Read more

Our Ethics

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With a New Year, I thought it is a good time to clarify our ethics and the wording we use in our blog articles, social media and product descriptions. Read more

Wellness in 2020

Wellness in 2020

More and more people are reporting feeling burnt out. Stress levels are increasing as people try to make all aspects of their lives perfect and ‘Instagrammable’. Bowing to the pressures from all angles – personal and work life.

It is important to take time to recharge and, in this way, stop burn out. Different people relax in different ways. There is no ‘ right way’ to regain your normal vitality. Simple changes can make a big difference, without adding more stress to your life. Read more

Slow by Jo Peters | Book Review

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Slow – Jo Peters Book Review

Published 2018

Summersdale Publishers Ltd

Slow  Finding Peace and Purpose in a Hectic World, by Jo Peters. A enjoyable coffee table book, perfect for anyone who needs a little more slow. A book all about slow living, with some tips and ideas on how to slow down.  Read more

The Little Book of Forest Bathing | Book Corner

The Little Book of Forest Bathing | Book Corner

Published 2019

Summersdale Publishers Ltd.

The Little Book of Forest Bathing is a great book for someone who loves nature. Forest bathing is based on the Japanese idea of Shinrin Yoku, finding peace and calm by being amongst trees. Read more

Sustainable Living and Gifting.

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Recycled materials – baubles, cotton throws, plastic bottle throws, recycled glass wineglass, bird feeder and clocks. One of the best ways to be more eco-friendly is to recycled materials. And there are some amazing ways things can be recycled. With new methods being brought into the production, more and more things are being remade and re-loved. Here are a few of our favourite things made from recycled materials. Read more

How to minimise Christmas waste – reduce reuse recycled

How to minimise Christmas waste – reduce reuse recycled

Christmas can be a wasteful time of year and a time of excess. But it doesn’t have to be, and you can still have a lovely Christmas while being sustainable. Here are a few ideas on how to have a more sustainable Christmas.  Read more

The Language of Kindness A Nurse’s Story – Book Corner

Author: Christie Watson

Published: 3rd January 2019

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

Memoir

The Language of Kindness: A Nurse’s Story by Christie Watson. A memoir following Christie’s twenty year career as a nurse. Infinitely readable and a huge insight into life working in the NHS. This book is at times harrowing, political, introspective, truthful, enlightening, funny and sensitive.  Read more

Gift Guide – Gifts By Hobbies

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Gift Guide – Gifts By Hobbies

Time to start thinking about Christmas? Here are a few ideas for the people in your lives, whether they are gardeners, bakers, travellers or coffee lovers.  Read more

All You Need is Less by Vicki Vrint | Book Corner

All You Need is Less by Vicki Vrint – Book Review

Published 2019

Summersdale Publishers Ltd

All you Need is Less by Vicki Vrint. This lovely, ‘pocket sized’ (or large hand bag sized) book is a lovely reminder the importance of clearing out and keeping calm in all aspects of you life.  Read more