Forest bathing is gaining popularity in recent times as it has become more widely discussed in mainstream media. But what is forest bathing? Forest bathing originated in Japan where it is known as Shinrin Yoku. It was established in 1982 by the forest agency in response to the increasing levels of stress and anxiety suffered by the […]Read More Forest Bathing ~ Shinrin Yoku
There has been many a time I have stood in a place of nature and been awestruck by the beauty of my surroundings. In such moments nature has a way of instilling humility. Time and again my problems and concerns have faded to nothing as I feel the vibrant energy of the place sweeping through […]Read More How Fresh Air Can Cure The Blues…
It has been quite a while since I have posted on this blog. So much has happened and changed for me, personally in my own life, and of course in the recent political landscape here in the UK. It is a time where tempers are continuing to rage and stress and anxiety are touching many people (and […]Read More Time for a Calming Brew
We are a reflection of our environment, if we are sick it is a fair indication that the environment we live within is also sick – there is no separation. Even if you feel fine, if you have been reading recent reports on the health of “developed” or “Western” nations you will appreciate that as […]Read More The search for Wild
After the wonderful sunshine of March the last week or two have been sobering with their dark clouds, grey skies and jumper weather. This, of course, is more seasonal for this time of year, but still a little hard to take after the t-shirt days of early spring. If you are extra sensitive to this […]Read More Bringing back the Sunshine!