For many of us, the summer is in full swing. Some of you may have holidays to escape normality for a few days, whilst others might prefer to spend some time enjoying the slower pace of life for a while and getting caught up on things that have been put on the backburner for a [...]
Tag: Mental Health
Spring is here!
This past week has been truly glorious. Spending even just 10 minutes in the sun does wonders for me. Listening to the birds singing and the gentle breeze through the newly emerged vibrant green shoots. Whilst this warm spell is set to end next week, the brief interlude between the gloomy and cold weather has [...]
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Mental Health Awareness Week; A Focus on Nature.
This month included Mental Health Awareness week. I read the entry on the Mental Health Foundation website by the Chief Executive Mark Rowland. I was struck by the honesty and the power nature has. No wonder it was the focus of Mental Health Awareness Week this year of all years. You may be wondering why [...]
Hello all, how are we doing? Hope you are all ok. I suppose it was inevitable after a busy few weeks, but my levels of motivation have plummeted. With devastating news on the telly recently, and it still being rather cold, I fell like all of my energy has been zapped. It happens to all [...]
Charlotte’s Ramblings – A Much Needed Walk.
Hello all, Hope you are ok! Today I thought I would share with you, a lovely short walk I made right on my doorstep. What was meant to be a quick trip to the Coop turned into a much needed escape into mother nature for about an hour. The snow was beginning to thaw, and [...]
Image from canva.com I'm writing this on a chilly Saturday afternoon. While I was waiting for the tea in the teapot to brew, I was thinking of everything that is and has been going on. Probably not the best thing to be doing on a Saturday afternoon, but I couldn't help but think about all [...]
5 Things I Learnt At University.
Something a little different today. With Covid chaos impacting on new university students, I wanted to share some tips/pieces of advice that I learnt during my time as an undergraduate. I was lucky enough to get into my first choice and was very happy with my grades. On paper, it would look like I was [...]
Listening to the Wind and the Rain.
Hello again. Last week I found quite tough. I guess it is with things starting to pick up again as Boris wants us to get out and spend money. I can't help but think that we should be protecting people from COVID still - it still has not gone away. As I write this, [...]
A Hare-y Encounter.
Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. Today I want to talk you through a magical wildlife encounter I had last year, which added fuel to the fire of my love of the natural world and UK wildlife. That's not to say that there has only been one occasion - that would be a [...]