Blessings of the morning light

David Whyte Poems In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake,coming back to this life from the othermore secret, moveable and frighteningly honest worldwhere everything began,there is a small opening into the new daywhich closes the moment you begin your plans. What you can plan is too small for you to live.What you…

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Forest Therapy & Mental Health

I Tried ‘Forest Therapy.’ Here’s What It Did for My Mental Health Written by Shelby Deering on October 25, 2019 For Healthlines magazine These are my takeaways from my soothing, nature-filled afternoon. Flashes of green appear in the corner of my eye as I speed through the trees, immersed in my running app and a Lizzo song…

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Why investing some time in a natural environment is so important right now.

The prospect of lockdown in these colder and wetter month’s feels a harder prospect to how it was at the end of March. We had months of sun shine and sitting in the garden and feeling the sun on our skin. This next period, the days are shorter, colder and damper.  Spending time in nature…

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Cornfields and Storms

An evening Stroll……. A sticky warm evening after a blistering hot day The clouds are getting darker and darker – the wind rising for a few moments and then dying back off. Then the sky goes black, thunder bellows and lightening strikes So where do I take shelter? In a cornfield…… The rustling of leaves,…

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Lessons from a Tree – the Rowan Tree

Our next tree in focus from our Natures teachings series Rowan trees are at their best growing wild in the mountains and glens. They are an absolute delight in all seasons producing beautifully scented white flowers in spring and bright berries in the autumn. These mountain trees are pioneer trees and are able to survive…

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Lessons from a Tree – Silver Birch

The beautiful, graceful majestic Silver Birch. Representing new beginnings, new birth or rebirth. Re birth can be seen in all areas of our lives from a new idea or opportunity to a new journey or direction. It can mean a change in mindset, welcoming new ways of thinking and releasing old negative cycles. The birch…

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Finding our Inner Strength

Finding inner strength whilst facing uncertainty To state the obvious we are in high anxiety and fear driven times.  Some of the hardest periods in my life have been when not knowing what’s going to happen next.  Not Knowing my direction or where I am going. Even if the answer has not been what I have…

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Tiny Moments – Ephemera

Ephemera – Something Transitionary or short lived The one thing that you can be guaranteed of in life is that change will happen. In nature, almost everything is transitional and changes moment to moment The sound of a bird fluttering past and their wing movements A raindrop falling onto a rose petal How the wind…

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Anxious Times!

Anxiety & Fears! Hi there I know for so many people, so much has changed in personal circumstances so quickly. This brings with it fears, uncertainty and anxiety. It is now, more than ever that our own self care, our own meditation and grounding practices are a necessity in our lives. Over these coming months…

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