Health & Well-Being

A Digital Detox

The digital world we live in has been on my mind for a while now; I recently completed an essay for my Masters in Nursing about the role of technology and digitisation in the medical world, which is a totally different concept. I have been perusing more on the digital daily life we live now,… Continue reading A Digital Detox

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A Day Off and A Little Piece of Wild Surburbia

My little area of mindfulness! A normal garden in surburbia, most of which is left to its own devices.  Today it has been visited by butterflies,  bees and damsel flies,  proving there are no such thing as weeds! I can hear the grasshoppers as well but be buggered if I can see them. Helping to… Continue reading A Day Off and A Little Piece of Wild Surburbia

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Who’s Got Time to be Mindful?!

This is a very good article.  Mindfulness and meditation needs practice and, in my humble opinion, is very difficult to do properly - especially in our fast, digital world.   Concentration - a lost art?   I firmly believe too many people are not intuitive enough, with themselves, their diet and their lifestyle.  Not everyone… Continue reading Who’s Got Time to be Mindful?!

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Desiderata

GO placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and… Continue reading Desiderata

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Another piece of nature at risk …

Below is an interesting article from The Guardian regarding demolition of Gwent Wildlife Trust's Magor Marsh and the Gwent Levels.  It has history and such a diverse ecosystem it's been likened to the Amazon, let alone the proof that nature helps with mental health and well-being (see my recent article HERE).  And the government want… Continue reading Another piece of nature at risk …