I never thought work-related stress and burnout would ever happen to me, but I clearly remember the day ‘I broke’ and emotional life tumbled out of control. For many weeks, I felt guilty and found it hard to accept my feelings. Perhaps, I was imagining things?
Was it wrong of me to be envious of the blackbird, as I stood under the beach tree in the garden listening to him sing? When he flew away, I was jealous. He had his freedom and I, in lockdown, did not. In some ways, I thought it ironic that nature benefits in this time [...]
Are you an always 'on the go' type person, who never seems to rest? When something is finished, do you move on to the next new thing quickly without stopping? Is life for you one long endless list of things to do? Well maybe this lesson, meditation, is for you.
As our normal everyday life has now been turned upside down with the advent of the COVID pandemic, many more of us are facing the challenges of working from home and an altogether different type of routine. Yet, whether you work from home or not, how do we make time for nature and why should you? Here are my tips and suggestions for building time with nature into your everyday life.
I was wondering if there is an art to leaving? Leave where you may ask? There are lots of things that we can leave, for example, a place, a job or a relationship. I have just left the place in which I have lived for the last seven years, so I pondered the question as I made preparations to leave.