Covid Questions

Covid Questions

I was writing regular blogs for this website with ease until Covid hit us and then suddenly I was stuck. I didn’t know what to write about. The enormity of the disruption and the threat to all our lives and livelihoods left me feeling that anything I might say was...
Take a Forest Bath!

Take a Forest Bath!

Find a place. A forest. A park. A garden. Then make time. Turn off everything electronic. You now have all you need- silence and trees. Be still. Savour nature- be present to all you can see, all you can hear, all you can smell, all you can touch. The tiny insects...
Sleep tight!

Sleep tight!

Not having enough sleep makes most of us grumpy. In my case, it makes me both bad-tempered and super slow. I’ve never understood how people can function on 3 or 4 hours’ sleep. But new research  by a team at Boston University has shown that not enough uninterrupted...
Celebrate imperfection

Celebrate imperfection

Yesterday I was sitting at the hairdressers and on the wall next to me was a large advertising poster.  It was of a beautiful young woman with gorgeous hair and with her arms up, exposing her underarms. But what extraordinarily perfect underarms! I couldn’t stop...