Much has been written recently about new Augmented Reality game, Pokemon Go, which allows players to catch Pokémon in real time while exploring different areas and landmarks. While some have validly cautioned about the safety issues of staring at your smartphone while crossing busy roads or venturing to unfamiliar places, others have praised the game for … More Pokémon Go!
Anxiety can be extremely exhausting and can leave us feeling physically and emotionally drained. In an ideal world we would all have friends and family readily available who we can turn to in times of crisis. Unfortunately this is not always the case. Sometimes it is down to us to soothe ourselves and replenish our … More Self-care for Anxiety
As I wandered through Kew Gardens yesterday I was struck by the incredible variety and beauty of the plants and trees on display, each species adapting and evolving to their particular habitats. It made me think of the different coping strategies and self-care methods that we, as individuals, develop. To those around us, our ways of … More Learning from Nature
After what has felt like an eternity of cold weather, summer finally looks like it’s here and all the trees and plants are in bloom. From the tiny shoots I saw back in February, the local gardens are alive with colour and change. Being nurtured by loving care and warm sunshine has helped nature prosper … More Summer is here at last
As I walked through Leytonstone on this chilly morning I noticed this small group of plants pushing their way up through the tarmac on the pavement and getting ready to flower. I thought to myself about how tough this must have been for them to force their way through this sturdy barrier, and their natural … More Sprouting despite the odds
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