Calmness is wellness

The horses in the field were having their usual mid-morning snooze, seeking shade from the unusually hot temperatures we are experiencing this week.  Cars sped by on their usual morning school run.  Some suddenly slowed to a crawl, their occupants’ necks craned out towards this lovely spectacle, children gesticulating excitedly in the back seats. I could almost hear them shrieking,[…]

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New shoots of life

While Winter winds her lazy path around the natural world, blue skies arrive, peppered with skytrails.  Ground which is frozen and flooded, and every stage in between, where morning bird-song takes place in the dark, resilient shoots begin to appear.  They make their hazardous journey from the warmth and safety of the earth to spread their fingers finally touching air,[…]

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Little Ripples

I  believe we are all interconnected on Earth. Everything we think, say and do affects all others, if not in this life, then in the next. Here are two things to focus on today to strengthen our interconnectedness: Treat people with respect, how you would like to be treated. Stop trying to fight the current. You can never control it![…]

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The Bothy: a short story by Anita Neilson.

Take a few minutes, sit comfortably with a warm cuppa to hand, and lose yourself in this short story.  Estimated reading time: 3 minutes! “The Bothy” Thick snow crunched underfoot as Jim quickened his pace through the forest towards the clearing ahead.  His eyes winced against the glaring sun piercing a sky of cobalt blue.  Cheeks flared red with the[…]

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