Let it rain

How many times have you been ready to go outside when you look out of the window or step out of the door and notice it raining and your heart sinks? Suddenly you’re stopped in your tracks and reluctantly turn around, take your coat and boots off and sit down inside instead? I know it’sContinue reading “Let it rain”

Adopting a slower pace

In modern life we have a tendency to do everything in a hurry. We’re rushing from place to place, focused on ticking something else off an imaginary to do list without really thinking. Sometimes though we need to slow down – and if we don’t, the universe has ways of making you. That’s what hasContinue reading “Adopting a slower pace”

The Dreamachine

Last weekend I found myself in Woolwich to experience the Dreamachine. But what is the Dreamachine I hear you ask? Well it is an experience like no other that takes you on an extraordinary and magical journey to explore the possibility and potential of your own mind. It was created by Collective Act, in collaborationContinue reading “The Dreamachine”

Making friends with the cold

The first time I ever heard anything about the Wim Hof Method (WHM) was back in February 2020. One of my closest friends at the time was going to do a WHM workshop in North Carolina. Having never heard about this, I looked it up to find out what it was all about – mainlyContinue reading “Making friends with the cold”

The Beach

In early March I went back to one of my happy places – Playa Uvita on the pacific coast of Costa Rica. I first went there in 2018 and felt the magic of the place. I still don’t know whether it is the thunderous waves pounding to one side of me or the vibrant jungleContinue reading “The Beach”

Cause and effect

This year marks 40 years since the term shinrin yoku (forest bathing) was first coined. It came about in response to a health crisis in Japan following a major cultural shift. Having been a country that lived with the land, the late 1970’s / early 1980’s brought the beginning of the tech boom and withContinue reading “Cause and effect”