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”

Just breathe

We’re only a matter of days into the year and already it feels like one of epic proportions for me personally. Just a couple of weeks ago I had no idea what was heading in my direction – had I have done I’d have run screaming in the opposite direction to get away from it.Continue reading “Just breathe”

Recalibrating

Yesterday was meant to be a day of celebration and, whilst it started that way, something in the universe conspired against it ending that way too. It left me feeling low, upset and angry. As a result today I took some time out to recalibrate myself. I had already planned to visit one of myContinue reading “Recalibrating”