Closed signs have been a bit of a feature of 2020. Shops and services, schools and clubs, businesses and events have all closed at one time or another. Some temporarily; and sadly, some for good. The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our lives in many ways over the past year, and as we prepare to close… Continue reading So long … farewell … good riddance!
Aahhh...a nice cup of tea! There are so many great reasons to enjoy a cuppa, and making one for someone else can bring them health benefits, too. The act of deciding to have a brew can sometimes be enough to lower your stress levels as you're distracting yourself from a difficult task, tricky situation or… Continue reading A nice cup of tea
We live in an incredible instant society. You can find answers to your questions immediately on google, microwave a dinner in minutes, and get a parcel delivered the next day. Even our medication is speeding up with promises of 'instant relief' from coughs, colds, aches and pains. It's great! But the downside is that we've… Continue reading Have a little patience
Surely January is THE detox month? Uh-uh. You ready for a little history lesson? February is derived from the Latin februum, and was concerned with ritual purification. As the last month of the old pre-Julian calendar, February was concerned with closure and cleansing. So, back in the day, people would have been busy dealing with 'stuff'… Continue reading Detox time!
After the hype and excitement of Christmas January can leave us feeling like we're running on empty. It's amazing how many of us seem to be powered by sunlight and notice the gloomy weather impacting our mood. Add a virus or the stress of a credit card bill landing on the mat and it can… Continue reading Warning – low battery!