How to Flourish

How to Flourish

What does it mean to ‘flourish’? Is it possible to determine the state of flourishing and apply it to all of humanity? Well, yes and no. There are some core elements that need to be in place but of course the practical specifics will be different for everyone. Some of...
Courage to Brave the Wilderness

Courage to Brave the Wilderness

In the words of Brené Brown in her book Braving the Wilderness, she embraces the wilderness as ‘the quest for true belonging and the courage to stand alone’.  These words of wisdom which Brown shares throughout this book came into my life at the exact time I found...
Nature’s Strengths

Nature’s Strengths

I have often written about the many benefits of being in nature which include increased feelings of well-being and happiness, reduced stress levels, improved concentration and lowered blood pressure.  This summer has offered many opportunities to explore varied...
Choosing Love

Choosing Love

  “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its...