Thank you and Take Care

Hello to everyone who has been kind enough to follow my blog this year. I really appreciate each and every one of you for encouraging, supporting and inspiring me through this strange and difficult time for so many of us. Of course, there have been so many things to give thanks for this year. ButContinue reading “Thank you and Take Care”

10 Household Swaps to Save Your Wallet and the Earth

This week, I’d like to offer you 10 household swaps to save money and the Earth. I think there is often a misconception that making the kinder choice has to be for the privileged few, but the disposable culture that we live in actually costs us far more money than we might realise.  Before IContinue reading “10 Household Swaps to Save Your Wallet and the Earth”

Take a Deep Breath: The World Isn’t Ending

It’s easy to feel like the world is ending.  Climate Change, Deforestation, COVID, Political upheaval… need I go on? Since being a child, I have felt sick to the bone about these things.  ‘I was born at the end of the world.’ I used to think to myself. ‘How terrifying.’ It’s completely valid to feelContinue reading “Take a Deep Breath: The World Isn’t Ending”

How to Know if You Are Being Abused in a Relationship

Four years ago, I  lay in bed and googled: ‘am I being abused?’ The first article that I stumbled upon said this: ‘If you are googling this question, then the answer is probably yes.’  I wouldn’t be able to find that same article again now. I have no idea who wrote it or on whatContinue reading “How to Know if You Are Being Abused in a Relationship”

Wild Camping Saved My Life (How It Might Save British Nature Too.)

I used to be a very unhappy person.  After graduating from University with a degree in International Development, I felt completely lost. I had just spent 4 years studying some of the biggest challenges the world faces. From Climate Change to desertification, to the mass extinction currently sweeping through the natural world.  So I leftContinue reading “Wild Camping Saved My Life (How It Might Save British Nature Too.)”

8 Tips For Gardening In A Drought

This week, I would like to talk to you about gardening in a drought. This might seem like a surprising topic from a blog about mental health and conscious travel, but growing your own food is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and for the planet. Why is growing yourContinue reading “8 Tips For Gardening In A Drought”

How to Stop Hating Yourself (Simple Tips for Cultivating Self Love)

You’ve got so many better things to be doing that hating yourself. This sounds pretty obvious, so why do we waste so much time being self-critical? Don’t get me wrong, I totally understand. Over the years, I have spent so much time crying about a non-existent thigh gap, or telling myself I’m unlovable – whatContinue reading “How to Stop Hating Yourself (Simple Tips for Cultivating Self Love)”

Highly Sensitive Nomad: The Book!

Dear friends, I have some good / scary news that I wanted to share with you. My first book has finally been published, and I’m feeling slightly sick and delirious to be honest. 😱 It’s taken 2 years and 1 mental breakdown to write this, and I am a little horrified that my regrets, hopesContinue reading “Highly Sensitive Nomad: The Book!”

Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement

All over the world, we are looking at another long slog of confinement. (Thanks a lot COVID!) Here in France, we have been told to batten down the hatches for at least a month, but it will probably end up being rather a lot longer. It’s certainly not what I had planned for myself thisContinue reading “Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement”

A Note On Climate Grief

I haven’t been coping very well with climate grief this week. I have curled up in front of the fire for the past three days, crying about things that I don’t have the power to change.  I want to cast a spell on all the people cutting down the rainforest, freezing them into cold hardContinue reading “A Note On Climate Grief”