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Using Nature for Wellbeing, Episode 4: Naomi Evans

Today I am delighted to bring you a wonderfully written guest post by expert nature crafter Naomi Evans who teaches nature craft workshops in and around Bristol, and founded the exquisitely stocked nature inspired shop called These Two Hands (she also runs Firebird Studios). I was introduced to Naomi through the lovely Laura at Colourful … Continue reading Using Nature for Wellbeing, Episode 4: Naomi Evans

Using Nature for Wellbeing, Episode 3: Michael VJ Jones

Greetings! Now that we have added to our family with baby number 2 and the newborn fog has lifted (slightly...), I'm back! Welcome to Episode 3 in the Using Nature for Wellbeing series of guest blogs. You can read Episode 1 and Episode 2 by clicking the links. Today's post is contributed by Michael V … Continue reading Using Nature for Wellbeing, Episode 3: Michael VJ Jones

Joanna Grace writes guest blog for nature for wellbeing series

Using Nature for Wellbeing, Episode 2: Joanna Grace

Today I am delighted to share with you episode 2 in the 'Using nature for wellbeing' blog series from my very good friend and constant inspiration, Joanna Grace. Joanna is a sensory engagement and inclusion specialist, author, trainer, TEDx speaker and founder of The Sensory Projects. If you missed the start, you can catch up … Continue reading Using Nature for Wellbeing, Episode 2: Joanna Grace

How to use nature for better wellbeing

How we use nature for better wellbeing: new blog series!

I'm really excited to begin with the first in my new blog series: How we use nature for better wellbeing! The aim of this series is to showcase how different people use nature in their daily lives to overcome barriers to health and wellbeing. Our relationship with nature is very personal: each of us relate … Continue reading How we use nature for better wellbeing: new blog series!

Spring Nature for Wellbeing workshop, 2nd March 2019

Spring Nature for Wellbeing workshop, Saturday 2nd March

Spring is my favorite time of year. It speaks to me of new beginnings, fresh energy and light, colour and life. Spring makes me feel excited for the rest of the year to come. This is what I'm feeling and channeling this week as I work on Wild Happy Well's first big adventure of 2019! … Continue reading Spring Nature for Wellbeing workshop, Saturday 2nd March

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The view from the olive tree: ecotherapy for better mental health

The dark summer This summer I've discovered how a family going through emotional stress can be healed by their garden space. I need to be matter-of-fact about the next bit as it is not the focus of this piece but is necessary for the overall content and is the reason this blog has been quiet … Continue reading The view from the olive tree: ecotherapy for better mental health

Nature Connection Useful Links

Here are links to a selection of useful websites and publications to help with ideas to increase nature connection and reading for interest. Let me know if you'd like to see a section on a particular topic - I'll add more over time.   Useful resources for teachers and parents Royal Society for the Protection … Continue reading Nature Connection Useful Links

Outdoor Mama to relaxed Mama – JD Williams review

I had a request to review some outdoor clothing from JD Williams, something I'm very happy to do as I'm always keen to know good options that help us get outdoors easily and comfortably. Being comfortable and happy outside gives us a better experience - keeping us WILD, HAPPY, and WELL! I chose a good … Continue reading Outdoor Mama to relaxed Mama – JD Williams review

Make 100 Trees art project: promoting appreciation of natural beauty whilst planting trees

Nature connection through art Recently artist Margarita Mitrovic got in contact with me to ask if I would share her latest art project, and I couldn't help by say 'yes'. Margarita's project, Make 100 Trees, aims to create 100 works of art that specifically focus on trees. Margarita will donate part of the profits to … Continue reading Make 100 Trees art project: promoting appreciation of natural beauty whilst planting trees

The Sensory Projects Sensory Field Event

Parallel London 2017

Parallel London 2017 The big day arrived! Sunday 3rd September 2017 saw the second ever event in Parallel London 2017, at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The day was such a treat! I'd never been to the Olympic Park before so that alone was a good experience. But, oh my, the event itself was incredible! … Continue reading Parallel London 2017