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30 Days Wild: Days 9 to 20 – struggles to maintain momentum

Maintain momentum I made a commitment to complete 30 Days Wild and that’s what I’m going to do. For me, a key part of the scheme is to get oneself into the habit of connecting to nature daily. However, when it’s a conscious thing to do initially, you have to maintain momentum to get that … Continue reading 30 Days Wild: Days 9 to 20 – struggles to maintain momentum

Cycling forest trails is a great way to get your green exercise

Nature improves our health and wellbeing: Part 1

Nature for better health and wellbeing Being in nature helps us feel good. Recently there's been a surge in interest in how the natural world positively impacts on human health and wellbeing. This includes the physical components of the world around us (forests, hills, rivers, etc.) and biodiversity - the plants and animals that live … Continue reading Nature improves our health and wellbeing: Part 1

Garden shame: the reality of home improvements on a budget

As I mention in my About page, my garden will feature on the Wild Happy Well blog. I've put off writing about it for a little while as, to be honest, I'm a bit ashamed of it... Our garden is not the blissful natural space I hope for it to be someday. Here, I open … Continue reading Garden shame: the reality of home improvements on a budget