The Autumn Nights are Drawing in…

It’s at this time of year in the North East Highlands that you really feel the nights ‘drawing in’ as we say.  Right now the sun rises at around quarter to eight in the morning (which isn’t too bad compared to the depths of winter) and the sun sets around quarter past 6 in theContinue reading “The Autumn Nights are Drawing in…”

Cultivating Contentment – “It Is Enough…”

This week’s musings are on cultivating contentment and recognising what is important to us right now, and equally, what is not important. This is not about giving up on progress but about simply accepting where we are. Try the wee exercise below and see if it helps you feel more content by recognising and releasingContinue reading “Cultivating Contentment – “It Is Enough…””

Post-depression – who am I?

While you hear and see quite a bit about depression in all forms, you don’t often hear about the murky, grey area of post recovery.  There are people telling their story from a distant perspective, telling of their darkest of days now that they’re better.  There are people who write about it in the thick of it, and there are some in the in-between, like I was when I first wrote “So”.

7 Ways To Be Creative At Home

Continuing with our creativity at home theme for the month, here are some easy ways to be creative at home using what you probably already have. I want to show you that you don’t need special tools, a paintbrush and a canvas or a needle and thread to be creative at home.

Why is Creativity Important?

Last week we were talking about what it means to be creative and I got a lot of positive feedback from you, which I’m really glad about. This week we will follow on from that by looking why creativity is important.