I grew up in the wide open spaces of rural Wales, surrounded by rolling hills, streams and woodland. For that reason, I know how easy it is to become disconnected from nature when living in a town or city. I think getting outside every day is really important, as is spending time in nature, and … More More Green Spaces, Please!
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Climbing the career ladder isn’t what it’s cracked up to be … More Having A Purpose Is More Important Than Having A Career
What I’m learning from my younger, more creative self … More Taking Inspiration From My Childhood Self
Setting New Year’s Resolutions which are more productive and kinder to yourself … More A New Attitude To New Year’s Resolutions
After a year like 2016, it’s easy to fall into despair; it can seem like there’s more violence, division and hatred in the world than ever before. But I’m coming to realise that dwelling on the bad things is deeply unhelpful. … More 2016 Sucked, But Despair Is Unhelpful
I am not a hater of technology – far from it. I’m two years into a Computer Science degree, and I think technology has tremendous power to make positive change. Having said that, there are times when it’s good to get away. A month ago, I was spending virtually all day chained to my laptop, … More The Simple Life Is Good For The Soul