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A slow living blog filled with inspirational stories, interviews & resources to help you live a more sustainable and meaningful life.
‘Green Friday’ is an anti-Black Friday movement that promotes more mindful gift shopping that is less harmful to the environment. It’s a collective term for initiatives that have the wellbeing of our planet at heart and it feels so much more aligned with the true meaning of the holiday season. 6 green(er) ways to go about your Christmas shopping this Friday (and after).
Amy is a holistic coach and through her coaching business Face Of Nature she provides women with nutritional guidance, skincare advice and mindfulness sessions. We talk to Amy about the importance of looking at our wellbeing in a holistic way, about her vision to empower women to live naturally and in alignment with the seasons, and she shares some practical examples and simple ways to take first steps towards a more holistic lifestyle.
Boundaries are about the things we say 'yes' or 'no' to in our business. They determine when and where we work, and how we spend our time and energy. But setting them and sticking to them can be really hard. In this post business mentor Astrid Bracke shares some of the boundaries that helps her run a slow and intentional business, and offers strategies to help you do the same.
It’s most likely you started your business because you love your craft, like to create beautiful wares, enjoy interacting with your customers and get to live the lifestyle you dream about. If only the business would market itself, right?
Each month offers its own unique & seasonal opportunities to find pockets of slow in your life. Here are my six favourites ways to celebrate a slow September.
Vanessa Simpson is a photographer living in rural Somerset. Slowly building her photography business and looking back at the path that lead to where she finds herself today, she realises how the thread of her life’s encounters and events remind her of the game of connecting the dots.
People often associate hygge with cosy blankets, candles and crackling fires in Autumn and Winter, but hygge is really about celebrating the beauty of all of the seasons. Bex Massey shares some tips how to experience hygge in Spring...
Lynne is a coach and nature-lover, living in Oxfordshire. After working as a nurse in the NHS, and some time in the charity sector, she is now setting up her coaching practice: helping women who feel lost in their own lives to reconnect to themselves and the life they truly want.
Ruth Allen is an outdoor and online counselling psychotherapist, professional development coach, and experienced consultant, trainer and facilitator. She specialises in outdoor practice, nature connection and working with mind and body…
Ella Mclachlan is the founder of Phoenix & Providence, an Isles of Scilly based skincare and wellbeing company. The products are made with seaweed foraged by hand by Ella, and are designed to infuse a sense of calm and...