Moving Home (Plus Five Top Tips for Staying Sane While You Do It)

Moving Home (Plus Five Top Tips for Staying Sane While You Do It)

Are you facing a big move to a new place? Do you travel a lot and sometimes find yourself feeling ungrounded? Nid Ra is back on the site sharing her personal experiences with moving home, and her 5 top tips to keep you grounded and engaged in the process rather than overwhelmed.

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Ode to Distraction

Ode to Distraction

Meditation seems like such a simple thing, but our minds tend to make it into quite the challenge, with their constant churning and imagining and inability to sit still. Here’s a fun little journey into what that can feel like when we’re trying to tame the mind into mindfulness.


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Diversify Podcast: What I've learnt about Human Empathy

Diversify Podcast: What I've learnt about Human Empathy

When Kate-Lois Elliott isn’t writing poignant and funny articles for Balance Garden, appearing on a stage near you, or teaching kids about Shakespeare, she’s working on a fantastic podcast called Diversify. In this article she fills us in on what the show has taught her about being human.

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The Gratitude Game

The Gratitude Game

The Gratitude Game can be played by anyone, anywhere at any time.  Like any muscle, gratitude should be practiced each day, the days when we feel like doing it and especially the days we don’t.  By doing so, we cultivate an impenetrable fortress of gratitude in the mind that acts as support during times of adversity. 


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More Than a Payslip: Jo Stafford

More Than a Payslip: Jo Stafford

In this interview series, Lauren Bennett chats to people who do their jobs for more than the money. She delves into what keeps them motivated and gets a behind the scenes glance at the UK’s most fulfilling workplaces. Check out the first ‘More Than a Payslip’ piece today.

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Emulate Nature

Emulate Nature

When the new year comes around, many people find themselves on a determined though destructive pathway of achieving unreasonable New Year’s Resolutions by over-crowding the month’s calendar with too many social and working activities. Instead, Ellen suggests trying to emulate nature. Slow down, hibernate, remember winter is the season to rest.

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