If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that I love Leo Babauta’s thinking and writing over at zenhabits.net; simplicity, mindfulness, self compassion, letting go and being more productive and creative are always core themes he writes eloquently about in a way...

After a couple of physically and emotionally stressful weeks, following the death of my father-in-law, it was not a surprise that virtually the whole family, including me, has been ill during half term. Nothing serious, just heavy colds, coughs and running a temperature - generally feeling...