On our Alchemy in Nature call this week we explored the nature of Fungi. And what we can learn from fungi that benefits our own lives too. Fungi play a vital role in the natural world and are a very real example of Alchemy in Nature. They break down dead matter, transforming it..
In the third and final call of my Mini Series last week we explored the themes of creative tension and natural balance. In particular, we looked at the presence of masculine and feminine energies in nature. And the role of these in our own lives too. While masculine energy is typically reflected in..
All too often we are not living our true nature but instead unconsciously trying to adapt or react to how we think we need to be and what we think we need to do. The further we drift from our true nature by trying to fit in, be perfect or stay safe for..
We all know the expression…. If you take to something like a duck to water, you discover you’re naturally good at it or find it very easy to do. But how many of us find ourselves doing things that don’t come naturally or easily. Worse still what if you find yourself on..
‘There is something to be wondered at in all of Nature’ Aristotle Whether it’s the intricate plumage of a beautiful bird. The cathedral like canopy of trees in a forest. Or the stunning sight of a spectacular sunset. There really is something to be wondered at in all of Nature. And when we..
You might have noticed that this week is Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme this year is Nature, reminding us of the unique power and capacity that Nature has to benefit our health both physically and mentally. And whilst we inherently know this to be true, there’s also increasing scientific evidence now that..
Nature’s rhythm continues to flow through changing seasons and cycles of growth. And in our own lives too, change continues and moves through natural cycles. Some elements of our life or work might be in the winter phase, typically a time for completion, reflection and evaluation. Other aspects might be in the Spring phase such..
It can be all too tempting to hold back or stay hidden in the shadows when we believe we’re too small or insignificant to make a difference. And at just 5ft 1/2in tall I can relate to this 😉 But we also know it isn’t really true. It’s just one of the many..
Today’s gift is Wonder This morning, as I was wondering whether I had time to venture into nature, one of my calls was magically postponed :) So I went for a walk, wandering in the outdoors and enjoying the fresh air, expansiveness and freedom. And in nature, there is so much to behold, so much..
Today’s gift is Structure On my walk this morning I couldn’t help noticing the variety of different structures that exist in nature. An intricate spider’s web, the form of a plant, the shape of a pine cone….in fact, did you know that a pine cone always has 8 clockwise spirals and 13 anti clockwise spirals?..