Tidy Desk, Tidy Mind

They saying goes, ‘tidy space, tidy mind’, and I couldn’t agree more. If you also struggle to find calm when chaos surrounds you, you’ll be pleased to know that today is National Clean Off Your Desk Day. Not only does it encourage an organised and clean working environment, but it’s also the perfect time to…

Houseplants: Turn Over a New Leaf

It’s National Houseplant Appreciation Day, which may seem like a strange thing to celebrate, but as our leafy green friends do wonders for our wellbeing I thought it was worth a quick mention. Our Instagram and Pinterest newsfeeds continue to be filled with beautiful interiors, and you can bet your bottom dollar there’s a Fiddle-Leaf-Fig,…

5 Benefits of Dry January

Whether you’re partial to a glass to unwind at the end of the day, letting loose at the weekends, or choosing a boozy accompaniment to your brunch with the girls, alcohol plays a part in many of our lives. Right now, an incredible 4.2million of us are one week into giving up the booze for…

Don’t Find Yourself, Design Yourself

The New Year brings with it renewed hope and possibilities for us all. It’s a time where, along with resolutions like improving our health or being kinder to ourselves, we also set intentions of crossing off big bucket list items in the name of pursuing our dreams. But what if we don’t know what those…

Setting (& Keeping) New Year’s Resolutions

In the name of authenticity, I’m writing this at 7am on New Year’s morning. It’s still pitch black outside and the whole household sleeps, as does the street beyond our windows. I can hear the birds singing; it seems that we are the only one to have stirred. What a privileged way to begin my…

Putting Pen to Paper

…or should I say fingers to keys? Whichever way you journal, getting the thoughts out of your head and onto the page before you is a powerful tool for mental clarity, perspective and calm. Having always found writing to be a positive expression of emotion, it’s something I’ve dipped in and out of throughout my…