A few years back, I went to a friend’s dinner party. Knowing that vegan options would be scarce, I’d eaten beforehand. What I hadn’t foreseen was the awkwardness of sitting at a table surrounded by people who were tucking into dinner and dessert, trying not to feel left out. There were several people at the … Read More
After leaving uni, I took a year out to work on personal projects. I was sick of feeling perpetually stressed and having no time for my hobbies. For once, I was going to use my time exactly as I wanted to. My health is very important to me, so I was determined to look after … Read More
Are you often overwhelmed by negative emotions like stress, anger and sadness? I know I am! When we’re caught up in negative emotions, it can be difficult to think clearly. We may end up getting caught in a spiral of negativity which is hard to break out of. So how can we escape from this … Read More
This post contains one or more affiliate links, which help to sustain Little Green Seedling. I only ever recommend things I truly believe in! Recently, I read The Restful Mind by the Buddhist monk Gyalwa Dokhampa. As soon I read the title, I knew I’d identify with this book; I took up meditation quite recently … Read More
This post contains one or more affiliate links, which help to sustain Little Green Seedling. I only ever recommend things I truly believe in! I just finished reading “Affluenza” by Oliver James, a book which very much resonated with me. In it, James theorises that most people in developed countries are suffering from an infection … Read More
How can we spend less time in front of a screen and more time in the real world?
Mental illness is found in captive animals but not wild ones. Is the same true of humans?