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
I grew up in the wide open spaces of rural Wales, surrounded by rolling hills, streams and woodland. For that reason, I know how easy it is to become disconnected from nature when living in a town or city. I think getting outside every day is really important, as is spending time in nature, and … Read More
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After a year like 2016, it’s easy to fall into despair; it can seem like there’s more violence, division and hatred in the world than ever before. But I’m coming to realise that dwelling on the bad things is deeply unhelpful.