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Ten days without TV, internet, email and phone Recently I attended a 10-day retreat in Suffolk, UK. Ten days without TV, internet, email and phone. Six days were in silence. It was wonderful! The retreat centre is a converted farm surrounded by beautiful gardens with nature all around. I spent my free time in nature, either … Read more

The Seven Sisters and Cuckmere Valley, Sussex

Britain and Ireland’s Best Wild Places Now here is a book that truly warmed my heart, Best Wild Places by Christopher Somerville – a poetical yet practical guide to the most beautiful and wild places in Britain and Ireland. What I like so much about it is the fact that it reinforces one of my … Read more

Summer retreat

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Your Green Space Coach is taking a holiday I will be away tomorrow, from 4- 14 August. I’ll be going on 10-day meditation retreat in beautiful Suffolk. I will blog about my experience of spending 6 out of 10 days in silence. The retreat centre is right in the middle of nowhere in Suffolk’s beautiful … Read more

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Daily insights from Green Space Life Coaching I’ve been building up a list of  quotes and some general life coaching tips and insights I’d like to share with people from my blog, on Facebook and Twitter. As well as continuing to share tips on learning from and bringing nature more into our lives, it would be great to … Read more

An exercise to follow when you next have some time in green space It’s easier than you might think to bring nature into your daily life. – Try and walk some of your journey to work and find out whether there is a park or green space on your way – Spend your lunch time … Read more

Love Parks Week

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Love Parks Week 23-30 July

Have you heard about Love Parks Week 23-31 July? I hadn’t until I received my Friend of the Earth’s Tip of the Day.  It’s a great initiative and one which resonates strongly with the ethos behind Green Space Life Coaching: that nature, green spaces, parks, gardens, the countryside are vital for our health and well-being. Imagine what our cities … Read more

Reconnecting people and nature

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New White Paper outlines the UK Government’s ambition to strengthen the connections between people and nature The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, has just issued a White Paper entitled The Natural Choice: Securing the value of nature. It outlines “the Government’s vision for the natural environment over the next 50 years, backed up with … Read more

Evening Standard mentions Green Space Life Coaching as great way to help reduce stress I’m in an article on stress busting suggestions in today’s Evening Standard. Here’s a link to the article: http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/health/article-23963158-dont-get-worked-up.do. Let me know what you think. Karen  

Summer Solstice

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Summer Solstice

A chance to reflect as the rain looks set to break for Summer Solstice tomorrow Summer Solstice – the day with the longest period of daylight in the year. It’s the time of year when everything in nature has had the greatest period of growth and plants and trees are now getting ready to bear fruit. This … Read more

It makes me very happy to see more and more research being published which supports my own experience that spending time in natural surroundings benefits our health. For many of us, these positive impacts are a no-brainer, and yet it seems such hard work to convince bodies like the NHS, city planners or educators to … Read more

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