Is your past deciding your future?

So, here’s an interesting way to look at our minds…. Most often when we are DEPRESSED we are thinking about the PAST. (the things we wish we’d done, the chances we wish we’d taken, the things we wished we had or hadn’t said, the way things turned out, how it should have been etc etc etc. Yes it can be…

How to ACTUALLY change things

Idling  in the bath contemplating life, the universe and other things my eye caught the strapline on my body lotion jar   But this isn’t a review for a health and  beauty column! It’s about how we successfully change things. I don’t know about you, but I’ve realised that we change things not by the one-off big overture, but by…

Desperate to escape your office desk?

For those of you who ache for something more than the ping of another email and the relentless digital slew of information, gardener Dan Pearson’s interview on Desert Island Discs is like a deep breath of fresh air. It begins “There’s nothing quite like the feeling of freedom that comes when you combine the cerebral and the physical.’ And ends…