Welcome to May! Hopefully the start of this new month means that there’s many sunny days ahead… But in the meantime, a “quick” look back at April! I gave a nerve-wracking presentation at the Trees, People and the Built Environment conference on the 5th, and rolled my ankle leaving the venue (the University of Birmingham) … More What have I been up to? April 2017
Time for my March monthly recap – read on for lots of lists! Please share what you have been up to this month in the comments. I spent the first third of the month alone in the flat as my hairier half was away, which was quite a strange experience. One of the positives is … More What have I been up to? March 2017
Confused? Here are ten easy steps. (Trigger warning: some people might find some of the content in this post difficult.) Protect yourself Stop consuming toxic information. Don’t buy magazines that compare women’s levels of cellulite, then advertise pills and creams to make you skinnier. Skip songs where so-called artists label women whores and bitches and glorify assault. Unfollow … More Celebrate women, but remember to respect them too
My last top five article was well received, so here’s a shorter and sweeter list of ideas you can implement this weekend! Just keep brambling… The time is now to enjoy the last few blackberries (their name is still up for debate: my mum and I refer to the fruit as brambles). Keep your eye out for them … More Friday five: Fall in love with autumn!
I am currently being quite intentional about the information I consume: no more aimless scrolling down my Facebook or Twitter feeds waiting for my time to be clickbaited away. Instead I am doing things like listening to podcasts on a daily basis and reading at least a chapter a day. I choose to listen to podcasts about personal development, entrepreneurship … More Three resources to start thinking critically about your lifestyle choices