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21 ways to nourish your body and mind

Love this chart, I found it on Pinterest 

How to nourish your body and mind, the other things I would add are good food and gratitude <3

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Allotment time, books and foraging

I spent a lovely afternoon in the sunshine today at our plot, did some weeding and dug over a bed ready for planting, planted some seed potatoes that were on offer (I normally just sprout my own in a dark cupboard), built up the next layer of compost with grass cuttings, veg peelings, coffee dregs and horse poo and then sat on a bench we made from bricks and a scaffolding plank and closed my eyes and listened to the birds and the sounds of nature all around me. It was amazing, I remembered when we first got the phone call to say we could have an allotment I said to Tom (my partner) which plot I thought it was, we had visited plenty of times on open day so knew the plots quite well, it was a middle plot with fruit trees on, when we visited to view our new plot it wasn’t that one, it was right at the far end with no trees, it was only today I realised when we moved from the half plot to this double plot just over a month ago I was sitting next to the original plot I dreamed about and our new plot has loads of fruit trees on it too!

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The energy and healing power of trees

I love the energy from trees, in a nearby woodland I have a favourite sycamore tree, its strong and powerful and is surrounded by bluebells, I close my eyes and feel the bark with my hands, feet firmly placed on the floor I imagine the energy coming from the tree through my hands and body, down through my feet into the ground where it connects with the roots and goes back into the tree. This is a great little meditation to do, you can literally feel the stress drain out of your body.

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