Why Growth is Hard

The start of 2020 is upon us. So, too, is a time of resolution and promise of change. Sprinkled with hope and a closing door on our last decade, we find ourselves primed for new beginnings, filled with the promise and potential of the next. Whether physical, mental, or emotional, you may find yourself dreaming […]

Why Perfectionism (Mostly) Sucks

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This of perfection and ideals of aesthetic beauty, high grades or something as simple as design symmetry might spring to mind. But of course, the idea of perfection around ever-changing, multi-layered, complex and unknown quantities of life causes problems. The main one? The moving goalposts of what it would actually mean to be perfect. Everyone’s […]

The Benefits of Nature

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“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.” ― Carl Sagan, Cosmos Have you ever laid down under the blanket of a night sky lit up with stars? Billions […]

The Clothes On Your Back

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Clothing’s kinda important, isn’t it? Stops us from being naked, keeps us warm, as well as sending out some pretty big signals around the way we like to express ourselves. It’s also a £1 trillion ($1.3) industry, with a deep complexities, opening up dialogue around fair pay, child labour, sweatshops, dyes, the environment and more.Over […]

The Heart Led Ethos

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When it comes to an ethos centred around the heart, it’s easy to jump to whimsical ideals of romance or perhaps, proclaim it should never be trusted. Regardless of your personal take, one thing no one can deny is our hearts influence on our lives. Now, for clarity, when referring to the heart, The Heart […]