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Feng Shui: 6 Ways to Get Started

The ancient Chinese art of feng shui (literally translated means ‘wind-water’) is based on the belief that the ... Read More

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6 Ways to Bust Through Creative Block – Today!

Creative block – we’ve all been there. The cursor is blinking on a blank page and the ideas just aren’t coming. You ... Read More

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Crafting: Mood-Boosting Motivational Makes

In today’s busy world, more and more of us are cottoning on to the fact that crafting, be it knitting, crochet, jewellery ... Read More

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Thinking Aloud – The Best Philosophy Podcasts

In this article, we introduce you to some philosophy podcasts you might like to explore alongside your learning. We’ve recently ... Read More

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Gardening Podcast – Listening in the Garden

In this new series, we introduce you to some podcasts you might like to explore alongside your learning. This week we’re ... Read More

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Cake Shop – Why I Started My Own Business

I knew Lauren Roffey when she was baking her way through the stress of a PHD in Norwich. Then she would turn out beautiful cakes ... Read More

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How Redundancy Led Me to Create a Knitting Business

"For the first time ever I was a stay at home mum. It was really frustrating, I wasn’t very patient, and I just felt I was ... Read More

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Relationship Philosophy: Using Mind Over Heart

Philosophical thinking, whether we are aware of it or not, informs the way that we think about relationships. When people ask for ... Read More

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Selling Crafts Online – Tips on Getting Started

As you start to get better at crafting, you might start to wonder whether you can use your skills to make a bit of extra money. ... Read More

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Colour Me Calm – The Benefits of Adult Colouring Books

Last Christmas I unwrapped a colouring book and a pack of pencil crayons. The blank pages, full of intricate designs waiting to ... Read More

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Why Gardening and Growing Feels Good & Helps Us Stay Well

The word ‘pottering’ could have been made for gardening. There’s something uniquely calming about wandering from ... Read More

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Knitting

I spoke to Betsan Corkhill, the founder of Stitchlinks about her research. She looks at the meditative, creative and social ... Read More