How Journaling has changed my life

Feb 22 2021

It is now well known that keeping a daily journal has health benefits. Journaling includes writing down our spontaneous thoughts as and when they spring to mind. It’s one of the simplest habits we can develop, but which has lots of positive effects in our lives. 

Here I have listed some of benefits of journaling that I have noticed over time. 

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Activity for parents & kids: How to build a fun family time capsule

Jan 22 2021

Whether you’re looking for something fun to do or are in need of a great family bonding activity, creating a time capsule could be a great project for both you and the kids. Kirsty Prankerd, Managing Director of keepsake company Write from the Heart, shares her tips for creating an exciting yet sentimental time capsule.

If you’ve ever created a time capsule before, you’ll be familiar with the wide range of emotions involved, from the excitement of putting it together to the anticipation of the reveal years later.

Now more than ever, as many of us are home-schooling our children due to the pandemic, we are looking for more ways to keep the kids occupied. Building a meaningful family time capsule is a creative way to evoke positivity, encourage mindfulness, and reduce anxiety around our current situation, all while teaching your children about history and the passage of time.

Below, I’ll be explaining the potential benefits of making a time capsule, as well as give you some tips for putting yours together.

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Pumpkin pitfalls: 5 recycling ideas for your Jack-O-Lantern this Halloween

Oct 30 2020

While making a Jack-O-Lantern might be a great Halloween tradition, research shows only a third of people who buy a pumpkin to carve actually cook with it.

Worse still, the UK bins an average of 8 million pumpkins every year. This adds up to the equivalent of enough pumpkin pie to feed the entire nation.

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