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Women's Nature & Creativity Day Retreat - 31 Oct 2020

30 Sep 2020 | Events - In Person Events

Join us for a blissful day of walking and art with like-minded women in the glorious town of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.

 

As the leaves begin to turn, start Autumn as you mean to go on by taking a nourishing and inspiring day just for you.

 

* This is a socially distanced event with limited places

You can buy tickets here.

 

Nature Walk

We’ll start the day with a beautiful guided nature walk past allotments and wishing wells, alongside rivers and streams, across stepping stones and bridges and through meadows. Hear the sound of leaves crunching as we walk through National Trust woodland.

 

 

 

Rest

We’ll stop along the way at a wonderful riverside cafe in Gibson Mill for herb teas and hot chocolates and a chance to use the bathroom.

 

 

 

Forest Bathing

We’ll spend some quiet time in the woods ‘Forest Bathing’ and connecting with nature.

Spending time in nature fills us with happiness, wonder, calm, comfort and strength and brings us closer to who we really are.

 

 

 

Lunch

We’ll arrive at our workshop in central Hebden Bridge where you’ll enjoy a nice rest and a nutritious warming vegan ...

My Best is Always Good Enough and So is Yours

3 May 2020 | Self-Care - Women's Wellbeing

I couldn't sleep on Thursday; I was tossing and turning all night, my mind working overtime. But I wasn't worried about what you might expect right now - the pandemic, the price of groceries, or when I'll see my friends again.

​No. I was worried that I'd make a fool of myself, let people down, or offend people with my most recent venture - The Spinsters.

We launched The Spinsters WOMENSLETTER on Friday, it was due to be delivered first thing in the morning, and I'd convinced myself that something was going to go wrong.

​And if that happened it would be all my fault; I'd let Katy down (Co-Creator) and all of the wonderful women who trusted me and gave me their email and said: 'Yes I want to be a part of this'.

And a lot of women signed up.

Far more than I anticipated. We had a target in mind, and we tripled that. Instead of being thrilled about this (which I am!), I started to feel the pressure mounting - the pressure of getting it wrong somehow, and these thoughts can be paralysing.

 

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I have grown and developed significantly over time.

Historically I didn't even know that ...