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Imposter Syndrome

I lean once again on the washbasin taps, staring at my reflection in the mirror whilst trying to calm my breathing. I splash my face with cold water and stare again. My breathing is shallow, my thoughts chaotic. The face staring back at me, reflects the darkest corner of my mind. The imposter inside me. […]

First Weekend Yoga Retreat

Cows returning to pasture after milking at Bore Place farm yoga retreat

I had no idea what to expect from a weekend yoga retreat. I had refrained from booking for many years now; always nervous about whether I would fit in, whether I would enjoy it, whether I would get enough out of it to justify the spend, but I needn’t have worried at all. For me, […]

Boating on the Grand Union Canal

Last month, I was lucky enough to be one of the crew taking a slow journey along one of England’s historic canals, The Grand Union. Something I look forward to more and more each time I go.  Departing from the quaint village of North Kilworth with friends, we set our course southward towards Milton Keynes, […]

Celebrating the Spring Equinox

Equinox, balance of Sun and moon in the sky over green download

As the wheel of the year turns once again, we find ourselves approaching a special time of balance and renewal: the Spring Equinox. Known to many as Ostara, this magical moment marks the transition from the dark, introspective days of winter to the bright, vibrant energy of spring. Although looking out of my window right […]

My Story

Joanne Hedger holding a mug

My personal story begins growing up on a dairy farm in Sussex – scrumping apples or picking hops for Dad to brew beer with. Learning which blackberry bushes were best to pick from and that they tasted better if picked in the morning with the Autumn dew still on them. Putting dock leaves on stinging […]

My Favourite English Oak (Quercus Robur)

Joanne Hedger sitting under an Oak Tree

As I wander through the shade of our mixed woodland in late summer, a profound sense of calm washes over me. The air is filled with the earthy aroma of moss and fallen leaves, and the gentle rustling of foliage in the breeze feels like a whisper from the ancient spirits of the land. My […]

Finding Connection in the African Bush

African Bush

It wasn’t so long ago I was jetting between European cities attending meetings, visiting remote factories and delivering presentations, all the while glued to my phone, responding to emails, calls, skype messages and more. My life was divided into 30 minute sections with each one planned, actioned and diligently followed up. So when I left […]

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