Do you grow your own food (or want to?) Do you reuse, recycle and repurpose? Interested in DIY? Sustainability? Happy to hang at a farmer's market? Here are six things psychologists know about how living simply makes us happy.
I'm writing this post in the great outdoors. Our local council cleverly installed a water play park (fountains, kids water cannons, giant flowers spouting water, that kind of thing) next to a playground with both surrounded by plenty of grass. My boys are happily amused to-ing and fro-ing between the two while I enjoy sunshine, fresh air, the green surrounds and children laughing. Glorious.
The appreciation of a bit of green space is just one of the things that struck me recently so without further ado here are the eight things I learned this week: