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Get Your #ShelfHelp Fix From Watkins

We're offering up to 50% off on all Watkins Publishing ebook titles until 19th April to ensure you're looking after yourself and your family, and learning, growing and developing through uncertain times. Whether you're looking for spiritual wisdom, activities for your children, personal development tools…

How to be Positively Present at Home

This is an excerpt from Everyday Optimism by author, illustrator and founder of PositivelyPresent.com Dani DiPirro, available 14th April 2020. The word “home” means so much more than the place where you live. The walls around you and the roof above your head make up…

Myth and Folklore Around the Spring Equinox

As important as the Easter bunny but much more enchanting is the hare – an animal associated with this time of year, and also with magic. The Celts linked it to shape-shifting and rebirth, considering it sacred – so much so that killing it remained…

There is Light and Only Light

Guest post provided by Danielle Kerris, editor of There is Light and Only Light (1st April, 2020). In 2017 I organised a small retreat in the UK for Spanish spiritual teacher Gemma Polo. At the end of the retreat Gemma asked if I could help…

Saying Goodbye to Survivor’s Guilt

This is an excerpt from What Doesn't Kill You: The Highs, Lows and Unexpected Gifts of Cancer by Rachel Haynes, available 10th March 2020. My wake-up call needed programming twice. After one of our regular maintenance sessions, my acupuncturist said: “You can’t spend this wake-up…

Fall Into Light, Fall Into Love

This blog post has been extracted from the upcoming There Is Light and Only Light by Gemma Polo Pujol, the first book from a brand new crystalline voice in the spiritual world. When I was 20 years old, I became a nun in a small…

Bob Hillary: Simplifying Life

Five years ago, I decided to up sticks and go and explore living off-grid. In the Welsh mountains. In a field. In a yurt. I reached a point in my life where I had had enough. One morning I woke up – in my high-rent-endless-utility-bills-work-for-the-man-taxes-paying…

Get Ready for Spring

Spring is in the air... Teresa Dellbridge, author of The Little Book of Nature Blessings (available 10th March, 2020) shares some of the mythology and traditions surrounding the Spring Equinox, which this year takes place on 20th March. If ever there’s a time to feel…

6 Tips for Effective Downscaling

One of the first things I did when I decided to simplify my life was to start cutting out everything that I didn’t actually need.  It sounds simple and it is. Many of us have a lot of stuff – stuff that we don’t use,…

Watkins New Titles: March 2020

F*cked at 40 by Tova LeighReleased 3rd March, RRP £14.99 For every woman that has ever felt trapped.  A funny, raw and empowering mid-life-crisis-with-a-difference, vlogger, mother, lover, businesswoman and social media phenomenon Tova Leigh explores what the hell you’re supposed to do when you find…