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Outdoor Activity Sheets for Kids

The sun is shining, which means it's time to drag the kids away from their screens and get them outside this bank holiday weekend. Download our Forest School Activity sheets below to learn how to scavenger hunt, make 'mud faces' and magic wands with all the…

Quick Tips for Making an Effective Workspace

As Team Watkins adapts to working from home, we've turned to Organizing Your Creative Career by Sheila Chandra for some quick tips on making a great workspace, no matter what kind of place you're in. Create Mini WorkstationsSet up efficient workstations around each of your…

An Exercise in Future Visioning

Networking can be intimidating, but for many, it’s an essential part of your working life. So how do you learn to do it well? Today, we’re sharing an exercise from Anne Jirsch’s new book, Future Vision Your Working Life (available 14th April), which should help…

Downloadable Colouring for a Calming Weekend

To help you slow down, breathe and find some moments of calm in your weekend, each Sunday for the next few weeks we're going to be sharing a free colouring page for you to download. Each illustration has been inspired by an accompanying quote to…

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…