Cathedral Grove

Sabbatical Shenanigans: An Update on Things (Hopefully!) to Come

Hello, lovely people! There’s no Monday Mindfulness post again this week, but it will return once more before too long. You may have noticed that I’ve taken a little break from posting much of anything over the past… Read More

6 Things You Can Do to Help Bees Be Happy and Healthy

It may be winter but before we know it the ground will start to thaw, folks will be back out in their gardens, and bees and other pollinators will make an appearance once again. If like me you’re… Read More

18 Ways to Use Less Plastic in Everyday Life

Plastic is everywhere in modern times, seemingly unavoidable. From fresh produce to children’s toys to magazines, almost everything comes wrapped in it. It’s in our beauty products as tiny beads meant to ‘exfoliate,’ it thinly coats paper receipts… Read More

Nurturing Your Connection with Nature This New Year: 7 Suggestions

It’s the start of a new year and for many people that means the making (and maybe breaking…) of new year’s resolutions. While I don’t make resolutions myself, ticking over into a new year does make me more… Read More

Wishing You a Happy, Healthy New Year!

Goodbye, 2018. Welcome, 2019.

Happy Winter Solstice, Everyone!

Hello, everyone! Just popping in to wish you all a very pleasant Winter Solstice today. Sure, it may mean that today is the shortest day of the year, but that just means that the days will only start… Read More

Let’s Connect! An Update from Cathedral Grove

Hello, everyone! Megan here.  Just wanted to drop y’all a line to say that it is now possible to follow this little seedling of a site via Facebook and Twitter! I’ve changed things around ever so slightly on… Read More

Just 8 Incredible Facts About Trees and Forests for National Tree Week

Did you know that it is currently National Tree Week here in the UK? I didn’t, until just recently! Started in 1975 by The Tree Council following an outbreak of Dutch Elm disease which led to nationwide replanting,… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ November 26, 2018

Hello again, lovely people. It’s time for another bit of Monday Mindfulness. This week’s thought for the moment comes from Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, a lengthy poem penned by British poet and playwright Lord Byron. The piece, a reflection… Read More

Nature News: Species Conservation Successes, Chemical-Free Coral Reefs, and a Sigh of Relief for Our Skies

The news is often filled with stories of political scheming, natural disasters, and celebrity excess, but it’s so important to remember that there are positive news stories too. That’s why I’ve put together another news blast (…it’s been… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ October 22, 2018

Hello, lovely people. Thanks so much for stopping by once again. It’s about time for a fresh bit of Monday Mindfulness, isn’t it? Today’s food for thought is a poignant quote from Rachel Carson – biologist, author, and… Read More

Mindful Moments: 3 Small Challenges to Help You Practice Being in the Present

In honor of World Mental Health Day today, here are a few simple mindfulness practices you can try if you have less than 30 minutes to spare. Try one or all of these mindful moments challenges during a… Read More