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Summertime skin saviours from The Domestic Alchemist

Kitchen pharmacy meets green cleaning and natural beauty in a classic compendium of Mother Nature’s plant-powered recipes: The Domestic Alchemist by Pip Waller. An introduction to the power of plants is followed by concise growing tips and profiles, and guidelines on the set-up of […]

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Ways With Words festival: Mindful Baking with Julia Ponsonby

Head of Food at Schumacher College, Julia Ponsonby, delights in the happiness that shared food brings. She feels we should be fully present with the task of cooking. Creating meals also requires discrimination when sourcing ingredients, ensuring they are wholesome, local and seasonal. Without […]

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Win a set of Mindfulness titles for World Mental Health Day 2013

Each year the Mental Health Foundation hosts a campaign to raise awareness about a particular mental health issue on World Mental Health Day. This year’s campaign focuses on the positive aspects of mental health in later life. Did you know that on average people […]

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Brighton 23rd June: Discover your inner activist with Satish Kumar & Caroline Lucas

Just over a week to go! Leaping Hare Press are pleased to present an inspiring Q&A with the UK’s first Green MP CAROLINE LUCAS, international peace campaigner and author SATISH KUMAR, and environmental journalist BIBI VAN DER ZEE… Can we each make a difference? Do […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2013: Physical activity and wellbeing

For one week each May, the Mental Health Foundation launch a campaign around a specific theme for Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme for this year’s campaign, which runs from 13-19 May, is physical activity and exercise, highlighting the impact that each has on […]

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Leaping Hare Press announce launch of Smallworldbigideas.org

  “THERE’S AN ACTIVIST IN ALL OF US AND YOU DON’T HAVE
TO SHOUT TO BE HEARD.” That’s the message from internationally respected peace activist Satish Kumar, who has been quietly setting the agenda for global change for over fifty years. And to prove it, Satish […]

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Mindfulness at Work

The realities of the modern-day workplace can include stress, pressure and apathy, but according to the World Health Organization these strains are only on the rise in Western societies. It’s not surprising, then, that the latest survey compiled by the Mental Health Foundation (January 2013) reveals […]

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Today is the inaugural International Day of Happiness!

For the first time, thanks to the UN, the world is recognising that the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal (seems like a no brainer to me, isn’t that what we all want?) With today’s increasingly busy lifestyles, where we rush from […]

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Who will inspire you on International Women’s Day 2013?

Annually on 8 March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements. A global web of rich and diverse local activity connects women from all around the world ranging from political rallies, business conferences and government activities, through […]

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Valentine’s Competition: go wild with flowers or bake some cupcakes from the heart

A traditional bunch of roses? Boring! A heart shaped box of chocolates? Unimaginative! This year we’re making it easy for you to come up with unique Valentine’s Day gift ideas by giving away two of our best-selling titles, Seedbombs by Josie Jeffery and Love […]

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Get swapping at Seedy Sunday Brighton this weekend

The popular Seedy Sunday event hits Brighton again this weekend on Sunday 3rd February, this time bigger and better than ever before with a new venue, The Corn Exchange (on Church Street). The yearly event represents the ongoing campaign from the Seedy Sunday group to […]

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Win a copy of Mindfulness for Black Dogs & Blue Days + signed Ruby Wax Goodies with Black Dog Tribe

For those of you who haven’t heard of the Black Dog Tribe, they are an internet based community founded by Ruby Wax, set up as a social space to give people who suffer any form of mental distress and their care-givers the chance to come […]

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