I had the good fortune of being invited to my local MP’s office, Andrew Jones, to talk about my beautiful hometown of Harrogate and all its quintessential characteristics of wellbeing and happiness. Read about our entrepreneurial community spirit.
This seems to be a popular topic these days with more and more houses being built, brining more and more people and cars to the streets of Harrogate. Here is what one resident has to say: Public transport for everyone What about developing a fantastic public transport system in conjunction with completely workable safe and … Continue reading Is Harrogate Congested?
How healthy is your town?
To be personally healthy, your surroundings must also be healthy.
Environmental Health covers all aspects of the natural and built environment affecting human health.
Our streets are paved with petals. Standing barefoot on the grass in the middle of the stray in the spring surrounded by a sea of crocuses, you are swept away on a breeze ease, freedom and vitality. Against the backdrop of Georgian buildings, you always feel lucky to live in a town like Harrogate. Its … Continue reading Floral Town of the North
The buzzword "wellness" may conjure up images of meditation and yoga, but there are other perhaps, what one might call more "mainstream" ways of fuelling the spirit and mind. After all, having a healthy mind and spirit is just as important as having a healthy body, because when all our senses and systems are happy … Continue reading Art: the food of the mind and soul
We are lucky to have the Stray and Valley Gardens, and to have the added bonus of woodlands and meadows just 5 minutes away makes us downright lucky! It is essential for your inner harmony to keep in touch with nature, to stay grounded and fueled by the beauty it offers away from the … Continue reading Surrounded by nature
Who cannot but love the whole Christmassy feeling of hygge. The fab Scandinavian café Baltzersen in Harrogate is actively promoting this whole feeling of comfort and snuginess and as Brits who are more known for our bowler hats and stiff upper lips, we could do with a little more "hygge" in our British culture. Despite … Continue reading Hygge in Harrogate