As a busy blogger, my life can sometimes be hectic, or in fact verge on the edge of chaos. I'm constantly on the go these days, and always look to find the perfect place where I can enjoy some quiet reflection and peace. There's only so many times you can try and blitz your way through your working week with a bottle of wine in tow. And trust me I've tried.
I've therefore been aiming to swerve my usual stress busters in favour of the great outdoors this summer. Lounging in a hammock in the garden has been infinitely rewarding and decidedly healthier; it's super cosy, allows me to think more freely, and manages to sooth me to the point where I can actually start to unwind. Combined with a cheeky glass of gin (I couldn't resist) and some excellent reading material, it's a fantastic way to de-stress.
I can't say that I've spent a lot of time in hammocks over the years, but when I do, I cherish every minute of it. In our increasingly fast-paced world, self care becomes all the more important. It's absolutely essential that we take time out for ourselves, and recharge our batteries once in a while. And a quiet rest in a hammock is certainly a good way to do so.