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Planet Mindful

Issue 19
Magazine

Planet Mindful magazine brings you eight issues a year of wonderful, friendly advice on how to slow things down, strengthen your relationships and treasure your mental health and wellbeing. Each issue is divided into three sections: Mind & Body, Relationships and Living. We hope you’ll enjoy what we’ve crafted as we bring you the ideas and trends that are longer-lasting and more powerful as tools in keeping you happy.

Welcome…

THIS MONTH I AM…

Contributors

Planet Mindful

THE HAPPY PLACE • POSITIVE NEWS STORIES, MINDFULNESS TECHNIQUES AND OTHER LITTLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL AND PHYSICAL WELLBEING

FEED YOUR IMAGINATION ON INSTAGRAM

THREE MINDFUL BUYS

Lagom • DISCOVER NEW WAYS TO PRIORITISE YOUR SELF CARE WITH ADVICE FROM EXPERTS IN THE FIELD OF WELLBEING

12 ways to boost your confidence • IF THE PANDEMIC HAS KNOCKED YOUR SELF ESTEEM, FOLLOW THESE EXPERT TIPS TO HELP YOU REGAIN YOUR CONFIDENCE, SAYS MATILDA HEAD

SUBSCRIPTION OFFER

Brave new world • HAS THE PANDEMIC ENCOURAGED US TO STEP OUT OF OUR COMFORT ZONES AND MAKE CHANGES FOR THE BETTER? LEAH LARWOOD LOOKS AT THE LIFE LESSONS WE CAN LEARN

LEAVING OLD WAYS BEHIND

Embracing freedom • AS WE EMERGE FROM PAST RESTRICTIONS, TAKE A MOMENT TO RELISH REDISCOVERED FREEDOMS, SUGGESTS WRITER JUDY DARLEY

When positivity turns toxic • UNRELENTING OPTIMISM IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY MAY DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD. JENNY ROWE EXPLAINS HOW TO RECOGNISE AND STEER CLEAR OF TOXIC POSITIVITY

3 REASONS BEING TOO POSITIVE CAN BE A BAD THING

MEN CRY TOO • MIKE LANGROUDI LOOKS AT THE HIDDEN MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES FACED BY MEN, AND HOW THE WOMEN IN THEIR LIVES CAN HELP SUPPORT THEM THROUGH TOUGH TIMES

RESOURCES FOR MEN

#shareyourstory • FOR WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY ON 10TH OCTOBER, WE’RE LAUNCHING A CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO SPEAK OUT ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCES AND DE-STIGMATISE MENTAL HEALTH…

The law of attraction • THE POWER TO CHANGE OUR LIVES FOR THE BETTER IS IN OUR HANDS, SAYS EXPERT EMMA MUMFORD

SLEEP WELL • IT’S THE KEY TO OUR WELLBEING, SO WHY DON’T WE MAKE IT OUR PRIORITY? NEW BOOK FLOURISH LOOKS AT HOW WE CAN IMPROVE OUR QUALITY OF REST

USING THE BREATH TO PROMOTE SLEEP • The following is perfect for just that state of semi-consciousness and can also be done while wide-awake. Doing this will help you tune into your body more quickly and easily, and when we focus our attention on the body we disengage from our thoughts. If we do this when we are still half-asleep, we are more likely to keep our thinking mind at bay.

TIPS FOR BETTER SLEEP

The benefits of birdwatching • WHETHER YOU’RE A TOTAL NOVICE OR AN ORNITHOLOGICAL EXPERT, THE PRACTICE OF BIRDWATCHING OFFERS POWERFUL HEALTH BENEFITS AND IS A FANTASTICALLY ACCESSIBLE WAY TO ENJOY MINDFULNESS, SAYS JENNY OLDAKER

START BIRDWATCHING • Check out these handy resources to begin your birdwatching journey…

protect the planet • FROM CUTTING FOOD WASTE TO REWILDING YOUR GARDEN, DISCOVER THE MANY WAYS IN WHICH YOU CAN LIVE IN HARMONY WITH NATURE

FROM ECO WORRIER TO ECO WARRIOR • ECO-ANXIETY IS ON THE RISE, WITH MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER FEELING HELPLESS BECAUSE OF THE CLIMATE CRISIS. RACHEL ENGLAND, ENVIRONMENT WRITER AND AUTHOR OF EVERYDAY ACTIVISM, EXPLORES HOW WE CAN TAKE BACK CONTROL

WHEN YOU’RE FEELING OVERWHELMED…

Where have all the wild things gone? • AUTHOR VICKI HIRD EXPLAINS WHY INSECT SPECIES ARE IN DECLINE AND HOW WE CAN HELP BRING THEM BACK FROM THE EDGE

REBUGGING ACTIONS • Try these ideas in your family, street, village, community, work, school, university or church…

IT’S NOW OR NEVER • WORRIED ABOUT THE ‘CODE RED’ CLIMATE SITUATION? OUR COLUMNIST EMILIE WOODGER-SMITH...


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Frequency: Every other month Pages: 100 Publisher: Anthem Publishing Edition: Issue 19

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: September 7, 2021

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Planet Mindful magazine brings you eight issues a year of wonderful, friendly advice on how to slow things down, strengthen your relationships and treasure your mental health and wellbeing. Each issue is divided into three sections: Mind & Body, Relationships and Living. We hope you’ll enjoy what we’ve crafted as we bring you the ideas and trends that are longer-lasting and more powerful as tools in keeping you happy.

Welcome…

THIS MONTH I AM…

Contributors

Planet Mindful

THE HAPPY PLACE • POSITIVE NEWS STORIES, MINDFULNESS TECHNIQUES AND OTHER LITTLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR MENTAL AND PHYSICAL WELLBEING

FEED YOUR IMAGINATION ON INSTAGRAM

THREE MINDFUL BUYS

Lagom • DISCOVER NEW WAYS TO PRIORITISE YOUR SELF CARE WITH ADVICE FROM EXPERTS IN THE FIELD OF WELLBEING

12 ways to boost your confidence • IF THE PANDEMIC HAS KNOCKED YOUR SELF ESTEEM, FOLLOW THESE EXPERT TIPS TO HELP YOU REGAIN YOUR CONFIDENCE, SAYS MATILDA HEAD

SUBSCRIPTION OFFER

Brave new world • HAS THE PANDEMIC ENCOURAGED US TO STEP OUT OF OUR COMFORT ZONES AND MAKE CHANGES FOR THE BETTER? LEAH LARWOOD LOOKS AT THE LIFE LESSONS WE CAN LEARN

LEAVING OLD WAYS BEHIND

Embracing freedom • AS WE EMERGE FROM PAST RESTRICTIONS, TAKE A MOMENT TO RELISH REDISCOVERED FREEDOMS, SUGGESTS WRITER JUDY DARLEY

When positivity turns toxic • UNRELENTING OPTIMISM IN THE FACE OF ADVERSITY MAY DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD. JENNY ROWE EXPLAINS HOW TO RECOGNISE AND STEER CLEAR OF TOXIC POSITIVITY

3 REASONS BEING TOO POSITIVE CAN BE A BAD THING

MEN CRY TOO • MIKE LANGROUDI LOOKS AT THE HIDDEN MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES FACED BY MEN, AND HOW THE WOMEN IN THEIR LIVES CAN HELP SUPPORT THEM THROUGH TOUGH TIMES

RESOURCES FOR MEN

#shareyourstory • FOR WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY ON 10TH OCTOBER, WE’RE LAUNCHING A CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO SPEAK OUT ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCES AND DE-STIGMATISE MENTAL HEALTH…

The law of attraction • THE POWER TO CHANGE OUR LIVES FOR THE BETTER IS IN OUR HANDS, SAYS EXPERT EMMA MUMFORD

SLEEP WELL • IT’S THE KEY TO OUR WELLBEING, SO WHY DON’T WE MAKE IT OUR PRIORITY? NEW BOOK FLOURISH LOOKS AT HOW WE CAN IMPROVE OUR QUALITY OF REST

USING THE BREATH TO PROMOTE SLEEP • The following is perfect for just that state of semi-consciousness and can also be done while wide-awake. Doing this will help you tune into your body more quickly and easily, and when we focus our attention on the body we disengage from our thoughts. If we do this when we are still half-asleep, we are more likely to keep our thinking mind at bay.

TIPS FOR BETTER SLEEP

The benefits of birdwatching • WHETHER YOU’RE A TOTAL NOVICE OR AN ORNITHOLOGICAL EXPERT, THE PRACTICE OF BIRDWATCHING OFFERS POWERFUL HEALTH BENEFITS AND IS A FANTASTICALLY ACCESSIBLE WAY TO ENJOY MINDFULNESS, SAYS JENNY OLDAKER

START BIRDWATCHING • Check out these handy resources to begin your birdwatching journey…

protect the planet • FROM CUTTING FOOD WASTE TO REWILDING YOUR GARDEN, DISCOVER THE MANY WAYS IN WHICH YOU CAN LIVE IN HARMONY WITH NATURE

FROM ECO WORRIER TO ECO WARRIOR • ECO-ANXIETY IS ON THE RISE, WITH MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER FEELING HELPLESS BECAUSE OF THE CLIMATE CRISIS. RACHEL ENGLAND, ENVIRONMENT WRITER AND AUTHOR OF EVERYDAY ACTIVISM, EXPLORES HOW WE CAN TAKE BACK CONTROL

WHEN YOU’RE FEELING OVERWHELMED…

Where have all the wild things gone? • AUTHOR VICKI HIRD EXPLAINS WHY INSECT SPECIES ARE IN DECLINE AND HOW WE CAN HELP BRING THEM BACK FROM THE EDGE

REBUGGING ACTIONS • Try these ideas in your family, street, village, community, work, school, university or church…

IT’S NOW OR NEVER • WORRIED ABOUT THE ‘CODE RED’ CLIMATE SITUATION? OUR COLUMNIST EMILIE WOODGER-SMITH...


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