Charlotte
Lottie Miles is a professional researcher and writer with a passion for human rights. She has 4 years of experience working within the NGO sector and has a Master's Degree in Social Policy and Research Methods from the University of Bath. She has a keen interest in exploring ways in which happiness habits can help to improve mental health and wellbeing. In her spare time, she likes doing crossword puzzles, painting and traveling.

Tree-Hugging Encouraged in Iceland as a Way to Cope with Isolation

The citizens of Iceland have been encouraged by the forestry service to hug trees every day for five at least minutes. This is being encouraged to help people cope with social isolation, but does it really work? In this post, we will look at research showing the surprising benefits of…

How to Improve Your Attention to Detail & Why It’s Important

Attention refers to how we interpret specific information and experiences at a given moment in time. However, at any given moment, the mind can have numerous thoughts, sensations, and actions vying for its attention. Unfortunately, our ability to pay attention to detail is limited. If we allow our attention to…

How to Cultivate Empathy and Compassion in the Coronavirus Crisis

During these uncertain times, more and more of us around the world face curfews and social distancing. However, we know that too much inward focus can lead to us feeling isolated. On the other hand, studies show numerous benefits from giving social support and practicing empathy and compassion for others.…