In the October chapter of our book, Little ideas for living life well, we talk about ways to make this time of year cosier and more enjoyable. Today we thought we’d share a selection with you. Here are

Five ways to live life well in October

  • On a sunny day, get outside for a walk or a bike ride and enjoy the changing colours of the autumn leaves
  • Make a comforting casserole or soup using seasonal ingredients like squash or pumpkin
  • Find your cosiest sweaters and scarves
  • Make a seasonal playlist – ours would include Nat King Cole singing Autumn Leaves – click here to listen now
  • Settle down for a relaxing afternoon with a new novel or a classic film and a warming drinkLive life well in October

A simple recipe to make a spiced latte

If the last suggestion appeals to you, here is a quick and simple recipe for a spiced latte:

In a small saucepan combine a mug of milk or non dairy milk, two small spoonfuls of turmeric and fresh or dried ginger to taste. Heat gently then pour into your mug, add sugar or honey to sweeten and sprinkle a little more turmeric on top. Enjoy!

Live life well in October


We’d love to hear about any other ways you like to make the most of this time of year – please do let us know in the comments below.

Enjoy the rest of October and we look forward to seeing you again next time,

Claire and Sam




2 thoughts on “Live life well in October

  1. Thankyou for the post of winter warmers for body and soul :). Winter feels like it has emerged from Autumn today in the Netherlands. A tangible crispness this morning.

    I’m quite partial to picking a leaf on walks, spot one which jumps out at you, autumnal colours, or hues of green, dry it, and frame the collection. A reminder of the beauty each seasons brings.

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