Hi, I hope you are keeping well in these difficult times. I wanted to let you know that I will be repeating my Introduction to Mindful Journaling Workshop. I have had such positive feedback from the first event. Many of you now have your own mindful journaling practice and are feeling the benefits, especially thoseContinue reading “11th November 7.30 pm (UK) – Mindful Journaling Workshop”
Last week I was joined by a group of people who were eager to learn more about mindful journalling.
How can we tell if a tree is healthy? It stands tall and strong through the seasons, withstanding the downpours of rain, and the frost and blankets of snow that decorate its branches. In the autumn it sheds its leaves in a flurry of red, yellow and brown. It’s roots reach deep and wide, anchoringContinue reading “What nourishes you?”
Today I’d like to explore a question that I’ve been getting a lot from busy mums: “I haven’t got time for mindfulness, so what can I do?” It’s a good question. I know how difficult it is to find time as a busy mum. I’ve been there. I was a full time teacher and motherContinue reading “Mindful Mums – How to start bringing mindfulness into your life”
There’s something very calming about colouring. The gentle movement of our hands as we colour. The focus. The beautiful rainbow of coloured pencils or felt-pens that we can spread out to choose from. When we sit and focus on colouring, it relaxes the amygdala, the fear centre of our brains, reducing the production of adrenaline.Continue reading “The relaxing power of colouring”
Here are some ways to bring mindfulness into your everyday life – you can download them at the end too! When you wake up in the morning take time to take some deep breaths and stretch your body. This will begin the process of bringing awareness to your day. Be aware of your posture duringContinue reading “12 tips for mindful living”
Look after yourself! What does it even mean? If you’re struggling to find ideas for self-care then start here: Try something new like gentle yoga. There are a range of yoga videos online. Choose something that will suit your fitness and strength level. Listen to classical music and colour in – have you seen allContinue reading “10 tips for self-care”