• Do you want to live from love or fear?

    When we face challenging situations like the one created by this pandemic there are lots of things that we don’t have a choice about.    However, one thing that we do have a choice about is how to be in the face of it.    This situation is creating a unique opportunity for positive change. You[...]

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    How mindfulness can redress the balance when the anxiety scales tip.

    Anxiety is a natural response to frightening situations. It is something that was hard wired into us when we were cave people as a mechanism to keep us alert to imminent danger such as wild animals and other tribes. It can still be helpful in situations in which we need to react quickly, such as [...]

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    The benefits of losing control

    Us humans like to have a sense of control over things. We want to make sure nothing bad happens to us. We want to hang onto and plan anything that we think will make us feel good, feel happy. This is hardwired into us.  We have evolved from cave people. During those times we were surrounded by real[...]

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    Five easy ways to start being mindful now

    Just a few years ago, only a few people in the medical and psychology professions knew anything in depth about mindfulness. Nowadays it’s possible to find a wealth of information online.  This is fantastic news as it means that more and more people will benefit from it. Mindfulness is not a fad [...]

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    Take a second to chill

    And I really do mean a second – well perhaps just a few. We often don’t realise when we are becoming drained.  We take on too much in an effort to ‘get everything done’. We also want to fit in all of the things that we enjoy and make us happy. This can lead us down a spiral of exhaustion. [...]

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