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OFF button

There is an OFF button …. maybe we should use it …. and take time out to be ….. To do the natural things….. like hug and talk to a tree, say hello to a Robin, apologise to the spider for cleaning away its web. To feel enthralled and excited when seeing another web covered […]

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Are you a SMART planner?

Many of us can constantly procrastinate, resulting in a lot of over thinking however with limited results. Sometimes it can be helpful to think about the goals you wish to achieve and have an action plan in place which is realistic and positive. Taking the time to sit down and really think about your options […]

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Stepping Back….

Many people often neglect their spiritual and mental wellbeing focusing more on their outer physical appearance and the material aspects of their lives. We can put so much pressure on ourselves that we can lose sight of what is really important and what we actually want. Which, for many is to feel peace and happiness. […]

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The Sound of Change…

Sound – is created through vibrations which travel through the air or through another medium. We are constantly surrounded by sounds, all creating subtle or strong changes to how we feel within a moment. A song can evoke a memory, an alarm can create alertness or fear, a loved one’s voice happiness. So many different […]

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Mindfulness – Day 7

Day 7 already! Something that we all do is eat on the go, while watching television, texting or reading emails. Today we will be aiming to relax our minds and focus during a meal. To eat your meal sit at a table alone if possible without distraction. Initially look at your food, think about the […]

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Mindfulness – Day 6

We are reaching the end of the week and now it is time to get active! Regardless of the weather today we will go on a mindful walk/journey. If you have mobility difficulties this can be done in the garden while seated. Many of us will go about our daily routines set on auto pilot. […]

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Mindfulness – Day 5

Today we will establish a personal affirmation or mantra to use daily. This can be a phrase, word or sound that we will repeat, during a meditation or during the simple breathing exercise from day 1 and 2. The affirmation will help us to focus on our breathing. This in turn can quieten our minds, […]

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Mindfulness -Day 4

Day 4 already! Hopefully, you are incorporating the breathing exercises into your daily routine and have chosen a mindfulness prompt. Now take a moment to consider if your prompt is working effectively. If not then change it! Today we want to develop the use of being mindful during a daily activity. This could be during […]

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Mindfulness – Day 3

Many of us at some point, set out to make a change to our lives. We will join a gym or begin to eat healthier but often life takes over and old habits creep in. This is why today we will choose a mindfulness prompt. This will ensure that we continue to build mindfulness into […]

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Mindfulness – Day 2

Hopefully we have all manged to begin our mindful breathing exercise. Continue this each day for the week. Today we are looking at a short breath technique that can immediately bring your thoughts and feelings into the present enabling you to refocus. This can be done at any time anywhere. Relax your shoulders and breathe […]

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