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14 Days of Gratitude

A little pick me up… It is always worth stopping and evaluating the little things. That way we can mentally file all our positive memories and feelings. Accessing them, when we need to feel uplifted. When we are feeling a little down or pressured. It can be difficult to find the help we need to […]

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And breathe…

As we head towards the end of the year, and nature is showing signs of slowing down. I am beginning to realise that is not the case for many of us. With Christmas quickly approaching we will be busier than ever. That is why we all need to remember to take a little time each […]

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A Moment to Focus…

Recently I have noticed that everybody, including myself seems to be constantly rushing around. This made me reflect on whether we are taking time out, to refocus and relax. Enabling ourselves just to hit the pause button and take a breath. If like me you have been neglecting to do this recently, here is a […]

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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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