When the world feels a frightening place

When the world feels a frightening place I sent these words to everyone who’s signed up to receive emails from me and the response has been so positive that I wanted to share it here so more people could read and hopefully find help in it. The news and social media have been filled with reports… Read more about When the world feels a frightening place

5 Ways to turn tiresome tasks into positive practices

5 Ways to turn tiresome tasks into positive practices   Whether it’s cleaning the bathroom, filing paperwork or planning meals, everyone has a task that they hate doing. Chores may not be difficult, or even time-consuming, but we see them as tedious jobs that we begrudge giving our time and energy to. Seeing as they’re… Read more about 5 Ways to turn tiresome tasks into positive practices

How mindfulness helped me through winter

How mindfulness helped me through winter   It’s so lovely to see spring emerging in my patch of the planet. I’ve never been a fan of winter. It’s dark, cold, there are many more damp, grey days than crisp, bright ones. And it stretches on, it feels like the longest season even if it isn’t.… Read more about How mindfulness helped me through winter

Adventures in podcasting

Adventures in podcasting   I had a new experience this week – I was interviewed on a podcast! The lovely Claire Taylor of The Story Mill and I talked about my journey to creating two businesses, dealing with anxiety and positive psychology in an episode of her Thriving Beyond Stress & Burnout podcast. Have a listen below… Discover… Read more about Adventures in podcasting

10 Affirmations to guide you through the day

10 Affirmations to guide you through the day   Affirmations can be powerful tools to draw strength from when you feel decidedly shaky. An affirmation is simply a short statement, usually starting with “I am”, that affirms a belief. Any direct statement to yourself can be taken as an affirmation so they can knock you down as… Read more about 10 Affirmations to guide you through the day

Welcome to The Warm Embrace

Welcome to The Warm Embrace   I have created something just for you, just for January, to start the year feeling optimistic not overwhelmed. The Warm Embrace is a free, seven-day e-course about you and for you. It’s about starting 2017 saying no to restrictive diets, gruelling exercise regimes and unsustainable resolutions. It’s about beginning… Read more about Welcome to The Warm Embrace

Hygge – changing the story of the dark and cold

Hygge – changing the story of the dark and cold   Hygge. It’s everywhere! There are books on how to hygge, you can take courses in studying hygge, the shops are selling hygge – there’s no escaping it, hygge (pronounced heu-gah) has hit the UK mainstream. I first learned of hygge several years ago when my husband… Read more about Hygge – changing the story of the dark and cold

What living mindfully can do for you

What living mindfully can do for you Be Here Now – a practical guide to living mindfully begins on Monday 12 September. If you’re wondering what the idea of living mindfully is all about, and how it can benefit you, watch my 90-second video where I explain… Be Here Now is open for registration now… Read more about What living mindfully can do for you

Why I love other people’s happy, beautiful Instagram posts

Why I love other people’s happy, beautiful Instagram posts I’m a big fan of Instagram, it’s my favourite social media tool, for the moment at least. But I know that many people have a love/hate relationship with social media. They see what looks like someone’s perfect life with a high follower count, photogenic family, busy social… Read more about Why I love other people’s happy, beautiful Instagram posts