What to do when fear and anxiety feel overwhelming

What to do when fear and anxiety feel overwhelming   Right now in Britain feelings are running high. People are scared, shocked, angry, frustrated, upset, and confused. Following the vote to leave the European Union many people feel uneasy with the reaction and unsettled by how little is known of the country’s future. I’m not… Read more about What to do when fear and anxiety feel overwhelming

When the world grows dark, focus on the light

When the world grows dark, focus on the light   Every day the news is filled with stories of upsetting, unexplainable, terrifying actions by our fellow human beings around the world and in our neighbourhood. When bad things happen to good people it’s understandable that we feel the world is a frightening place filled with… Read more about When the world grows dark, focus on the light

The difference three minutes can make

The difference three minutes can make   It’s Monday, the week is in full flow and you’re already playing catch-up. I hear you. At the end of this week is Father’s Day and as I also run a stationery and gift business I’m busy packaging up Father’s Day gifts and posting them out as quickly… Read more about The difference three minutes can make

Take a look inside A Thankful Heart gratitude e-course

Take a look inside A Thankful Heart gratitude e-course   *A Thankful Heart is now only available within The Calm Mind Club where all members get access to the 21-day course for free. Click here to join* Gratitude practice makes such a difference to our lives. It’s really had a huge effect on me, helping… Read more about Take a look inside A Thankful Heart gratitude e-course

Life getting on top of you? Check out my Overwhelm Checklist

Life getting on top of you? Check out my Overwhelm Checklist You know that feeling when it’s all getting to be a bit too much? Everything’s going wrong, you don’t know how to get anything done, you want to hide under the duvet and you can’t see how you’re ever going to get back on… Read more about Life getting on top of you? Check out my Overwhelm Checklist

What do you do with a plot twist?

What do you do with a plot twist? “It’s not what happens to you, it’s how you react to it that matters,” so said Greek philosopher Epictetus. He has a point. While I like the idea of going out and happening to life, rather than waiting for it to happen to us, there are times… Read more about What do you do with a plot twist?

Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy

Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy (Updated 28/2/16) There’s a lot of talk about positivity and happiness at the moment, which I think is a great thing. It’s about time we valued people’s happiness and discussed its importance for the individual, the community, the wider world. World leaders are recognising that measuring their population’s Gross… Read more about Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy

Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy

Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy (Updated 28/2/16) There’s a lot of talk about positivity and happiness at the moment, which I think is a great thing. It’s about time we valued people’s happiness and discussed its importance for the individual, the community, the wider world. World leaders are recognising that measuring their population’s Gross… Read more about Happiness doesn’t mean always being happy

When it all gets a bit too much…

source We all know that sleep’s important and we should be getting seven to eight hours a night. But how often does life get in the way and those hours slip because of getting up for small children, waiting up for big children, being bogged down in work, or trying to fit in something resembling… Read more about When it all gets a bit too much…