#SavouringJanuary2018

#SavouringJanuary2018 The idea of this Instagram photo challenge is really simple. Each day this month, use the prompt to give yourself a few moments to be mindful, to take a pause and notice what’s going on around you. By beginning 2018 with this mindfulness practice there’s a greater chance we can bring a little more… Read more about #SavouringJanuary2018

Why the little things are actually the big things

Why the little things are actually the big things When you think of what makes you happy, what gives you bumps of joy in your daily life, more often than not it’s the little things rather than the big events. And why is that? It’s because we notice these so-called little things and we savour… Read more about Why the little things are actually the big things

#BreatheSeptember2017

#BreatheSeptember2017 Even though it’s a very long time since I lived by an academic calendar I still get that new start feeling every September. There’s the hopeful promise of a new season and there’s also the pressure of having only a few months left of the year. To help us ease that feeling of rushing… Read more about #BreatheSeptember2017

Enjoy Time Offline

Enjoy Time Offline   So this Easter weekend I’m going to try something new, I’m going to disconnect from the online world. From Friday through until Monday I will go without posting on Facebook or Twitter, I won’t share photos on Instagram, there’ll be no pinning of images on Pinterest and surfing the net just will not… Read more about Enjoy Time Offline

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

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

#SavouringJanuary2017

#SavouringJanuary2017 A year ago this website didn’t exist and so I created and ran #SavouringJanuary from my @thegreengable Instagram account. It was just wonderful to see so many people join in the community photo project. So, we’re doing it again! Welcome to #SavouringJanuary2017… The idea is really simple. Each day this month, use the prompt… Read more about #SavouringJanuary2017

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

A Mini Guide to Mindfulness ebook for you

A Mini Guide to Mindfulness ebook for you   Today begins what I call my Week of Celebration! Because this week sees my little family celebrating the first anniversary of moving from Surrey to the Brecon Beacons, my birthday and our wedding anniversary. This is a good week and I want to share my joy… Read more about A Mini Guide to Mindfulness ebook for you