How to stop apologising for everything

How to stop apologising for everything How often do you say ‘sorry’? I’m guessing it’s more than you think. When you want to squeeze by someone blocking the aisle in the supermarket: “Sorry, would you mind if I squeeze by please?” When you need to get someone’s attention: “Sorry, can I just ask…” When you… Read more about How to stop apologising for everything

Begin 2018 with The Warm Embrace

Begin 2018 with The Warm Embrace The Warm Embrace is a free, seven-day e-course to help you start the new year feeling optimistic not overwhelmed. I first ran this course last year and it has such an overwhelmingly positive response I knew I wanted to share it with you again this year. The Warm Embrace… Read more about Begin 2018 with The Warm Embrace

How to calm your mind for sleep

How to calm your mind for sleep That feeling when you know you’re tired, you’ve got a busy day tomorrow and you really want to get a good night’s sleep but it’s just not happening. Your mind won’t switch off, there’s a constant stream (or maybe three) of thoughts running through and around your brain… Read more about How to calm your mind for sleep

What’s in your mental health first aid kit?

What’s in your mental health first aid kit? I’m pretty sure you have a first aid kit for cuts and bruises but what about a mental health first aid kit? Where do you go when you’re feeling bruised and battered by life but with no external scars to show for it? For years I’ve carried… Read more about What’s in your mental health first aid kit?

9 Ways to take a micro mindful moment

9 Ways to take a micro mindful moment When you read the word mindfulness it might conjur up visions of meditating on a cushion or doing something at glacial speed. While mindfulness can involve meditation or slowing down, that’s not all it’s about. At the heart of it mindfulness is about paying attention to what’s… Read more about 9 Ways to take a micro mindful moment

What to do when worry takes over

What to do when worry takes over When you’re worrying you aren’t really here. You think you are, you think you’re so on the ball that you’re on top of every possible outcome of a situation. But, actually, you aren’t here in the space you’re stood in, in the same timeframe as the people around… Read more about What to do when worry takes over