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

10 Tips to help someone in an anxiety attack

10 Tips to help someone in an anxiety attack   When you’re feeling anxious, particularly when you’re in a panic or anxiety attack, the world seems a frightening and threatening place. You may feel unable to share what you’re going through with those around you which makes you feel alone and contributes to your fear. People… Read more about 10 Tips to help someone in an anxiety attack

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

Self-talk: make friends with the mean girl in your head

Self-talk: make friends with the mean girl in your head Self-talk is literally how we talk to ourselves. And more often than not the voice is a critical one, its comments harsh and derogatory. Even though we’re talking to ourselves in our heads – no-one can hear, no-one knows what we’re saying – we can still… Read more about Self-talk: make friends with the mean girl in your head

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

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

Stopping to smell the flowers, literally

Stopping to smell the flowers, literally   You know those days when everything’s just a bit meh? Today was one of those days for me. There was nothing in particular that was bothering me, I just felt out of sorts. I was plodding through my work half-heartedly which never feels great. So, rather than plough on in the hope my… Read more about Stopping to smell the flowers, literally