A closer look at Be Here Now

A closer look at Be Here Now Be Here Now is my online course where you learn to live more mindfully. But what does that really mean and what does the course cover? Let’s take a closer look… What is mindfulness and why live mindfully? Mindfulness is paying attention to the here and now, not… Read more about A closer look at Be Here Now

Get out of your head and into your life

Get out of your head and into your life You know that feeling where you’re constantly playing catch-up and at the end of each day you wonder where the time went. Where it feels like everyone else (especially on social media) has it all together and sorted while you feel a disorganised mess. Where you… Read more about Get out of your head and into your life

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

Overthinkers welcome here

Overthinkers welcome here Do you find yourself going over and over the same thoughts, getting stuck in a cycle that’s hard to shift out of? Do you think that if you just keep working away at a problem in your head a solution will eventually appear? Do you catch yourself replaying a conversation or analysing… Read more about Overthinkers welcome here

Coping with Christmas

Coping with Christmas Christmas is about family and merriment and quality time together and being really jolly happy. Isn’t it? Well, that’s not necessarily how it feels. I know that trying to do everything, be everywhere and make everyone happy sends your stress levels rocketing. You’ve told me that you need help managing the stress… Read more about Coping with Christmas

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