Why it’s time to swap out ‘should’

Why it’s time to swap out ‘should’ There’s a word in the English language which I’m really not a fan of. No, it’s not a four-letter word, it’s simply the word ‘should’. Think about when you use ‘should’ in a sentence. Is it when you think you could do something, or you want to? Do… Read more about Why it’s time to swap out ‘should’

Can keeping control keep worrying at bay?

Can keeping control keep worrying at bay? If you’re a worrier (come in, sit down, make a cuppa, you’re among friends) I’m guessing you also like to have things planned out, know what’s happening, where, when, how and with whom. You like to have thought of every possibility, rehearsed conversations (playing all the parts in… Read more about Can keeping control keep worrying at bay?

When the world feels a frightening place

When the world feels a frightening place I sent these words to everyone who’s signed up to receive emails from me and the response has been so positive that I wanted to share it here so more people could read and hopefully find help in it. The news and social media have been filled with reports… Read more about When the world feels a frightening place

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

Take a mindful walk

Take a mindful walk   I spent last weekend in the company of several creative, inspiring, interesting and downright lovely women at the Makelight Retreat run by Emily Quinton (you can read about her in this interview). We talked, laughed, learned about story telling from Kate (check out her interview here) and Pinterest insights from… Read more about Take a mindful walk

What living mindfully can do for you

What living mindfully can do for you Be Here Now – a practical guide to living mindfully begins on Monday 12 September. If you’re wondering what the idea of living mindfully is all about, and how it can benefit you, watch my 90-second video where I explain… Be Here Now is open for registration now… Read more about What living mindfully can do for you

Why I love other people’s happy, beautiful Instagram posts

Why I love other people’s happy, beautiful Instagram posts I’m a big fan of Instagram, it’s my favourite social media tool, for the moment at least. But I know that many people have a love/hate relationship with social media. They see what looks like someone’s perfect life with a high follower count, photogenic family, busy social… Read more about Why I love other people’s happy, beautiful Instagram posts