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

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

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

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