The power of contentment

The power of contentment

February isn’t always the easiest month of the year even at the best of times – and we are definitely not in the best possible times! This latest phase of the lockdown has sometimes felt really hard (and a bit tedious), but it’s also been a good...
Tips for meditation in lockdown

Tips for meditation in lockdown

After all the ups and downs of 2020, starting the new year with a new lockdown is probably not what any of us hoped for. However when we are hit with with times of uncertainty, creating positive small daily rituals or habits can really make a difference to wellbeing....
Is stress always bad?

Is stress always bad?

I spend a lot of my time talking and thinking about and giving people tools to manage stress. This is partly because for a really long time stress was mostly not a good thing in my life. I didn’t recognise it or manage it very well, and it was very much at the...
How to meditate in difficult times

How to meditate in difficult times

I’m writing this 4 months or so after we officially went into the lockdown in the UK – and we are now easing out of it. At the beginning of lockdown I definitely had a big bout of panic. And yes there were also some tears involved. A lot of my work is...