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...
7 Small Acts of Kindness

7 Small Acts of Kindness

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and it’s a week that’s very close to my heart. As a meditation teacher, supporting people’s mental health is a big part of my work. Particularly as not managing my own stress very effectively was what...
My 5 Favourite Lockdown Bakes

My 5 Favourite Lockdown Bakes

It’s no secret that the UK has gone a bit flour crazy amidst the Covid-19 lockdown, with supermarket shelves looking rather depleted of their stocks. Or totally empty in the case of my own local shops. I was beyond delighted to discover my local bakery selling...