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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 ultimately led me to...

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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 bags of...

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It’s okay not to feel okay

It’s okay not to feel okay

I actually started thinking about this post a few weeks back. But oh my goodness what a different world we're now in as we slip into spring 2020! My husband and I, as we sit next to each other working from home, have started to think of life as BC (before coronavirus)...

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10 things I love about January

10 things I love about January

In the week that supposedly contains Blue Monday (nothing like encouraging people to feel crap even when they weren't in the first place!), I'd like to put a positive spin on this month and share 10 things I love about January.   1.Β  It's entirely acceptable to...

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Chocolate Figgy Pudding Balls

Chocolate Figgy Pudding Balls

These little balls make a delicious addition to cups of tea or coffee over Christmas (or any time of the year really!). They're simple to make and tasty to eat, which I think is the perfect combination. They also contain all the different parts of chocolate...  ...

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Have yourself a compassionate little Christmas

Have yourself a compassionate little Christmas

As I'm writing this I'm recovering from a little bug which struck me down in what is my busiest time of the year. As well as feeling pretty rough over the last few days, I've been a bit frustrated with my body for 'failing'. But it's a reminder that I've had a very...

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How to make time for meditation

How to make time for meditation

I keep hearing the phrase: "... is my meditation". For the "..." you can insert running, walking, baking, knitting and a myriad of other things. But the hard truth is that unfortunately there really is no substitute for actual meditation. All of the above things can...

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The power of micro-actions for wellbeing

The power of micro-actions for wellbeing

Sometimes when it comes to health and wellbeing, we (and I include myself in this) can be a bit black and white. It's salads every day or sacking it off and ordering take away all week. Training for a marathon or just slobbing out on the couch and doing nothing....

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