Mindfulness, nature and wellbeing

Mindfulness, nature and wellbeing

One of the things that has been so apparent over the last year is the importance of having access to nature. I know that in the first lockdown my long morning walks in our local woods were lifesaving. I was feeling anxious, a bit scared and increasingly sad as the...
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...
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...
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....