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Reduce anxiety with mindfulness

Reduce anxiety with mindfulness

Stay in the present moment When you are in your own mind, you tend to start worrying about all the possible problems that may arise. “What if” thinking is very common for all of us but it is wasted energy. Learn to stay in the […]

I’ve lost my way

I’ve lost my way

“I’ve lost my way” is something I have heard many times over the years from friends and clients alike. I have lost my way too at various stages in my life. Part of life is feeling lost and if you’ve never felt lost you must […]

Learn to let it go

Learn to let it go

Learn to let it go   Life is a conundrum…even if you live by clear rules and try to do the right thing, that does not guarantee that anyone else will. During our lives we will all come across people who do not practise what […]

Personal affirmations to counteract stress

Personal affirmations to counteract stress

  Personal affirmations to counteract stress I created a personal mantra to help focus my mind when I am feeling vulnerable or overwhelmed by stress. It helps to remind me that it is possible to counteract stress by regularly ‘feeding’ myself a positive inner dialogue. […]

How to decatastrophise

How to decatastrophise

  How to decatastrophise We’ve all been there – something triggers us and we end up catastrophising and imagining the absolute worst case scenario. We make mountains out of molehills. Try out the techniques in this blog post to decatastrophise and get back to normality. […]

6 Ways to live a happy life

6 Ways to live a happy life

6 ways to live a happy life Don’t take things personally We are egocentric beings which means that we tend to interpret neutral events according to our own personal influences and ideas. We all have existing biases that underlie our perceptions of the world. As a […]

Tips for Mindfulness

Tips for Mindfulness

Practising mindfulness is essential if you want to stay sane and healthy. Too much stress and not enough down time can lead to long term health problems as well as anxiety and depression. Being mindful is difficult in a world where our attention is constantly […]