Tag: mindfulness

How to have a happy Christmas

How to have a happy Christmas

There’s a lot of pressure to have a happy Christmas. Any Christmas advert will show you what your Christmas should look like. The reality is that the media shows a stilted inaccurate representation of real life. This discrepancy is responsible for mental health issues, not 

How to stay sane during the pandemic

How to stay sane during the pandemic

  It’s been a trying year and we could all do with some respite. For me, it has felt as if the days have been interminable and boredom has been my constant companion. That doesn’t mean to say I have not been busy. In fact, 

6 Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

6 Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

In case you are just recently visiting Earth, well, things have slightly changed since 2019. Whilst we discussed the mental health ramifications of the first lockdown (view post here), the second lockdown brought with it new challenges. More specifically, I’m talking about working from home. 

11 Habits You Need to Stop to Become Happier

11 Habits You Need to Stop to Become Happier

What is it that makes you unhappy? Your first thought is probably something like a bad job or a complicated relationship status, but that’s not exactly the truth.   Bad habits are what really makes most people feel sad, unsatisfied, or even miserable.   According 

Can You Live a Normal Life With Cerebral Palsy?

Can You Live a Normal Life With Cerebral Palsy?

A diagnosis of cerebral palsy (CP) can be devastating to any parent, but it is important to remember that CP does not affect life expectancy. Many children with CP grow into adulthood and live as many years as the rest of the population. There are 

How to make 2020 a happier year

How to make 2020 a happier year

Every year holds good and bad. It would be unrealistic to expect a whole year to be happy without any setbacks. I have certainly had my fair share of setbacks, especially over the last two years but the setbacks have made me resilient and have 

New research examines whether mindfulness can help tackle obesity

New research examines whether mindfulness can help tackle obesity

Researchers have developed a package of new tools to examine how mindfulness can help tackle rising obesity across the UK. A team of psychologists at Birmingham City University, are leading new research looking at how mindfulness interventions can contribute to a healthy eating regime and improve 

Practical Tips for reducing anxiety/sadness

Practical Tips for reducing anxiety/sadness

I was having a down day recently (we all get them!) and thought I’d share with you a strategy that often works for me. Three practical ways to reduce anxiety: Acceptance 1) Acceptance is accepting the good and the bad of your current life circumstances. 

Lockdown survival kit

Lockdown survival kit

IMAGINE a way to improve your life and your mental health day by day. This is what this post is about. Since Covid-19 emerged, we have lost our sense of control over our lives. Many have lost their jobs, even more are working from home 

CBD & Yoga: A Perfect Combo For Mindfulness

CBD & Yoga: A Perfect Combo For Mindfulness

Mindfulness is an age-old concept with its roots in emerging from Buddhism, practiced widely to enhance life quality. It has taken the world by storm with many big-shot companies like Google and Salesforce offering mindfulness as a part of their training programs.   Mindfulness is