Mental health, emotional wellbeing & personal development

Tag: mindfulness

Relieving stress through mindfulness and massage

Relieving stress through mindfulness and massage

We live in a world where there are constant demands placed upon us. Now, more than ever,mindfulness and massage should be incorporated regularly into our routines. It is up to us to have healthy boundaries in place that prevent us from becoming burnt out. When […]

Imagine there’s no suffering

Imagine there’s no suffering

I think about the John Lennon song – Imagine. I imagine how the world could be: No possessions No religion (I believe religion creates barriers – and “us and them” mentality. Kindness and compassion No cruelty to living things It’s what we all want. To […]

5 Ways To Manage Your Anxiety Effectively

5 Ways To Manage Your Anxiety Effectively

Anxiety and its related disorders are one of the most common mental health issues in the UK. Anxiety attacks can happen at any time, especially during stressful situations such as a crowded space. Thankfully, there are a number of ways you can effectively manage anxiety […]

Why is happiness elusive?

Why is happiness elusive?

Apparently, we have never had it so good. We have a higher standard of living than ever before. More people have access to education and medical treatment that previously. We also have better food, better housing conditions, imporved sanitation, career opportunities etc, yet people today […]

Staying sane in an insane world

Staying sane in an insane world

I don’t know about you, but my sanity gets challenged on a daily basis.  I have often looked for the answer on how to stay sane in an insane world. Rude people, queues, money worries, relationship challenges – being a counsellor doesn’t mean that I’m […]

The ultimate meditation guide

The ultimate meditation guide

 The Ultimate Meditation Guide from Culinary Teas

The effects of mindfulness on emotional clarity

The effects of mindfulness on emotional clarity

For those of you whoa re interested in recent research into the effects of mindfulness on emotional clarity… Highlights • Mindfulness practice may help to develop skills that increase emotional clarity. • A systematic review yielded 17 pre–post intervention studies, totalling 894 participants. • Overall, the […]

Taking your mind to other places

Taking your mind to other places

Panic attacks don’t sound like a big deal when you are discussing them in public, but when you’re in the thick of one, it can feel like it’s the end of the world. They’re terrifying, debilitating and confusing and your body can react in a […]