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Feast on some mindful pampering this Christmas

This advent period, why not treat yourself to some festive wellbeing on us?

‘N’ is for ‘Noticing and Nuturing Happiness’ in November

Seek out moments that have felt good, discover opportunities for happiness, and touch in with a little gratitude.

The benefits of grown up, serious play!

Carrying on doing things you enjoy past childhood is so important to give you balance in your life.

Breathe better: learning how your breath does more than keep you alive

Check out our free Breath Practice for you to try. You can listen to the audio file here or download it for use offline as well.

Creating space and finding balance in the midst of our busy lives

Seek out moments that have felt good, discover opportunities for happiness, and touch in with a little gratitude.

Mindful parenting? Boy oh boy...

Parenting is tough. Parenting with mindful awareness is just as tough.

Just because we practice mindful awareness and exercise in compassion for self and others and have written a mini thesis on mindful parenting doesn’t mean that we are perfect parents, that our children are perfect or that life is bliss.

Reflection: The mind and me

I came across this image the other day when looking for a specific quote and it really found a way to the inside of me

Mindfulness in daily life: get colouring.....

I remember as a child, being very excited by a gift of new crayons, paints, pencils or fine point felt tip pens. The care taken to unwrap them from their package, to look at their newness.

You see but do you notice?

Your eyes do lots of looking, all the time - at least when they are open. But what do you actually see?

Every moment brings a choice

 

If things feel just a little out of kilter or if you are in the thick of the melting pot, then we can use the breath skilfully - to be better with the stress or discomfort in that moment.

Here's how, in three steps:...

Practicing with a goodnight cuddle

I've just tucked my biggest 'little man' to bed and what a wee gift it was too.

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