Late summer sees the start of blackberry season! I have trained my boys to be expert pickers – they have far more patience than I do and, even allowing for the purple faces that return to my kitchen, it’s easy to have plenty of berries left after harvest munching to make delicious blackberry puddings. One […]
Forget New Year’s Resolutions! Change Your Life With A Gratitude Jar, Instead.
I want to share with you one of the simplest – and yet most profound – New Year Resolutions you could make today. Forget about the whole gym / giving up chocolate / never swearing again stuff. Sure, it’s helpful, but it’s really only twiddling with the outside. If you want to make real, life-long […]
Time To Stop ‘Pretending’ To Breathe? Turn Things Around With A 3 Minute Belly-Breathing Meditation
Most of us are just ‘pretending’ to breathe. We have trained ourselves to do just enough to survive. But most of us aren’t breathing properly. We’re denying our bodies the oxygen-rich fuel they crave, which has implications for our health – physically, mentally and emotionally. Fortunately all you need to do, to turn things around, […]
5 Minute Mindful Breathing Meditation
Mindful breathing Here’s a really simple mindful breathing meditation that you can do whenever you’re feeling tense and stressed. Stop whatever you are doing and take a deep breath in to your belly. Breathe out with an ‘ahhhh’ sound, as you relax your body and mind. Do this 3 times. Now allow your breathing to […]