Finding the life in your years.

In the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln There is a striving for the extending of life. From gene therapy and pioneering medical advances, to beauty products that...

Chasing Rainbows – The colours of YOU

Somewhere over the rainbow .…….. The Wizard of OZ Across the water a bridge of colour arched. Hues of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet against a darkened sky. Sunlight attempting to break through clouds bursting to unburden...

Mindfulness Why?

“You can’t stop the waves but you can learn how to surf” Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). Mindfulness is a mind-body approach that can help us to think and react differently to experiences we may face in...

The Core Values of Mindfulness

Life is endlessly busy, and if your like me, you find yourself dashing from one task to another and juggling the constant demands that nag us to be met. This dividing of our attention can be a source of great...

Mindfulness v Mindlessness.

Mindfulness gives you time, time gives you choices.  Choices skillfully made, lead to freedom. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana For many mindfulness brings to mind someone sat meditating, practicing yoga, in a state of zen. Yet mindfulness I am learning is much...

Coping with Panic Attacks.

“It’s hard to fight an enemy that has outposts in your head.” Sally Kempton   I wish I could say that I have found a magic cure for panic attacks. They are something that has plagued me since the birth...

When the fairytale is broken

  I have always loved fairytales. Magical worlds in which to escape full of intrigue, hero’s, villain’s, and of course, the fight between good and evil. I use to have my own fairytale, my own story of how I dreamed...

Unloveable

  In the depths of struggling with mental health we can feel unlovable. I am unloveable. This is what I believe. How could someone love something so flawed, so broken as me? I doubt my own worth, Doubt that I...