Self-care in times of distress

Hello, Lovely to see you here again. Now when thinking about this blog I came up with loads of ideas and now I sit down to write it's more challenging than I thought it would be! Writing about distress, in whatever form it takes is hard. As these experiences are not pleasant and sometimes can … Continue reading Self-care in times of distress

Mindfulness day

  Hello everyone, Lovely to see you here again đŸ˜ƒ This picture was of a very sleepy me on the train first thing this morning. Today has been a lovely and very fulfilling day for me. It was the last of four sessions of the Mindfulness for Health course that I have been supporting up … Continue reading Mindfulness day

Family time

Hello and welcome to an extra blog post this week, inspired by some fun quality time that I have been able to spend with my family this evening. Being a working mum since my children were babies has meant that opportunities like this evening are few and far between... So how grateful am I to … Continue reading Family time

Mindfulness for Health immersion retreat June 2018

Hello, Welcome to my latest blog post, really good to see you here. Today I would like to tell you about my week. The week started off at a meditation retreat at Adhistana Buddhist centre in Ledbury and then finished off with me volunteering at the third session of the Mindfulness for Health course in … Continue reading Mindfulness for Health immersion retreat June 2018

Volunteering on a Mindfulness for Health course – session one

Happy Bank holiday weekend to my lovely blog and Facebook page followers. Lovely to see you here. So this blog post is to let you know how it was for me to volunteer on a Mindfulness for Health program run at one of the Breathworks offices in Manchester. I was really excited for this opportunity … Continue reading Volunteering on a Mindfulness for Health course – session one

Katie Piper – What’s in My Head

Hello, Lovely to check in with you all again. Today I had the fantastic privilege of being able to watch Katie Piper's new show 'What's in My Head'. Katie is touring the country with this show and we managed to catch the show in Kettering. So I'm not sure how many of you are aware … Continue reading Katie Piper – What’s in My Head

Working creatively with anxiety CPD

I had the fantastic opportunity to attend a CPD with Nettie at Challenging-Behaviour Counselling Services in Dunstable on Saturday 17th March. As a trainee counsellor one of my interests is working creatively with some of the issues that clients bring to sessions. The CPD's offered at Challenging-Behaviour are a good mix of psycho-education and creative exercises. … Continue reading Working creatively with anxiety CPD