Tag: wellbeing blog

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Healing Case Study

Reiki was used with *Lisa to support both an emotional and physical healing need.

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The Gift of Gratitude

When we take pleasure in the things that bring us joy, the things that make us laugh, smile, or sigh with heartfelt warmth, that is the simplest form of gratitude. Gratitude brings many gifts to our lives; which could be beneficial to one or more of emotional, spiritual, physical, and mental health and wellbeing.  Showing and feeling gratitude can occur at a subconscious level, or may … Read More The Gift of Gratitude

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The Magic of Mindfulness

When did you stop noticing the wonderful things around you, within you, and beside you? When did you stop dancing? If you’re life is mainly rushing by at a 100 miles an hour, and you’re somehow just not content or happy with you lot, my friend, you need to explore the wonderful world of mindfulness.

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Sleep: Are you getting enough quality zzz’s?

Most of us are not getting enough sleep, but it’s more complex than you might think. Some of the facts around sleep, and its role on our health and wellbeing, are still a mystery, even to scientists.  The Daily Mirror reported that one survey found that “Nearly a third of the population are suffering from insomnia which is affecting their health”.  This survey of … Read More Sleep: Are you getting enough quality zzz’s?

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Finding Life Balance

In our busy lives it’s easy to get out of balance.  We may focus too much energy on a particular aspect of life, whilst not paying enough attention to the other important areas of life.  This is known as our ‘life balance’   This week’s blog takes a peek at the warning signs when life balance is not in play, and  gives a practical tool for you to … Read More Finding Life Balance

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Harnessing a calm mind in a hectic world

A calm mind promotes peace, confidence, and ultimately happiness.  This is what could be termed as having good mental health or wellbeing. What does a calm mind mean to you? This week I’ll be sharing three techniques that you can use to harness a calm mind.

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Keeping your Mojo after 40!

Tom Clancy once said “life is about learning; when you stop learning, you die”. I say “life is amount movement; a fusion of mind and body working together, when you stop, it kinda all seizes up!” As a woman hurtling faster than I’d like to the big 50, I’ve experienced that inevitable shift and change in my body through my 30’s and 40’s.  This … Read More Keeping your Mojo after 40!

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Relax with Aromatherapy

In 2001 I embarked on a learning journey into aromatherapy and natural health, which followed an already established passion in all things wellbeing.  That means when it comes to relaxing, I have a few tricks up my sleeve. This week I’m going to share with you the wonders of aromatherapy; where it started, how it works, what it works for, and a few oils … Read More Relax with Aromatherapy

Super Boost your Energy

If you’ve ever had ‘that’ morning feeling, or an afternoon slump, this blog is for you.  Super boost your energy in a morning and make sure you keep going to bedtime, then sleep like a baby. As the summer draws to a close and the Autumn draws nearer, we start to feel a shift in our bodies, and our energy levels.  This week I’ll … Read More Super Boost your Energy

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Control your fear

If we let fear in it will consume us, control our thoughts, actions and reactions.  Fear that’s fed will grow big in our stomaches and strengthen in our minds, until it has won over our very being, and turned into a phobia that haunts us daily. This week I’ll share a my own (brief) story of anxiety that led to a fear and panic, … Read More Control your fear

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Beat your inner critic with self compassion

When we accept who we are, all of who we are, and know that we are good enough in every way, something magical happens. For many of us our self critic is an ever present voice in our head or feeling in the pit of our stomaches.  This week’s wellbeing blog addresses how this critic grows and how to control it.

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Stress: the facts & fixes

You may not be able to avoid stress altogether, but you can learn resilience against it, and lessen the negative effects of stress. Stress, especially that relating to work, is stated as the second most frequent health problem, impacting one third of employed people in the European Union (Varvogli & Darviri, 2011).  Although stress is a part of life, and a little bit won’t … Read More Stress: the facts & fixes