Wellness Day for Mums in Wimbledon – 18th Feb 12:15-17:30

Wellness Day for Mums on the 18th Feb – 12:15-17:30. Massage, Reiki, Mindfulness and Joyful Mums Stress Management Tools. This Wellness Day has been set aside specifically for mums who need to unwind and relax after the stressful holiday period. Leave your children at home (whatever age they may be) and spend over five hours … More Wellness Day for Mums in Wimbledon – 18th Feb 12:15-17:30

The importance of support groups for mums

Support groups have been around for ages, often made up of people experiencing something in common, such as depression or anxiety. These days, support groups for mums in London typically consist of the traditional NCT group, Facebook page (which let’s be honest is often more about flogging your old baby clothes than really being there … More The importance of support groups for mums

May the Joy Be With You – Rewiring the Brain Towards Joy, Sunday Assembly London: 15th Nov 2015

I was a bit apprehensive about doing a talk to the Sunday Assembly group about how to wire the brain for joy on the 15th November 2015, just two days after the terrific atrocities that happened in Paris. I was still feeling quite stunned and heavy hearted, as I know so many other people were … More May the Joy Be With You – Rewiring the Brain Towards Joy, Sunday Assembly London: 15th Nov 2015

Moving into the felt sense to stop worried thoughts

When we are stuck in negative thinking and feelings, the tendency seems to be to either try to ignore the thoughts or change them into something more positive. Both methods, while on the surface seem to be logically helpful, can actually serve to keep us stuck in negativity. Why is this? Basically, it’s because we … More Moving into the felt sense to stop worried thoughts

Laughter as medicine

Recently, a friend of mine experienced a break-up and told his followers on Facebook what had happened (in a nutshell) and expressed how sad he felt about it. Afterwards, amidst the well wishes and words of advice, I was surprised to see how many people simply placed a funny picture or humorous YouTube clip on his Facebook wall in … More Laughter as medicine