One step. Forward moving but immersed – a single moment. Time is present: meaningless. The critic tries to scream but no sound is registered. It tries to wander but is instead held fast to a crunch of leaves underfoot and the stride, rhythmic. Soothing even. Air passes along skin – a delicious shiver – perhaps … More An Autumn Walk
Breaking news!! I am writing a short book that will encompass much of what I’ve learned on my journey thus far. It will contain a number of simple exercises designed to rewire the brain away from stress and towards joy, all backed a little bit by science. I am hoping that it will help others … More Feel Your Feelings
I spent Saturday at the Pulborough Brooks RSPB Nature Reserve in West Sussex. Even though the weather wasn’t great, it was wonderful to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of London and just walk and observe the natural world unfurling around me. Deep connection often comes from the simplest of activities.
“Love does not obey our expectations; it obeys our intentions.” ~Lloyd Strom Something to contemplate as Valentine’s Day approaches, but true every day of the year.
I don’t know about you, but as 2013 winds down and the holidays very quickly approach, I have been noticing a trend in the people around me, including my family and my clients. There seems to be a tendency for the build-up of the year to get on top of people, creating a powerful sense … More Dealing with overwhelm
Studying, family, work, projects, reports and life in general can all be quite stressful. At times, especially around deadlines and important events, stress can feel overwhelming and the desire to stay motivated and concentrated may wane a bit. But why is this? What is stress? A little bit of stress is a good thing. It … More Struggling with Managing Stress?
Colour breathing is a quick and easy way to control negative feelings or emotions; to relax and unwind; and to reduce pain or for pain management. It is a simple and effective way to get your mind and body back into balance and to take back control of anything that is overwhelming you. Listen to my … More Colour Breathing
Affirmations have been around for a long time and have particularly gained notoriety out of the New Age movement – which unfortunately sometimes makes people skeptical about their validity. However, new advances in neuroscience have shown that what we say to ourselves can really impact how our brains are “wired.” In a nutshell, the science behind affirmations … More The Power of Affirmations