Are you ‘Being on Purpose’?

Over the past few weeks I’ve been reminded once again about the philosophy of ‘being on purpose’ – that is, living in sync with your ultimate BIG goal and finding happiness. And now, as we’re all stuck at home, this is the perfect time to explore what your purpose is. But first, why consider your...

Stressed? Here are a few ways to beat it

Today’s fast paced world presents a lot of challenges. We’re always online, always connected, always working, always worrying… the upside is that you can get your stress levels under control. You definitely can’t ignore it. It’s uncomfortable and, in the long-term, has a negative impact on your physical well-being and mental health. Luckily, there are...

Smoking is for Quitters

A smoker will tell you that they know what’s in their cigarettes. But do they know the full extent of the physical complications associated with smoking?   In an earlier blog we touched on the mental and monetary consequences of smoking (read it here) but today we’re exploring the physical. Let’s start with the basics...

Our Top Ten Tips for Self-Care

Taking care of your mental, emotional and physical health…   It may sound like a cliché, but these are generally the key ingredients for a healthy body and mind: Fresh air Movement Nutritious diet Good sleep Just a few mind you. There are so many more: Accept who you are Be true to yourself and...

Do You Own Your Ailments?

Don’t own what you don’t want to keep! Take a moment to listen to yourself when you talk about what ails you. Are you ‘owning’ it? Do you use possessive pronouns to describe the issue – MY sciatica or MY migraines? You may not know it, but by using language like this you are inadvertently...

Guilt: Is It Overwhelming You?

Guilt is a terrible burden, but like every human emotion it has its place. It’s one of the worst feelings and one of the most destructive emotions in the world because it doesn’t like to be alone, becoming a magnet for other negative feelings like shame and anger. Furthermore, excessive guilt stops you from forgiving yourself...

Smoking: This is How You Stop

To stop smoking you must first stop fooling yourself! Let me explain. Most people feel that having a cigarette or roll-up is relaxing and that they deserve it because life is hard. So, they light up, inhale a deep breath of smoky pleasure and are left feeling satisfied and well rewarded. In the immediate this...

A Safe Space for Healing

Everyone wants to be comfortable in their surroundings. We want our environments to be open, accepting and inclusive. We want to be able to confidently express our thoughts and feelings without the fear of being ridiculed or ‘shut down’. And in our line of work a safe space is essential for the healing process. Openness,...