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Meditation - what is it all about?

Sep 17, 2022

What is meditation?

Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that running is a way to train the body. There are many different ways to meditate, as there are many way to work out- so there truly is something for everyone. 

Meditation is a simple practice, available to all. This ancient practice is well known to quieten the mind, which promotes the feeling of calmness and clarity, promotes focus and productivity and reduces feelings of anxiety and...

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5 steps to take you from burnout to balance

Sep 09, 2022

10 years ago, I had everything I had worked for; a thriving and growing business where I was making a real impact on the people I was working with, on a daily basis. It had been my sole focus for years and my hard work had paid off, I was living my dream. 

At that point, if you had asked me to write a list of all of the things that I valued, it wouldn't have occurred for me to put myself on it. A thriving business, great relationships with my family and friends and knowing my...

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Your thoughts are holding you back. Here's how to shift them

Sep 02, 2022

"When we are no longer capable of changing a situation, we face the challenge of changing ourselves" Viktor Frankl. Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist.

Feeling overloaded because there is too much change at once? Feeling uncertain about what next week could hold never mind next year? It is so normal to feel challenges and fearful right now but how are you dealing with it? 

One of my favourite mottos that has stood me well is " it's not what happens it is how we deal with it." So...

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Clearing out clutter: Why your mess is slowing you down

Oct 05, 2020

Do you ever have to clear a space before you can get started on something? You know when you sit down at your desk and you have to clear a pile of papers before you can start working, or go to cook in the kitchen but have to wash up all of last night's plates before you can get chopping the veg. If you've ever done this, or felt overwhelmed by *all that stuff*, it's possible that the clutter has prevailed. And it's stressing you out more than you realise.

We often underestimate the impact...

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