Learn To Walk Side By Side With Fear Instead Of Conquering It

One of the things which I’m learning about as I grow older, is the need to be compassionate with myself and others when it comes to fear. I believe the muscle talk which appears in our early twenties for conquering fear, is not always kind or necessary. Don’t get me wrong, there is a need at…

Developing The Art Of Focused Intention Through Yoga

Yesterday morning I was short of time, a busy day ahead. I knew it is good for my wellbeing to begin the day with some form of exercise. One of the elements of working in an overseas drug and alcohol rehab, was the importance given to exercise, movement and meditation first thing in the morning….

Recalibrate Your Brain By Taking Time Out In Nature

“Being in nature allows the prefrontal cortex, the brain’s command center, to dial down and rest, like an overused muscle.”         David Strayer. Cognitive Psychologist.  Yesterday I walked to my Fluid Flow to Restore class at the Yoga Factory. The walk was part of my warm up before flexing. It was the first…

Turn To Wild Swimming To Explore & Increase Wellbeing

I remember when I started wild swimming. The Thames Estuary, kissing the shingled shoreline, in my little hometown of Southend on Sea. It wasn’t considered fashionable or fabulous then – the only people I would see dipping their toes into the salty brine the same as me, were swimsuit clad septuagenarians. For them, it never…

Re-Energising Life Workshop: Moving from Surviving to Thriving

August Two One Day Workshops. 10 Participants per event. Start of Day. 10:30 30 min: Sun Salutation Yoga Session – increasing vital energy – helping remove energy blockages in readiness to start the workshop day. 10 min rehydrate and toilet break. 11:15– 12:15 Re-Energise Your Life: The first step in moving from surviving to thriving. An interactive,…

5 Key Tips To Boost Mental Wellbeing in the WorkPlace

Winning an award for creating a happy team and making the working environment better, was something I didn’t see the value in as a young adult finding her way in the world.  Now, as an experienced Humanistic Therapist and Wellbeing Practitioner, I fully understand the importance and value of building and working with a team,…

5 Fantastic Things To Do For Wellbeing & Wellness In Catalonia

It dawned on me when I arrived in Barcelona, that I didn’t really know much about the region of Catalonia and only visiting for a few short days, meant I wouldn’t have much of a chance to explore further, these northern reaches of Spain. Although camping along the coastline of of its gorgeous mainland, has…

How Golf Teaches You to Not Be Intimidated by the Unknown

29 ° degrees today in sunny Southend… I finished my golf lesson on the driving range and made way to the South Course at Garon Park. Today I’d learnt the invaluable lesson, of making sure my positioning was correct as I addressed the ball, in relation to the size of the club I was using. It…