Are you Mindful or Mind Full? How to tell the difference and then make the difference using the acronym MINDFULNESS.
In 2016, the UK saw a doubling of prescribed anti-depressants in the previous decade. I was part of that statistic. At the end of 2016, I was diagnosed with clinical depression, anxiety from PTSD and had an eating disorder. After explaining the events I had experienced in a short space of time, I was … Continue reading My prescription for Depression
As we start a new year, it is a traditional time to do a nutrition reset or detox & cleanse. These practices often have the impression of cutting out or avoiding some foods and a certain level of denial or deprivation lingers while doing them. It can leaving a little 'wanting' and raiding the fridge … Continue reading Is nourishing your mind, body and soul the missing ingredient to make your ‘diet’ a success?
This is a really wonderful article sharing so many ideas that have worked for every day people who struggle with some form of Mental Health. If you or know someone who is suffering, try experimenting with some of these ideas for a couple of weeks and monitor your progress and changes... and hopefully improvements! I am a proud contributer to this article from the magazine Healthista
My top three goals upon starting the 6-month program were to feel energized, mentally and physically, lose the guilt of doing things for me and understand my role at home now that my kids are not so physically dependent on me. As my Health Coach, Ali was able to help me work toward these goals … Continue reading Louise T: How she found purpose & energy while being a working Mum!
In this article, which I wrote for Prime Women Magazine, I share how I have found a new way to set goals so they don’t become just another to do list.. ... As I write my article this month, I am hurtling down the M1 to spend the festive season with my family in the … Continue reading Goal Setting – with a difference!
I lived with the fear of putting weight back on. I used to weigh myself daily and then panic as I was stagnating. I decided to see Ali for a “Drop-In Health Check” where in a single session we talked to identify my main health concerns and together, defined a plan of little tweaks that I was comfortable with trying based on my goal to maintain the weight loss in a holistic way.
During the festive period, So how do you keep calm? How can you lower anxiety levels? How can you keep cool while the pressure is heating up? There are the obvious things - lists and plans as well as finding time for a Mindful Minute or two... But did you know, what you eat can also have a profound on your state of mind, of happiness and calm?
Monday Mindful Moments - a series of short guided meditations for people wanting to start their week in a state of calm and with a centred approach.
This is the third recording in a series of Monday Mindful Moments for anyone who would like to start their week with the intention of being calm and centred which will in turn bring focus, productivity, creativity and innovation. These recordings will be between 5 and 10 minutes long and can be used any time … Continue reading Mindful Monday Series – Gratitude