Kerry and I have known each other for a few years now through mutual friends. Through coaching, Kerry opened up and her vulnerability was the catalyst to her transformation from burnt out, strung out working mum with the world on her shoulders to a corporate lawyer going to the top of her field having found … Continue reading Kerry: from burnt out corporate lawyer to finding safe harbour, her sanity and peace
Alice was a complete stranger when we had our first conversation, as a referral from another client. Over the last 12 months, I have been honoured to witness an incredible transformation in Alice - from one of despair borne of overwhelming anxiety to a gutsy entrepreneur starting her new business with passion and motivation, confident in herself and in her own words grateful to be in a marriage where she and her husband have 'the most fulfilled and connected relationship we have had since we met'.
I have recently been privileged enough to be able to help teenagers understand the impact of their diet on their mental health; how high sugary treats and foods can lead to blood sugar highs and then the inevitable lows. This can exacerbate any anxious tendencies they may already have and therefore, guiding and suggesting alternatives that they enjoy can have wonderful effects.
When Jo first came to me for help, she was exhausted and lost her sparkle and zest for life after working more than a 40 hour week in a stressful, round the clock job as well as caring for her father after a cancer diagnosis. There was no time for her or her 'joy list'. 12 months on, Jo is living her happiest life yet and a life she has designed around her joy list! To receive a testimonial from someone who refers to me as Mary Poppins has made me so happy as I know I have left a patient client with a 'carpet bag' of tools and techniques they can call on and empower themselves to feel happy and healthy.
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
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
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
This is the second 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 – Floating