Day: September 17, 2018

Monday Mojo – Find the Quiet

Have you noticed how noisy the world is lately? If you’ve travelled on a train lately you’ll know what I mean. People compete to be heard, by speaking louder and louder. They talk on their ‘phones and clatter the keyboards on their laptops. And…

Monday Mojo: Create Stillness

Monday Mojo – feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Create Stillness  If you follow my other page on Facebook which focuses on women’s mental health, you’ll know that every Friday I offer “Reflections” on the week and a mantra for meditation practice. Last Friday’s Reflection…

Monday Mojo – Play the long game

Monday Mojo – Feel-good motivation for the week ahead: Play the long game.  At a recent training event I was delivering on mental health, I was having a discussion with the class about how the brain responds when it goes into fight or flight…

Stress – the (not so) silent enemy

Samantha went out to work one day, even though she didn’t feel so good.  She’d already been to the doctors the week before (he’d said there was nothing wrong with her), but every day she felt more tired, sick, headachey and just…not really herself….

Mindful Living

Two travelling monks reached a river where they met a young woman. Wary of the current, she asked if they could carry her across.  One of the monks hesitated, but the other quickly picked her up onto his shoulders, transported her across the water,…

Meaning and Purpose: Spirituality and Mental Health

There’s a Zen story about a horse which suddenly appeared galloping down the road.  The man riding the horse, looked as if he had somewhere important to go.  Another man, at the side of the road shouted “Where are you going?”, to which the…

The connection between us: understanding the role of relationships in mental health

Being in an unhealthy relationship is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.  This comes from a new report by the Mental Health Foundation which is asking us to explore the connection between relationships and mental health.  When we think about…

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