Visiting your doctor in difficult times

One in five patients now has to wait at least 15 days to see a GP in England, NHS figures have revealed. Just under 5m of the 27.1m appointments at GPs’ surgeries in October involved waiting anywhere between 15 and 28 or more days to see a doctor or practice nurse. Patients are finding it …

Hello and Welcome

Welcome to my website, thank you for stopping by. These pages tell you how to access services which have been carefully designed to help you find your mojo and get your sparkle back. Mental health is as important as physical health, and we now know that one can have an impact on the other. But …

Online Services and Resources

If you’re nervous about attending an event or booking a 1-1, you might like some of my resources and services available to purchase and access online. I also offer telephone appointments for £25 (for 50 minutes) – initial consultations are free. These include: Click here for The Mindfulness Starter Kit – This pack is available via …

Workshops and Events

Did you know according to Time to Change, 95% of people feeling sick with stress, will phone in sick with another reason (like headaches or stomach upsets)?  For training on mental health awareness, get in touch. This page includes training and events I offer. Book a Speaker If you’re hosting an event and would like me …

In the media

I’m Delphi Ellis – a Qualified Therapist, Mental Health Speaker, Mindfulness Practitioner and Well-being Trainer – Helping You Sparkle™. I help people find their mojo and get their sparkle back, often after a difficult period in their lives. I do this by offering counselling, and well-being training services promoting positive mental health, including some specialist …

Managing Uncertainty – How to create a “Not-Knowing” Plan

If you’ve ever found yourself in a situation that develops into or exacerbates anxiety, you’ll understand the difficulty created by uncertainty. Where possible, it helps to take positive action, identifying helpful steps forward, or developing goals to help you get where you want to be. But this isn’t always an option when you’re dealing with …

Monday Mojo – Drop the Rock

Have you been beating yourself up lately? It’s easy to fall into the trap of perfectionism:• Questioning your decision-making• Saying yes when you mean no• Setting your sights on getting it right, all the time And when we feel we’ve fallen short, lost our way, or slipped up somewhere along the line, we throw rocks …

Monday Mojo – Return to Simplicity

How complicated does your life feel today? If you can sit back where you are in a joyful glow that life is a piece of cake right now, then genuinely that’s wonderful. Please celebrate the win with at least one cup of tea and a rich tea biscuit. (Gretchen Rubin explains why it’s scientifically important …

Monday Mojo – Find Your Word

What word sums up how you’re feeling today? It might be:Tired.Frustrated. Motivated. Or all / none of the above. The thing about feelings is they can change in an instant.  For example, you arrive at work full of the joys of spring, only to find a snotty email from someone that sets the tone for …

Monday Mojo – Do One Thing

How much have you got on your to-do list today? If like many of us, your list is growing ever longer, you’ll know what it’s like to reach 5pm (if that’s even close to when you finish) most days and wonder how much you’ve achieved. According to Dr Megan Reitz, the ‘average’ employee is interrupted at …

Monday Mojo – Know Your Zone

Where are you meant to be today? I know you may be at work, or have a day off, or seeing to jobs at home – but I’m talking about the big picture.  The vision you have for where maybe you’d rather be.  For a Monday, you might be:Firing on all cylinders. Full of feel-good mojo.. Living your best …

Monday Mojo – Embrace the Infinite

What is getting your time and attention right now? It might be work. It might be a relationship. Or it might be a cause close to your heart. For some, it’s raising money for worthwhile charities. For others, it’s helping people in need.  But what if one of your worthwhile causes was you? By that, …

Monday Mojo – Bring the Balance

How balanced does life feel right now? When we think about feeling centred, we might align this with feeling happy.When all our ducks are in a rowWhen life is ticking along nicelyWhen we feel a sense of peace. If life feels like it’s where it needs to be for you right now, that’s genuinely awesome.  But …

Monday Mojo – Heal It Slowly

How are you with unfinished business? Many of us lock things away. And sometimes that feels helpful at the time. We put it in a box. Close the lid tightly. And leave it for “another day”. Making room for difficult emotions leaves us feeling vulnerable; it feels counter-intuitive to let our true feelings show – …