It’s Time to Talk

2nd February in the U.K. is Time to Talk day, a national campaign focused on holding positive conversations and reducing the stigma around mental health.  If you know someone who has been struggling lately, why not drop them a text message or ask them over for a cuppa and see how they’re doing?  You can …

Neal’s Yard Remedies (NYR Organic) Now Available 

Helping you Sparkle™ is a wellbeing service which specialises in rest and relaxation.  This includes providing talking therapies and training services which focus on positive mental health.   I am also an Independent Consultant for NYR Organic. SHOP ONLINE HERE You can also see a selection of NYR Organic products I am happy to recommend here.  Please …

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

During a recent workshop I was teaching, I asked the attendees what they would say to themselves if they dropped their wallets/purses at the checkout, and all the coins/contents scattered across the floor in front of them. Not one of them said they’d say “whoops, that was an accident”. Every one of them said they’d …

5 Ways to Wellbeing – Be Active

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing is a campaign to raise awareness about simple strategies everyone can adopt for improving our overall mental health. Over the next few months, Helping You Sparkle™ is working alongside the Public Health team at Milton Keynes Council, focusing on and promoting the benefits of each of the following topics: Connect Be …

2017 – Just be YOU

In amongst the huge influx of emails I’ve been getting recently about what I should give family and friends for Christmas, I’ve also noticed there’s still a small amount of people online banging the “New Year, New You” drum.  Before I write anymore I must confess I used to be one of those people. In …

Thought for the Day 

“When I fade off into the darkness that you don’t understand , I hope you wait for me to step back into the light.  But if you choose not to, I will thank you.  Because if you never understood the dark side of me, you certainly aren’t worthy of how beautiful my light is. My …

5 Ways to Wellbeing – Give

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing is a campaign to raise awareness about simple strategies everyone can adopt for improving our overall mental health. Over the next few months, Helping You Sparkle™ is working alongside the Public Health team at Milton Keynes Council, focusing on and promoting the benefits of each of the following topics: Connect Be …