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Monday Mojo – Access Your Wisdom

How do you know when something’s not quite right?  You might say to me “Delphi, I just get a feeling” and I would accept that.  But you might also worry, about whether you can trust it.  It makes sense if you’re feeling a bit nervous about trusting your intuition right now, when in our current climate …

Monday Mojo – Trim the Tree

What does detachment mean to you?  If someone said they were feeling ‘detached’ from a situation, you might assume they were feeling left out or separate; even cold or aloof. When I teach mindfulness, I describe it differently.   Being detached from something doesn’t mean that you don’t care anymore.  It’s to be aware of …

Monday Mojo – Make Space for Play

Imagine for a moment, I said “The next five minutes are yours to do with whatever you want.” What would you do? You might say:Read a magazineMake a brewEat a Jaffa cake. (Totally with you on that one). I’ve talked before about time, and what a rare and precious commodity it is. It’s the one thing …

Monday Mojo – Do What You Can

The last twelve weeks have been tough for many, but the last two have felt particularly… uncomfortable. At times scary. Definitely challenging. Everything in the news has felt like a tsunami of valid emotion including rage, anxiety, blame and shame. On the one hand, we’re still being told to do less. And on the other …

Monday Mojo – Cultivate Your Resilience

There is so much going on in the world right now that it’s proving hard to know what the right thing is to say or do. The impact of recent weeks, and even recent days, will affect us all in different ways, which is probably why so many well-being websites are focusing on the importance …

Monday Mojo – Explore Your Why

It’s another Bank Holiday Monday here in the U.K.. Many, including key workers and those who’ve been home-schooling, may be glad of the rest if they get one, especially if it’s half term week where you are. Pre-COVID19, a Bank Holiday week/end might be when we bring out the barbecue, go out with friends, or …

The Benefits and Considerations of Establishing Peer Support

In 2005, I established a peer support group for pregnant women suffering with stress, depression and anxiety. Back then, it was estimated that around one in 10 pregnant women were suffering with ante-natal depression and other types of poor mental health in pregnancy; I had been one of them (you can read my story here). …

Monday Mojo – Honour Your Needs

How kind have you been to yourself lately?  If you’ve been throwing rocks at yourself (metaphorically speaking), you’re not alone. According to this article, the pandemic has unleashed the “inner critic” in many of us. As the article explains, lockdown and the start of “unlockdown” has felt like a rollercoaster for some and we are …

Monday Mojo – Identify Your Signs

How do you know when you’re reaching your tipping point? Pretty much everybody has one. Unless you have the composure of someone like Pema Chödrön, chances are there will be times when it feels like situations are getting on top of you. For some people, stress is caused by too much pressure:• Workload• Demands on …

Monday Mojo – Find Your Flow

What would put a bit of sparkle in your step right now? If you’ve been feeling the strain of lockdown lately, experts are saying you’re not alone. It makes sense if you’re starting to feel a bit flat, especially if you’re putting on a brave face and trying to keep everyone else’s spirits up. We’ve …